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Koto Restaurant

Lal Durbar, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4256449
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good54%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“tempura” (7 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lal Durbar, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed August 17, 2018

The food was good but service and presentation was sub par. There is no atmosphere and lacks some "personality"

Thank Arno D
Reviewed August 9, 2018

There are 2 Koto restaurants a very short walk from Hotel Annapurna, not far from the Royal Palace. Well-made tempura, flavorful gyoza, delicious goma-ae, delicate chawanmushi, and the best agedashi tofu in Kathmandu. They allow two people to share a donburi, dividing it nicely before...More

Thank Maureen G
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We had been here for lunch and the sushi was really fresh, the tempura crisp and the service was also very good. Restaurant is located in Durbarmarg and very easy to locate!

Thank Planet3earth
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Quite good Japanese food. Quite authentic. I loved it. I would recommend it. Good value for money too, considering the area it is in.

Thank Pcraviolatti
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Koto is well known among the urban Kathamandites. First of all there are two Koto on the same stretch of road, 50 feet apart. If one is closed try the other one. We had the onigiri bento box, tempura bento, tempura udon, salmon nigiri sushi,...More

Thank KCezan
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

I visited Koto on march 23rd 2018 and was not pleased with food (miso was okay). I took the third menu set (with yakitori sticks) and the meat quality was not great compared to the price you paid. Also, try to avoid paying with a...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I cannot remember the first time I visited Koto. It feels like it has been around forever! A true indication of both the quality and value of the fare. I visited after a long period abroad and it was like a time warp. Nothing had...More

Thank Devendra R
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Koto at Durbarmarg next to Hotel Annapurna is among my favourite restaurant in Nepal. My family and friends love it and the place is clean, hospitable and you can pay park your vehicle at Hotel Annapurna for convenience. The dishes are yum and I've never...More

Thank Ray1T
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Having injured my arm after a high speed bicycle crashed into me, and after I visited a nearby hospital (excellent treatment) I headed to Koto which was a few hundred meters away... I ordered a delicious grilled salmon soup with restaurant made superb tofu pls...More

Thank AntSydney
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Amazing Japanese food in Durbar Marg! We had no problem ordering fully vegetarian. Several vegetarian sushi options and lots of other amazing veg dishes. The miso soup was amazing. Also LOVED the grilled tofu and a blanched spinach dish.

Thank Alex U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lal Durbar, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4256449
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