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Thamel | Jawalakhel, Kathmandu 00977, Nepal
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the fish Kebab which was tasty and tender. The service was slow, but friendly although the restaurant was busy at the time. I would go back

Thank azzabarrett
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always enjoyed the food here, especially the sizzling chicken and pasta. But the service was just as slow as we remembered! It's always packed, so go early.

Thank Wiraen
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the Dhal Bhat... it was tasty and spicy, which I like. The service could be faster and the waiters can be a little friendlier. But, the food is better than some other restaurants in Thamel.

1 Thank liltanpian
San Francisco, California
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210 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Althought the veg Nepali thali is consistently very good I take my chances on anything else. Last night the "pad Thai" was way off and fell victim to a huge amount of salt. I could only eat half... Also, the extractor was still broken, so I could not have a carrot juice... Service was oblivious.

Thank John S
Pune, India
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

TNew Orleans cafe is one of good food joints in Thamel... Has tourist all around the globe and is full of energy and good vibes... Food was also great........

Thank RahulMore333
Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Each year I go to Kathmandu and I always end up here. Food is dependable. Off the dusty street yet outside. Trained staff. Go and check it out

Thank BlueHawaii555
Brisbane, Australia
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were a bit hesitant to come here given the recent reviews are inconsistent but we enjoyed a nice evening. Service is slow and not particularly attentive but there is a lovely atmosphere with live music, candlelight and travellers coming together so we weren't in any rush. Beer was cold and we both enjoyed a Jambayla which was really delicious.

Thank frostygb
Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe a little distracted by the folk music playing, very local sounding, and thus the waiters seemed to be less attentive. But anyway they still served and address your queries well. Standard food though.

Thank KayaOtah
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading many positive reviews of New Orleans I was extremely underwhelmed. The meal was average, and the staff were not very attentive. Removing my wine glass without even pausing to ask if I would like another, or any words at all. I had intended to have another glass and relax after my meal, but the staff had other ideas.... More 

Thank Ally_joy01
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

While touristy, the music is local and acoustic, food is good, and its a nice getaway from the main Thamel road.

Thank Gypsygirl1977

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $13
Italian, American, Cafe, European, Asian, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thamel | Jawalakhel, Kathmandu 00977, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: 9779851016136

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?