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Penguin Garden Restaurant

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Fort Road, Leh, India
+91 94191 78630
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“juice” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Fort Road, Leh, India
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This restaurant was perfect for our group of trekkers. They have a large garden out back that can accommodate large groups. The atmosphere is great as there are trees out there, good low lighting, and surprisingly good rock and blues music. We all enjoyed this...More

1  Thank Jason S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

breakfasts varying from a post trek fry-up to an abstemious bowl of yoghurt and fruit Good quality North Indian curry/kebabs/naan and a reasonable stab at Continental/western. Cold beer and a good variety of juices The same Nepali staff for years and as clean as you...More

Thank captainbruceLondon
Reviewed 30 September 2017

It's still not clear to me, why they named it Penguin Restaurant - obviously there are no penguins in India... Anyway: I was there toward the end of the high-peak season (September), therefore, not many people were there and the order arrived quite fast. The...More

Thank Pinga123
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Want to eat fresh grilled or Tandoori trout? This is the place!! The pizza rocks too. The ambience is fulfilling- eat under an apple tree or an apricot tree. Sip a beer if you please. But, mostly eat the food the place prepares - fresh...More

Thank Suresh R
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Went there multiple times during my summer stay, It's a great restaurant for dining under the apricot trees in the open. I would recommend checking the booking status before going to a dinner as it could a little crowdy and you might have to wait....More

Thank Rahul D
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This place has a wide range of options from salads to pizzas to Indian roti sabzi. Ambience is good. The food is reasonably priced and tastes good

1  Thank Manish M
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is a very confortable place to eat, right at the crossing bellow Raku Complex on Fort road, they have the best Yak cheese sandwich of all times !

Thank Moï M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Penguin is one of my favorite restaurants in Leh, from breakfast until dinner, always packed, a testament to their delicious, clean food and garden cafe. Penguin is of the best staffed restaurant in Leh, and serves a wide variety of food - from creative salads,...More

Thank KamzangKim
Reviewed 9 September 2016

It's a lovely garden restaurant with a nice ambiance. You find both Indian and continental food with a good vegetarian option. The service is quick and the food is great.

Thank 5shelly
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Penguin is less famous than some other places in Leh, but they have a great garden which others don't have. Great to have some afternoon tea or coffee or to dine at night. We recommend their garlic cheese naan!

Thank Tim W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fort Road, Leh, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Jammu and Kashmir  >  Ladakh  >  Leh District  >  Leh
  • Phone Number: +91 94191 78630
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