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The Yak and Yeti Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 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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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Delhi, India
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 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
4 helpful votes 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
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 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
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 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 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 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 

New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This gem is overlooked by its crowded neighboring restaurant, which is a shame as it's the best food we had in Kathmandu. I'd recommend the- borsch soup, chateaubriand, and the duck. All fantastic. The service is also spot on, with attentive waiters that give you space, but are immediately there whenever you need something. A definite must if you're looking... 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 Russian dishes: Borscht soup, Chateaubriand, and the duck. We are glad that you liked our ambiance & hospitality.... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I used this restaurant for an official dinner for a conference. Service was good and food excellent.

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
383 reviews 383 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
333 helpful votes 333 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

You dont really expect fine dining in Khatmandu but the Chimney Restaurant attached to the Yak and Yeti was very good. There were 7 of us and they quickly organised a table for us all. Service was smooth and drinks orders were quickly taken. The menu was International but focused on simple quality dishes with excellent local ingredients. The bread... 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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