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.
Also known as the Keshar Library, this place is definitely worth a visit. The main reading room has antique globes, a stuffed tiger and...
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...
This cafe/restaurant in the Garden of Dreams is run by Dwarika’s so quality is high. It’s a fine place for a light meal (such as savoury...
Kantipath · interesting places nearby
You can dine with ambassadors and ministers in this classy top-end restaurant set in a charming former Rana summer palace. The tables on a bridge over a wonderful lily pond add a vaguely colonial Burmese feel, so it’s fitting that there are several Southeast Asian dishes on offer. Lunch is light and casual, with wraps, paninis and salads. Dinner is a more serious affair, so dress up for dishes such as beef Wellington (Rs 780), Goan chicken or salmon mousse. If nothing else, it’s a very romantic place for drinks or a dessert sampler plate for two.