Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Thimphu

Ambient Café

A central, bright and well-run place, popular with expats, many of whom treat it as a de facto office. It offers free wi-fi, good espresso coffee, homemade cakes and ice cream, and daily vegetarian lunch specials, i…
Top Choice Cafe in Nánjīng

Element Fresh

Ever-trendy Element Fresh gives the iffy Nánjīng cafe culture a good kick in the pants. The setting is smooth, the ambient tunes funky, the lines clean, the wholesome menu a delight and candles come on at night. Bal…
Top Choice Cafe in Mumbai

Yoga House

This haven of pastel shades, scatter cushions and greenery in the bungalow of Yoga House is the perfect little retreat from Mumbai’s mean streets. The menu is very creative and healthy – much of it vegan, raw and al…
Top Choice Cafe in Mumbai

La Folie

Chocoholics and cake fetishistas look no further – this minuscule Kala Ghoda place will seduce and hook you. Owner Sanjana Patel spent seven years in France studying the art (addiction?) of pastry- and chocolate-mak…
Top Choice Cafe in Galle

Old Railway Cafe

Right across the small canal from the namesake station, this fashionable upstairs cafe has artfully mismatched furnishings and a boho vibe. You'll find an enticing menu of creative soups, salads and mains, with dish…
Top Choice Cafe in Downtown Kyoto

Café Bibliotec Hello!

As the name suggests, books line the walls of this cool cafe located in a converted machiya (traditional Japanese townhouse) attracting a mix of locals and tourists. It’s a great place to relax with a book or to tap…
Top Choice Cafe in Tiruvannamalai

Dreaming Tree

Super-chilled Dreaming Tree dishes out huge portions of exquisite, health-focused veg fare, prepped with mostly organic ingredients, on a breezy thatched rooftop loaded with low-slung purple-cushioned booths. Expect…
Top Choice Cafe in Jìng’ān

Sumerian

Run by a bright and sunny team of staff, good-looking Sumerian packs a lot into a small space. The real drawcard here is the coffee – the cafe roasts its own single-origin beans sourced seasonally from Ethiopia, El …
Top Choice Cafe in Galle

Royal Dutch Cafe

The sign says 'Relax Zone' and this is a fine place to sit back and enjoy the company of cafe owner Fazal Badurdeen, who has a million stories to tell. He also seems to have almost that many teas and coffees, from c…
Top Choice Cafe in Nagpur

Breakfast Story

This stylish all-day breakfast-only hot spot in a residential building 7km southwest of the centre is worth a diversion. English, American and Belgian breakfast combos, sandwiches, pancakes and waffles, along with d…