Top 10 Lhasa Restaurants Recommended by Tibet Local Travel Agency
Top 10 Lhasa Restaurants-Barkhor Streets Tour

These years, Lhasa is getting more and more popular for its mystery and religious culture. Many international travellers come to explore this far-away plateau. And it’s not difficult to find delicious food to eat during your trip. In Lhasa, you can enjoy typical Tibetan food like Thukpa, Tingmo, also you can choose western, Indian, Nepali cuisine, even Sichuan food. Here Tibet Travel Expert provides Top 10 Lhasa Restaurants based on TripAdvisor to help you to discover the best restaurants in Lhasa, hope you can enjoy yourself.

Top 10 Lhasa Restaurants in Tibet

Top 1: Tibetan Family KitchenTop 10 Lhasa Restaurants-Tibetan Family Kitchen

  • Chinese: 更潘藏家厨房
  • Address: No1.Pozhang Saba Alley. Bhakor south street, Lhasa 850000, China
  • Tele: +86 138 8901 5053
  • Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
  • Restaurant features: Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
  • Average Price: ¥100 per person for cooking class
  • Description:

It’s the first Tibetan family kitchen in Lhasa, providing Tibetan-style meals and cooking classes for visitors. The kitchen offers excellent authentic-style Tibetan food like Tibetan noodles, tsampa, momo dumplings, sweet rice and many more dishes based on traditional Tibetan ingredients, such as yak meat, butter, barley flour and sweet peanuts. It also offers vegetarian and low-fat dishes. The staff can speak good English

 

Top 2: House of Shambhala RestaurantTop 10 Lhasa Restaurants-House of Shambhala Restaurant

  • Chinese: 卓玛拉宫餐厅
  • Address: No.7 Kirey 2nd Alley | Across Muru monastery alleyway, Lhasa, China
  • Tele: +86 891 632 6533
  • Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
  • Restaurant features: Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
  • Average Price: ¥60-80 per person
  • Description:

House of Shambhala Restaurant is a quality dining place owned by House of Shambhala Hotel which is well-located. The restaurant is very romantic in Tibetan decor, guests can spend hours here enjoying the atmosphere and relaxing.

 

Top 3: Dunya RestaurantTop 10 Lhasa Restaurants-Dunya Restaurant

  • Chinese: 顿尼亚餐厅
  • Address: 100 Beijing Dong Lu, Lhasa, China
  • Tele: +86 891 633 3374
  • Cuisine: European, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
  • Restaurant features: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
  • Description:

Dunya Restaurant offers Tibetan, Western, Indian and Nepali cuisine, it’s also vegetarian friendly.

 

Top 4: Namaste RestaurantTop 10 Lhasa Restaurants-Namaste Restaurant

  • Chinese: 娜玛瑟德餐厅
  • Address: Lupug 5th Lane Gate 11, Lhasa, China
  • Tele:
  • Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan, Indian, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
  • Restaurant features: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout

 

Top 5: Tashi 1Top 10 Lhasa Restaurants-Tashi

  • Chinese: 扎西1小吃
  • Address: Zangyiyuan Road, Lhasa, China
  • Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant features: Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
  • Description:

It’s a great place to taste simple authentic Tibetan cuisine with reasonable price. The staff can speak English.

 

Top 6: Lhasa KitchenTop 10 Lhasa Restaurants-Lhasa Kitchen

  • Chinese: 拉萨厨房
  • Address: No.3 Minchi Khang Easet Road, Lhasa, China
  • Tele: +86 891 634 8855
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant features: Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
  • Description:

Lhasa Kitchen is a very popular restaurant that locates right by the main plaza near Jakhong Temple. The menu is very big in English and they many choices like continental dish, western dish, Chinese cuisine and of course Tibetan food.

 

Top 7: The Summit Café Top 10 Lhasa Restaurants-The Summit Café

  • Chinese: 顶峰咖啡
  • Address: No.1 Danjielin Road, Lhasa, China
  • Tele: +86 891 691 3884
  • Cuisine: Café
  • Restaurant features: Takeout, Seating
  • Description

The Summit Café is located in the center of old town that serves great coffee. It’s a quite peaceful and quiet place to relax but little expensive.

 

Top 8: GuangMing GangQiong Sweet Tea HouseTop 10 Lhasa Restaurants-GuangMing GangQiong Sweet Tea House

  • Chinese: 光明港琼甜茶馆
  • Address: Near Danxielin Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, China
  • Tele: +86 891 688 5357
  • Average Price: ¥1 per glass/ pour
  • Description:

It’s one of the most popular sweet tea house in Tibet. Travelers can enjoy the most authentic Tibetan food here. It’s very easy to find and it’s always crowded with guests. One glass of tea only costs 1 RMB and the tea ladies who are carrying large tea pots will come around and fill your glass or you can fetch the glass yourself. This is the very place to mingle with the locals.

 

Top 9: Snowland RestaurantTop 10 Lhasa Restaurants-Snowland Restaurant

  • Chinese: 雪域餐厅
  • Address: 1/F, No.8 Zangyiyuan Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, China
  • Tele: +86 891 633 7323
  • Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant features: Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
  • Description:

Snowland Restaurant is down the street from Jokhang Temple. The staff can speak good English. The restaurant serves a variety of options like Tibetan, Chinese and Indian food.

 

Top 10: Makye AmeTop 10 Lhasa Restaurants-Makye Ame

  • Chinese: 玛吉阿米
  • Address: BaKuo Street Southeast DianXinJu Opposite, Lhasa, China
  • Tele: +86 891 632 8608
  • Cuisine: Asian, Tibetan
  • Restaurant features: Seating, Waitstaff
  • Description:

Makye Ame is near Barkhor Street and from terrace you can see the street. It’s a reasonably priced restaurant that serves authentic Tibetan food. The night view of the restaurant is very romantic.

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