The Best Restaurants in Bhaktapur, Nepal

The Best Restaurants in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Bhaktapur, Nepal (B)

Bhaktapur, a small city on the outskirts of Kathmandu, is a cultural hub. It’s been coined “the cultural capital of Nepal” and certainly lives up to the name. While you can experience beautiful architecture, dive into the history, or learn a new art form, culture has always been about one thing for me. The food. It seemed crazy to go to such a cultural city and not find the best places to eat. Bhaktapur is known for its Newari culture, so I tried to eat as much amazing Newari food as I could. Below you’ll find a list of the best restaurants in Bhaktapur as well as restaurants with the best views!

I tend to avoid restaurants located in tourist hubs. Often, they’re overpriced and the food is overly westernized. I find that you’re just paying for the view and the ambience rather than the quality of the food. Temple View Restaurant is the exception. We ate there on our last night in town, and it ended up being the best restaurant of the bunch. We ordered the Samay Baji set which is a traditional Newari set meal. The dish consists of spicy chicken, beaten rice, vegetable curry, a fried egg, a potato pancake, beans, a dried fish, and a green vegetable. This is the only place we went where they were able to make it “mild” and surprisingly, it didn’t take away from the flavor. The set dish cost 795 rupees ($8 USD), but was worth the expensive price tag. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Best Restaurants in Bhaktapur, Nepal
Guide Location: Nepal » Bhaktapur
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Michelle Della Giovanna
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Temple View Palace Restaurant
  • Pagoda Guest House & Rooftop Restaurant
  • Nyatapola Guest House
  • Mulmi Coffee Shop
  • Travellers Coffee & Café
  • Namaste Restaurant
  • New Café Nyatapola
  • Taumadhi Square