Sikkim restaurants

Top Choice Sikkimese in Gangtok


Beautifully designed with adobe walls and a mock-up earthen stove, Nimtho gives Sikkimese food a gourmet twist. Sample with a local thali (₹250 to ₹350), or à la carte with modestly sized portions of traditional dis…
Top Choice Sikkimese in Yuksom

Mama's Kitchen

Delve down the stairway-alley beside Yak Hotel at the southern edge of town to find this freshly welcoming place for delicious, very genuine Sikkimese home cuisine, all laboriously cooked from scratch.
Top Choice Cafe in Namchi

Crumbs n Whips

John Wayne, Kurt Cobain and The Beatles are among the cover stars at this international-style coffeehouse-pizzeria that also serves a range of pastas (from ₹230), bakery items, excellent veggie burgers and great bar…
Cafe in Gangtok

Café Royale

Behind the traditional facade of a former monastery dormitory, this tastefully contemporary cafe displaying guidebooks, bonsai firs and Le Creuset cups, serves barista coffees (₹100–₹140), with peanut-butter cheesec…
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 thalis, thukpa (noodle soup), pizzas and paneer curries, as well as cur…
International in Gangtok

Coffee Shop

Ever-popular with the hip local youth crowd, this clean-lined cafe-diner serves far more than just good coffee (₹95–₹135), with all-day breakfasts and a range of international meals including orange-and-beetroot sal…
Tibetan in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Tathagata Kitchen

With comfortable Sikkimese furniture inside, a covered terrace out, Tathagata is an agreeable place for freshly made thukpas, fried rice, chow meins and momos, handily close to the Buddha Park. Beer available (₹120)…
Tibetan in Pelling


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 towards the (distant) Chenrezig Statue. The menu has…
Multicuisine in Gangtok


Smarter, and open later, than most Gangtok eateries, OSM has a certain contemporary elegance with folded cloth napkins and a vast range of menu options from chilli squid to chicken nuggets via a range of Indian and …
Multicuisine in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Taste of Sikkim

Decorated with black-and-white travel prints, Taste of Sikkim is predominantly a small but agreeable bar, though the momos (filled dumplings) are unusually excellent and the fried rice dishes are a great accompanime…