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“Perfect King Fish Steak” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Royal Penguin Restaurant

Royal Penguin Restaurant
Ranked #157 of 703 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Price range: US$10 - US$40
Cuisines: Chinese, International, Asian, Thai, Nepalese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: International menu with more than 200 incredibly delicious recipes.You can have breakfast in the evening, or dinner in the morning – only you decide what you eat, or when, or how much.You can order a half portion of any dish.We cook your food exactly the way you want, removing or adding ingredients of your choice.You can take away any dish.Our freshly squeezed juices contain nothing but freshly squeezed juices!Royal Penguin restaurant welcomes you with exclusive european-grade interior and unique installations from South Korea and Singapore.You can have a table in one of our halls: beautiful Teak Root Hall, or warm Everest Hall, or bright Sunset Hall, or fresh-air Summit HallYou can book a table by the phoneThe entire restaurant is non-smoking area. With us you can always enjoy both delicious food and fresh air.AC is always on – to make you warm in chilly winter and make you fresh and cool in hot summerFree WIFI from 2 dedicated linesElectricity is always on.
Seoul, South Korea
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Perfect King Fish Steak”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

I visit this restaurant very often when I stay in Nepal. The cuisine is always perfect. This time my favorites was King Fish Steak where a fish was always juicy and tender. And it is very pleasant to have a meal in such nicely decorated place where the eyes rest on beautiful things. One more pos – they have call buttons to call waiters so it is very easy to call waiter without waving hands.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Jane O
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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review, 8 July 2014
Dear Jane,

Thank you for your nice review about our restaurant. It's very important for us to know our guests opinion, so we really appreciate your feedback.

We are happy to know that you found our food, service and decor great. To entertain yourself and your friends during dinner you can order a flag of your country and a stuffed-toy animal, These can be much fun. Wi-Fi in every ground of hotels are reachable with high range which is for a complementary use for our precious guests.

We are looking forward to seeing you again in our restaurant :)

With warm regards
Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel and Restaurant team
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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Malaysia
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best European food in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

I tried several restaurants in Thamel, but Royal penguin for sure remains the one with the best European food in Nepal. They have great steaks, salads, pastas. The waiters are polite and attentive and always remember about my preferences. Now they have special buttons on each table, so you don't have to bother trying to get a waiter's attention - you just press the button

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank Maya005
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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your nice review about our restaurant. It's very important for us to know our guests opinion, so we really appreciate your feedback.

Speaking about the Steak, you might also like our other steaks with your choice of a side dish. We only use fresh high-quality ingredients, that's why the food appears to be so good. Our team are always attentive towards the guest request. We are also happy to know that you found our food, service and design great. To entertain yourself during meal you can order a flag of your country and a stuffed-toy animal. Wi-Fi in every ground of hotels are reachable with high range which is for a complementary use for our precious guests.

Please feel free to visit us again any time you want to try something delicious and maybe new :)

With warm regards
Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel and Restaurant team
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Moscow, Russia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great grilled chicken”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

We really enjoyed the food at this restaurant. We dined here with friends 2 times and each time were very satisfied. Delicious juicy steak , great grilled chicken . Their interior is very unusual and luxurious. We were pleasantly surprised to find a restaurant of such hight level in Kathmandu. I recommend this place to all.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Vika A
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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your nice review about our restaurant. It's very important for us to know our guests opinion, so we really appreciate your feedback.

We are happy to know that you found our food (Grilled Chicken) , service and decor great. To entertain yourself and your friends during dinner you can order a flag of your country and a stuffed-toy animal, These can be much fun.

Please feel free to come again and try some other food, for example our tender steaks or spaghetti cooked according to the best traditions of Italian cuisine.


Warm regards,
Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel team.
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Just about adequate breakfast”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast for 5 days which was just about ok. There are 4 sets of breakfast to choose from. American breakfast has 2 sausages along with eggs toast juice tea coffee and a piece of cake. Sweet breakfast has a choice of waffle or crepes. Fruit breakfast has musli or cornflakes with curd or milk with some fruits.
All in all its just ok and not as good as a buffet which has many choices.

Helpful?
Thank sunrads
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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
Dear Guest,

We thank you for your nice review about our restaurant. It's very important for us to know our guests opinion, so we really appreciate your feedback. We're very happy to know that you didn't only enjoy your stay with us, but also really like the food and restaurant in general.

Please feel free to stay with us again or just come for dinner. We'll be really looking forward to seeing you again.

With warm regards
Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel and Restaurant team
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Singapore, Singapore
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112 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
“The best restaurant in Kathmandu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

Since my last visit 1 year ago everything is in the same excellent conditions - food, service, design. So I'm glad that owners keep pay an attention to it. In all the restaurants of Kathmandu you can find only almost the same food, so often you can not say exactly - in which restaurant you are sitting now:) But you will never say that about Royal Penguin Restaurant - the food and drinks here is unique, very tasty, and they now have a button-system - if you need a waiter you just press the button on your table - extremely comfortable!
I like the waiters as well - prompt, competent, attentive.
I recommend you also to visit the restaurant in Royal Penguin Spa Hotel-2 - it's second hotel of that chain situated just 100 meters away - the cave design is beyond any expectation and same I could say about service, food and drinks. Amazing SPA just 1 floor up - never seen before so wonderful SPA in Nepal !
Breakfast included in room price and there are choice of 4 options and all are excellent.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Andy P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
Dear Andy,

We thank you for your nice review about our restaurant. We're very happy to know that you didn't only enjoy your stay with us, but also really like the food and restaurant in general.

We are happy to know that you found our food, service and decor great. Thank you so much for loving our food. We have a choice of different breakfast sets which are free for our hotel guests. Each set includes from 4 to 6 items. We serve breakfast to our dear guest at anytime, Whenever they would like to have it. To entertain yourself and your friends during dinner you can order a flag of your country and a stuffed-toy animal, These can be much fun.

Our Crystal spa and wellness in Penguin 2 is specially designed for our dear guest for their fun and relaxation. The spa features sauna, steam room and aroma bath, three massage and beauty rooms, and a hair salon with manicure and pedicure.

Please feel free to stay with us again or just come for dinner. We'll be really looking forward to seeing you again.

With warm regards
Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel and Restaurant team
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