Yak Restaurant

restaurants / Himalayan

Yak Restaurant information

Location
Kathmandu , Nepal
Prices
mains Rs 100-250
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We always find ourselves returning to this unpretentious and reliable Tibetan-run place at the southern end of Thamel. The booths give it a ‘Tibetan diner’ vibe and the clientele is a mix of trekkers, Sherpa guides and local Tibetans who come to shoot the breeze over a tube of tongba (hot millet beer). The menu includes Tibetan dishes, with good kothey (fried momos), and some Indian dishes, at unbeatable prices. It feels just like a trekking lodge, down to that familiar electronic sound of a chicken being strangled every time a dish leaves the kitchen.