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Helena's

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Asian, Nepalese
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Chaksibari Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 1-4266979
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Repeat it again and again. Highest rooftop in town, chilled service, solid food (pizza was deep pan fried), english papers, and great pots of hot stuff. Add some Sublime Sunshine and you've found your spot. I certainly have.

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Noida, India
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Quality of food was great as mentioned in earlier reviews as well. we too happened to visit the restaurant coz of the reviews. U have to step quiet high for the roof top cafe. Portion of the dishes is also pretty good, so of your appetite is not that grt you can go for one dish for two people

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Thank tripbaaz
Sandy, Utah
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Left the kids at home for a romantic night in Thamel. Going up to the rooftop terrace was perfect. Very quiet with an amazing view. I had the Chateaubriand steak which was sizzling hot but just average taste. My wife absolutely loved the eggplant parmigiana. Service was spot on for a non-intrusive evening. Worth every step to the top.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This place has a few steps to climb to get to rooftop but worth the hike. Came here twice for beers and snacks to enjoy the 3pm sunshine. Full menu for any meal and great variety. We chose momos first visit. Then fries and nepalese fried dish. All food was yum. The service was a little slow but didnt mind... More 

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Hannover
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Since 8 Years best meals what I had. Nice and friendly staff. Good an clean kitchen . Nice View from roof top Terrace . Very good quality.

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Thank jonbon62
Phuket, Thailand
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

i have dinner at Helenas ,locate in thamel opposite of pilgrim book house. this restaurant have rooftop. food is delicious and price is best. Will I eat there again. I recommend going early because the evening is a very customer, very long time for waiting food.

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Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The service and the food of this place is poor. We waited for a long time and the chicken tikka didn't Taste nothing at all. The waiters are not attentive and didn't recognize we had not to drink for 20'.

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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Helenas offers yummm breakfast and all but i am all about their chicken sizzler set which consists of nice fresh buttered bread, mashed potatoes or roasted potatoes and tomatoes, noodles and tender chicken topped with flavourful mushroom gravy, all in a hot pan. Their lemonade is another must try, i love that it is the consistency of a slushie and... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I have breakfast here regularly simply chooseing the set breakfast menu which is by far the best value for money in Kathmandu, in my experience anyway. But how does the dinner stack up? Well the night i went i felt I had the best best beef patty I had ever eaten in Kathmandu. it was exquisite and left me telling... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The breakfast is so delious, heart of the thamel, free wifi avaiable here, good staffs and rooftop views is amazing!!!!::

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Nepalese
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaksibari Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4266979

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?