Chia-paan is a Nepali slang term literally translating to “tea and a snack”. Colloquially the term is used as a suggestion to have a tea break and a chat.
Welcome to the Aviskara restaurants, bars, cafes and food page. Over the last ten years we’ve witnessed a blossoming of eateries in and around Kathmandu alongside a growing food and beverage culture. As locals it is easy to find ourselves sticking to the few restaurants we’ve frequented since childhood. As visitors, it can be difficult to navigate the sea of never-ending options. We hope this page expands your culinary palette and brings exciting things to your plate.