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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, Asian, Tibetan, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Asian, Tibetan, Nepali
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service, Delivery
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this place for dinner. The food is very delicious. Chicken chowmien . Chicken Momo and veg thantuk was superb. Tibetan salt tea was great. Must visit for good Tibetan food. Service is good.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank thakur87
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Looks simple, but has delicious local food (large portions) for good prices. Nice staff and location. Place is basic but Colorful!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank marcoovw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have made many visits to Nepal and when in Kathmandu always eat here. The restaurant has enlarged over time but the food has always been excellent,both in quality and value for money. When I first started going here it was pretty much a locals...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Allan B
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

We have been coming to Nepal for over 14 years and every year we visit Gilingches. The food is super tasty , great variety with western and local cuisine: something for the whole family and great prices and service. If anything we eat here too...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank JulieHa2019
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

This is one of my favourite little restaurants in Thamel, Kathmandu. It is hidden up a little alley and is a real gem of a place! You'll always find local eating here, a good sign of good food and good prices. From warming hearty Thukpa...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Merv N
Reviewed December 5, 2018

This eating place hidden down an alley was recommended to us by a local shop keeper. We would never have found it otherwise. The food was so good we ate there 3 of the 4 nights we were in Kathmandu. The young guys waiting on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank lebarbier56
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

An old school traveller like me loves places like this! Staff is very friendly and they have an extensive menu with Tibetan dishes being their specialty. I love to eat my Good Morning breakfast here for only 270 ruppee!! I am talking: hash browns, toast,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank DaBuyo
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Popped here for dinner on a cold evening. Had the thukpa noodles and they were amazing. Piping hot in slightly sourish thick broth. Staff were very attentive and friendly. They have awesome home made chilli too. family run place with many locals. Very cheap as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Karenthecat
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for Dinner, it was a delicious dinner for two. We ate some local dishes which were freshly coocked - just perfect!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank nicolacI105NH
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I ate here OFTEN whenever I was in Kathmandu which became my hub that I would always come back too in between trips around Nepal. It’s a bustling city and this little restaurant kept me well fed with great foods and gave me a comfortable...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank ElizabethR2426
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