Top ChoiceMulticuisine in Leh

Bon Appetit

Hidden down unlikely footpaths south of Changspa Rd, classy Bon Appetit has far more finesse than most in Leh, so consider booking. Much on the eclectic menu has an Italian feel, but you'll also find good salads...

Top ChoiceLadakhi in Leh

Alchi Kitchen

This branch of the Alchi restaurant offers the same mix of traditional Ladakhi foods given a modern twist and served in contemporary, stylish decor (with a fine rooftop). Order a chutagi (traditional Ladakhi...

Asian in Leh

Tibetan Kitchen

Local families tend to eat at home, but for a special treat this is one of the few tourist-area restaurants they are likely to come to, thanks to ever-reliable Chinese, tandoori (after 6pm), Indian and especially...

Multicuisine in Leh

Food Planet

A Russian–Indian couple has created a menu that really covers the globe. Expect a lot of the more interesting seasonal dishes to be unavailable (guacamole, Uzbek shorba soup) but the chicken breast with mango...

Ladakhi in Leh

Ladakh Women's Café

This tiny little upstairs place run by a local women's group has a local vibe and unbeatable rock-bottom prices. Food is limited to a single lunch dish of the day (skiu stew on Wednesdays and Saturdays), so come...

Ladakhi in Leh

Namza Restaurant

This new open-air restaurant hidden at the back of a fashion boutique feels like a bit of an upscale town secret, which combined with the seating under a fabric-draped garden pergola gives it a lush, romantic...

Multicuisine in Leh

Wonderland Restaurant & Coffee Shop

Of several long-established rooftop restaurants on Changspa Rd, ever-popular Wonderland has neither the best view nor the snazziest decor but the food is consistently reliable, especially the Indian and Tibetan...

Italian in Leh

Il Forno

Il Forno's rooftop offers remarkable views of the Leh Palace and Tsemo Fort across Main Bazaar. Reliable for years, the menu covers many bases from sizzlers to lasagne, but its speciality remains the thin-crust...

Multicuisine in Leh

Penguin Garden

It's well worth seeking out this slightly dusty garden restaurant of apricot trees. If the fresh-cooked tandoori chicken has run out (typical by mid-evening), there is still a world of cuisine to explore,...

Multicuisine in Leh

La Piazzetta

Candles, lanterns, muralled walls and an open fire (on colder nights) create a warm, dimly lit appeal that keeps this terrace restaurant buzzing well after most others have closed. The menu includes Indian,...

Multicuisine in Leh

Lamayuru Restaurant

Well run, reliable and good value, this trusty standby is one place that we keep coming back to for everything from Indian curries (great kadhai paneer) and naan to Israeli hummus and a big range of breakfasts....

Multicuisine in Leh

G-Kitchen

G-Kitchen is a definite notch above the competition in Changspa thanks to its stylish decor, airy terrace and its ambitious menu. Lamb dishes come with caramelised onion, mashed potato in a port tamarind sauce,...

Korean in Leh

Amigo

Chicken- and vegetarian-based Korean food that offers a different set of tastes served in a ground floor courtyard. Try the bibambob, the sushi-like kim bob or a pork BBQ for two. The set meals come with kimchi...

Multicuisine in Leh

Café Jeevan

Good for fresh juices, breakfasts, vegetarian Italian food, and especially for interesting, locally grown salads. There's a glass-walled kitchen, a cosy yet gently suave interior, and the covered roof terrace is...

Asian in Leh

Chopsticks

This modern pan-Asian restaurant has built its solid reputation on quality noodle dishes, tasty (but not very spicy) Thai curries and soups. Enter via the outdoor terrace, raised above the melee of Fort Rd. Write...

Multicuisine in Leh

La Terasse

A central Leh standard, the eponymous terrace seating is pleasant with comfortable plush seats, and the huge menu is reliable, from the excellent Israeli breakfast to the chicken shashlyk. Ask for beer under the...

South Indian in Leh

Chaska-Maska Dosa House

Leh's main port of call for a crispy dosa (large South Indian savoury crepe), but there's also a full menu of Indian dishes, breakfasts, juices and even pizza.

Indian in Leh

Neha Snacks

Attractive if minimalist snack shop that's so popular you'll have to squeeze together with strangers at one of the four tables. This is fast food Punjabi style, with particularly good samosa chaat (₹70) – dhal,...