Must visit for Foodies in Ladakh!

Updated: Mar 5

What can be more interesting than a place with a picturesque landscape and food that reaches your soul? The food served by the loving people of Ladakh is filled with warmth and love to melt your heart. The local cuisine of Ladakh is a lip-smacking blend of different regions and cultures. The restaurants mentioned below serve the best food in Leh Ladakh. You can try out the best of the restaurants within the main market of Leh Ladakh. Find out some amazing restaurants below to include in your trip!

  1. The Tibetan Kitchen

  2. Sorriso Pizza

  3. Bon Appetit

  4. Lamayuru Restaurant

  5. Biryani Queen

  6. Lehvanda Cafe

1. The Tibetan Kitchen


The Tibetan Kitchen is the most famous restaurant in Leh Ladakh

The Tibetan Kitchen ranks 1st in the list of top restaurants. It is so popular among visitors that you will always witness a crowd here. The best part of the restaurant is the outdoor seating arrangements. It has a calm ambiance despite all the hustle-bustle of people visiting here. It offers the best local cuisine ranging from Tibetan, Chinese, Indian to Thai and Continental cuisines. Enjoy the Tibetan cuisines here. Book your table in advance and order food a day before preferably to allow them to prepare your dishes in the best authentic way.


Best: Gyako (Tibetan hotpot), Chicken Thukpa, Chicken Sabagleb, Hello to Queen (desert), Chicken Momos, Trout Grilled Fish.
Where: Fort Road, Near J&K Bank, Leh, Ladakh, 194101
Zomato Rating: 4.1
Cost: Rs. 400 for two people, exclusive of tax

2. Sorriso Pizza


There are pizza lovers all around the world. But its recipe and flavors change as we move from city to city. If you are having a pizza craving and want to try out the authentic Ladakh-styled pizza, Sorriso Pizza is just the place for you! The Sorriso Pizza & Meal Mastiyan offers a variety of delicious dishes. The people of India are known for their sweetness and Meal Mastiyan is known for sweet dishes. While Sorriso Pizza has some of the best Italian cuisines, the Meal Mastiyan serves you the best sweet dishes and the tastiest ever Indian Meal. If you want to try out North Indian food or feel homely while you eat, run and book a table right way to enjoy amazing food here.



Best: Chicken Tikka Double Burst Pizza, Kit Kat Shake, Grilled Chicken Burger, Kadai Paneer
Where: Near Balkhang Chowk, Main Bazar, Leh, Ladakh
Zomato Rating: 4.3
Cost: Rs. 500 for two people, tax exclusive

3. Bon Appetit


The perfect ambiance for a relaxing and romantic dinner night is the specialty of Bon Appetit. The traditional architecture, greenery, and snow-capped mountain peaks offer the best setting for dinner. It is situated away from the busy city and lets you enjoy the food and satisfy your appetite. They serve luscious continental food and are also specialized in Tandoori meals. The menu keeps on changing to provide a variety of tastes to the customers. The best part is that they never compromise with the quality and always use farm fresh products only.



Best: Candle Light Dinner, Wine, and Pizzas
Where: Raku Complex, Fort Road, Main Bazaar, Leh
Zomato Rating: 3.7
Cost: Rs. 350 for two people, exclusive of tax

4. Lamayuru Restaurant


There comes many options to explore restaurants if you are a non-vegetarian. But as a vegetarian traveler, it becomes difficult to try out the food at unknown points during the journey. But worry no more because we are always here to help you with any traveling queries. The Lamayuru Restaurant in Leh is the BEST place for vegetarian food. It serves Indian, Chinese, Israeli, and Thai dishes. Whether you are a foreign tourist or Indian, the tempting aroma of Indian food entices everyone. Enjoy food all to yourself or with friends and family. The savory dishes at this best veg restaurant in Leh will leave you satisfied.



Best: Veg Sizzler, Paneer Masala, Chole Kulcha, Chilly Momo, Egg Thenthuk
Where: Near Hitel Yaktail, Fort Road, Main Bazar, Leh
Zomato Rating: 3.9
Cost: Rs. 500 for two people, exclusive of tax

5. Biryani Queen


As the name hints, Biryani Queen is the best place for Biryani lovers all around the world. The spices of India, the flavor of jeera, tamarind, chicken, or the mouth-watering curry, everything is special about Indian food. Every tourist from around the globe loves to try Indian food at least once and with the growing popularity of Biryani, this place becomes apt as an eatery. Biryani Queen, other than the exciting flavors of Biryani, serves tempting Continental cuisine. They cook food with the local ingredients to give you an authentic blend of Indian or Continental food along with the hot spices from Ladakh. You must take out time to visit the Biryani Queen for finger-licking food.



Best: Biryani, Butter Chicken, Cashew Veggies, Tandoori Chicken
Where: 2nd Floor, Mengon Complex, Main Bazar, Leh
Zomato Rating: 3.8
Cost: Rs. 500 for two people, exclusive of tax

6. Lehvenda Cafe


Unlike the other loud or crowded cafes, Lehvanda Cafe is just a perfect heartwarming place to go, especially with your partner. It has a beautiful blend of a great ambiance, good music, and great food. It has a partially covered sitting area, so you can enjoy outdoors or indoors as you like. It offers the best meal within a budget-friendly option range. Other than coffee, you can have tea, momos, noodles, or pizza. This place will give you the most aesthetic Pinterest pictures. The mouth-watering dishes served here will make you want more and more.



Best: Mochas, Coffee, Momos.
Where: Near Jama Masjid Mosque, Leh
Zomato Rating: 3.9
Cost: Rs. 300 for two people, exclusive of tax

Restaurants are the most important part of any trip. The restaurants listed here will fulfill your appetite while leaving your heart wanting more. Some of the other restaurants that you can try are Lala’s Art Cafe, Alchi Kitchen, Sky Work Restaurant, Namza Cafe, Penguin Garden Restaurant, Il Forno, and La Piazetta. Although you can order the food from all of these restaurants if you feel tired, it is always better if you could visit the restaurants to enjoy the added advantage of perfect ambiance. Click photographs, enjoy the ambiance and savor the delicious taste of the meals served here to make your trip a memorable one!














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