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Cafe Soma

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Jhamsikhel | Jhamsikhel / Baluwatar, Patan (Lalitpur) 977, Nepal
07:30 - 20:00
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and generous breakfasts, great freshly brewed coffees, super service and nice atmosphere for this Cafe where everybody meets in Sanepa. With a group of friends, for a business chat or just solo to read the newspaper, always wonderful to spend time in Soma.

Thank Renaud M
Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

its a relaxed place where you can drink coffee or eat something. The staff is friendly and the food is tasty. The prices are maybe a little bit higher but of course still good

Thank Tobias R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and fresh produce. I had Beef Burger and chips and better half had a succulent beef salad. We needed something else to eat other than spice!! The service very good and excellent value for money. Highly recommended

Thank m19abs
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have delicious hamburgers, various sandwiches, and beautiful salads. They have indoor and outdoor seating. Always a fun group of people and good coffee.

Thank m G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here on a number of occasions in December 2016. I had a different dish every time and I really enjoyed them all. The pancakes were the best, and they also serve a good cup of coffee.

Thank TinaDonagher
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We are here on a placement at an orphanage and this cafe is on our way. We popped in one morning and tried the Devil's food and we have been coming back almost every day since. The coffee is exceptional (I have tried the esspresso, cafe latte, caramel latte, mocha, coffee thickshake and the iced coffee), the baked goods are... More 

Thank Graeme F
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great place for breakfast, their pumpkin carrot soup is good too. And good coffee... Lots of books. And friendly staff.

Thank Alice B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

It felt great when I entered the café. They have got a great smiling way to receive a costumer. But was really disappointed to be served an Americano-like espresso. Rest of the food were average. Good place to visit but not a great one for coffee..

Thank KshitizBhujel
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you travel to Kathmandu and are around Patan area then do visit this cafe. I have been going here for years and this is still one of my favorite places to grab a bite or meet friends. Their breakfast/ Brunch menu is fantastic and they serve that throughout the day. The ambience is very warm and cosy. The servers... More 

Thank Sadichha S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

There are many cute coffee shops in the Lalitpur area, but what I like about this place are all the books available on the shelves. It reminds me of a bookstore. They are for purchase only. Would be nice if they were included for pleasure reading. Good menu of food and coffee. Could use couches and soft lights.

Thank mickeym0use27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
European, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jhamsikhel | Jhamsikhel / Baluwatar, Patan (Lalitpur) 977, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Patan (Lalitpur)
  • Phone Number: 9775528732
Cafe Soma offers you a great selection of freshly made gourmet sandwiches, cakes, coffees and light bites, with an excellent selection of books supplied by United Books. Our goal is to source all of our produce from organic certified farms offering the customer a great experience and at an affordable price. Come and enjoy the ambiance of cafe Soma; browse through our excellent selection of books, sit down and sample some of our tasty treats and enjoy Nepal's finest coffee. Cafe Soma "a European deli with a Nepali twist"

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