Durbar Square is an authentic Nepalese restaurant in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. General manager Bhola Pandey has a passion for bringing awareness to a healthier cooking style and the benefits of cutting back on meat, fried foods, and artificial flavors. This concept is shown in their delicious food which is all prepared with fresh, wholesome ingredients, and cooked in healthy oils like olive, coconut, sesame, or mustard. Most of their menu is gluten free, vegetarian, or vegan as well. Bhola is vegan himself and wants to share the benefits of the lifestyle, which he says is more sustainable and ìthe way of the future.î Bhola has a great team at Durbar Square, with staff members who have been experienced teachers, researchers, farmers, and restaurateurs. Together they create this family restaurant with a passion for food and the people eating it. The staff is Nepalese and name of the restaurant pays homage to Nepalís iconic Durbar Square.The menu is complete with signature Nepalese cuisine featuring local ingredients. The customer favorites are the vegan selections and the lamb dishes. Their rack of lamb is cooked in olive oil, seasoned with basil, thyme, and jalapeno sauce, and served with a side of rice and veggies. Expect a large portion of veggies with all of your meals at Durbar Square. Sweet potatoes are especially popular. Another must try dish is the Eggplant Basil Paneer, cooked in their homemade sauce and stuffed with cheese. Bhola recommends the chili; they have 13 options, including vegetarian and vegan chilies. For dessert, try the Sikarni: a yogurt dessert with honey, saffron, cardamom, and almond extract. Durbar Square is kid friendly and takes reservations and large groups. They offer catering, takeout, and delivery. Stop by and enjoy authentic Nepalese food that tastes good and is good for you!
10 Market St
Portsmouth, NH 03801