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Gaia Restaurant & Coffee Shop

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Kathmandu Nepal | Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1-4261633
07:30 - 21:30
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Milan, Italy
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went twice to yhis place as it was close to my hotel. Just open place so quiet cold at night. Nice service food is ok but absolutely not special. At least i don't understand why is so recommended. Good they put just the service and not vat as most of the places ( or viceversa). Its ok but you... More 

Thank fbonomi
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice restaurant, bit hard to find but excellent value with a nice outdoor fire pit. very nice food. Good friendly staff. Prices very reasonable. Definitely will visit again.

1 Thank SydMark
Geraldton, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant provides options for both fireside and indoor heated dining, with a menu that lists both traditional and western choices. The servings were generous, particularly the chicken biryani. Our first taste of the famous nepalese mo mos was here and we were not disappointed. Centrally located and easy to find.

1 Thank Rosie B
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Gaia has a lovely and relaxed vibe. The staff were so friendly and happy to help. The food was delicious and the coffee is excellent. A tranquil escape from the buzzing streets.

1 Thank Attraversiamo22
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited Gaia on a cold night. The open firepit warmed us up nicely. We had a few of the chicken dishes - Tikka Masala as well as the Gaia roast, both of which were excellent. The Chili sausage appetiser was also great. The servings could have been a tad bigger; the service was prefunctual and efficient. It's more casual... More 

1 Thank CrazyXplorer
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch. The Padthai and chilli chicken was OK, but not standout. The restaurant is courtyard style and obviously popular with tourists. It has a relaxing atmosphere.

1 Thank Skylark9
Mantua, Italy
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50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a restaurant run by likeminded folks. It is clean, quick service, varities of foods and reasonable price. Highly appreciated!

1 Thank bhumi1008
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not worth it. The service is slow, the food is really bad, there are places that are much more confortable.

Thank elcheirif
Pepingen, Belgium
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast? A cup of tea with pastry in the afternoon? Lunch and dinner?. The whole day they serves delicious food. Staff is very friendly and Harry is always there to help.

Thank michellebekaert
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant for lunch. There are varieties of choices from western, Indian, Nepali cuisine to choose from. We ordered a masala chicken with rice and tofu. Both taste good. The ambiance is also nice for relaxing especially after the busy and bustling street of Thamel. The services is also good.

1 Thank Wong S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 7
Indian, Cafe, International, European, Asian, Nepalese, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kathmandu Nepal | Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4261633
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.

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