Restaurants

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 Nepali in Patan

Newari Kitchen

This excellent-value restaurant is a great place to start exploring Newari food. The set meals are a good choice, or combine a wo (lentil) or chatamari (rice) savoury pancake with the excellent pancha kwa (stew with…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Chitwan National Park

KC’s Restaurant

A Sauraha classic, KC’s is set in a cool, thatch-roofed bungalow with an open terrace overlooking a manicured garden, with a fire pit for winter dinners. The chefs here look the part and the well-executed menu runs …
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 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, all to a cool soundtra…
Top Choice International in Nepalganj

Candy’s Place

A stack of blueberry pancakes for breakfast? Real cheeseburgers with bacon? Oven-roasted chicken with stuffing – and tenderloin steak? Who would've thought you'd find American home cooking in Nepalganj?! And yet her…
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 Italian in Pokhara

Caffe Concerto

Rustic ambience, an open fireplace and jazz on the stereo add to the bistro atmosphere of this cosy Italian pizzeria. The breakfasts are big and tasty, while the thin-crust pizzas come in 24 varieties (or compile yo…
Top Choice Italian in Chitwan National Park

Friends Café

This rooftop restaurant is easy to miss, but don't! It's the best place to hang out in downtown Sauraha, at any time of day, with a cool vibe and tunes to match. The handmade menus on beer-carton cardboard reflect t…
Top Choice Japanese in Pokhara

AoZoRa

AoZoRa is a bamboo-lined 'hole-in-the-wall' with a classic Japanese menu featuring donburi, ramen, sushi and several set menus, such as chicken teriyaki served with rice, miso and pickle. The Japanese-speaking staff…