Gangtok Today Is Well Known In Tourist Circles For Its Fascinating Variety Of Exotic Cuisine. Within M.G. Marg, Which Is Not A Square Mile In Area, You Can Have Chinese, Korean, Thai, Italian, Mexican, Tibetan Foods Besides Indian, Nepali And Typical Newari Meals. Along With The Food There Are A Wide Array Of Beverages To Choose From, Like The Local Rakshi (Rice Wine), Chang (Local White Beer), Tongba (Tibetan Alcoholic Drink), International Drinks And Many Locally Produced As Well As Foreign Beer. There Is Much To Choose In The World Of Tea And Coffee. There Are Cafes That Take Pride In Their Special Coffees. Tea Is Grown In Sikkim. There Are An Unbelievable Variety Of Places You Can Eat In. The Highest Standards Are Maintained By The Star Hotels, Which Also Have The Highest Prices In The Country. Here The Usual Fare Is Continental, Chinese, Indian And Nepali Food. Few Of The Star Hotels Also Have Live Western, Indian Or Nepali Music As Well As Cultural Dances Most Depending On The Time Of Year.

In Main mall The Restaurants Are Middle Of The Order; Neither Cheap Nor Expensive. All Kinds Of Food And Drinks Can Be Had Here. From Vodka To Tequila Take Your Pick Food In Mall Can Be Good Or Bad Depending On Your Choice Of Restaurant. It Is Best To Go Where Recommended. M.G. Mar Is Growing All The Time And Restaurants Can Be Found In The Far Corners Of This Tourist District. But There Are Also Cooks Who Don't Know What They Are Cooking. There Are A Few Vegetarian Restaurants Among The Hundreds Of Outlets. On Certain Days Of The Week Some Of These Eateries Have Live Bands To Entertain You. Many Are Blues Bands, Others Rock And Karaoke Bar.

Then There Are Fast Food Outlets And Other Cheaper Restaurants Where If Local Ethnic Foods Are Tried, The Taste May Be More Genuine Than In The Very Expensive Hotels. One Example Is The "Momo", Which Is Never Quite The Same In Star Hotels. These Have To Be Tried In Places Frequented By The Local People. The Same Holds True For Chhang Or Tongba If At All They Are Served In Fancy Restaurants. A Few Guidebooks Will Advise You To Stay Away From Such Brews But Many Tourists Try Them Anyway. Some Restaurants Especially The Domino’s Have Started Home Delivery Service At No Extra Charge.

Restaurants In Gangtok

  • Parivar
  • Rasoi
  • Tibet Kitchen
  • Potala
  • House Of Bamboo
  • Live & Loud
  • Allens Kitchen
  • Roll House
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