Best Places To Eat In Nepal

Travelers looking to sample the traditional Nepalese food served at the many restaurants strewn around the area won't be let down by the Kathmandu Valley. In addition to Kathmandu, other well-known cities like Pokhara and Chitwan also provide a wide variety of dining alternatives to suit all budgets and exquisite tastes. Outside of the main tourist areas, there are fewer places to eat out, though some of the Terai cities do have a few eateries that serve a mix of Nepali, Indian, and Chinese cuisine. Below is a list of some of the greatest restaurants in Nepal that offer a diverse menu that includes both authentically native foods and foreign cuisine:

  • Restaurants around Patan Durbar Square for tasty, authentic Newari food
  • Rosemary Kitchen, Pokhara
  • Jalapeno Restaurant in Chitwan
  • Mike’s Breakfast, Kathmandu where nothing of Nepali origin is served
  • The Doko Restaurant and Bar, Lumbini
  • Himali Kitchen in Thamel, Kathmandu
  • Frituur No. 1, Pokhara for Belgian food
  • The Village Café in Pulchowk, Lalitpur
  • Thamel House Restaurant, Kathmandu
  • Fresh Elements in Pokhara for Italian cuisine
  • Krishnarpan Restaurant – Dwarika’s, Kathmandu
  • Greasy Spoon Restaurant, Chitwan
  • GG Café and Restaurant, Lumbini
  • Byanjan Restaurant, Pokhara for Indian cuisine
  • Viet Ngon Saigon Pho – Lazimpat, Kathmandu for Vietnamese dishes
  • iBlues Restro, Pokhara
  • Fire & Ice Pizzeria – Thamel, Kathmandu
  • KC’s Restaurant & Bar, Chitwan
  • French Creperie in Pokhara
  • OR2K – Thamel, Kathmandu for Israeli-style all-day breakfast
  • Taza – Pulchowk road, Lalitpur is a Middle-Eastern restaurant
  • River Park Retreat, Chitwan
  • Lumbini Invitation 365 Restaurant – Lumbini
  • Utopia Garden & Snacks Bar, Pokhara
  • Chez Caroline – Baber Mahal, Kathmandu is a French restaurant
  • Snowman Café – Sweet tea and pie shop in Old Freak Street, Kathmandu
  • Sunset View Restaurant and Bar, Chitwan
  • Roadhouse Café, Pokhara
  • Bawarchi in Kathmandu for Tangra Chinese and Indian fusion dishes
  • Wunjala Moskva in Kathmandu for Russian cuisine
  • Friend’s Café in Chitwan
  • Umbrella Café, Pokhara

In addition to this, you may sample some local fare from stalls and street vendors, which won't let you down. both in terms of flavor and cost.