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The Zone

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Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 331 441
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Bengaluru, India
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy yet very busy bar, easily accessible, lovely food, people who drank enjoyed it. All the items served were very good. A joint as good as any of the best ones in my place, Bangalore.

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Thank karthink
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, good variety of drinks. Visited during lunch hours. the place is very small and the tables are very close to each other. The place doubles up as a bar in the evenings. place is bang opp. the football stadium.

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Thank 439gaurava
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thimphu doesn't have too many options for food lovers. The Zone has many varieties of western foods to offer in a cheaper price. Taste wise very good and we loved the ambience. A must visit restaurant in Thimphu.

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Thank Sharmin H
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yak ribs were good tender loin steak was very nice just a little to much sauce nice place to go for a meal friendly place to relax would definitely go again

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Thank Robert D
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, good ambience, adequate portions. Coffee and whiskey same price. Ha ha ! This can only happen in Bhutan.

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Thank shabnamagarwal2
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We had the best meal in thimpu at the zone during our week long honeymooning. I asked for soup of the day and it was rich n creamy. My husband had chicken fried, chicken meal and all the meals were lovely. Hot chocolate is a must try.

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Thank ankita s
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Good place for a drink in casual bar - including new draft micro brews. Yak burger and fries were just ok hence my low review. Go somewhere else to eat.

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Thank TravelingdogDaisy
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114 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing yak burger and ribs with fries at this restaurant bar. At first, I was a little skeptical as I had never tried yak meat before. But thank God I did as it tastes much better than beef. I did feel bad for eating the yak meat but I guess I won't be having any after... More 

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Thank 11wendy
Massachusetts
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Zone is one of Thimphu's hip restaurants. Food mostly non-Bhutanese, the place to get burgers and pizza in Bhutan (pizza especially good). It attracts a crowd of interesting Bhutanese and foreigners. Owner lived in USA and has brought some of what he observed back to Bhutan. Very friendly place. Nice to sit on tables outside during day and on... More 

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Thank mocona
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Central location. Great outdoor deck to enjoy the air and to people watch. Good for coffee, Red Panda beer. Not a fan of the yak burger.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 2 331 441

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?