Yala Mandala, Spend the evening at a café in this urban artisan village. Take a tour of the gallery and handicraft workshop until your food arrives. Kwalkhu Road, Lalitpur, (01) 5536690
The Bent Fork, A charming European style restaurant that offers the best salads and varieties of continental dishes. Bishal Nagar, 9802049888
Utopia, For a relaxed ambience and mouth-watering food. Delivery available. Ekantakuna, (01) 5000584
Dechenling, The place to head to for Bhutanese and Tibetan cuisine, the pleasant and spacious garden is ideal for big gatherings. Thamel, (01) 4412158
Newari bhoj, Experience the taste of ancient Newari culture. 18-27 August, Kava, Thamel, Rs1,750, (01) 4217999, 9801227613
Café Swotha, An intimate setting in the heart of Patan, with an atmosphere of sophisticated, romantic warmth.
Patan, (01) 5551184, [email protected]
Falcha, Give in to the twin pleasures of lemon jeera chicken and mutton handi kabab. Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur, 9851013475, [email protected]
Capital Grill, This American style diner offers a large assortment of appetisers and entrees to suit everyone’s tastes.
Bhatbhateni, (01) 4428426, [email protected]
Fuji Bakery, Tucked in Chakupat, this bakery offers homemade goodies like apple pie, pain du chocolate and banana cake. Chakupat, Lalitpur, (01) 5543678