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Italian, Chinese, Indian
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant by accident and what a happy accident that proved to be! The restaurant is beautifully designed, sort of contemporary with a traditional Ladakhi edge to it. A beautiful space, perfect for a date! All of the food we had was...DIVINE, and gives one a good experience to sample traditional Ladakhi food. We loved it so much, we ended up returning for lunch the next day. Food, setting, ambience, service all made us want to return.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 10 July 2022 via mobile

Amazing and authentic ladakhi food. The ambience was lovely. The yarkhandi pulao and Tibetan chicken dish served with ladakhi roti/steamed bun was delicious.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 July 2022 via mobile

Discovered this place that serves authentic/ traditional leh Ladakh food and what excited me even more is the farm to table concept. The place has beautiful ambience, outdoor seating will be lovely in the evening. We started our lunch with mutton Za-thuk this is a...soup that is made using nettle leaves, dried cheese and local herbs, available in veg, chicken and mutton option, we loved the flavour of nettle leaves and dried cheese with little chunks of mutton. I personally love the flavour of mountain mutton. The chicken momo also known as mok mok was average nothing to write home about. The yarkhadi pulao is a chefs special and I am glad we tried it. The meal come with pulao made of paneer, green peas, Carrots and fried onions loaded with ghee. We were warned it would be heavy, it was but we just loved the flavour, this meal comes with a clear soup and 3 momos or mok mok. Available in veg, chicken and mutton. We opted for the veg option. The most famous home grown fruit of Leh Ladakh is apricot and the season has just started. We enjoyed a tall glass of homemade apricot juice. Like us if you are keen on trying local food, this place is a must visit. #lehfood #lehladakh #ladakh #locallehfood #localfoodinleh #lehMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 October 2021

Pathetic place. Very unwelcoming people. Found a fly in the pizza they served. Another couple who were already having lunch with their kid.. the kid choked and collapsed after having the food. We all panicked and we had the same experience after coming back to...our hotel. They have a kitchen garden right outside the dining area and you can’t have your food without flies and honeybees. Honestly, you don’t pay so much for this kind of experience. Even for free lunch I would not like to recommend this place to anyone. Tasteless food and unwelcoming people and the owner . I would not even rate even 1. Fine dining .. wowMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 October 2021

It's a must Visit... Amazing ambience!! The Local Ladaki cusine was amazing.. Don't miss trying the Ladaki Platter...Also the blueberry cheese cake was the best dessert I cud have had in Leh.. Have to book a table prior otherwise difficult to get one..

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 11 September 2021

Wanted to visit this place and reached the location as suggested by Google maps at around 7 pm in the evening The boutique was closed and wasn't able to figure out the restaurant location. So, called the phone listed on Google. The person on the...other side said they're completely booked. I mentioned that I just want to know the location as wanted to come back some other time. But, was very rudely and dismissively told that they're booked. I was ok not to get a table or food, but the person could've at least told me the location or asked me to come, see the place and return some other time. Anyway, can't comment on food or ambience, but this type of treatment of some eager customer deserves single *More

Date of visit: September 2021
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disket7, Manager at Namza Cafe & Designer Store, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2021

You were already at the location as you have already mentioned here and the dining is right behind the couture so there was no need to send you the location. There is nothing to be offended about and kindly think before you rate or review...More

Reviewed 30 August 2021 via mobile

We were so pleased with our first experience here that we went back for dinner a couple of nights later. We focused on the local Ladakhi cuisine and it was delicious. We sat out in the courtyard, the service was friendly and efficient. The charming...owner very kindly talked us through the menu and helped us with our selection. Quietly elegant. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021

A must visit in Ladakh. Though I am a Ladakhi & a close acquaintance above the two I am a foodie. So, a genuine feedback is..Must try is the blueberry cheesecake & the Ladakhi cuisines. The ambience, vibe and presentation including all other things is...personally take care of. Keep up the work team Namza.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 27 July 2021

Place located just opposite to CMO office...... They have lovely food and staff too..... Must try their fresh river trout and yarkhandi pulao.........

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 19 July 2021

Amazing food, great ambience and definitely a must add to every tourists itinerary. Order the Ladakhi dishes to experience authentic flavours of age old recipes passed down from the silk route era. The taste is kept authentic to the original recipes to preserve the food...identity of the land. If you are looking to Indianised Ladakhi food With haldi and masala etc , this is not the place for you. As a local ladakhi girl and a fellow female entrepreneur I feel immensely proud of this women run mothership of an establishment and make it a point to send all my guests from Jade House for atleast one meal to Namza, as it is one of the very few places in Ladakh I can confidently personally recommend to my guests. 5 stars for the food,ambience,personal attention and the intent to preserve and promote our cultural and food identity. Good job girls!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 17 July 2021

Not good at all. Overpriced, just presentation no taste, no salt, nothing. Bad impression for local food. If you having something just have cheesecake nothing else please

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 16 August 2019

This year they have an indoor section of their cafe, which is quite elegant with white tablecloths and beautiful table settings (not the usual thing in Leh!) There's also a corner with traditional low tables and seating. Definitely an excellent choice for a fancy night...out. The quality of everything is excellent, as it always has been. The menu seems like it has changed a bit, and local cuisine is emphasized. I had Kisir & Thangthur, which was wonderful.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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jigmetD14, Manager at Namza Cafe & Designer Store, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2019

Thank you Teri for your review! We have been focusing more on traditional cuisines and will adding more dishes next year. Hope you visit us whenever in Leh! Thank you once again!

Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

It's not a good idea anyway to be a newrich man's daughter, starting with a tribal fashion shop and, because that's just one of three hundred in Leh, open a restaurant with the same posing attitude. The garden is nice, the menue full of modern...buzzwords, but the food is tasteless and the service poor and arrogant. On top it is totally overprized. Not recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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jigmetD14, General Manager at Namza Cafe & Designer Store, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

It seems like you have gone through a lot to get some personal information, although you did a poor job in it. Thank you for visiting Namza but this platform is for your opinions or feedbacks regarding our services and not our personal lives. Hope...More

Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

This boutique and cafe has such a relaxed and positive vibe about it! And the owner is extremely warm and hospitable and totally hands on which translates into a wonderful dining experience with some great local food. The pulao, khamir with mutton, the momos, the...chocolate momos and blueberry cheesecake for dessert were all so fresh and delicious, especially in the open farm kinda setting with white curtains around you. Absolutely gorgeous!!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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jigmetD14, Manager at Namza Cafe & Designer Store, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are really glad you had a great experience at Namza and hope to host you again in near future.

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I love Namza! Great menu, tasty food, friendly staff, beautiful garden and the best chocolate momos in Leh! I ate there three times while volunteering for two weeks in Leh. It’s a bit hidden behind the designer clothing store. Find it near the Ladakh Marathon...office. Walk through the clothing store to the back patio. Enjoy!!More

Date of visit: September 2018
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jigmetD14, Manager at Namza Cafe & Designer Store, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Thank you so much. We appreciate for taking out the time to review us.

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Namza Cafe & Designer Store is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5