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Snowman Restaurant

Freak St | Basantapur, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“freak street” (11 reviews)
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Freak St | Basantapur, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can't visit Kathmandu without visiting the Snowman Cafe. A locally ran family restaurant, the Snowman Cafe has been around since the 1960's, still serving amazing cakes of all varieties. (Highly recommend the chocolate banana or chocolate peanut butter cakes). The Snowman has an upstairs...More

Thank TC6217
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

One of the old restaurant at johachhe freak street near to old Durbar square of kathmandu . Small place where you can be happy for coffee and cake with friends. Family running restaurant since quite a long time with same quality hope it will many...More

Thank Yogendra R
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Cakes, cakes and more cakes. This is a great place for good quality cakes of all types. Ask for black and white forest which is my favorite from this place. Other cakes are also very delicious. I'm quite amazed by how well they've preserved the...More

Thank GodMode
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I searched out the Snowman on the reccommendation of my son & was glad I did. Behind the shabby, non descript exterior which exhibits a few gooey cakes in the window lies a dark, dingy room furnished with knocked about tables & chairs. A desk...More

Thank keith h
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The snowman is a nice spot for a coffee and a piece of cake, which tastes slightly better than the standard nepali cake, decent. The tea costs 30 rupees and a piece of cake or the milkshakes 80 rps. It is a bit dark insight...More

Thank Sophia L
Reviewed 17 August 2016

one of the old and renowned cake and coffee shop. Cakes are delicious. Just delicious. there are varieties of cakes to try on. I visit often whenever i need cakes.

Thank Sobean
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This one of those places that you can visit everyday for a cup of tea and some amazing cakes. Perfect for both locals as well as for tourists. I would definitely recommend this place for their black forest, coconut, choco-banana cakes to name a few.

Thank abhi_392
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Living in a village in Nepal, this place has become a must visit every time I make it to the big city. Their cakes are all amazing, but the chocolate banana cake is the one I dream about. It's so delicious I even carried one...More

Thank Asha808
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Feel the vibe of hippies, you will find place with youngsters smoking. I visit often to have that delicious homemade pastries and cakes. Definitely a best place to have a sweetness and meet great owner.

Thank AshishGurung
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Independently run, spooky , weird , dark little cake and coffee shop. Once you get used to the interior, the locals are friendly and chatty and the cakes are quite simply divine. Those who like their Starbucks will hate Snowman. Those who hate Starbucks will...More

Thank onlyonematclark
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freak St | Basantapur, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
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