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Food and restaurants in Lalitpur

Top restaurants

Food
“More than a 100 years old, this family-run restaurant near Patan Durbar Square is a local favourite. If you want to try authentic Newari food, this is the place to go. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Moksh Live has great jazz and rock-n-roll music on Tuesdays and the weekends. Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory is located in the premises.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A nice old Rana villa transformed into a restaurant. It is relatively hidden from the outside but once you enter, you discover a beautiful courtyard with comfortable seats, good food and cocktails. Entrance is on the left of Patan Dokha.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Authentic Newari cuisine at a reasonable price. Plus it's running for a good cause, empowering women. so it's a win win.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“With a breathtaking view of Patan Durbar Square, one of the UNESCO world heritage sites, from their terrace you can enjoy good food and good coffee. They even serve breakfast as early as 7 in the morning.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“In Ekantakuna, 100 meters on the right of the huge tree. Piano B is a busy Italian Bistro set up by the friendly Bubu- Real Italian quality food: Antipasti, homemade pasta, Arrancini, Prosciutto, imported Italian cheese… Very good wines to accompany your meal- Price are on the upper scale but still really ok for the quality. Closed on Sundays.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“We love this little Japanese restaurant set in Restaurant road, Jhamsikhel. Dan Ran has a friendly green garden and serves tasty Japanese home cooking. The sushi here are not the greatest (for best sushi, be sure to go to Kotesu in Lazimpat, inside the Ambassador Hotel) but the bento boxes for lunch are great! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Lot of young Nepalis and expats gather in this bar/restaurant in the weekends. Music most weekends.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Cafes

Book Store
“If you are around the Sanepa/Jhamsikhel area, go to Café Soma for breakfast or lunch. Good burgers and sandwiches, soups, salads, Panini, fresh juice, original teas, homemade cakes etc... Soma is also a good spot to work on the computer as it provides customers with a reliable wifi connection. Closes at 7pm.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Authentic Newari cuisine at a reasonable price. Plus it's running for a good cause, empowering women. so it's a win win.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Owned and managed by the friendly Ruby, the place (a bit like a Berlins’ underground spot) is hidden in a tiny alley on the right hand side when going from Swotha Square to Durbar Square. Small black board menu only but everything Ruby serves is extra fresh and well prepared (always by him). Very cheap for the quality (between 150 npr and 300 npr). Good atmosphere, open kitchen, local clientele. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“We love this little Japanese restaurant set in Restaurant road, Jhamsikhel. Dan Ran has a friendly green garden and serves tasty Japanese home cooking. The sushi here are not the greatest (for best sushi, be sure to go to Kotesu in Lazimpat, inside the Ambassador Hotel) but the bento boxes for lunch are great! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“On the 2nd floor of Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory (Moksh complex), a nice place for coffee and coffee-related products. Drink your Espresso and pay what you want in the common pot! Nice place to meet up or get some work done.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“An extremely popular coffee shop. Great Ambience. A little on the expensive side though.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“It serves great pizza and salads with good service. In the wintertime, it's always warm because of the pizza oven. ”
  • 5 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“A walk of 5 minutes reach you there where all expat and health concious people go to buy bakery products and drink coffee in the cafe there.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“A hole-in-the-wall bakery that is run out of the ground floor of a residential house. Intimate. Not the best bread in the neighborhood, but they are just too cool!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Pizza Place
  • 1 local recommends