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Cafe Soma

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Jhamsikhel | Jhamsikhel / Baluwatar, Patan (Lalitpur) 977, Nepal
07:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:00
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is fantastic! I ordered the chicken and avocado burger which arrived quickly even though we were in a large group, the thick milk shake was great too. The staff were attentive and helpful.

Thank James B
Paris, France
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here every day for delicious breakfast with fresh juice, many menu options mix of nepali and western choices. Staff was so friendly and remembered my order after the first few visits. Really a wonderful spot in Patan <3

Thank kbrondum
Kathmandu, Nepal
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I love this place and visit it regularly. The attractions for me are good coffee and hot chocolate, plus I really like the feta & beetroot salad or the chicken & walnut salad or the paneer & fig sandwich. Mind you, I think all the food is good as friends have other favourite dishes. The service is great and prices... More 

Thank hf01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the food in Soma restaurant. I tried the veggie sandwich and the Nepali soup! The man who work there was amazing!! The atmosphere was very relaxing and peaceful. If you are in Patan you have to try this restaurant! :)

Thank Laila A
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a satisfying western meal,come here.Dont compare it to your urban hometown standard tho.To me,i know i will always come bck here if i crave for pancakes,burger & pasta. Service is great,the place is a tad small tho n it closed early!

Thank farishahashim
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place to chill out and have coffee. Food is reasonable. Quick service and friendly staff, good location.

Thank Edward A
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I had a cooked veggie breakfast with coffee and separately (!) a veggie lunch. Both meals were excellent. Friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. Try the freshly made juices. Reasonable speed wifi. It was very full at 9am, less so at 1pm.

Thank Derek C
Jomsom, Nepal
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Quality food, ambience somewhat similar to Barnes and Nobel in States. I used to go there quite often when I was in college in States. When I visited café Soma in Nepal, it reminded me of those days, lot of foreign faces around the table. Few books selves with some good collection in one corner. I think it's a good... More 

Thank Rohita38
Kathmandu, Nepal
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It may seem that Soma is all about coffee, however it is more than that! Absolutely fantastic breakfast and lunch options. The food is well served and what's more it is full of flavor. Steak with veggies and grill fish are totally worth ordering!

Thank Nat_Sv85
Asheville, North Carolina
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Locals and local expats know Cafe Soma and the place is BUSY at weekends. But for good reason - great breakfast plates - traditional English, vegetarian options, eggs benedict or for the lighter-appetites, muesli/granola, fruits yogurts. Good cappuccino and excellent service. Toilet is not great - and the seats are not super comfortable but its still one of my favorite... More 

Thank Karen R

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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$5
European, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jhamsikhel | Jhamsikhel / Baluwatar, Patan (Lalitpur) 977, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Patan (Lalitpur)
  • Phone Number: 9775528732
Cafe Soma offers you a great selection of freshly made gourmet sandwiches, cakes, coffees and light bites, with an excellent selection of books supplied by United Books. Our goal is to source all of our produce from organic certified farms offering the customer a great experience and at an affordable price. Come and enjoy the ambiance of cafe Soma; browse through our excellent selection of books, sit down and sample some of our tasty treats and enjoy Nepal's finest coffee. Cafe Soma "a European deli with a Nepali twist"

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?