Food of Gangtok

Gangtok is home to almost everything that the cuisine of this area has to offer in its most rich, splendid, authentic form with a flattering variety of options. What is impossible to miss in Gangtok includes Momos, Thukpa, Wonton, Gyathuk, Thenthuk and more, along with a Sikkim style meat patty called Shah-Phaley.
Along with this you get to choose from a huge variety of authentic soups almost unique to the area. Chang is a locally made alcoholic beverage and is a must try while here. Authentic Tibetan and Indo-Chinese cuisines are also available in the restaurants and must also be tried.

Here are the top 15 restaurants in Gangtok:

1. OSM

Second Floor, Norbula Complex, MG Marg, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok 
North Indian, Continental, Chinese
12:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Boasting a spacious and elegant ambience, OSM is a proper restaurant cum lounge specialising in north Indian, continental and Chinese cuisine. The staff are well-spoken and friendly. Alcohol is served, and it is one of the few restaurants in Gangtok which stay open beyond 10 PM.

2. Parivar Restaurant

MG Road,Arithang, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101 
North-Indian, South-Indian
INR 100-200

3. Nimtho

New Market, M.G Marg 
Tibetan, Nepalese
11:30 AM to 12 Midnight

Specialising in Sikkimese, Tibetan and Nepalese cuisine Nimtho is a popular restaurant which tourists frequent in Gangtok. Be sure to try the Sisnu Ko Jhol and Nakimo Ka Torkari. The interior is very warmly lit and the decor includes mock traditional sikkimese earthernware and stove.

4. Taste of Tibet

MG Marg, Gangtok 
INR 100-300

5. Bakers Cafe

MG Road, Gangtok, Sikkim 
Bakery, Cafe
INR 40-300

6. Gangtalk

Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Arithang, Yama Tower, Gangtok 
INR 100

7. Coffee Shop

New Market, MG Marg, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok 
Italian, Cafe
9 AM to 10 PM

An alcohol friendly cafeteria at Vishal Gaon, Coffee Shop is frequented by young localities looking to gorge on their scrumptious breakfasts, continental and American dishes. Red and white wine along with ice-cold beers are available too.

8. Mu Kimchi

Gangtok - Rangpo Road, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok 
11 AM to 11 PM

Mu Kimichi restaurant is an amazing place to hang out with your friends and family. The restaurant is famous for its authentic Korean Food. It costs up to INR 600 for two people.

9. Dragon Wok

Above Bata, Yama Towers, M.G Marg, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok 
11 AM to 11 PM

Considered to be one of the best restaurants in Gangtok, Dragon Wok offers good ambience. Costing up to INR 700 for two people, the place also provides veg delicacies.

10. Local Cafe

New Market, MG Road, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok 
Tibetan, Italian
8:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Situated on MG road, Local Cafe is a small, vegetarian-friendly cafe. This Quaint little cafe serves a variety of cupcakes, pizzas, and other delicacies.

11. Hamro Bhansar Ghar

Offering a variety of flavours, the cosy restaurant is famous for traditional Nepali cuisines. Cost for 2 people at this place is INR 300.

12. Roll House

M.G Marg, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok 
Fast Food
9 AM to 9 PM

Situated in MG Marg, Roll House is a classic option for dining at Gangtok. One can find rolls, momos and other cuisines at best prices. The place has both veg and non-veg options.

13. 9'INE Native Cuisine

New Market, M G Marg, Namnam Area, Gangtok 
Sikkimese, Tibetan, Nepalese
INR 300-700

14. Cafe Culture

Secretariat Road,Gangtok 
Indian, Asian
11AM-3PM & 7PM-11PM
INR 400-800

15. Cafe Royale

A chic and elegant contemporary eatery, Cafe Royale is known for serving rich and creamy coffee to go along with their hearty sweet eats like peanut butter cheesecake and apple pie. Their menu also includes a short of range of indulgent grubs such as pulled pork burgers, BBQ ribs and in-house sausages with salsa.

Gangtok Photos

Gangtok, Sikkim
Nathu La Pass, mountain pass in the East Sikkim district
Tsomgo Lake, glacial lake located at an elevation of 3753 meters
Rumtek Monastery, gompa located near Gangtok

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