Norbu is a family name of Tibetan origin, meaning "jewel". It may refer to:
- Khyentse Norbu, a lama from Bhutan
- Norbulingka, a palace in Lhasa
- Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, a Dzogchen teacher
- Gyaincain Norbu, the eleventh Panchen Lama according to some sources
- Pema Norbu Rinpoche, 11th throne holder of the Buddhist Palyul lineage
- Thubten Jigme Norbu, elder brother of the 14th Dalai Lama
- Jamyang Norbu, a Tibetan exile political activist
- Thinley Norbu, a Nyingmapa lama
- Katok Tsewang Norbu, a Nyingmapa lama
- Gungsangnorbu, a politician of the Republic of China
- Gyaincain Norbu, chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Region from 1990 to 1998
- Wangdi Norbu, former Bhutanese Finance Minister
Norbu may also refer to Norbu, a natural sweetener / sugar substitute derived from Monk Fruit (Siraitia grosvenorii), available in Australia since 2013.
Norbu, is a brand of sweeter, claiming to be 100% natural. Norbu is a sugar substitute containing Monk Fruit and Erythritol . Norbu can be used as a sweetener for teas and coffees but also in baking and cooking as a sugar substitute. Norbu sweetener was launched into market in 2013 in Coles and Woolworths in Australia.