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Nirvana Cafe & Restaurant

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Swayambhu Stupa | Bijeswori, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4276031
07:30 - 21:30
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

i was on way from Thamel to Monkey temple and i stop at Nirvana cafe and restro and soon after i realize it is best restro i been in so far it is highly professional family Restoran that build new cafe house with some most amazing food i ever try i order chicken cashunust and rice and it been beater... More 

Thank Jan M
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here! Really welcoming and friendly family. Ate yummy food and made friends. I'd definitely recommend!

Thank Sophie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this on the walk to the temple. Incredibly friendly attentive staff, very nice food, great ambiance and unbelievable views. A must visit!

Thank Rhiannon H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a place to have a Cappuccino and dropped in, 240Rs for it! Compared to the prices in Thamel (about 140Rs) or at Durbar Square (110-165Rs) its not a fair price, we didn't stay.

Thank Elisa F
Wroclaw, Poland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We didn't know this place earlier - and we are very glad that we've chosen this restaurant. Great view from the terrace, best momo we tried in Kathmandu, perfect service and incredibly friendly owner, spending time on chatting with guests. Fore sure we'll come back, when in Kathmandu again!

Thank zwierz102
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Super friendly owner and staff. We found the Cafe/Restaurant on our way to the monkey tempel and enjoyed the best coffee, brilliant food, with good view of Kathmandu. Had a lovely chat with Krishna (owner) a really nice guy. That place is a hidden gem! Fantastic place!!

Thank Ilona N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I stopped in here to grab a bite to eat while exploring the area, and it was the highlight of my day! Delicious food, complementary popcorn (which all cafes should offer), wifi to share the view with friends and family, and hosts who are more than happy to share their knowledge of the location and peaks around you. They let... More 

Thank Ella T
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from visiting the temple. Stopped to have 1 beer ended up staying for about 4 hours chatting with the owner who is very friendly and taught us about the history of Nepal. The owner even offered us to have dinner with his family, such lovely people! They also bring you free snacks with every... More 

Thank hayleygregs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The staff is super friendly, they make you feel at home. We've been here two times and the food was always very good. While eating, you can enjoy one of the best views of Kathmandu.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Service was perfect, we were received a warm welcome and were shown the view of Everest (which you have to believe in to see it ;)). We had veg momo kothey, veg pakoda and masala peanuts, all very delicious. Perfect stop on or from your way to Swayambunath.

Thank GuusjeJ
nirvanaSwoyambhu, Guest Relations Manager at Nirvana Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou my lovely guest hearty wel come to nepal n nirvana flavor cafe n restro family. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Cafe, Asian, Nepalese, Chinese, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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: Swayambhu Stupa | Bijeswori, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4276031
Family Restro really close to the monkey temple, where you can enjoy an international cuisine [nepalese, Indian, chinese, Italian] meal or a coffee from a nepalese Himalayan Organic Coffee with marvelous views to the city of Kathmandu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?