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“Great setting, average food, outrageous prices.”
Review of Kaiser Cafe

Kaiser Cafe
Ranked #74 of 811 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Despite the fantastic setting, this is just convention-grade food buffet with very limited entrees and dessert selection. And you can feed a whole Nepali family for a month on those prices. My advice: fork out the (already steep) gate fee to enjoy into the fantastic serenity of the gardens and stick to the sandwich and snack joint at the other end of the place.

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Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

The setting is fantastic, an oasis in the middle of Kathmandu (though you do have to pay 200/person just to get in). However the lack of service beggars belief. It is almost impossible to get a menu let alone place an order. Don't go here unless you are extremely patient, have all day & enjoy surly waiters.

The food is average & expensive, but the atmosphere makes up for these faults.

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Reviewed October 15, 2012

The Garden of Dreams is picture-lovely. The airy pavilion, which houses Kaiser Cafe, is the perfect ground from which to enjoy the garden views. The service is attentive yet unobtrusive, and as efficient as you want it to be when you are not necessarily in a rush. The prices are similar to other quality restaurants in Thamel. I liked most of the dishes I tried at Kaiser, but would especially recommend you try one of their pita sandwiches for lunch, followed by an iced coffee with chocolate cake.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

The location is certainly outstanding and uniquely clean and quiet for Kathmandu standards. We are coming here for many years and again we had the impression that the quality of food and staff attendance in particular has deteriorated again. We recommend to ask for the bill as soon as you have placed your order. That saves you at least half an hour.

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Thank Babs-Pollux
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

loved the Kaiser cafe and have visited it now many times whilst working in Kathmandu. Food is very good- you must try the mutton thali; wonderful, have also tried the vegetarian thali and chicken version too which are very good. Can also highly recommend the buffalo momos - terrific!
the setting is magical, especially early evening when the sun's going down. If you remember be armed with a torch or a torch app on your phone as when leaving aftre dark there are no lights in the grounds and its pitch dark!
if you get the chance go over to the bar on the other side of the gardens from the cafe - its a lovely setting too and the long island teas are dynamite and great value at 450 rupees!

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