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“Great atmosphere”

Funky Buddha Kathmandu
Ranked #114 of 732 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Asian, Nepali
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

We chose this place after other reviews from TA and we were not disappointed. It's a must visit place in Kathmandu and a retreat from the dusty busy streets. As a group of 21 travellers we expected some delay in the arrival of the food (which there was but only a short one). This gave us the chance to enjoy the music which was indeed funky and take advantage of the 'happy hour' cocktails. It was so good we returned for a second night. Average price of the food is £3-£4 and drinks well below this, food was delicious too. Oh and the toilets are sparkling clean too which is always a bonus !

Visited April 2014
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Tromso, Norway
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
Reviewed April 6, 2014

High quality food, reasonable prices. Nice garden with honey scenting flowers (March-April).
Chicken Biriani 350, Nasi Goreng 395, spaghetti carbonara 295.

  • Visited April 2014
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Noosa, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Funky restaurant”
Reviewed April 2, 2014

The Funky Budda is an oasis of quiet in the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. The drinks are cold and the food is wonderful.
Staff are are great and the toilets are clean.
I would recommend it to anyone visiting Thamel.

Visited March 2014
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Burnie, Australia
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice digs, good food”
Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

They have a nice outdoor setup and play good music. They have a good range on their menu, with prices between R300 to R400+ for most items. I tried their 'Best Burger in Thamel'. It was your average burger but it was good. Considering the efforts of most of the burgers in Nepal it could well be the 'Best Burger in Thamel', to me it was one of the better I've had in Nepal. Their drink menu was quite expensive. No cheap beers to be had here. The staff were very friendly and professional.

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Delhi, New York
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Really nice place”
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Nice music, dj was playing, helpful and friendly staff. And the food really good. Also the atmosphere really nice

Visited March 2014
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