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Yak Restaurant

Thamel | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4259318
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cheese naan” (4 reviews)
“palak paneer” (5 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Thamel | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great choice of local food and drinks. I would recommend to try the Tongba (alcoholic drink made out of millet). Great service and nice atmosphere as well.

Thank Lukas L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Anyone looking to try tongba, this is the perfect place. Quiet and yet right in the heart of Thamel.

Thank AnyaBanana2014
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

There are so many good and lovely restaurants in Thamel, just go somewhere else. It's not worth it!!

Thank Philippe T
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

From all best rated restaurants on TripAdvisor this one I tried as the last one. Very simple interior but very delicious vegetarian meal. My Nr.1 in Thamel. Just be ready to wait a bit longer than in other restaurants.

Thank Jānis B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I ordered veg thupka. After a very long wait, when they served it, it was the worst thupka I have had in my life.! Do not visit

Thank Sukhdeep S
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Suggested by a friend, but it was really worth it and the food for the vegetarians was amazing. Traditional Nepalese food.and much more.

Thank George S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I was in this area and it was suggested we try this place so we could eat traditional Tibetan cuisine. And we ordered some of everything. I notice when I order the mushroom curry that the mushrooms were canned ☹️ flavour was nice but nothing...More

Thank Kayla K
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We were passing by Thamel area and came across this place. We were intrigued as they served Yak meat and other Tibetan specialists as the warm beer so we went for dinner - men we were pleased ! One of the best dinners we had...More

Thank Chicheba
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We visited this restaurant because it was quite near our hotel and it looked interestin outside. Indoors the ambience was different, it was dreary room... OK, it is winter time,but for me restaurant should have somekind of heating so people can eat without overcoats and...More

Thank Jari M
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Thanks to my world traveling sister, I have been fortunate enough to dine at The Yak.She told me about it several years ago and i was lucky enough to visit it then ( 4 weeks post earthquake) and just recently. Glad to see they are...More

Thank jennbotwick
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thamel | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4259318
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