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“Great courtyard restaurant with good food and very friendly staff” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gaia Restaurant & Coffee Shop

Gaia Restaurant & Coffee Shop
Ranked #10 of 703 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Price range: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Indian, Cafe, International, European, Asian, Nepali, Healthy
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Gaia Restaurant & Coffee Shop is specialized in Eurasian cuisine. We offer various breakfast sets and a large choice for your lunch or dinner. Besides that, we offer fresh, organic coffee and various teas, salads and cakes. Inside & outside dining In the sun, in the shadow or inside. Alone, as a couple or with a group. We provide you plenty of seating options, both in- and outside. Various daily newspapers At Gaia you can catch up with the daily news from Nepal and the world. Next to a number of Nepali newspapers we offer three English dailies: The Kathmandu Post, The Himalayan Times and Republica. The Kathmandu Post The Himalayan Times Republica Free Wi-fi Check your e-mail, update your blog and keep track of your Facebook and other social media with our free wi-fi. Ask our staff for the password.
Kathmandu
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“Great courtyard restaurant with good food and very friendly staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

Best restaurant by far that we ate in during our time in Nepal. The setting is nice. It is in a little courtyard in one of the quiet back streets just off one of the busier main streets. The food is very good and reasonably cheap. Other places have food at about the same prices, but the quality of the food at Gaia is much better. The atmosphere is nice in the evening as they have candles on each table. We ate there several times for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The staff were always very friendly and polite. Definitely reccommend.

  • Visited October 2012
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“Lovely restaurant/cafe in a quiet (!) part of Thamel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

I was staying down the road from Gaia at the Sacred Valley Inn so ended up going here a lot! the garden was lovely and cool during the day and had a really nice ambience... the food was good - not amazing but good with plenty of variety and the staff were friendly. They also served good coffee!

  • Visited September 2012
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“Eggs. Freaking. Benedict. Oh yeah.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

Over the course of a few weeks we tried quite a number of items on Gaia's menu, but the eggs benedict really stood out. They were surprisingly cheap at about 380 NP, I think. We ordered the pepper steak a lot too and it was almost always delicious, though it was barely edible once for some reason. Not sure why it was hit and miss...I'd trust the server to give you an honest answer as to how fresh it is. The Indian food and pasta dishes we ordered were good, but not incredible. Great coffee. Really attentive a d friendly staff, too, and a nice garden-like atmosphere. Really missing those eggs benedict now that we're gone!

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“Good food in Kathmandu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

I been this restaurant with my friend . And I god real Nepali food with nice staff . Food is so good and fresh . And location is best . I like the Nepali food which is very delicious . Garden is so beautiful . If I come back again Kathmandu I am sure to come again this restaurant . I like to recommend to this restaurant who are visit Kathmandu Nepal . Thanks to all hi peace member to provide excellent service to us ....

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“Good breakfast”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

The atmosphere is great--very quiet, set back from the main road. The juice and breakfast are nice..the staff was lovely as well. They have books you can read--but you can't buy or take them away--so read fast!

Visited October 2012
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