KATHMANDU, Jan 1: May it be to grab a quick bite, or spend a lazy afternoon or to have a chill weekend with your loved ones here are 20 restaurants that we think you should visit in 2020.
1. Nina's, Kathmandu
With a lot of choices on the menu for everyone, including vegans, this restaurant located at Maharajgunj is a perfect place for a quick bite or a relaxing evening with family and friends.
2. Hessed, Lalitpur
Café Hessed at Jhamsikhel is ideal for coffee dates, or to bring your laptop and work without the distraction of music. This café caters the finest donuts and cupcakes to bakery lovers.
3. Butcher's Café, Kathmandu
Welcoming environment fused with amazing taste is what they serve at the newly opened Butcher's Café, located at Astrek Park in Thamel. The attraction of this café is the share plate, which is available only at this Cafe. With harmonizing hot and sweet taste and hot wings you get in this platter will definitely linger on your tongue for some time.
4. Momo Karma, Kathmandu
Momo Karma, a cozy little restaurant in Nagpokhari, has a limited menu, but what they do provide is excellent in terms of taste, quality, and presentation. It is not only the food that recommends Momo Karma, but the ambiance too. The wood paneling on the wall, as well as the choice of lighting, gives the restaurant a warm and cozy feel.
5. Pawan Misthan Bhandar, Bhairawa
If you ask anyone about the best food to eat in Bhairahawa, Peda from Pawan Misthan Bhandar is the one that is highly recommended. The sweet and milky Peda from this place is very popular among people.
6. Evoke Café, Lalitpur
Evoke Café at Jamsikhel is a perfect escape from the hectic city life, where you can relax with your family and friends with good food and great ambiance.
7. Greasy Spoon Restaurant, Sauraha
The spectacular environment bound with really friendly staff, good food, and hands-on service makes Greasy Spoon a must visit the restaurant in Sauraha.
8. Visuddha Mommocha, Hetauda
The juicy momo you get at Momocha, which you can enjoy with live music every weekend, is something you would not want to miss when you are in Hetauda. This restaurant accepts cards, which is a plus point, as most places in Hetauda do not.
9. Jazz Upstairs, Kathmandu
Located at Lazimpat, Jazz Upstairs is a legendary pub with live jazz on Wednesdays and Saturdays. With friendly staff and lively ambiance, this place is very much in the tradition of jazz pubs, where you can unwind to good music with some beer.
10. Moondance Restaurant, Pokhara
Moon Dance Restaurant at Lakeside, Pokhara, is an ideal place to hang out with your loved ones with good food and amazing service. This restaurant located at Lakeside has a friendly environment accompanied by good food and a cozy atmosphere.
11. Fresh Elements, Pokhara
Fresh Elements, an Italian restaurant, is another amazing place to visit when in Pokhara. This restaurant serves fresh food that combines great taste with superior nutrition and quality.
12. Dhokaima Café, Lalitpur
Dhokaima Café located right beside the entrance of Lalitpur -Patan Dhoka- is a quiet place around the chaos of Patan, this café is amazing for having coffee and cakes on a lazy day or for a relaxed business meeting.
13. Maiti Café, Kathmandu
Maiti Café at New Baneshwor is a start-up social enterprise venture in Kathmandu which serves freshly brewed coffee along with delicious appetizers and fast food items. This café not only serves excellent food, but they also have an aim, which is to serve as a self-sustaining source of financial aid to Maiti Nepal.
14. The Garuda Bar, Bhaktapur
The Garuda Bar is a fun spot to have a drink or bite to eat while enjoying a great view over the Durbar Square from their rooftops. The spectacular food accompanied by even better food is something you would not want to miss when in Bhaktapur.
15. Alice Restaurant, Kathmandu
Alice Restaurant at Gairidhara, Kathmandu, is an ideal place to go for dinner with your family. This place not only serves excellent food but also provides guests with a homely environment and has a play area for children. It is a perfect place for families to enjoy dinner without constantly having to worry about their kids.
16. Hill Top, Dhading
Hill Top restaurant in Dhading is the perfect place to grab a quick lunch or dinner when you are en route to your long drive destination. This restaurant offers lunch and dinner packages which are good as well as delicious.
17. Bhetghat Taas Ghar, Chitwan
Bhetghat Taas Ghar at Narayangadh in Chitwan serves one of the best Taas sets. The soft to bite, tender and juicy mutton with the smoky flavor gives the Taas set found at this restaurant a signature taste.
18. Chocolate Wheels, Kathmandu
Located in at Boudha in Kathmandu, Chocolate Wheels is an eatery that specializes in chocolate-based drinks, desserts, and sweets. They offer chocolate lovers an indulgent experience with a variety of chocolate flavors. Chocolate with pancake, waffle, and crepe and softy ice-cream machine are some of the important varieties served in this eatery.
19. Sweet Lane, Kathmandu
Sweet Lane, located at Astrek Park, Thamel, is a must-visit. This place claims to serve the best cheesecakes in Kathmandu, and there is no doubt in it. The sweet dishes that are available here are swoon-worthy.
20. Dorje Bakery Café, Langtang
This cafe located at Kyanjin Gumba, Langtang, serves the best apple pies and chocolate cakes you will ever have. Enjoying a warm cup of hot chocolate with a cake and a magnificent view of mountains is something you will crave for days, even after returning from your trek. A visit here is truly a reward after a long trek.