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.

Kirtipur Restaurants

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.

Newa Lahana Facebook page

SASAA, The Newa Restaurant

Traditional Newari food in a relaxed and fun setting with live music performances on weekends.

Sasaa Facebook page

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.

View Point Facebook page

Mah Kwah Cha Garden Restaurant

Enjoy Newari food in a garden setting. There are also occasional live music performances.

Mah Kwah Cha Facebook page

Chuka Restro

Serving Nepalese and continental food, Chuka is located in a courtyard in front of Bagh Bhairab Temple.

Jatra Restaurant

Featuring regular live music performances on Saturdays, this restaurant serves Newari food in a relaxed environment.

Jatra Facebook page

Ka:shi Cafe & Lounge

Offering a mix of Nepalese and continental food, the restaurant offers an escape from the Naya Bazaar shopping area below.

Ka:shi Facebook page