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Black Olives Cafe and Bar

$$ - $$$Cafe, Asian,
| Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4700956
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Been there several times and will return again you won’t regret. The staff were well trained and kind. Food was quite good as we had snitzel. There was a acoustic band playing that nite which made for special evening

Thank Dubuquers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

one of the best dining experience in thamel.the place of desserts and tapas, service was simply flawless with trained staffs.i will be there again.

Thank mountain4321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour company took us here for dinner, it's considered very clean and hygienic. The food looks and taste amazing. They have a large variety of food and is quite affordable!

Thank Bianca B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very limited options, not well-prepared. I had the breakfast and the Chicken Cordon Blue and the Spaghetti. Both avoidable, but a nice relaxing ambiance, with indoor and outdoor seating. Relax with a coffee or drink

Thank Hanil M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was just walking around one night looking for a place to get dinner, and I'm so glad I found the Black Olives Cafe! The atmosphere was so great- the staff kept a fire going the whole time- it was so warm and welcoming! There...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

After a nastily upset stomach, we were specifically looking for a restaurant where the food is prepared hygienically. This is one of the things Black Olives explicitly states, so we decided to check the place out. Everything is very clean and comfortable inside and in...More

Thank Chiara N
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A friend and I arrived late Dec. 22 2017 for a late dinner. We choose to sit by the fire as we did from that day on during our visit. The atmosphere was welcoming, the food was delicious, the choices were many, and the staff...More

Thank Lorina Z
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

They serve decent food but the usp of the place is bonfire and folk music. There are some musicians from nearby villages who play from 5 to 7pm every evening. Music is pleasant to hear and makes the experience better. They also keep a bonfire...More

Thank AbhiUP14
Reviewed 2 January 2018

A good and reliable choice in Khatmandu, THE DAL BAT set was always tasty. Has an upstairs section to st and watch the world.

Thank KeeponKrusing
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Great live acoustic guitarist - playing 60s/70s. Making everyone feeling welcome. Had also great music - 50/60s jazz/blues. Food: had ny special wild boar bbq. Others had rosemary chicken & grilled fish. Amazing, delicious. Cocktail : vodka smoothie - very nice. Service: attentive and polite.

Thank Tone A
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Karen P
31 January 2018|
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Response from AbhiUP14 | Reviewed this property |
I visited on Tuesday and they were playing in the courtyard. But that was 26th December the sign board should be more reliable.
james R
29 August 2017|
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Response from Neil B | Reviewed this property |
You must have ordered it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4700956
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