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Utsav

$$ - $$$
Asian, Nepalese
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Lal Durbar, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1-4430170
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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373 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are few other similar restaurants in Kathmandu who provides a real feeling of enjoying Nepali food with culture. I have been here for the first time in Aug and enjoyed there food. However, I felt like this is not to my expectation compare to some other similar types of restaurant who serves multiple courses of Nepali food and entertain... More 

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Thank Mukesh S
Zurich, Switzerland
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

To be fair cultural program was nice but food was normal, nothing special, except momo which was quite nice, however, price is not justified. Beside there was a big table of tourist (guess Bangladeshi tourist) who were very loud and interrupting girls who were performing cultural program and it was embarrassing and very unpleasant. I can have better food, nice... More 

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Thank Kanchshr
Udaipur, India
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The food here you get us really good and you get to choose from plenty of items n the taste and quality is really upto mark

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Thank tangelshilpa
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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274 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I understand there's a show that is done nightly, but we were there during lunch. The food is plentiful and delicious. Service is good, too.

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Thank Felicia D
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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438 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had our Sunday lunch at this restaurant located down a small alley off the main road. Initially feelings were mixed- we were very warmly welcomed but we were the only diners but we were told that it's very busy on an evening as meals include a cultural show. However we had a very pleasant meal of fish, chicken and... More 

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Thank BobBonHere
Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

A good introduction to Nepalese food and dances. A variety of dishes, which are very tasty, including rice wine. Food is topped up, no need to go home hungry. The dances are from a variety of ethnic groups and at the last dance will invite everybody to join in.

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Thank Syl8938
Europe
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94 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This place was recommended by our guide and we decided to go on our first night in Nepal. The original restaurant was badly damaged by the earthquake, so they have had to relocate to a new venue nearby and the inside was nothing we were expecting. It is located off a side street opposite the white gate of the palace.... More 

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Thank clhtravellers
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

You can eat here the traditional nepalese thali which was good but it's very expensive comparing with all the other places where you can eat this dish.

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Thank Rianne2016
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

This restaurant serves authentic Nepali food and features traditional dancing. Try it as an alternative to Bojan Griha or Bancha Ghar

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Thank MikeTCumbria
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We attended this venue as part of a function, the food was very good, very tasty. Staff were friendly and helpful. Nothing I can fault really.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Nepalese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lal Durbar, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4430170

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