The Valley Fringe restaurants

Top Choice Multicuisine in Dhulikhel

Himalayan Restaurant

This restaurant at the Dhulikhel Lodge Resort is the only decent place to eat in downtown Dhulikhel, and it's good enough to attract people all the way from Kathmandu. If the weather allows, grab a seat by the raili…
Nepali in Panauti

Café Lampati

Hidden under the roof of a former temple outbuilding, this restaurant-bar shines like a lighthouse in the fog. It's the perfect stop for lunch while wandering the Old Bazaar. Even better, there is a selection of Nep…
International in Nagarkot

Café du Mont

Open to nonguests, the restaurant at the Peaceful Cottage hotel is housed inside its octagonal tower and has an eclectic menu of local, Chinese, Indian and continental dishes served with a big dollop of mountain-vie…
International in Nagarkot

Berg House Café

By the highway's main junction, this colourful and popular local hang-out is packed with fossils, gnarled tree roots and other found bits of bric-a-brac. The traveller-oriented menu runs to pizzas, sandwiches and st…
Nepali in Dhulikhel


If you haven't overdosed on daal bhaat yet, this local emporium dishes out 500 meals a day at bargain prices, making it a local phenomenon. Look for the Nepali sign with blue Pepsi logos on either side, near the bus…
Nepali in Panauti

Namaste Café

Local Nepali resto with outdoor dining near the entrance to the Indreshwar Mahadev Temple.
International in Dhulikhel

Newa Kitchen

Cheap and cheerful upstairs eatery by the bus stand with a mixed menu of Nepali, Indian, Chinese and European standards.