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Cafe Swotha

Narayan Temple | Swotha Tole, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
+977 1-5551184
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mezza plate” (2 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Nepalese, International, Healthy, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Narayan Temple | Swotha Tole, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant thanks to trip advisor. We loved it so much that we came back for every meal including the breakfast and we never regret it. They are very kind and helpful and you can find lots of food (occidental one, but...More

Thank isaline c
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Quaint little garden space, menu caters for more health conscious folks and is delicious. They also have happy hour from 4pm!

Thank kiikiikay
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We stayed at nearby Yatachen House ( excellent Newari house by Cosy Nepal ) and had our breakfast here in the courtyard. Lovely food with good service.

Thank cb1002014
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Had few breakfast and dinners. Upscale place with affordable prices. Salads are great! Portions are small

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It is a really beautiful place at the end of alley near durbar square . We had pasta and frech frize , it was good and delicious. It also has a nice yard with nice view .

Thank Mohammad B
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

My wife didnt let me eat green salad and hummus. However the burger was so good. The sitting space in small garden backyard was so romantic. highly recomnended for couples.

1  Thank mohsaf
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Before I came to Nepal, I told myself I would only eat local food. But I came to find this was a bit difficult for me, and sometimes eating at restaurants catered to foreigners was nice because it provided a little comfort away from home....More

Thank audrey i
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Cozy garden area outside to eat and chill in. The Nepali set meal was delicious and everyone was happy with the burgers and lasagne they ordered. 30% off drinks from 4-7pm was an added bonus too.

Thank urban_legend2010
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I just love coming back to Café Swotha (again and again!) and I’m never disappointed by the choices on the menu and drinks selection, all with friendly and welcoming service. What more could I want for? (except to come back again to this hidden gem...More

Thank LouiseRomain
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Enjoyed the paneer veggie burger so much that we went back for a second time. The Nutella pancakes for desert were simple but delicious too. The restaurant was quiet and the staff were accommodating - they put the heating on at our request and service...More

Thank Joanne M
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1 April 2015|
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Response from Gunraj S | Reviewed this property |
Yup. Restaurant is on the ground floor and open throughout the day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Narayan Temple | Swotha Tole, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Patan (Lalitpur)
  • Phone Number: +977 1-5551184
  • E-mail
Café Swotha is the restaurant of our now famous Boutique guest-house "Traditional Homes- Swotha". A quiet and peaceful oasis in the heart of historical Patan, just behind Durbar Square.Fresh and organic food from the daily market, small fixed menu and revolving blackboard menu where our Chef flexes his creative muscles. Café Swotha welcomes you for All-day breakfasts, lunch, tea break (try the most famous cheese cake in town!), and dinner. From 7am to 9pm- Free WIFI
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