Sikkim restaurants

Top Choice Korean in Gangtok

Mu Kimchi

Longing for perfectly prepared, authentic Korean cuisine? Then it's well worth climbing the 80 steps to Mu Kimchi, with an interior that cleverly cultivates a special ambience, balancing original bamboo ceilings and…
Top Choice Pizza in Namchi

Crumbs n Whips

John Wayne, Kurt Cobain and the Beatles are amongst the cover stars at this discovery of a coffeehouse-cum-pizzeria that also serves a range of pastas (from ₹210), Western-style snacks and excellent veggie burgers. …
Sikkimese in Yuksom

Mama's Kitchen

Charming hostess Pema serves delicious, very genuine Sikkimese home cuisine, along with fresh muffins, sponge cake and even bowls of creamy pasta in this tiny one-room cafe. Preparation takes a while so it's worth p…
Multicuisine in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Taste of Sikkim

The name is misleading as the only Sikkimese dishes served are Tibetan standards momo (dumplings) and thukpa (noodle soup), but it's the cutest of the Main Bazaar's restaurants, with B&W travel prints and small …
Multicuisine in Yuksom

Gupta Restaurant

Yuksom's foremost traveller meeting point is little more than a shack with a one-table thatched rotunda, but it's an old-school classic serving thali, thukpa (noodle soup), pizzas and paneer curries, as well as curi…
International in Gangtok

The Coffee Shop

Upstairs above The Square, this ever-popular cafe-diner is known not just for excellent coffee and smoothies but also for familiar international meals from nachos and falafels to grilled chops, rosemary tenderloin a…
Tibetan in Pelling

Kabur Resto-Bar

This Pelling traveller classic creates a wonderfully cosy atmosphere at night with candles and colourful, half-lit globe lamps; by day the balcony has great views. The menu favours Tibetan soups, momo and taipoo – a…
Nepali in Gangtok

Hamro Bhansar Ghar

Decorated with a few cursory corncobs and faggots, this Nepali specialist has a wide-ranging a la carte menu. But the big drawcards are the thalis, veritable artists' palettes of around a dozen earthy flavours serve…
Cafe in Pelling

Lotus Bakery

If you are walking to or from Pemayangtse, it's worth popping into the lovably ramshackle Lotus Bakery, 1km from Upper Pelling junction, for a cup of locally grown Demajong Tea (₹15) or instant coffee (₹20). They al…
Tibetan in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Kookay Restaurant

Right at the jeep stand, this long-standing favourite offers Tibetan soups, shaya phalays (deep-fried meat turnovers), Chinese sizzlers (₹250 to ₹300) and six delicious thali variants (₹100 to ₹200).