Top Choice Pizza in Kathmandu

Fire & Ice Pizzeria

This excellent and informal Italian place serves the best pizzas in Kathmandu (wholewheat crusts available, as well as combo pizzas), alongside breakfasts, smoothies, crêpes and good espresso, to a cool soundtrack o…
Top Choice International in Kathmandu

Kaiser Cafe

This cafe-restaurant in the Garden of Dreams is run by Dwarika’s so quality is high. It’s a fine place for a light meal (such as savoury crêpes or build-your-own sandwiches), a quiet breakfast or to linger over a po…
Top Choice Indian in Kathmandu

Third Eye

This long-running favourite is popular with well-heeled tourists. Indian food is the speciality and the tandoori dishes are especially good, even if the portions are a bit small. Spice levels are set at ‘tourist’ so…
Top Choice International in Kathmandu

Gaia Restaurant

This popular and dependable place combines good breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and organic coffee in a pleasant garden courtyard with global music, reasonable prices (tax included) and good service. The Thai red cur…
Top Choice International in Kathmandu

Friends Restaurant

Run by the same people as Or2k, but a less grungy, more grown-up option, Friends shows its Israeli roots through its hummus, shawarma and borek (filo pastry pies), but the menu also stretches to burgers, pizza, stea…
International in Kathmandu


This classy restaurant is set in a charming former Rana summer palace whose bridge and lily pond add a vaguely colonial-era Burmese air. Lunch is light and casual, with wraps, paninis and salads. Dinner is a more se…
Nepali in Kathmandu


Briefly closed following the 2015 earthquake, but now open for business, this restaurant in the Baber Mahal Revisited complex has a dramatic and regal, almost Victorian, setting, with crystal and threadbare linens. …
Nepali in Kathmandu

Bhanchha Ghar

Bhanchha Ghar is a traditional three-storey Newari house in Kamaladi, just east of Durbar Marg, next to a Ganesh temple. Stretch out on handmade carpets and cushions for a drink, snacks and cultural show in the upst…
Nepali in Kathmandu

Bhojan Griha

The most ambitious of the city's traditional Newari restaurants, Bhojan Griha is located in a restored 150-year-old mansion in Dilli Bazaar, just east of the city centre. It’s worth eating here just to see the imagi…
Fast Food in Kathmandu

BK’s Place

This place has a well-deserved reputation for good old-fashioned chips (French fries), with a variety of sauces (try the house sauce of mayo, ketchup and onions), as well as good momos and samosas.