Restaurants

Noodles in Lachung

Sema Inn

It's worth having a drink or snack in Sema Inn's adorable little 'restaurant' if only to get a sense of a traditional-style Sikkimese dining room, replete with cabinets, pots and crockery (though the dangling Champa…
Indian in Gangtok to Mangan

Dynasty

Entering Dynasty you'll think you've stumbled into a betting shop, but behind the throng of gamblers is one of Mangan's better restaurants, with surprising valley views from the two back tables. Generous thalis incl…
Tibetan in Lachung

Taste of Lachung

The name might evoke images of an experimental foodie discovery, but all you'll get here is a very good masala tea (₹15) and, from 3pm till they're gone, home-made vegetarian momo (Tibetan dumplings). It's a single …
Indian in Gangtok to Mangan

Hotel Green Valley

Most tours stop at Tingchin, near the Dikchu turn-off. You may have to eat wherever the guide decides, but if you can choose, Green Valley – a restaurant, despite the name – has the nicest setting, with views of gre…
Street Food in Lachung

Sagir Alam's Samosa Shack

Completely un-marked and almost an attraction for the startling simplicity of its barn-style construction, this bare-timber room serves just pakoras or samosas, with a choice of red or green spicy dipping sauce. Sit…