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Royal Penguin Restaurant

J.P Road | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4215013
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
3 weeks ago
“Great for breakfast”
Oct 23, 2017
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Italian, Chinese, International, Thai, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
J.P Road | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Royal penguin and ate breakfast there each day. There was a great range to choose from and it would be cooked to our exact requirements. The staff was always friendly and efficient. The perfect start to days in Thamel.

Thank PhilJWPenrith
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

There are so many options for places to eat in Kathmandu but this is one that should be visited. A wide-ranging menu and food available even late at night. Funky decor too.

Thank Jessisaw
Reviewed September 8, 2017

may not have the best ambiance but the food is really great. serves quite a bit of continental items as well. overall, great food

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff but looked like a American movie set from the 80s it looks like a ice burg with stuffed animals around the restraunt the food and drink was ok didn't have everything in and had to wait a while till I got my food...More

Thank roamingtherails
Reviewed June 14, 2017

I managed to eat here twice during my trip to Kathmandu. Once for a snack and a coffee, and for Lunch (Nepalese thali) the other time. The food was good, and bonus they have an espresso machine for the caffeine heads. I was greeted by...More

Thank Nanda K D
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Arrived at this hotel late and hungry.. first thing that caught my attention is the Teak root furniture. Anyway, they have the 11 pm-6 pm menu which was not bad. Had the chicken wings which I guess from a native chicken and matched it with...More

Thank Barbara F
Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Dear Guest Thanks again for your review. Feedback like yours help us to make our services better. As there is no limit to perfection, we’re always happy to get an honest opinion and enhance our hotel and restaurant. To entertain yourself and your friends during...More

Reviewed July 26, 2016

We ordered for Korma curry which had no seasoning at all, Dumplings were raw, As per the quality of food the menu has been priced quiet high. Food took more than 40 mins to come. Chapatis were again not cooked. The interiors were nice, restaurant...More

Thank foodieebyheart
Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2016

Dear Guest Thank you for your review about our restaurant. It's very important for us to know our guests opinion. Further to your comment, we would like to express our sincere apologies for any inconvenience. Your comments are being taken on board for action. Please...More

Reviewed April 23, 2016

I had a really nice meal here. The staff were great, surroundings good and clean. My meal and drink were under AU$10.More

Thank LynneOz
Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2016

Dear Guest We thank you for your review about our restaurant. It's very important for us to know our guests opinion, so we really appreciate your feedback. To entertain yourself during meal you can order a flag of your country and a stuffed-toy animal. Wi-Fi...More

Reviewed March 28, 2016

Our lovely waiter offered us to dine with a stuffed animal. We chose a giant panda. We also played battleship and ate yummy stir fried veg washed down with giant beers. Would come back here again :)More

Thank Lisa P
Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2016

Dear Lisa We thank you for your review about our restaurant. It has always been our utmost focus to provide our guests with personalized service that meets high standards of hospitality and it is motivation from discerning guests such as you which encourages us to...More

Reviewed March 26, 2016

It was late in the night and past their closing time when me and my cousin brother arrived at the restaurant (our flight landed late). Even so, Deepak and his team went out of their way to serve us a simple but sumptuous meal on...More

1  Thank asawari_86
Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2016

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback with rating us “5 out of 5” , this rating is very rewarding and motivating for us to continue to strive for excellence. Our focus is always on making our guest feel at home and provide with quality...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.P Road | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4215013
  • E-mail
International menu with more than 200 incredibly delicious recipes.You can have breakfast in the evening, or dinner in the morning – only you decide what you eat, or when, or how much.You can order a half portion of any dish.We cook your food exactly the way you want, removing or adding ingredients of your choice.You can take away any dish.Our freshly squeezed juices contain nothing but freshly squeezed juices!Royal Penguin restaurant welcomes you with exclusive european-grade interior and unique installations from South Korea and Singapore.You can have a table in one of our halls: beautiful Teak Root Hall, or warm Everest Hall, or bright Sunset Hall, or fresh-air Summit HallYou can book a table by the phoneThe entire restaurant is non-smoking area. With us you can always enjoy both delicious food and fresh air.AC is always on – to make you warm in chilly winter and make you fresh and cool in hot summerFree WIFI from 2 dedicated linesElectricity is always on.
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