You’re not sweet if you don’t like sweets. You donut pass the vibe check. Sweets are the greatest invention in history where you reach heaven with a bite. Whether it’s waffles, donuts or plain old chocolate, they are the happiness that you can eat. No matter how full you are, there’s always room for desserts. Someone once said “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand” so don’t worry about your weight, and eat what you crave. Life’s better with desserts that’s why we’ve listed out the best places in Kathmandu that will make your sweet tooth happy!
1. The Belgian Waffle
The Belgian Waffle serve one of the best waffles in Kathmandu. Their waffles have this crispy, fluffy and light texture with the most delicious toppings and there are so many flavours to choose from! You need to try the red velvet, chocolate, blue moon, strawberry cheesecake, coffee, caramel cocoa butter, honey and cotton candy waffle. We might as well as have listed down the whole menu! They even have a variety of coffee and drinks to wash down with your waffle.
Where | Next to Ghangri Restaurant, Jhamsikhel | Durbarmarg, Kathmandu
Call | 984-9636013
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/TheBelgianWaffleCoNepal/
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/belgianwaffle_nepal/
2. Cafe Joshi
If you are craving for some delicious pancakes, Cafe Joshi is a must visit. This cafe provides one of the best pancakes that you have ever tasted in your life. The pancakes are fluffy and topped with fresh fruits or syrup of your choice. Basically, the best pancakes in town! They even have other sweet baked goods like cheesecakes, pastries, eclairs, cupcakes and so much more to satisfy your cravings. The ambience is also quiet and warm, the perfect place to enjoy your baked goods with coffee.
Where | Joshi tower, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
Call | 980-8033753
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/cafe.joshi
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/cafe.joshi/
3. Amore Gourmet Gelato
When you’re craving for ice cream in Kathmandu and you’re craving it bad, you have to make your way to Amore Gourmet Gelato. Amore Gelato means ‘Love Ice Cream” in Italian and you definitely turn into an ice cream lover if you visit this place. They provide the best gelato, that too, in a wide range of flavours.
Where | Labim Mall, Pulchowk, Lalitpur
Call | 01-5524376
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/amoregelatonepal
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/amoregelato_nepal/
4. Dipin Donuts
You haven’t had a good donut until you’ve tried donuts from Dipin Donuts. They’re soft, fluffy, delicious and affordable. People usually tend to be skeptical because it is located in such a small space but their donuts are absolutely amazing. They will also customize donuts for special occasions. We recommend getting the kitkat, blueberry or coffee toppings but we bet that everyone has their favorite. Once you’ve tried them, you will never ever get over how delicious the donuts are! Whether you try the donuts on their own or with various toppings, it’s a delight.
Where | Pimbahal Pukhu, Patan, Lalitpur
Call | 986-1447601
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/DIP1NDONUTS
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/dipindonutsnepal/
5. The Chocolate Room
The name itself says it all, it’s a heaven for all the chocolate lovers. They have so many varieties of baked goods ranging from chocolates to non-chocolate goods. However, their chocolate bomb is one of the famous items on the menu, and it’s definitely a bomb! They pour this chocolate syrup on a chocolate ball which has a brownie on the inside. It’s so satisfying seeing the outer chocolate ball melt. Definitely a must try and looks great for your social feed too. They also have other really good dessert items like pastries, croissants, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate pizza, brownie, waffles and others. The ambience is also chocolate themed, definitely a place for a chocolate lover.
Where | Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur
Call | 982-3837885
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/ChocolateRoomNepal/
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/thechocolateroomnepal/
6. Hermann Helmers Bakery
Hermann Helmers is one of the best and oldest bakeries in town. They have been running since 1978 and they have a large variety of bakeries. From all kinds of bread to cookies and pie. Every item is absolutely hygienic and delicious but their swiss roll and their variety for cakes are to die for. Everyone must have tasted a cake from Hermann Helmers at one point of their lives as their birthday cakes are famous around town. A must visit bakery.
Where | Jhamsikhel road, Lalitpur
Call | 01-5524900
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/hbakery/
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/hermann_helmers/
7. Snowman Cafe
Snowman cafe is one of the oldest cafes in Kathmandu which was opened in 1965, a true Hippie era relic, and since then the cafe game has still been going strong. This is a local cafe which provides one of the best cakes and coffee, their combination is immaculate. It is located in the heart of Kathmandu, the Freak Street, Jhonchhen. They have coffee cake, coconut cake, chocolate cake, apple pie, cheesecake and so much more! The ambience might not be as pleasing but their pastries are gold.
Where | Freak street, Jhonchhen, Kathmandu
Call | 01-4246606
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Snowman-cafe-705692076111178/
Instagram | N/A
8. Chocolate Wheels
Chocolate Wheels is located at Boudha, around the stupa premises. Every item at Chocolate Wheels has a rich and pure chocolate taste since they make their desserts from Belgian chocolate. They have the best hot chocolates and coffee, perfect to sip on a cold winter’s day. The fun part is that they also offer “Selficcino”, where you get to print any picture you like on your coffee. Their other delicacies include ice cream, waffles, cakes and so much more! The ambience is small and cozy yet beautiful. It is the best place to fulfill your sweet cravings
Where | Boudha, Kathmandu
Call | 981-3432286
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/chocolatewheelsofficial/
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/chocolatewheels/
9. Sweet Fix
Ever wondered how a popsicle could be too cute to eat? Well, Sweet fix has the cutest and delicious popsicles in town. Their popsicles are made with fruits so they have a rich, creamy, and fruity taste. They also serve ice cream sandwiches, mudcakes, and brownies, all sweets that you will love. On top of all that, they have a really pretty and cozy ambience.
Where | Freak Street, Kathmandu
Call | 982-8583465
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Sweetfixnepal/
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/sweetfixnepal/
10. Dhokaima Cafe
If you are having a bad day, it’s nothing that Dhokaima Cafe’s chocolate cake can’t fix. You haven’t tried a true piece of chocolate cake until you’ve had it at Dhokaima Cafe. Located at a quaint neighbourhood in Patan, this restaurant has the best desserts but their chocolate cake tops the list. It’s so famous in fact, that most customers go there once a week just for cake! However, the rest of the dessert menu doesn’t disappoint. Once there, you must try also try their cheesecake, tiramisu, chocolate brownie and white forest cake.
Where | Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur
Call | 01-5522113
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/dhokaima/
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/dhokaima_cafe/