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The Rum Doodle

) #125 of 634 Restaurants in Kathmandu €€ - €€€ Nepalese, Bar, Pizza
Amrit Marg | Naxal, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-2191248
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (19 reviews)
“apple pie” (3 reviews)
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Nepalese, Bar, Pizza, International, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Amrit Marg | Naxal, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interior needs renovation. Cleanniness is not up to standard. Food is good. Stuffs are supportive. Needs more smile. Price and environment don't match.More

Thank Motiul
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Dear Motiul, Thank you for visiting the Rum Doodle and for your review. The team has been briefed on the need to smile more often. We are also glad that we met your expectations on the quality of the food and support from the staff....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place and even better taste. We gone for lunch and had nice salad along with some sandwiches and very nice lime soda. Interior is very unique.

2  Thank CRKMumbai
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Dear CRKMumbai, Thank you visiting the Rum Doodle and for your review. The team here is ecstatic that we were able to meet your expectations. Do come back, visit and review us again when you are next in town. All the best in your travels.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

We were with a group of about 20 experiencing this unique, well known, restaurant. I was very disappointed. It is located off a busy road. There was no ambience inside. We were not made to feel welcome, in fact we felt we were intruding. The...More

Thank welltravelled105
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Dear Welltravelled105, We are extremely sorry we failed to meet your expectations and will work hard at changing things here. The team has been made aware that we fell short of the mark and improvements have been made. The Chef has been made aware of...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Situated just round corner from very upmarket Royal Enfield dealership. We were in a group of 30 from UK, Great Rail Journeys. Had an arranged set menu of either veg lasagne, fish and chips or chicken and mash with veg. Was told the reason for...More

Thank Murray W
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Dear Murray W, We are sorry we fell short of the mark and our team has been apprised of this. Should you visit Kathmandu again, please do visit and review us again. In the meantime, we are also working with your local tour operator to...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Stopped here for a final lunch before leaving Nepal after hearing about its connections to the climbing scene good service and what has to be one of the best Pizza and Veggie burgers in Kathmandu that i found , intriguing to see all the 30...More

Thank 16355mx
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for your review. I will let our crew know that their efforts have been appreciated and that they met your expectations. Do come and visit us again when you are next in town.

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I am frequent eater of this restaurant and visited many times while they are in Thamel. After Earthquake may 2015, they moved their restaurant front of Police headquarter, Naxal. Visited this location first time and had a delicious pizza with coffee. It was one of...More

Thank Nabaraj T
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Dear Nabaraj T, thank you for visiting us at our new location and for your review. I will let our crew know that they met your expectations and that their services and efforts have been appreciated. Do visit us again when you next have the...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

Simple but good restaurant with diligent and friendly staff. We went there several times to enjoy either Nepalese or Western style food. Steak and apple pie highly recommended.

Thank Michel B
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Dear Michel, The team here at the Rum Doodle thank you for your visit and your review. We are very glad that we were able to meet your expectations and look forward to welcoming you back when you next visit Kathmandu.

Reviewed 10 October 2016

My first visit since the earthquake to their new location. What happened to the real character and atmosphere of the old place??? This one is just a modern eaterie situated miles from any other attraction, with a huge tv blaring out wrestling whilst we were...More

1  Thank 1dormy
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the The Rum Doodle and we are sorry that we fell short of your expectations. One and chief among the many reasons to leave our Thamel location was that we feel that the new business district of Naxal is where the...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The combination of quantity and festive atmosphere more than offsets the inconsistent food quality, though some of the meats are quite good. When we went with friends the top-round and lamb were very good, the skirt steak and chicken also good. The fish was dreadful,...More

Thank vishal k
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review of the Rum Doodle. We moved location and re-opened in April of 2016 and have been working towards delivering a great dining experience since then. The team here is sorry that your fish was not your liking and...More

Reviewed 22 January 2016

I found the restaurant has huge place with a lot of meals to try. It's a great place in Thamel to visit after tiring treks for weeks. Enjoy having western liquors and western foods that tastes great. I often visit this place and feel enjoyed...More

Thank NPLGUY
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this review

I am happy to inform you that we have relocated the Rum Doodle to the Naxal area of Kathmandu, just opposite the Nepal Police HQ. Hope you will visit us again soon.

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47acentral
Has The Rum Doodle opened yet?
11 April 2016|
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Response from BigBlackYak | Property representative |
No, not yet. We are putting the finishing touches to the new place. It will no longer be located in Thamel, but in Naxal opposite the Nepal Police Head Quarters.
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Bouquinistte
We can't find you at the address listed - where have you moved to please?
9 November 2015|
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Response from BigBlackYak | Property representative |
The Rum Doodle ceased operations in the Thamel district as of August 31, 2015 and is now in the process of moving to the Naxal district which is the new Business District of Kathmandu. The new area has wide roads, open... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amrit Marg | Naxal, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-2191248
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Description
Begun in 1979, the Rum Doodle is based on the book, The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W.E Bowman. It is a homage to the traveler/ adventurer inside everyone of us.