Drinking and nightlife

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Hi Jinks

The sophisticated leather-and-wood bar at the Hotel Druk is the perfect spot for a grown-up pre- or post-dinner drink, especially if you can score one of the bar-side armchairs.

Bar in Thimphu

Benez Bar

Gazing out over the city from the top floor of a modern block, Benez is popular with a grown-up crowd, who come for the views, the globe-trotting food menu (Nu 150 to 450) and the drinks lined up behind the...

Club in Thimphu

Space 34

A lively basement club (entry Nu 300 to 350), with live music and thumping electro beats courtesy of local DJs. It's downstairs in the same building as Lungta Handicraft.

Bar in Thimphu

Om Pub

A relaxing place for young Thimphu movers and shakers, on the 2nd floor of the faded Jojo's building; the entrance is on the north side of the block.

Club in Thimphu

Viva City

Live bands and deafening DJs get the crowds moving at this youth hang-out behind the local bus stand.

Club in Thimphu

Club Ace

Popular youth hang-out just outside the centre of Thimphu, with a big dance floor, DJs and thumping electronic beats. There's a Nu 250 cover charge.