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Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
(01) 4700589
00:00 - 23:00
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South East England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nargila is just below Tom & Jerry's in Thamel opposite Northfields cafe ... it's not posh but it has great food from Continental to Middle East and which is inexpensive the have a good bar, the staff are very attentive and love some interaction with their guests. If you like a shisha then this is the place for you they... More 

1 Thank Barbara B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner to Nargila. The falafel sandwich were perfect, so were the french fries and the home-made garlic mayonnaise. The staff is really friendly. We will come back next time in Kathmandu.

1 Thank Marine L
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71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

We went in as we were passing and our eye was caught by falafel. We weren't disappointed. The falafel was the best in town by far, with delicious sesame seeds and loads of flavour. The serving was big enough to share (we also had the veg fried rice which was equally delicious) We felt guilty taking advantage of the free... More 

3 Thank KarlAndSassy
zonkedThamel, Owner at Nargila Restaurant, responded to this review

Namaste and Thank You for your outstanding words. Please do visit us when you guys visit Nepal again!! We will be very pleased to see you guys. N yes don't worry...we are always here to serve you and make you happy. More 

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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Good food, affordable price. We ate dinner. the food came quick and was hot and tasty. The portions are bit small but again the price is good. The restaurant is on the second floor over the street. It is a nice place.

1 Thank Oshri G
Alice Springs, Australia
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83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Today we had a very enjoyable lunch at Nargila restaurant. The food was great and inexpensive and the Middle Eastern dishes were very good. The waitors were friendly and this place is highly recommended for a low key lunch or dinner.

1 Thank waalitj
Kathmandu, Nepal
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

Good food, but warm beer took 15 mins, hummus 25 mins and babaganoush another 15 mins to reach the table. By 90 mins the chicken shawarma had still not appeared. The place was 1/3 full so it wasn't the crowd. All kitchen and wait staff seemed to be on deck, so owner/manager needs to have a 'motivational talk' with his... More 

2 Thank CSinKTM
Sahesh, Owner at Nargila Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry for that inconvenience but now the management is changed so there will be no such issues later More 

null, Nepal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

we have here when we were in Nepal. we loved the food very much we have lots of time for dinned and lunch.

1 Thank hi2T11
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

The location of this restaurant is awesome....the terrace view is nice and the place has got very good feel. The food was superb here and its not very expensive.

1 Thank chetanchandra303
Muscat Governorate, Oman
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Their shawarmas were MASSIVE! But they tasted awesome! They do great Arab food with a twist. Definitely going back!

2 Thank Firsttimers2bk
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

We went here twice when we had a few days to kill in Kathmandu. The falafel was great and we had the Chicken Shawarmas which were nice big kebabs - ideal after hitting the gym in Thamel

1 Thank S W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Asian, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: (01) 4700589

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?