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Lal Durbar, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4430170
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“rice wine” (12 reviews)
“fixed menu” (2 reviews)
“fried potato” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lal Durbar, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a real tourist trap!!!! Dont go there. Prices are way above normal prices in Kathmandu. Service was very bad.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 855deborahm
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful restaurant which serves a traditional nepalese thali with delicious momos. The menu is set with lots of little dishes, each amazing! The dance show during dinner was lovely and it was great that they explained the history and artistic expression of each dance....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank haseenah2013
Reviewed 3 October 2018

During my holiday in Kathmandu for 11 days from 02/07/18 my hotel driver suggested while out sightseeing if I'd like to visit UTSAV Nepalese Restaurant one evening. He agreed to take me on Friday 06/07/18, on arrival around 6:45pm there were two small groups eating...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 30 August 2018

local rice wine, full set of typical Napelese food, more than 20+ different ethnic groups' dancing, amazing experiences

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Helen_from_downunder
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Excellent place to experience authentic Nepali food and culture. Went there for dinner. The food was amazing so was the staff. All very warm and hospitable. The Cultural program gives you a quick glimpse of the folklore and traditions of the various cultures prevalent in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ArulP_13
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Nepal is a land where the Sanskrit saying " Athithi Devo Bhava" (Guest is God) is truly followed. We were welcomed in the traditional way with Thika. The patio is very tastefully decorated with traditional Kalash and Deep. The personnel took special care of me...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 292anur
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We were in team of about 30, mostly foreign delegates attending a program in Kathmandu. All were made to sit in a big hall and preset course of appetizers , drinks and meal was served by waiters and waitresses in cultural Nepali attire. There was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank aloknbsm
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Went there to have the dinner. And the experience was excellent. Food, staff, service and cultural dance. Bit busy because I think everyone comes there to have best Nepali food in the Kathmandu. It's the best place to have Nepali food and the experience 👌

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank madushag2017
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were part of a tour group and the Nepali dinner and cultural show at Utsav was a tour option. Dancers performed various regional folk dances while we ate. There was a wide variety of food, including soup, fried potato sticks, popcorn, momos, vegetarian and...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jdc8mbc
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We solidly enjoyed dinner at Utsav, which was arranged for us by our tour company. It provided what we had been looking for: an authentic window into what Nepalese might actually eat. Other reviews describe the food perfectly, although I had the veg options and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Nestor R
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lal Durbar, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4430170
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