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Newa Chhen Restaurant

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Tachupal Tole, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both had the non veg Newari set (dhal bhat) and it was very nice indeed. We were the only people in but the staff were very attentive and friendly. The food did take time however we were in no rush with a lovely view into the square and the food was fresh and hot when it... More 

Thank Pea24601
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I have taken a photograph of this restaurant which clearly shows that the second floor has completely gone. I assume that this damage occurred during the big earthquake of 2015. Access to the first floor restaurant area is by a steep wooden staircase. Watch how much you drink, it's easier going up than it is coming back down! We waited... More 

Thank BobbyJimF
Jakarta, Indonesia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Seems this restaurant was pretty badly rocked by the earthquake.. It certainly looks nothing like the tripadvisor photos that have been uploaded. The tables and chairs look much more.. Simple. And there are no more third floor views as the main photo seems to suggest. When I went it seemed quite dingy and no-frills for sure, and at first I... More 

Thank Anton M
United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I stopped here for a quick bite after trekking to Changu Narayan and Telkot earlier in the day. I just had the Newari soup and it's delicious! It's kinda sour with all kinds of veggies, soy beans, potatoes etc. def hit the spot on a cold day!

Thank xiach
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Newa Cchen Restaurant on Dattatraya Square (Tachupal Tole) is a fantastic place for a meal. It is a small, ‘no frills’ place that is attached to a guesthouse, but the food is excellent and more than a bargain. They cook traditional Newari food, and their delicious peanut sandheko (peanut salad) and vegetable bura (lentil pancake) moved this spot up to... More 

Thank Bontaks
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Vers interesting Cooking with good veggies. You must try the bamboo soup. Google view on the old town. Very friendly hosts

Thank Helmi12
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Very spacious and airy restaurant, open views to the square. Unfortunately not very suitable for rainy weather. Oh and it no longer exists-looks like it was destroyed by an earthquake...

Thank Viltė K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This tiny restaurant is near by to Peacock Guest House in Dattatreya Square, located at corner building on 2nd floor. Served nice simple Newar cuisine, but only if you have time and not in hurry because the serving time is a little slow with a little kitchen at the back. English menu is available for tourist. Had my lunch in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We visited this restaurant as it was close to where we stayed. Although it doesn't look as upmarket as some of the other restaurants in the area, the food was great (particularly the chattamari) and was very reasonably priced. We enjoyed our meal so much, we decided to go back the next night. Unfortunately it was full, so make sure... More 

2 Thank Richard L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Many restaurants in Bhaktapur are overpriced. This one isn't - the food is great and the price is good. The view of Dattatraya square adds to the experience. Of course the usual nepali dishes are here. But I would recommend the typical Newari food: try the peanut sandheko as a starter, and then the veggie bura (lentil pancake with vegetable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tachupal Tole, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Bhaktapur

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?