Xueshengong (Snow God Palace) Restaurant
This business by the western wall of Potala Palace on Beijing Middle Road is one of the top Tibetan restaurants in the city.
Xueyu (Snowland) Restaurant
This restaurant at 4 Tibetan Medicine Hospital Road serves a choice of Tibetan, Western and Nepalese dishes.
Zangjiayan (Tibetan Family's Feast) Restaurant
A home-style eatery, this restaurant is run by the descendant of a chef who served Tibetan nobles. Signature dishes are hand-served mutton chops, seafood hotpot, blood sausages and baked wheat buns.
Add: 75 Eastern District of Tuanjie Xincun
Gakla Metok Bar
Located in an old house with a sun-drenched yard and a candle-lit shrine, the building is said to have been the residence of the twelfth Dalai's parents. The current owner is a painter, who not only offers his visitors palatable food but also a nice collection of Tibetan handiwork, books and music.
Add: 127 Beijing East Road.
Makye Ame Bar
Makye Ame means an expectant bride in Tibetan. The bar is a snuff-colored three-story building on Barkhor Street. It is said to have been the place of trysts between the legendary sixth Dalai Lama and his expectant bride, where poems of romance were composed. The top story offers a nice view of bustling Barkhor Street.
Guangming (Brightness) Sweet Tea House
One of the best places in Lhasa to try Tibetan sweet tea. A cup costs merely RMB 0.3.
Add: Tibetan Medicine Hospital Road