Rafting, canyoning and trekking based at the resort near the Tibetan border, together with Ultimate Descents Nepal. Call ahead to check...
Ultimate Descents Nepal
Near Northfield Cafe in Thamel and part of the Borderlands group; it also has an office in Pokhara. Specialises in long participatory...
Gandharba Culture & Art Organisation
This organisation represents the city’s musician caste and members offer lessons in the sarangi (four-stringed instrument played with a...
Tom & Jerry Pub
This is a long-running, rowdy upstairs place that has pool tables and a dance floor. Thursday is ladies’ night.
Across from the Northfield Cafe, on the 1st floor, this somewhat dour budget favourite is a quiet place to just take a break from the...
Northfield Cafe information
This pleasant open-air spot is the place for serious breakfast devotees (think waffles and huevos rancheros ), with the option of half or full portions. The Mexican and Indian tandoori dishes (dinner only) are also excellent (though other Indian dishes can be bland) and the American comfort food spreads to burgers, nachos and even chilli fries.
The sunny garden and outdoor firepit is a real plus in winter and there’s traditional Nepali music in the evenings. It’s also one of the few places to offer kids’ meals.