Where to Eat
Kirtipur is well-known for its delicious Newari food and already attracts hundreds of visitors each year to its famous restaurants, Newa Lahana and Sasaa. There are many other great restaurants serving Newari dishes and other specialties for visitors to try.
Newa Lahana Restaurant
Traditional Newari food in a casual setting that is run as a local cooperative. Visitors can sit downstairs and watch as food is prepared or head upstairs to the rooftop for views over farms and hills.
SASAA, The Newa Restaurant
Traditional Newari food in a relaxed and fun setting with live music performances on weekends.
View Point Restaurant
Offering Newari and Asian food, the rooftop here has undoubtedly the best view in Kirtipur, overlooking Uma Maheshwor Temple, Kathmandu and the Himalayas.
Mah Kwah Cha Garden Restaurant
Enjoy Newari food in a garden setting. There are also occasional live music performances.
Serving Nepalese and continental food, Chuka is located in a courtyard in front of Bagh Bhairab Temple.
Featuring regular live music performances on Saturdays, this restaurant serves Newari food in a relaxed environment.
Ka:shi Cafe & Lounge
Offering a mix of Nepalese and continental food, the restaurant offers an escape from the Naya Bazaar shopping area below.