Food of Spiti Valley

Spiti's cuisine has an interesting mix of delicacies which one must indulge in. Though the Tibetan food dominates the platters here, one finds satisfying North-Indian food as well as a dash of Israeli food. The village sways with barley fields which is the biggest source of food. The grain is used to produce arrack (barley whisky), chang (barley beer); and roasted flour is made into laddoos or breakfast cereal called thungpa. The local food items that one should not miss include Momos, Thukpa, Butter tea, Chang (a locally made beer), Arkah (a locally made whiskey) and more. Other than these, flavoured and aromatic teas such as those with garnishes of lemon, mint, ginger, honey are quite popular.

Here are the top 9 restaurants in Spiti Valley:

1. Mahabudha Restaurant

Spiti Valley, Lahaul- Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India 
Multi-cuisine
INR 150-200 For Two

2. The Himalayan Cafe

Main Market, Kaza, Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India 
Multi-cuisine
8 A.M. - 10 P.M.
INR 250 for two

3. Dragon Restaurant

Old Kaza, Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India 
Indian, Tibetan
INR 300-400 For two

4. Cafe Kunzum Top

Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India 
Cafe, Tibetan
7AM-9PM
INR 150-200 For Two

5. Hotel Dupchen

Keylong, Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India 
Indian, Tibetan
9:30AM-6:30PM
INR 250 For Two

6. Hotel Mehfil

Rekong Peo, ITBP Road, NH22, Near Agyaat Vyaas(Bus Stand) - Himachal Pradesh 
Bar, Lounge
INR 350-400 For two

7. Yak Cafe

Near Bazaar, Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India 
Tibetan, Continental, Chinese
INR 150-200 For Two

8. Sachin Kunga Restaurant

Old Kaza, Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India 
Indian
INR 250-300 For two

9. Sol Cafe

Main Bazar 
Cafe
9 AM - 5 PM
INR 200 For Two

Spiti Valley Photos

Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Trilokinath Temple
Chandratal Lake
Tangyud Monastery (Sakya Kaza Monastery)

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