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Gaia Restaurant & Coffee Shop

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Kathmandu Nepal | Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1-4261633
07:30 - 21:30
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice quiet/tucked away setting in Thamel. About ten of us went for breakfast, all ordering different things. Everything was dealt with efficiently and well cooked.

1 Thank PaulIanLyons
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is good, mid-priced, and the service friendly and welcoming. The perfect escape from the madness of Kathmandu. Menu is 'Eurasian' providing a reassuring variety sure to reassure the Western traveller.Undoubtedly its best selling point is the good atmosphere created by the courtyard eating area.

2 Thank thoroughlygood
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very luck that our hotel was nearby and found this restaurant without having to search for somewhere good to eat. Our first meal was nice so we went back 3 or 4 times over the next few days. We found the waiter very good and we could ask for recommendations. We were happy with all of our meal... More 

2 Thank Tiana E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious and the waiter on both nights was on to it with our dietary requirements.I would def recommend them..Warm, friendly and busy atmosphere...Very cosy...

2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pretty and peaceful place is tucked away in a peaceful lane away from the hustle and bustle of Thamel. Food is good - I had one of the best salads I've eaten in Nepal, and the chicken sandeko was great too. Portion sizes are generous and the menu is varied. Service is friendly and pretty speedy too.

3 Thank Allid64
Perth, Australia
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a nice vegetable curry, although not very spicy was tasty. My wife enjoyed the palak panneer and was happy with her choice. For the three of us at a cost us$15 could not complain. The decor was pleasant and outdoors was nice and large menus options.

3 Thank Karl M
Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food took a looong time to come. But the food was really good especially the mash potatoes and the chicken kebab. The menu is diverse, not spiced, which can be nice. The main are too expensive. Good service.

2 Thank Distenz
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here twice during our holiday and really enjoyed the pad Thai and stir fried veggies with rice. The butter chicken was nice but not as good as the one we had at another restaurant. Nice location and good atmosphere

2 Thank Diana S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice local and western food in en lovely quiet place. Relaxed atmosphere and very friendly and professional staf

2 Thank Fedor I
Bruges, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant should definitely be known by many tourists as there was only one table for two free. So we were lucky. Advance booking is advisable. We were served quickly and professionally. There is an extensive menu so you have a large choice. Prices are moderate. The service is friendly and professional.

3 Thank Patrick V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Indian, Cafe, International, European, Asian, Nepalese, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kathmandu Nepal | Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4261633
Gaia Restaurant & Coffee Shop is specialized in Eurasian cuisine. We offer various breakfast sets and a large choice for your lunch or dinner. Besides that, we offer fresh, organic coffee and various teas, salads and cakes. Inside & outside dining In the sun, in the shadow or inside. Alone, as a couple or with a group. We provide you plenty of seating options, both in- and outside. Various daily newspapers At Gaia you can catch up with the daily news from Nepal and the world. Next to a number of Nepali newspapers we offer three English dailies: The Kathmandu Post, The Himalayan Times and Republica. The Kathmandu Post The Himalayan Times Republica Free Wi-fi Check your e-mail, update your blog and keep track of your Facebook and other social media with our free wi-fi. Ask our staff for the password.