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Sum Cafe

327/32 Thamel Marg | Thamel-29, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4261980
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kimchi stew” (3 reviews)
“bibimbap” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Asian, Korean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
327/32 Thamel Marg | Thamel-29, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here on a previous trip and did so again this time and it was still very good. We had bibimbap in hot stone bowls and while it was not real Korean bibimbap, it was very good. We also had hot lemon and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nomad00000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Sum Café almost weekly. The Kimbap is amazing, it is always fresh and tasty. The prices are very reasonable and the surroundings are really nice. You can sit both inside and outside and the super sweet staff will often reward loyalty by giving...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sabrina H
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

The best food in all Kathmandu! A must try. Inspiration mural on the wall. Great atmosphere, nice outdoor and indoor seating. Over all fantastic experience!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Trevor H
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

I stayed at 327thamel hotel! Sum cafe is first floor of 327thamel Hotel. Food was so good and all staff were so kind! I want visit here again! 327타멜 호텔 도미토리에서 묵었는데 섬카페는 바로 일층에 있어요! 한국 음식도 있고 커피도 있고 조용하니 분위기도 좋아요! 와이파이도...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BoardingPass771949
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Best cafe in Kathmandu I've been to.. Food is very good specially Ramen😃 the host Som is very good and supportive.. wanna come back here again😁

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kavita R
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Just coming from there and it was disappointing visit. Service was too slow, I wait my coffee like 30min and I was only customer in there. Sorry but we will not see again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Connector813425
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Very good and very peaceful cafe in the center of thamel. Coffee and korean food are really impressive, I highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karma R
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

i had very good time and coffee here and for sure, i will definitely visit this place again for korean food. i recommend this cafe to everyone out there who like peace and greenery garden.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bzy L
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

This spot was so good! Tucked off in a side street is was very quiet and welcoming. The staff were all so friendly. Kimchi stew is my comfort food and theirs was really good at a reasonable price. Also great ice cream sundae for dessert....More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank seasonedtraveler28
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Great food and lovely coffee with super friendly service tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Thamel. A very nice place would recommend!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Saffyliney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327/32 Thamel Marg | Thamel-29, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4261980
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Sum Cafe is a combination of a western cafe and a Korean food joint. The Korean team is from Picnic Korean, which is very popular with the locals. It is conveniently located in the very heart of Thamel and yet in a less hectic and quiet private road. You will most likely enjoy the food and the ambiance. Cheers.
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