Food of Leh Ladakh

Explore Leh, a melting pot of culinary delights featuring Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Korean influences.

Top culinary recommendations include:

Momos: Ladakh's star dish, available in steamed or fried versions, served with a flavorful chili dipping sauce.
Ngamphe: roasted barley flour, known as Tsampa in Ladakhi
Skyu: A winter treat featuring soup-based pasta and vegetable balls, often paired with meat. Adding milk transforms it into Oma Skyu.
Thukpa: Easily accessible soupy noodles with meat or veggies throughout Ladakh.
Tingmo: Steamed bun-shaped Tibetan bread, perfect alongside meat, vegetables, and dal.
Chhutagi: Translated as "water bread," these dough bow ties are cooked in a vegetable or meat soup.
Chhurpi: Dried yak cheese, a distinctive Ladakhi delicacy.
Chhang: Local beer, providing a taste of Ladakh's brewing tradition.
Apricot jam and butter tea: Delightful treats capturing the region's essence.

Here are the top 29 restaurants in Leh Ladakh:

1. Sheldon Garden Restaurant

Changspa Lane, Ladakh, India 
Multi-cuisine
10 AM- 10 PM
INR 80-300

2. Wonderland Restaurant & Coffee House

Changspa Road, Near Alpha Mess, Leh, Ladakh, India 
Continental
7AM-10:30PM
INR 70-400

3. Gesmo

Fort Road, Leh, Ladakh, India 
Continental
INR 150-400

4. Old Town Cafe

Lonpo House, Palace Area, Leh 
Tibetan
9 AM - 7 PM
INR 40-100

5. Il Forno

Zangsti Road, Leh, India 
Continental
INR 170-600

6. Local Food Restaurant

Women's Alliance of Ladakh, Leh, India 
Tibetan
11 AM - 4 PM(Sunday Closed)
INR 40-100

7. La Terrasse

Main Bazaar, Leh 194101, India 
Continental, Italian
8:30 AM to 10 PM
INR 500

8. Cafe Jeevan

Booklovers Retreat, Changspa Lane, Leh, India 
Multi-cuisine
9:30am-10:30pm
INR 120-500

9. Booklovers Retreat

Changspa Lane, Ladakh, India 
Cafe
7 AM - 11 PM
INR 60-120

10. Otsal Restaurant

Changspa Road, Ladakh, India 
Multi-cuisine
INR 80-300

11. Summer Harvest

Fort Road, Leh, Ladakh, India 
Indian, Chinese, Tibetan
10am-9pm
INR 250-400

12. Grill & Curry

Fort Road, Leh, Ladakh, India 
Multi-cuisine
9AM-10PM
INR 90-400

13. Mona Lisa

Fort Road, Leh, Ladakh, India 
Multi-cuisine
INR 70-400

14. Amdo Food

Leh Market, Above HDFC ATM, Leh, Ladakh, India 
Tibetan
INR 45-120

15. Norlakh

Main Bazaar, Leh 194101, India 
Himalayan
10 AM- 10:30 PM
INR 55-200

16. Dolphin Bakery

Malpak Alley, Leh 
Tibetan
11:00AM-10:00PM
INR 70-300

17. Ga-Skyit (Gyaki)

Padum Village, Ladakh 
Multi-cuisine
INR 90-400

18. Hemis Restaurant & Camping

Ladakh, India 
Multi-cuisine
INR 100

19. Bon Appetit

Changspa Road, Opposite Moravian Mission School, Leh, India 
Multi-cuisine
INR 200-800

20. Chopsticks Noodle Bar

Street, Raku Complex, Fort Rd 
Asian
12PM-12AM
INR 110-400

21. Lamayuru Restaurant

Near Hotel Yaktail, Fort Road, Leh194101, India 
Multi-cuisine
7:30AM- 11PM
INR 50-300

22. Pumpernickel German Bakery

Old Fort Road, Zangsti Street, Main Bazar, Leh 194101, India 
Bakery, Cafe
INR 50-250

23. Open Hand Espresso Bar & Bistro

Behind Bijoo Hotel, Fort Rd, Past Penguin Garden Restaurant, Leh, India 
Cafe
7:30am-9:30pm
INR 50-250

24. Tibetan Kitchen

Fort Road, Leh 194101, India 
Tibetan
11AM-10:30PM
INR 200-400

25. La Piazetta

Near Moravian Mission School, Changspa Road, leh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir - 194101, India 
Italian
11AM to 11:30 PM
INR 170-600

26. Calabria

Changspa Road, Ladakh, India 
Cafe
INR 60-190

27. Cross Road

Changspa Road, Ladakh, India 
Multi-cuisine
INR 100-400

28. Tenzin Dickey Tibetan

Fort Road, Leh, Ladakh, India 
Tibetan
INR 40-120

29. Amigo Korean Cafe

Changspa Road,Opp. Morivan Mission School,Ladakh,India 194101 
Kerala
9 AM - 10 PM(Sunday Closed)
INR 85-300

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