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Sum Cafe

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5,0ย 172 reviews
Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Sum Cafe is a combination of a western cafe and a Korean food joint. The Korean team is from Picnic Korean, which is very popular with the locals. It is conveniently located in the very heart of Thamel and yet in a less hectic and quiet private road. You will most likely enjoy the food and the ambiance. Cheers.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Cafe, Asian, Korean, International
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
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All reviews bibimbap kimchi stew ice cream sundae black forest cake masala tea pancakes korean food latte art great cafe the staff are super friendly lovely coffee peaceful place read a book nice garden tucked away delicious food busy thamel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee, pleasant courtyard, good service - great quiet place just out of the hustle. No motor bikes wizzing last. Garden setting. Clean toilets. Good wifi.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 49Stacey1965
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We have eaten here on a previous trip and did so again this time and it was still very good. We had bibimbap in hot stone bowls and while it was not real Korean bibimbap, it was very good. We also had hot lemon and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nomad00000
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I visit Sum Cafรฉ almost weekly. The Kimbap is amazing, it is always fresh and tasty. The prices are very reasonable and the surroundings are really nice. You can sit both inside and outside and the super sweet staff will often reward loyalty by giving...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sabrina H
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The best food in all Kathmandu! A must try. Inspiration mural on the wall. Great atmosphere, nice outdoor and indoor seating. Over all fantastic experience!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 297trevorh
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I stayed at 327thamel hotel! Sum cafe is first floor of 327thamel Hotel. Food was so good and all staff were so kind! I want visit here again! 327ํƒ€๋ฉœ ํ˜ธํ…” ๋„๋ฏธํ† ๋ฆฌ์—์„œ ๋ฌต์—ˆ๋Š”๋ฐ ์„ฌ์นดํŽ˜๋Š” ๋ฐ”๋กœ ์ผ์ธต์— ์žˆ์–ด์š”! ํ•œ๊ตญ ์Œ์‹๋„ ์žˆ๊ณ  ์ปคํ”ผ๋„ ์žˆ๊ณ  ์กฐ์šฉํ•˜๋‹ˆ ๋ถ„์œ„๊ธฐ๋„ ์ข‹์•„์š”! ์™€์ดํŒŒ์ด๋„...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BoardingPass771949
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Best cafe in Kathmandu I've been to.. Food is very good specially Ramen๐Ÿ˜ƒ the host Som is very good and supportive.. wanna come back here again๐Ÿ˜

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kavita R
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Just coming from there and it was disappointing visit. Service was too slow, I wait my coffee like 30min and I was only customer in there. Sorry but we will not see again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Connector813425
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Very good and very peaceful cafe in the center of thamel. Coffee and korean food are really impressive, I highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karma R
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

i had very good time and coffee here and for sure, i will definitely visit this place again for korean food. i recommend this cafe to everyone out there who like peace and greenery garden.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bzy L
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This spot was so good! Tucked off in a side street is was very quiet and welcoming. The staff were all so friendly. Kimchi stew is my comfort food and theirs was really good at a reasonable price. Also great ice cream sundae for dessert....More

Date of visit: July 2018
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