Also known as the Keshar Library, this place is definitely worth a visit. The main reading room has antique globes, a stuffed tiger and...
Three Goddesses Temples
Next to the modern Sanchaya Kosh Bhawan Shopping Centre in Thamel are the often ignored Three Goddesses Temples. The street on which the...
Garden of Dreams
The beautifully restored Swapna Bagaicha, or Garden of Dreams is one of the most serene and beautiful enclaves in Kathmandu.
At the back of Himalayan Java, the J-Bar is more like a New York club than a Nepal bar, decked out in leather sofas and satins; it’s a...
Fire & Ice Pizzeria
This is an excellent and informal Italian place, serving some of the best pizzas in Kathmandu (wholewheat crusts available), as well as...
Quality Himalayan food and one of the most relaxing courtyards are the draw of this attractive beer garden. It’s one of the few places in town to offer interesting Bhutanese dishes such as kewa dhatsi (potatoes and cheese curry) and the thukpa (Tibetan noodle soup) is the best in town. If you can’t decide, opt for one of the grand Tibetan or Bhutanese set meals.