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Koto Restaurant

Lal Durbar, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4256449
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good55%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (25 reviews)
“tempura” (6 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lal Durbar, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been here for lunch and the sushi was really fresh, the tempura crisp and the service was also very good. Restaurant is located in Durbarmarg and very easy to locate!

Thank Planet3earth
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Quite good Japanese food. Quite authentic. I loved it. I would recommend it. Good value for money too, considering the area it is in.

Thank Pcraviolatti
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Koto is well known among the urban Kathamandites. First of all there are two Koto on the same stretch of road, 50 feet apart. If one is closed try the other one. We had the onigiri bento box, tempura bento, tempura udon, salmon nigiri sushi,...More

Thank KCezan
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I visited Koto on march 23rd 2018 and was not pleased with food (miso was okay). I took the third menu set (with yakitori sticks) and the meat quality was not great compared to the price you paid. Also, try to avoid paying with a...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I cannot remember the first time I visited Koto. It feels like it has been around forever! A true indication of both the quality and value of the fare. I visited after a long period abroad and it was like a time warp. Nothing had...More

Thank Devendra R
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Koto at Durbarmarg next to Hotel Annapurna is among my favourite restaurant in Nepal. My family and friends love it and the place is clean, hospitable and you can pay park your vehicle at Hotel Annapurna for convenience. The dishes are yum and I've never...More

Thank Ray1T
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Having injured my arm after a high speed bicycle crashed into me, and after I visited a nearby hospital (excellent treatment) I headed to Koto which was a few hundred meters away... I ordered a delicious grilled salmon soup with restaurant made superb tofu pls...More

Thank AntSydney
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing Japanese food in Durbar Marg! We had no problem ordering fully vegetarian. Several vegetarian sushi options and lots of other amazing veg dishes. The miso soup was amazing. Also LOVED the grilled tofu and a blanched spinach dish.

Thank Alex U
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Been going years, they continue to serve the bets Japanese in KTM. Disclaimer: This review is for the cooked food; have yte to try their sushi/sahimi

Thank K6173ZXch
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Koto is my family's favorite Japanese restaurant in Kathmandu. We go almost every weekend for the delicious gyoza, don buri, tempura, sushi rolls, and soba noodles. We have never had a bad experience with the raw fish, the staff are wonderful, and the prices are...More

Thank Sophia A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lal Durbar, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4256449
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