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The Rum Doodle

Bhupi Road, Kathmandu 44605, Nepal
+977 1-2191248
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (19 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“apple pie” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, International, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bhupi Road, Kathmandu 44605, Nepal
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1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The food is fine and prices are ok. It used to be a popular place for all the expeditions to Everest and Himalayas to go. There are more than 40.000 feets with signatures of the expeditions. There is even Tenzing Sherpa and Edmund Hillary signatures...More

1  Thank GTMDreams
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Dear GTMDreams, thank you for visiting and reviewing the Rum Doodle. No, there aren't "40,000 feet with signatures of the expeditions". Actually, no one knows how many feet are up but, they don't all belong to expeditions. Most of the feet are put up by...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Interior needs renovation. Cleanniness is not up to standard. Food is good. Stuffs are supportive. Needs more smile. Price and environment don't match.More

Thank Motiul
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Motiul, Thank you for visiting the Rum Doodle and for your review. The team has been briefed on the need to smile more often. We are also glad that we met your expectations on the quality of the food and support from the staff....More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place and even better taste. We gone for lunch and had nice salad along with some sandwiches and very nice lime soda. Interior is very unique.

2  Thank CRKMumbai
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Dear CRKMumbai, Thank you visiting the Rum Doodle and for your review. The team here is ecstatic that we were able to meet your expectations. Do come back, visit and review us again when you are next in town. All the best in your travels.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

We were with a group of about 20 experiencing this unique, well known, restaurant. I was very disappointed. It is located off a busy road. There was no ambience inside. We were not made to feel welcome, in fact we felt we were intruding. The...More

Thank welltravelled105
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Dear Welltravelled105, We are extremely sorry we failed to meet your expectations and will work hard at changing things here. The team has been made aware that we fell short of the mark and improvements have been made. The Chef has been made aware of...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Situated just round corner from very upmarket Royal Enfield dealership. We were in a group of 30 from UK, Great Rail Journeys. Had an arranged set menu of either veg lasagne, fish and chips or chicken and mash with veg. Was told the reason for...More

Thank Murray W
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Dear Murray W, We are sorry we fell short of the mark and our team has been apprised of this. Should you visit Kathmandu again, please do visit and review us again. In the meantime, we are also working with your local tour operator to...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Stopped here for a final lunch before leaving Nepal after hearing about its connections to the climbing scene good service and what has to be one of the best Pizza and Veggie burgers in Kathmandu that i found , intriguing to see all the 30...More

Thank 16355mx
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for visiting us and for your review. I will let our crew know that their efforts have been appreciated and that they met your expectations. Do come and visit us again when you are next in town.

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I am frequent eater of this restaurant and visited many times while they are in Thamel. After Earthquake may 2015, they moved their restaurant front of Police headquarter, Naxal. Visited this location first time and had a delicious pizza with coffee. It was one of...More

Thank Nabaraj T
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Dear Nabaraj T, thank you for visiting us at our new location and for your review. I will let our crew know that they met your expectations and that their services and efforts have been appreciated. Do visit us again when you next have the...More

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Simple but good restaurant with diligent and friendly staff. We went there several times to enjoy either Nepalese or Western style food. Steak and apple pie highly recommended.

Thank Michel B
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Dear Michel, The team here at the Rum Doodle thank you for your visit and your review. We are very glad that we were able to meet your expectations and look forward to welcoming you back when you next visit Kathmandu.

Reviewed 10 October 2016

My first visit since the earthquake to their new location. What happened to the real character and atmosphere of the old place??? This one is just a modern eaterie situated miles from any other attraction, with a huge tv blaring out wrestling whilst we were...More

1  Thank 1dormy
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you for visiting the The Rum Doodle and we are sorry that we fell short of your expectations. One and chief among the many reasons to leave our Thamel location was that we feel that the new business district of Naxal is where the...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The combination of quantity and festive atmosphere more than offsets the inconsistent food quality, though some of the meats are quite good. When we went with friends the top-round and lamb were very good, the skirt steak and chicken also good. The fish was dreadful,...More

Thank vishal k
BigBlackYak, Owner at The Rum Doodle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you very much for you review of the Rum Doodle. We moved location and re-opened in April of 2016 and have been working towards delivering a great dining experience since then. The team here is sorry that your fish was not your liking and...More

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47acentral
11 April 2016|
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Response from BigBlackYak | Property representative |
No, not yet. We are putting the finishing touches to the new place. It will no longer be located in Thamel, but in Naxal opposite the Nepal Police Head Quarters.
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Bouquinistte
9 November 2015|
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Response from BigBlackYak | Property representative |
The Rum Doodle ceased operations in the Thamel district as of August 31, 2015 and is now in the process of moving to the Naxal district which is the new Business District of Kathmandu. The new area has wide roads, open... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bhupi Road, Kathmandu 44605, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-2191248
Description
Begun in 1979, the Rum Doodle is based on the book, The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W.E Bowman. It is a homage to the traveler/ adventurer inside everyone of us.
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