The grounds are run-down, the music's too lound, and it's too far from the centre – but take a bit of the delicious shashlyk and you'll agree it's worth the trip. Puzzlingly, shashlyk is listed on the menu in Kyrgyz…
Fill up for under US$1 at this basic central canteen with a short menu of pre-prepared local standards. It's hard to see from the street, hidden behind a large tree that shades the entrance.
Kochkor's grandest venue is primarily a banquet hall but serves an á la carte menu when no parties are planned. It's reliably clean, but the food is so-so.
The standard Central-Asia fare is quite good, though service slow and most of the menu unavailable on any given day.