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New Orleans Cafe

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Thamel | Jawalakhel, Kathmandu 00977, Nepal
+977 1-4700736
09:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Fri 09:00 - 21:30
Sat 09:00 - 09:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a terrible experience. Staff were super rude. My husband is an American (Caucasian) and I'm originally from Nepal. They treated me like a dirt and him like a diamond till they figured that I'm his wife. My family felt the same way. NEVER GOING BACK!

1 Thank Saroza S
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stumbled across New Orleans on my first night in Kathmandu.....I was exhausted after 16hrs of travelling and craved a good meal. Not knowing anything about Nepalese food as yet, I played it safe and I had the steak which was beautifully cooked and cheap too!! The place had a real nice relaxed atmosphere and I was very comfortable here.... More 

Thank Mavs801
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, the music on Wednesday evenings are the best, traditional accoustic Nepali musicians! So sweet and magical. Excellent veggie momo's Service is a little slow and forgetful, but it is a great place in Thamel, Nepal.

Thank Katrina Z
North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a cute little place tucked away in Thamel. It almost makes you forget that you are in Kathmandu. The food is excellent. It's is reasonably priced and we were served very quickly.

Thank alice_lindsay42311
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch at this restaurant and threw up four hours later. Four of us took a table in the New Orleans' attractive courtyard that lies near the centre of madhouse Thamel. One had a soup that was "disappointing". Another had marinated Tofu which she said was tasteless. She asked for more dressing. The waiter brought a little pot of gloop... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised when I found this place tucked away. Breakfast doesn't seem that easy to find early in the morning in Kathmandu but this was a great find. The food was amazing and very reasonably priced. Coffee was good also. Would eat here again. Even had a beautiful boxer (well looked after) come for a pleasant visit. Great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate twice at this restaurant while in Kathmandu. We had excellent Indian and Thai food, friendly service and enjoyed live traditional music during our meal. We were seated in a quiet comfortable courtyard well off of the busy streets in Thamel. We also saw huge burgers and other continental food that people seem to enjoy immensely. I highly recommend... More 

Thank Henry S
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

loved this place! It has lots of atmosphere, good service and great food! and really nice music. we will back again

Thank mark s
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there for a group meal on last night of the trip. Slightly surprised to find steaks and burgers served with gravy! Average food though we had a limited menu of steaks and burgers. probably equates to a Frankie and Bennys in UK. Bit disappointed. Nice choice of wines though and service was pleasant. Chocolate cake a bit synthetic.

Thank arjayw45
Kathmandu, Nepal
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my brother gave small gettogether here so it was really memorable. go to be there. it's in thamel.where bustling market.food was so delicious. place also very cozy. you must try this place once. sometimes live music with delicious food then whatelse you need?

Thank inquiry544

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$13
Italian, American, Cafe, European, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thamel | Jawalakhel, Kathmandu 00977, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4700736

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