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The Yak and Yeti Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Russian food in town

Russian variety of food and heaven for non vegetarians. I am really impressed with the ambiance inside restaurant which gives me similar look like peshaweri restaurant in ITC jaipur.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Bharatmcp
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Ghaziabad, India
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Manila
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117 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Ordered their Filet mignon- hard, tasteless, full of grizzle- a bad cut of meat- inedible- the setting is nice enough with its center fireplace for the winters- one can tell they are trying hard to sell this place as upscale but just like the $10 / day tourists KTM attracts they should just stick to Nepali food and be authentic... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Fantastic location (at the Yak and Yeti hotel) with a very well presented interior with tables surrounding the eponymous copper chimney as the centrepiece. Food was very good, and the service was exceptional.

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Rome, Italy
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

When I heard there was a restaurant with great borscht in Kathmandu, I had to visit and it did not disappoint. The atmosphere was elegant but casual. I have spent considerable time in Ukraine and have had my share of borscht and this was surprisingly good. Don't miss this restaurant which also has great service all the way to chocolates... More 

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New Delhi, India
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I went there becauses I was staying in the hotel Yak and Yeti and the restaurant is inside the hotel. The hotel staff recommended me to try the dishes there. I tried Borcht ( Russian vegetable and pea soup, which was marvellous ! I give this dish 5 stars in my tasty and health food category. Next was, as recommended,... More 

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PhilippeBelhay, General Manager at The Chimney Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greetings from Hotel Yak & Yeti! It was a great pleasure having you with us and thank you for providing such a wonderful feedback regarding your dining experience at The Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant.. Thank you for highlighting our Special Boris Soup-Borscht & Russian Dish , Chicken A La Kiev. We are grateful that you rated our... More 

Ghaziabad, India
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Russian variety of food and heaven for non vegetarians. I am really impressed with the ambiance inside restaurant which gives me similar look like peshaweri restaurant in ITC jaipur.

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PhilippeBelhay, General Manager at The Chimney Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greetings from Hotel Yak & Yeti! It was a great pleasure having you with us and thank you for providing such a wonderful feedback regarding your dining experience at The Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant.. Thank you for appraising our Russian dishes. We are glad that you liked our ambiance & hospitality. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Madisom
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was really a truly retro (in a good way) experience - you can't help but feeling like royalty here. Attentive but not intrusive service, delicious food, and really a remarkable value. Excellent and reasonable wine list, and really creative entrees. A very pleasant and unexpected surprise.

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PhilippeBelhay, General Manager at The Chimney Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greetings from Hotel Yak & Yeti! It was a great pleasure having you with us and thank you for providing such a wonderful feedback regarding your dining experience at The Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant.. Thank you for highlighting our entrees & wine list. We are grateful that you appraised our services with 5 star standards. Glad that... More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This place is a step back into the past. Retro food, wine and service (using table clothed trollies). The food was delicious, the service was great and all for a very reasonable price (given its an international restaurant). Highly recommended for a fun and quirky step back in time.

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PhilippeBelhay, General Manager at The Chimney Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greetings from Hotel Yak & Yeti! It was a great pleasure having you with us and thank you for providing such a wonderful feedback regarding your dining experience at The Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant.. We are glad that you liked our hospitality. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon! Best regards, Philippe Belhay More 

San Diego, California
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have had many a fabuloius, romantic, delicious meals at the Chimney Room in Kathmandu. Still famous for the Bortsch Soup, I changed my usual order to include French Onion Soup and Chateaubriand. It was outstanding. I've eaten at this restaurant since 1974. Still just as excellent.

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PhilippeBelhay, General Manager at The Chimney Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greetings from Hotel Yak & Yeti! We are very delighted to know that you are one of our regular customer since a very long time. It was a great pleasure having you with us and thank you for providing such a wonderful feedback regarding your dining experience at The Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant.. Thank you for highlighting... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Having been travelling around Nepal for a few weeks we booked a table at The Chimney for our last night as a treat. And it really was. The meal included complimentary starters, bread and truffles. The menu was absolutely divine - we went for the kiev and the chateaubriand. Dessert wasn't perfect but we forgave that for the quality of... More 

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PhilippeBelhay, General Manager at The Chimney Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greetings from Hotel Yak & Yeti! It was a great pleasure having you with us and thank you for providing such a wonderful feedback regarding your dining experience at The Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant.. Thank you for highlighting our special Russian Dish-Chicken A La Kiev & Chateaubriand.. We are grateful that you rated our dish with 5... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

In the famous Yak and Yeti Hotel, this restaurant is a real gem. It is small allowing for personal attention from the staff who were able to recommend from the menu to suit my tastes. A starter of borscht was followed by a superbly cooked peppered steak and local vegetables. A lovely bottle of Chilean Merlot complemented the taste and... More 

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PhilippeBelhay, General Manager at The Chimney Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm Greetings from Hotel Yak & Yeti! It was a great pleasure having you with us and thank you for providing such a wonderful feedback regarding your dining experience at The Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant.. Thank you for appraising our Special Boris Soup-Borscht and other dishes like Baked Alaska and Mud Pie & liquor selection. We are glad... More 

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Address: The Yak and Yeti Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu

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  • Address: The Yak and Yeti Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu

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