Gokarna House Restaurant is probably one of the best restaurants to dine out at Thamel, Kathmandu. While famous for multi-cuisine, it also offers Nepali thali set and special woodfire pizza. The combination of comforting hospitality and fine dining ambience elevates your entire experience. Gokarna house is popular among locals and expats for a delectable treat. Trip Advisor recommends it as the best moderately priced restaurant in Thamel.
Upon entering, the hospitable staff greets you with a welcoming smile. There’s an open courtyard, perfect for soaking up the sun, and during frisky winter surrounding yourself with your loved ones and enjoying the gracious warmth of campfires along with delicious food that tingles your taste bud.
Gokarna House Restaurant offers spacious flooring area, indoor dining with comfortable sitting perfect for family and private events. There are some visuals put together reflecting Nepal’s traditional family values and gracious hospitality. The indoor dining is decorated with ancient Nepalese and Newari arts and portraits, that beautifully capture the sentiments of Kathmandu.
Since its establishment in 2014, it has been serving multi-cuisine: Nepalese, Indian, Chinese Manchurian, Continental and Italian dishes. Also, the menu boasts up native Nepalese and Newari tastes that linger in your mouth.
“We’re serving all kinds of International cuisine, and one can experience multiple cuisines under one roof. However, we have noticed that our guest visitors are keener to taste our local Nepali and Newari food that they cannot easily get back home.” –says Dipak Shrestha, Owner of Gokarna House Restaurant.
You can enjoy Nepali thali set (veg and non-veg) and experience the Nepali way of life. The meal begins with appetizers including momos, fried potatoes, marinated fried soybeans, chicken marinated in Nepali spice (choyla). Next comes the main course (thali set) served with a flavourful soup, tangy curry, basmati rice, chicken curry, bandel tareko (sauteed wild boar) and a variety of pickles. The meal is artistically plated with delicacies reminiscent of traditions brought forth by Nepali heritage and culture.
The Newars (indigenous native of Kathmandu valley) are widely known for their rich and varied food culture. Newari dishes are the main attraction here, served with home-distilled local Newari alcohol “Aila”; the natives believe that “Aila’ is considered as a blessing from God. The typical Newari set comes with a wide variety of dishes: baji (beaten rice), along with green vegetables, a variety of beans, spiced ginger, radish chutney, spiced pickled potatoes, and varieties of buffalo meat.
The restaurant has a large dining hall, suitable for hosting private as well as family events, meetings, weddings, and seminars. You can experience the real taste of Nepal that elevates your senses with distinctive cultural flavours.
Gokarna House is located at Paknajol road, Thamel, Kathmandu. Come visit us today and enjoy the delectable treats. For more information, contact us at 01-4218960 for reservations.