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“4th time in 2 trekking trips ”

The Ship Restaurant Bar and Lounge
Ranked #19 of 963 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$18
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, Nepalese, Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: When the sun shines, which is often in Kathmandu, our delicious food can be served to our rooftop garden, on our upper decks and our main promenade. This provides a more casual approach to the Ship's dining experience and there are spaces for over 60 diners to enjoy the Kathmandu sunshine. Our main restaurant rooms provide comfort for all our guests in well spaced and uncluttered tables. Our menu has been designed so that all food can be prepared from fresh and delivered to the table within 30 minutes of ordering. All foods whenever possible are organically produced from local sources and will be served by young, enthusiastic and motivated people. Most are students taking their diplomas at a local Hotel Management college and it is the founders aim to help the education of the young.The Ship will assist in this education and will help promote the empowerment of women by providing a vehicle for on the job training and learning as well as providing in house development. Our emphasis will be on quality. Quality of food, quality of service and quality of surroundings, this emphasis will not be compromised. We believe that dining at 'The Ship' will be an unforgettable experience unrivalled in Kathmandu and we look forward to pushing the culinary boundaries of the dining culture within Nepal.
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I have been there 4 times in 2 trips to Nepal this year. I like to fly to into Kathmandu and have my start and finish meal when in Nepal for 2-3 week trekking expiditions in the Himalayas.

It's my chance to treat myself and my friends to a fresh and delicious meal before eating a more specific diet when hiking in the Himalayas usually consisting of vegetable rice and noodles only.

Being a pescatarisn myself - The Himalayan trout is one of the best fish dishes I have tasted! I love fresh fish coming from HK it's always a bit more tricky to come about and the portion is perfect to be paired alongside the mash potatoes and vegetables. The lamb chops have also been highly popular at the table

We always have a glass of wine at the arrival dinner and usually a bottle each at the closing dinner. The house red from Chile is fabulous when paired with meats.

Service wise is exemption all. Babu the manager took very good care of me and my team. And I cannot stress how wonderful it is when all staff on the site recognised me walking in on my 2nd trip to Nepal. The trips were 8 weeks apart - a sign of true 5* service !

My dad came along on the 2nd trip and loved it - he also had the Himalayan trout on both dinner occasions not wanting to try any other main course it was that good

We will be back again when in Nepal for another trek!!!!!


Thank melanie c
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I must admit that finding a good restaurant in Kathmandu is not an easy task so I am very glad that I found this one thanks to my fellow tripadvisers. An oasis of peace in the bustle of the city with good food, good service and good wine. No doubt the place to eat in town

Thank Ricardo B
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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Not long landed in Kathmandu, early dinner. Lovely service. Good food. Clean. Recommend to other travelers

Thank Kate J
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Ship is the best restaurant we eat in Kathmandu in our trip. The chicken we eated there is one of the meals i will remember
I recomend it for sure !

Thank Josep M G
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in Thamel, one of the turist's favorite night walks. The staff is helpfull and very polite. We stayed on the balcony of the first floor and it was nice.
The food was not as good as expected: the pumpkin soup was delicious and the pork chops was good. The Angels on Horseback(prawns wrapped in bacon) were the disappointment: the taste was weird so I had only one out of 8.
I was very disappointed that the tablecloth that they had to put in front of us was one full of stains and so was the one that was already on the joined table.
The toilets were clean-maybe the cleanest one I've seen in a restaurant in Kathmandu.

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