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Nirvana Cafe & Restaurant

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Swayambhu Stupa | Monkey Temple, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 984-1390583
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07:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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Thank Rhiannon H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Elisa F
Wroclaw, Poland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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Thank zwierz102
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!!

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Thank Ilona N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 

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Thank Ella T
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 

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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.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

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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 

Berlin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The best food, view and atmosphere in Kathmandu. By far. Super nice owner and staff, very clean, great food and the view to die for.

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Thank Maciej P
Crested Butte, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Monkey Temple outdoor cafe. Had Momo after a tour of monkey Temple. Delicious food with friendly attentive staff. Watched Hawks play In thermals. Recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Asian, Pub, Nepalese, Chinese, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swayambhu Stupa | Monkey Temple, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 984-1390583
Description
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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