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Newa Chhen Restaurant

Tachupal Tole, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“oats” (2 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Tachupal Tole, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The staff was really friendly and the food was ok. The restaurant was a bit dirty though and the prices are quite high for a hole in the wall restaurant. All and all a nice place to try some authentic Newari foods.

Thank Joachimstr
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Although it has things to improve in decoration and presentation, the best quality ingredients and local flavours we experienced after a week around Nepal. Very simple and small atmosphere, but superb food taste!

Thank Enric S
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A little hard to find, but the owner was very nice, we were just before Tihar festival and we tried the soup, the Newari tali and the lentil Pizza. Everything was so good, we also had a great dessert - Chocolate-like filled dumpling. Prices really...More

Thank UVBD
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The spiced buffalo dish, the lentil pizza dish, the momos, it was all delicious and authentic beneath the funky six foot ceiling. The waiter was both knowledgeable and friendly. We were surprised that this low priced restaurant proved to be the best after 4 weeks...More

Thank Eldo E
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

To be honest, due good reviews we expected sooooo much more of this place. (I called place because is actually more someones's dirty house than a restaurant). We waited more than 1 hour for a peanut sandeko and two newari set (aka dhal baat). Food...More

Thank Inax I
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Prior to eating at Newa Chhen, I had never tried Newari food. Given that the main staple is not long grain, Basmati type rice, but instead beaten rice, chiura, the eating experience is very different. Instead of soft, mushy, it's more like eating dried oats...it's...More

Thank Loneostrich
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Super interesting experience. To enter the restaurant, you climb up really steep stairs (that are almost like a ladder). This place is not handicap accessible nor good for people with limited mobility or balance - and if you had little kids, you'd want to make...More

Thank Amanda C
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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This has been the best place I have tried so far in Nepal. The quality - quantity - price relationship is really good and all the food is really delicious.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I am always looking for some food experience... and is quiet difficult to find something different, it looks like everybody have the same menu... But here was a BIG SURPRISE!!! Food is great!!! And UNIQUE!!! I wish I could have come and tried everything!!! And...More

Thank fabioh2
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It took us nearly a month of hanging in the ancient city of Bhaktapur to discover this gem and it was right under our noses. Definitely recommend going straight to the page of local specialties on the menu. The Newari live here, a culture that...More

Thank rhondarecreates
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Tachupal Tole, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Bhaktapur
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