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0.7 miles from Kathmandu Durbar Square
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Reviewed June 27, 2022

Pad Thai was tasteless - literally just fried noodles. We asked for egg in the pad see ew and was told "that would take away the taste". Overall, extremely high prices (for KTM) and our worst meal in Thamel. I would highly recommend getting someone...who understands Thai food to review their menu.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 31, 2022

Visited many times over three months. Food consistently of a great standard. Kitchens immaculately clean. Produce washed in clean filtered water. Staff attentive, polite and efficient. Great dining

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 28, 2022 via mobile

Excellent service and selection of food Thai and other. Lovely dinner sitting outside under fairy lights in a courtyard. Restaurant was full - always a good sign.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed February 4, 2022 via mobile

Really just top quality service and fast as well. The staff who served me was really professional, well mannered and well dressed. Tea is good. They even made me off the menu food on request at closing hour. Me being a first time customer I...think this deserves some application. And the person who assisted me even reduced the custom orders price even after I agreed to pay more. Fried rice and curry chilly is absolutely amazing and the chilly was made just right). The red velvet for desert was nice too. Went there again a few nights back and the Thai egg curry was really good. And again, food was good that time too.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 23, 2022

Hadn't been here for years, so I was excited to drop by and have some authentic and delicious Thai food on a cold night. I was the only customer in the garden (winter + Covid) and still they took a long time to take my...order. The food looked delicious (Chicken Mussaman) but sadly the chicken was overcooked and chewy. I couldn't find any staff to report this to - I think they were all upstairs inside, although several walked straight past and ignored me. So I ate the sauce with the rice and then had to wait another 15 mins trying to find someone so I could get my bill and pay it. I mentioned to the person who brought my bill that the food was disappointing and the chicken inedible and he didn't seem bothered by it. I was really disappointed as this place used to be so good. I won't be rushing back.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed May 16, 2020

I've been going to Yin Yang since 2001 and have consistently loved it. Most recently I was there in February, and took a chance on slow-cooked leg of lamb. It was exquisite. I hope they start delivering soon; this will definitely be a stop on...my next trip to Thamel.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I found this place while on trip advisor while in a pub nearby....the reviews were great so we decided to go along and were so glad we did! Staff were friendly & helpful, food was delicious and the proces were very reasonable....Highly recommend a visit.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 6, 2020

The staff were amazing and the food wasn’t far behind. Highly recommend trying the spring rolls and pad Thai.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

Nice Thai restaurant with large menu, Good ambience, great food and attentive service. External area with fire pit and warm upstairs dining room

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

Delicious, delightful staff. Lovely courtyard or dining room. A favorite place to eat while in Kathmandu

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

When it comes to dining, I am far from an expert but the staff including waiter Tsering were friendly and attentive with reasonable to excellent English, the garden setting with a beautiful mature tree as the centrepiece alluring and the food acceptable. I had what...Australians would call special fried rice with chicken, pork and prawns followed by butterscotch icecream. Service was excellent with a gas heater placed near my table. This would be a great place for a man of any age to take his wife or girlfriend. The ingredients for romance are there in spades. Because this was a solo trip for me, the candle felt iut if place but for couples, great. Including high 13 per cent tax, the bill was Nep Rs. 1318. A final bonus was no motorbike noise.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2019 via mobile

First time i was this restaurant service is ok but tom yam soup look at photo i never show that .. varry bad impresión ..no recomend ... Sorry for that ..

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

The best flat noodles I’ve had this side of Bangkok, and my wife’s pad Thai was good as well. Reasonably priced.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2019

This little gem is slightly tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Thamel. It offers both inside and outside dining; I preferred the outside. The food is excellent and reasonbly priced. The staff is friendly and the service is great. I would definitely recommend...if you are in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

We are foodies and we are already seriously missing the wonderful and authentic Thai food we had here. It was so good that we ended up visiting this lovely place 3 times during our time in Kathmandu. We loved the local dishes and flavours, but...if you want to treat yourself to a different and delicious cuisine, this will do the trick. Hard to find London Thai restaurants to match this quality, the majority of them fall short of this. We liked every single dish, all the curries, stir fries, delicious small bites were all spectacular. In addiction to this the service was very friendly, unpretentious and basically impeccable. Do try this place out, you won’t regret it!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Yin Yang Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4