The city of Kathmandu does not disappoint its travellers in any aspect. The culture of Nepal is reflected in its food and one must experience the delicious flavours and taste of traditional Nepali cuisine and other international cuisines as well in some local and fine dining restaurants in Kathmandu that serve authentic dishes and offer great views too.
Here is the foodie’s guide of all the best places to eat in Kathmandu that pleases every budget and taste:-
1. Yangling Tibtean Restaurant
Yangling is a Tibetan family run-restaurant located in a quiet street away from the city crowd where you can enjoy a peaceful time with someone. The restaurant enjoys a good reputation in Kathmandu because of one of its main dishes – Momos. They serve the best-fried chilli momos which people love and visit from far places also to enjoy them. One should also try their other dishes like Thukpa, Tibetan butter tea and Nepalese dumplings filled with meat or cheese.
2. Cafe Du Temple
Cafe Du Temple is a budget-friendly restaurant located near Boudhanath Stupa. If you want to enjoy amazing views of the stupa, sit outdoors and simply enjoy the view. Have an open-air rooftop experience, grab a Nepali red wine, eat momos and just chill. It is one of the best places to enjoy lunch with great views and great food.
3. Fire and Ice
If you want to relish a lavish Italian meal, come to the Restaurant Fire and Ice and taste the authentic and traditional Italian food. Its interior is beautiful and one can listen to opera and Italian music in the background while enjoying their food. The restaurant prepares its dishes with imported ingredients and homemade mozzarella cheese. Must-try dishes at this restaurant are Pizza, Pasta, Creamy gelato and risotto. Also, many climbers, travellers, and locals love to enjoy their morning cup of coffee here.
4. OR2K Restaurant
OR2K is a wonderful restaurant with a vibrant atmosphere. You’ll love the colourful and cosy ambience, walls decorated with paintings and the floor seating of this place which makes it a great place to dine in with your friends and family members. The restaurant is vegetarian friendly and also has numerous gluten-free and vegan options on their menu. They have many cuisines like Israeli, Nepali, Asian, middle eastern etc. Their cheese Platter, Apple Pie, Veggie Sizzler are must-try dishes.
5. Rosemary Kitchen and Coffee Shop
Rosemary Kitchen and Coffee Shop is a nice restaurant in Kathmandu that has a great ambience and has a tranquil open courtyard sitting area also which is ideal for a coffee break, to enjoy lunch with your friends or just relax. All the foodies are welcome here to enjoy french, Nepali and Italian dishes that are lovely and value for money. You should try their best selling dishes that are Rosemary Chicken, Ravioli, Organic Salad and Thai Curry.
These are some of the amazing places to eat in Kathmandu where people can try mouth-watering food to wake up their taste buds. If you are in Kathmandu, remember that it is the perfect place to relish local and authentic Nepali food. So, don’t miss any chance and visit these restaurants to have a good time.