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. …
Bhutanese in Gangtok

Dekid

Fancy trying Bhutanese food? This pleasantly unsophisticated three-table place makes it straightforward by offering just two main styles to choose from: red-orange shakam curry using dried meat, and deliciously crea…
Bakery in Gangtok

Bakers Cafe

Lilting twangs of country music often serenade this timber-panelled cafe that's especially popular with families and local women. Robust espressos (₹70), organic ginger tea (₹60) and other exotic infusions wash down…
Multicuisine in Pelling

Hotel Garuda

It doesn't advertise its dining room as a restaurant and will only serve nonguests when the kitchen is quiet, but if you're staying at the Garuda don't miss their home-cooked Sikkimese food, including excellent chur…
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…
Chinese in Gangtok

Dynasty

Enjoy some of Gangtok's most authentic Chinese cuisine while settled into black-patterned sofas upstairs in the Namnang Ropeway Station building. Dynasty does a passable approximation of Thai food too.
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…