Cafe in Patan

Bakery Café

All the branches of this excellent chain provide work for deaf Nepalis. Patan has two restaurants – one by the main roundabout at Jawalakhel and a branch opposite UN House at Pulchowk. Both offer good-value coffee, …
International in Patan

Dhokaima Café

A sophisticated cafe set inside a Rana-era storehouse by the Patan Dhoka gateway. Shaded by a sprawling walnut tree, the courtyard garden is a peaceful place to enjoy a good range of light and healthy dishes, such a…
International in Patan

New Orleans

Set around a pleasant courtyard that is often full of expats with laptops, this branch of the popular Thamel restaurant serves everything from Goan-style fish to Mongolian beef, plus there’s on-site shiatsu massage …
Supermarket in Patan

Namaste Supermarket

Sharing a building with the Hotel Narayani, this is where expats come to stock up on quality local produce and the tastes of home.
Nepali in Bhaktapur

Café Nyatapola

Occupying prime real estate in Taumadhi Tole, this landmark cafe has tables set out on the balconies of a historic pagoda temple – there are even erotic carvings on the roof struts. Unfortunately, the building susta…
Nepali in Bhaktapur

Newa Chhen Restaurant

Slightly rundown and dingy, however, the food here is cheap and tasty. It gets points for excellent Newari snacks and a corner table with killer views over the square. The owners run a dirt-cheap homestay (double ro…
International in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Stupa View Restaurant

The views are as good as they claim at this superior traveller-oriented vegetarian place overlooking the stupa, so come early to nab one of the coveted top-floor seats. The mezze and sampler platters are excellent, …
International in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Café du Temple

Run by the same people as the Café du Temple in Patan, this smart and efficient place targets tour groups with a variety of Indian, Chinese and Tibetan dishes, plus unbeatable rooftop views that shine in afternoon l…
International in Bodhnath (Boudha)

Flavors Café

There's something for everyone here, from stuffed eggplant to Thai curries, pizzas and steak. There are no views from the pleasant interior courtyard just off the stupa, but it's a quiet, secluded place and the serv…
International in Patan

Kwalakhu Café

An island of calm in the courtyard of the Unesco-restored Rajbhandari House, this simple local cafe has a peaceful back terrace and a menu of Nepali, Tibetan, Chinese and Continental food.