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Friends, kathmandu

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Mandala Street, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4700063
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10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good atmosphere, good people. Friends is an excellent name for this restaurant as it is a friendly place and easy to hang out at with friends on the lush and comfy couches and low tables, as well as long table for larger groups of people - great place to meet up with people in happening Thamel. Plus free... More 

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Woodland Hills, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to hangout in heart of Thamel This place became a really chilled place to relax in the heart of busy Thamel. Good coffee, food and friendly service during the day and a more busy upbeat vibe in the evening. Lots of comfy spots to lounge and stay connected while eating tasty food with a lot of veg options... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The deco here is the best I've seen and it creates a wonderful vibe and the staff are very friendly. However I was disappointed with my food, I came here for Israeli food and was keen to have hummus, aubergine etc but they didn't have small portions eg for one person and I didn't fancy having only hummus for dinner...... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I visited solo and requested for Glenlivet. They served Glenlivet but the quantity was less and when I asked to make next drink on my table the staff started misbehaving. They don't serve complimentary onions or peanuts even had to wait for 25 minutes for my order.

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Went here in a group of four. Meal was ordinary. 3 burgers and a hot pot pie the hot pot pie was mostly water and buff chunks so tough could not be eaten. Waiters were disinterested. Mens toilet was dirty. Urine everywhere and faecal matter too. The hand washing basin is purely decorative. Of the four of us, 2 got... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice place with good food and a great environment to relax in for the day - perfect for digital nomads!

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1 Thank SimplyTravelld
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Such delicious foods. I have had Chicken Burger with cheese, it was delicious, The waiters were very Friendly. It is nice place to relax with good music.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Such delicious foods. I have had salad, hummus, banana lasse and dessert over the few times I have been here. Would love to try more on the menu such as the Buddha burger but unfortunately have to leave the city too soon. Next time this will be my go-to restaurant

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1 Thank Jennifer S
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We liked the atmosphere and layout - it's a nice space to relax, with good music playing and an NY hipster vibe. But we were disappointed with the food, particularly the spinach bourek. It wasn't filo pastry- more like a pie - and there was nothing much to it. Not a very interesting flavour and just a limp side salad... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

excellent food in western atmosphere. Big portions and reasonable prices. A "must visit" after a long trek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mandala Street, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4700063
Description
For mouth watering imported steaks, steak shislik, vegan foods, vegeterians, hummus, gnocchi, pizzas, vegab burger, pumpkin patties, tahini, some of the best juicy burgers in town with all the sides, and a selection of salads, soups, and Nepali classics come visit Friends Restaurant situated in the quiet heart of Mandala Lane, Thamel. We also have a selection of vegetarian options and our menu to available in Mandarin for Chinese visitors and residents.With a warm comfortable atmosphere, we provide fast free wifi, excellent coffees with table dining or cosy couches to curl up and enjoy your meal. And if leaving your guesthouse or home is just a bit much after trekking, a long day sight seeing around Kathmandu or a busy day at the office we also deliver.For those of you who love wine we have an extensive list of imported French and Italian classics, available by the glass or bottle, to soothe the rough edges of any day. We also have a great selection of cocktails to get any evening out to a great start!

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