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 Tansen (Palpa)

Nanglo West

You can’t go without sampling the Nepali delights at this atmospheric oasis in the centre of Tansen. In addition to a great Newari set thali with veg, chicken or mutton, they serve local dishes like choela (dried bu…
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, to a cool soundtrack o…
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 Thai in Pokhara

Krishna’s Kitchen

Krishna’s is a superb Thai garden restaurant nestling at the north end of Phewa Tal. Homemade tofu, organic herbs and vegetables, and professional presentation mean this would be a great Thai restaurant anywhere.To …
Top Choice International in Chitwan National Park

KC’s Restaurant

Rightfully the most popular choice in Sauraha, KC’s is set in a cool, thatch-roofed bungalow with an open terrace overlooking the manicured garden, with a fire pit at the back for winter dinners. The chefs here look…
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 two sizes and 30 varieties …
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…
Top Choice International in Pokhara

Moondance Restaurant

The much-loved Moondance is a Lakeside institution and deservedly so. Quality food, good service and a roaring open fire all contribute to the popularity of this tastefully decorated restaurant. Its menu features sa…