22 Romantic Restaurants In Kathmandu That You Should Visit For Valentine’s Day


    Valentine’s Day is finally here; and after the stressful year that we’ve all had, I’m sure most of us are really looking forward to spending a nice and relaxing day with our Valentine. Once you’ve found the perfect gift for your valentine, the only thing that’s left is going to dinner at a restaurant with a good ambience to spend a romantic evening with your bae. 

    If you’re still deciding on where to go for Valentine’s, then you’ve come to the right place. Here, we’ve compiled a list of 22 restaurants you can visit for a nice, romantic date this Valentine’s Day.

    Also, check out our article on 12 Gorgeous Rooftop Restaurants Around Town

    1. Flavors Restaurant and Bar

     Flavors Restaurant and Bar

    If you want a nice and serene romantic night outdoors, we highly recommend this place. Located within the Hyatt Regency premises lush greenery and peaceful ambience, this restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating facilities. The menu also contains a good variety of both continental and Nepali dishes. Thanks to the spacious outdoor seating, the place feels private and intimate. A dinner at Flavors will allow you and your date to just enjoy each other’s company. If you visit them, do give their Grilled Chicken a go!

    Where | Boudha, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-5178231

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/nima2027/

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/flavors_rnb/

    2. Mezze by Roadhouse

     Mezze by Roadhouse

    Mezze is usually one of the more happening and lively places in Kathmandu. But come evening time and it transforms into a place that’s perfect for couples. Located in Durbarmarg, the atmosphere here is bustling and cheery. The food is usually always raved about, but the pizzas and cocktails are the true highlights of this place. Do try their special heart shaped pizzas if you decide to visit this Valentine’s! 

    Where | Mercantile Plaza, Durbarmarg, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4223087 / 9843737736

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/MEZZEbyRoadhouse

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/mezzebyroadhouse/

    3. The Chimney Restaurant

    Dish made in The Chimney Restaurant

    The Chimney Restaurant is the place to go if you want to spend a chilled, relaxed evening with your beloved. The décor is modern, upscale and fancy, if that’s your thing. This restaurant can be found next to the ‘pink building’ inside the Yak and Yeti premises. The architecture of all the buildings are so uniquely antique, it feels like you’re dining next to a castle. The seating areas, especially the outdoor ones are spacious and elegant. The service here is also excellent with all the staff being friendly and attentive.  

    Where | Lal Durbar Durbar Marg, Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4248999

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/TheChimney.Nepal

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/thechimney.nepal/

    4. Sushi Hokkaido

    Sushi Hokkaido

    Tucked away in a corner in Boudha, this is the perfect place to spend your valentines if you’re both sushi lovers. The place is decorated with Japanese art and Cherry blossoms which give off a romantic and charming feel. The ambience is great with soft music and paper lanterns, something that will make you reminisce about falling in love. The menu also features a variety of authentic Japanese dishes which all taste wonderful.

    Where | Bouddha Road, Kathmandu

    Call them | 980-8744774

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sushi-Hokkaido-Nepal/659347297834707

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/sushi.hokkaido.nepal/

    5. Toran Restaurant

    Toran Restaurant

    If you like the idea of having dinner with your date in a quaint courtyard, then you should visit this place. The garden seating especially, is perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Date. The ambience is wonderful with an almost farmhouse-like rustic décor. Despite being in mid Kathmandu, this place will make you feel like you’ve been teleported somewhere else as you forget about all the city bustle and start to unwind with your beloved. 

    Where | Pashupatinath The Dwarika’s Hotel, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4479488

    Facebook | N/A

    Instagram | N/A

    6. Pizza Hut Durbarmarg

    Pizza made in Pizza hut Durbarmarg
    Credit: mr.foodie_nepal on Instagram

    I’m sure most of us can vouch for the amazing pizzas at Pizza Hut, but the lovely ambience and the cozy atmosphere makes this place a great place to go for a Valentine’s date too. The seating area is wide and the tables are spread apart which makes the place feel private even when the restaurant is packed with people. The muted lighting is also great at setting a romantic mood for your date. Don’t forget to try their stuffed crust pizzas if you visit.

    Where | Durbar Marg, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4226107

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/PizzaHutNepal/

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/pizzahutnepal/

    7. Dencheling Garden

    Dencheling garden

    A restaurant that is close to nature and has lush greenery, apeaceful surrounding and serves Tibetan and Bhutanese cuisine. Dencheling Garden is a hidden gem in the jam packed roads of Thamel. The ambience of the restaurant is extremely relaxing as you can dine while sitting in the midst of green plants and to the sound of flowing water. The menu is also pretty great as they serve various delicacies from the Tibetan and Bhutanese cuisines.

    Where | Keshar Mahal, Thamel

    Call them | 01-4512158

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/DechenlingRestaurant/

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/dechenling.garden/

    8. Utpala Cafe


    If the two of you are vegetarians or just looking for vegetarian options, then we’ve got the perfect place for you. A quaint monastery restaurant in Boudha, Utpala Cafe serves fresh and inexpensive vegetarian food. Their beautiful garden is the optimal place for a quiet and romantic Valentines date. What’s more? They’re selling roses that grew in their garden especially for this day! The food is also delicious and affordable; a wonderful combination of lovely ambience and good food. 

    Where | Pawo Gompa Road, Kathmandu

    Call them | +977 980-1978106

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Utpalacafe/

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/utpala.cafe/

    9. Le Trio

    Le trio
    Credit: nepal.food on Instagram

    If you’re craving for nice jhol momos with your bae then this is the place you should visit. Le Trio has a nice rooftop seating area that allows you to enjoy a lovely view as you dine. If you’re looking for something other than momos, they also serve Thai and continental dishes. They also have an extensive drinks menu and quick service. With muted lighting and (electric) candles, Le Trio can be your idea of a romantic candle-lit dinner.

    Where | Durbar Marg, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4435440

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/trioktm/

    Instagram | N/A

    10. Carpe Diem

    Carpe Diem Burger

    Carpe Diem has it all; a great lounge, a bakery, and great food.  The design of this place is really interesting and unique. The ambience is great whether you’re looking for a private dinner or a lively night with your beloved. The service here is often raved about, citing how friendly and helpful the staff are. Apart from the food offerings, you can also visit their bakery to get your dessert fix.

    Where | Kaldhara Pipalbot,Thamel

    Call them | 01-4389042

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/CarpediemLoungeandBakery

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/carpediem_lounge_bakery/

    11. Hankook Sarang Thamel

    Hankook Sarang Thamel Dish

    If you’re craving Korean food then we’ve got you covered for that too! Korean food might not be the first thought that comes to mind for a Valentine’s dinner but Hankook Sarang Thamel has a nice seating area in the back garden which is perfect for a nice date. They serve delicious Korean food of different varieties and big portion sizes. They were the pioneers when it comes to Korean food in Nepal, so you can be assured when it comes to the taste and quality of their dishes. Do try their Samgyeopsal if you decide to visit. 

    Where | Jyatha, Thamel

    Call them | 01-5356615 / 01-4421711 (Tangal Branch)

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/hankooksarangthamel

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/hankooksarangkoreanrestaurant/

    12. Trisara Lazimpat

    Food in Trisara Lazimpat

    Trisara is the perfect place to visit if you just want to have a chill time with your SO followed by some live music. The ambience and atmosphere is pretty relaxed where the two of you can just have fun. They have a really versatile menu, and a stacked bar if you want to spice up your evening. Do try their Wings Platter if you visit.

    Where | Lazimpat Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4410200

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Trisararestaurant

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/trisara_restaurant/

    13. Sushi Time

    Sushi made in sushi time

    Here’s another destination for you sushi lovers. Located at a somewhat unexpected place in Old Baneshwor, Sushi Time serves delicious sushi at a very reasonable price. They serve a wide variety of sushi that are colorful and attractive that would look great on your instagram feed. The premise is nice and small which is perfect to have a cozy sushi date. Their sushi platters are really good and you should totally give it a go!

    Where | Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu

    Call them | 986-4396396

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/sushitime.np

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/sushi_time.np/

    14. Fire and Ice Pizzeria

    Fire and Ice Pizzeria

    Pizza lovers are probably well too familiar with this place. Founded by an Italian, the pizzas at this place taste amazing and have a distinct Italian flavor. If you’re both fans of hand-stretched pizzas made with the finest ingredients, then this is a date you’ll really enjoy. The cozy dining area with muted lighting is the perfect place to chat with your loved one while enjoying a delicious pizza. 

    Where | Tridevi Sadak, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-5350210

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/fireandicekathmandu

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/fireandicepizzeria/

    15. Sundown KTM

    Drink made in Sun Down KTM
    Credit: mansha_bohora234 on Instagram

    Ever wished you could enjoy a date with your loved one in Santorini, Greece? Well now you can—kind of. Sundown KTM is modeled after the iconic blue and white walls of Santorini. The ambience is nice and relaxing, especially due to the rooftop location and the color choices. This place will give you a feeling of being swayed out to have a nice dinner date in Greece. The place’s interior also gives you and your bae a chance to take lots of pictures with the iconic backdrop here.

    Where | World Trade Center, Tripureshwor

    Call them | 980-1812003

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/sundownktm

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/sundown_ktm/

    16. Salon de Kathmandu

    Salon de kathmandu

    Salon de Kathmandu is a great place to visit if you want a quaint and romantic dinner in a garden under a tapestry. The aesthetic of this place is rustic and minimal which you’ll love if you prefer that vibe. Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s dinner next to a cozy bonfire. Salon de Kathmandu serves a good variety of food and drinks which are all delicious. 

    Where | Kumari Mai Marg, Lazimpat Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4411820

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/salonmaisonktm

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/salon_de_kathmandu/

    17. Fusion Kitchen Restaurant

    Fusion Kitchen Restaurant

    Another hidden gem amongst the busy streets of Thamel. This place is not that big and can be easily missed, but you should give it a shot. It has both garden and balcony seating and the small size of the place makes it cute and cozy. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The food is excellent with a big menu for both meals and drinks. They even let you customize your orders, which is a plus!  

    Where | Jyatha, Thamel

    Call them | 01-4250614

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Fusionkitchen-217682225328663

    Instagram | N/A

    18. The Old House

    the old house

    The vibes and aesthetic at The Old House are immaculate. The tables and chairs are wooden and the seating area is surrounded by potted plants which make you feel like you’re dining in a cottage. The heated lights and fireplace will keep you toasty and warm even if it’s cold outdoors. Even the indoor seating is nice and classy. The food is delicious and we highly recommend their Beetroot Ostrich. They’re having a live music night this Valentine’s from 7 pm onwards so make sure to visit them!

    Where | Durbarmarg, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4250931 

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/theoldhousektm

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/theoldhousedurbarmarg/

    19. Gurkhaz Grill

    Grukhaz grill

    If you’re craving grilled food then this is the place to go. Their steaks are delicately cooked to perfection and bursting with flavor. The garden is also pretty nice if you want to enjoy your meal outdoors. This is the perfect place if you’re both foodies and appreciate a nice, grilled meal. Do try their Lemon Chicken if you visit!

    Where | Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur

    Call them | 01-5520032

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/gurkhazgrillrestaurant

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/gurkhaz_grill/

    20. Le Sherpa

    Le sherpa

    Le Sherpa is an authentic Nepali restaurant that serves great European food. The place is aesthetically pleasing as it has muted lighting and is decorated with paintings. They also offer outdoor seating if you want to dine under the sky. This is the place to go if you want a classy date night. They’re also offering a special menu for Valentine’s Day so make sure to visit them!

    Where | Maharajgunj, Kathmandu

    Call them | 01-4428604

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/lesherpa.np

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/lesherpa/

    21. Calm Restaurant and Bar

    momo made in clam restaurant and bar

    This is another potential destination if you want a classy date. This restaurant is cozy yet spacious at the same time. Something about this place feels ‘antique’ and both the outdoor and indoor seating are great in terms of ambience. As the name suggests, this place is perfect if you want a calm and romantic dinner with your beloved. 

    Where | Tangalwood, Naxal

    Call them | 01-4443904

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/calmrestaurantandbar

    Instagram | N/A

    22. Melrose Restaurant

    Melrose restaurant

    The lush greenery and beautiful courtyard garden alone makes this place worth a visit. The place has a cheery and optimistic vibe to it, which is highlighted even more by the wonderful service and friendly staff. The food is incredible, with a lot of options and all of them being great. Overall we recommend this place for a cute lunch date with your beloved. 

    Where | Amrit Marg, Jyatha, Thamel

    Call them | 01-4258861

    Facebook | N/A

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/melrosekathmandu/

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