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Top 5 restaurants in Gangtok – Relish your taste buds

By Krishnamoorthy V - July 27, 2020
Gangtok in Sikkim

With lush green valleys and gorgeous views of the Sky, The city of Gangtok is one of the must-visit places to stop by in Sikkim. This mystic land casts a spell on its travellers and makes them feel at home. With so many reasons to visit and marvel at this wonderland, One that would top the charts would be the restaurants in Gangtok that serve all kinds of delicacies to relish your taste buds and transport you to haven. While the ambience of all these places might not be fancy like the star hotels, the food served and the hospitality offered makes it worthy of every penny paid. So, read on to know about the top 5 restaurants in Gangtok and ensure you make a stopover at as many of these places as possible on your next trip to Gangtok, Sikkim.

Coffee in a restaurant in Gangtok
Photo by Yash Bhardwaj on Unsplash

5 Top Restaurants to try while at Gangtok

  1. Taste of Tibet
  2. Roll House
  3. Thakali
  4. Mu Kimchi
  5. Parivar Restaurant

1. Taste Of Tibet:

Known for their famous Momos, Thukpa and other Tibetian style dishes, Taste of Tibet is one of the must-visit restaurants to dine while at Gangtok. With a peaceful and chilled out ambience, it is a perfect place to hang out and relax with loved ones. If you are craving for some quality Tibetian food, then Taste of Tibet would be your best bet. 

Visitor Information:

  • Must-Try Dishes: Chicken & Beef momos, Thukpa
  • Approximate Cost for Two: Rs. 500
  • Opening Hours: 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Address: MG Marg, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok, Sikkim
  • Contact: +91 91631 22020

2. Roll House:

If you are travelling on a budget and looking for a place to have a quick bite of delicious food, Then you must resort to Roll House. Not exactly a restaurant, Roll house is a small kitchenette famous all over the city of the Gangtok for their delicious and mouth-watering rolls. Right from paneer and vegetables to chicken and mutton, You name it, they have it. While you might not be impressed with their interiors you sure will with the rolls they serve.

Visitor Information:

  • Must-Try Dishes:  Chilly paneer cheese roll, Mushroom & Maggi momos
  • Approximate Cost for Two: Rs. 200
  • Opening Hours: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Address: MG Marg, Arithang, Gangtok, Sikkim
  • Contact: +91 98320 92219

3. Thakali:

Known for specializing in Thakali, The traditional food of the people from Thak-Khola Valley in Nepal, This restaurant is worthy of every dime spent dining here. Apart from being famous for its unique cuisine and delicious food, This place also serves some of the best cocktails like the Irish Monk and Sex On The Beach. If you are looking for a place to have a couple of drinks and top it up with some mouth-watering food, Then why think twice? Head straight to Thakali at Gangtok, Sikkim. 

Visitor Information:

  • Must-Try Dishes: Aloo tareko & Pork cholia
  • Approximate Cost for Two: Rs. 800
  • Opening Hours: 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Address: Oberoi Building, MG Marg, Gangtok, Sikkim
  • Contact: +91  82508 21776

4. Mu Kimchi

If you are beaming at the hills of Gangtok dreaming of munching some Korean food, Go searching for the signboard that says Mu Kimchi. Flaunting bamboo and woven wicker lamps, This restaurant is a paradise with its charming ambience filled with Good vibes. The polite and friendly hospitality along with its luscious food makes Mu Kimchi hands down one of the best restaurants in Gangtok. 

Visitor Information:

  • Must-Try Dishes: Kimbap, Bulgogi set, Seaweed soup
  • Approximate Cost for Two: Rs. 900
  • Opening Hours: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Address: Vishal Gaon, Gangtok, Sikkim
  • Contact : +91 95933 40401

5. Parivar Restaurant

Serving the best of India, This restaurant is known for its South & North Indian cuisine. From Crispy Dosas to yummy Dal Makhni, you can find it all here to satisfy your holiday cravings. To top it all, This place with its quality food is also budget-friendly. A meal costs around 100 – 300 Rs only. If you are homesick and are craving for some Ghar Ka Khanna then Parivar is your best option. 

Visitor Information:

  • Must-Try Dishes: Ghee Dosa & Paneer Tikka
  • Approximate Cost for Two: Rs. 600
  • Opening Hours: 9:00 AM to 10:30 PM
  • Address: MG Road, Arithang, Gangtok, Sikkim
  • Contact: +91 3592 227 409
Momos in Gangtok restaurant
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If you are a foodie who loves trying different cuisines, Then, Why wait? Pack your bags and head to Gangtok and be sure to dine at any of the above-mentioned top 5 restaurants. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and customize your travel to Sikkim. You can find amazing travel packages to Sikkim on the website. Also, you can connect with our travel agents through Whatsapp and start planning your vacation. 

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