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Nirvana Cafe & Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


Bar, Asian, Nepali, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner is such a great guy, its a reasonable price cafe with good view of Kathmandu. You will see this cafe on the way to Monkey Temple on your right. Good food there too.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Norita_Mansor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect place to catch the sunset over the Swayambhunath Stupa hill. I had the Nepali Dinner Set, a delightful introduction to local cuisine. Can be made with meat or vegetarian. Like others said, I got to have a really nice chat with...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ddeeee
Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Really friendly people. They waved is in. We had a good conversation and they learned us the nepali languages. They can also make some good smoothies.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rolfv291
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Good food for reasonable prices. A place where locals also come. Very friendly staff with nice service and great view of the city

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RasmusJ330
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

It was a nice suprice to have so great food so close to the monkey tempel. The staff was helpful and friendly. I definitely recommend to visit

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank hopsnuffelaar
Reviewed March 25, 2019

You have to visit necessarily this place during the trip to Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple). The food is delicious and views from restaurant are wonderful. If it possible you should talk with the owner, who maybe tell you about his life and contemporary problems in Nepal.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Anna P
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Nice views n all, but being charged double for a cup of tea, for some mystery 'tax' i knew nothing about, soured the whole experience. Be careful, the price in the menu doesnt necessarily equate to what youll be charged. the old dude working in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Very nice owner and the young men serving food. Great view of kathmandu and a really great option for lunch pre or post monkey temple. Works perfectly if you are walking from thamel and aim to eat as well as see the stupa. And you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mattfE9276UI
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful place with great view and totally nice food!!!Really good guys work here!Recommend for sure visit this place;)

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank AlisaZharkaya
Reviewed February 3, 2019

We stayed at the retreat apartment building just across the road and ate at this restaurant a few times during our stay. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, and their prices are very reasonable. The food was delicious and there's plenty of options. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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November 1, 2017|
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Response from PeC1965 | Reviewed this property |
For 10$ you get a complete meal including drinks, friendly staff en free wifi. All of excellent quality. I would definatly recommend Nirvana cafe.
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