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Koto Restaurant

Lal Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1-4256449
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good56%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (24 reviews)
“tempura” (6 reviews)
“bento” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lal Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having injured my arm after a high speed bicycle crashed into me, and after I visited a nearby hospital (excellent treatment) I headed to Koto which was a few hundred meters away... I ordered a delicious grilled salmon soup with restaurant made superb tofu pls...More

Thank AntSydney
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing Japanese food in Durbar Marg! We had no problem ordering fully vegetarian. Several vegetarian sushi options and lots of other amazing veg dishes. The miso soup was amazing. Also LOVED the grilled tofu and a blanched spinach dish.

Thank Alex U
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Been going years, they continue to serve the bets Japanese in KTM. Disclaimer: This review is for the cooked food; have yte to try their sushi/sahimi

Thank K6173ZXch
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Koto is my family's favorite Japanese restaurant in Kathmandu. We go almost every weekend for the delicious gyoza, don buri, tempura, sushi rolls, and soba noodles. We have never had a bad experience with the raw fish, the staff are wonderful, and the prices are...More

Thank Sophia A
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

In Durbar Marg, which is walking distance from the tourist hub Thamel. Very good location. The food is very authentic and good. Not a very fancy restaurant. It looks very basic but the food is lovely. The have a Japanese chef. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Franccesco88
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We recently went to koto (lalitpur) for lunch. We had 1 sushi bento, 1 salmon teriyaki bento, 1 Coke, 1 mineral water which totalled to approx 2100rs. The sushi bento was a great deal with 5 types of nigiri & maki. Both bentos had stir...More

Thank zazzy01
Reviewed 18 March 2017

this is the first time i had bad experience here.... had ordered udon and teriyaki chicken .... the service was very late and when the udon arrived it had strand of hair in it ...later we saw that the chefs did not have head cap...More

Thank Shahita S
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

who would have thought you could get authentic Japanese in the heart of Kathmandu. Do yourself a favour and come here at least once

Thank Stefan H
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I love the traditional Japanese food and it might come as a surprise that there are several Japanese restaurants in Kathmandu. Koto is clearly my favourite. It is not even very expensive and serve a good selection of sushi amongst many other things. It is...More

Thank Elias V
Reviewed 23 February 2017

when you need real rice this is place. if you stayed at hotel yak and yeti, this place is near. they have 2 times of open, they not open everyday. they open 2 times. best rice, best sushi. best food. best service. the location is...More

Thank amazinggirls
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lal Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4256449
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