Pokhara drinking and nightlife

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Bullet Basecamp

Away from the Lakeside glitz and adjacent to a motorcycle repair workshop, Bullet Basecamp has an unmistakable storyline. Sprockets, driveshafts and Tata truck grills have been turned into light fittings and bar fur…
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Olive Café

This sophisticated yet relaxing cafe is brought to you by the folks from Moondance Restaurant. With Italian or local espresso, Baskin Robbins ice cream and their very own mischievously sweet Machhapuchhare ice-cream…
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Busy Bee Café

The Busy Bee has live bands rocking every night from 8pm, though Friday and Saturday are usually the best nights when locals and travellers converge en masse. There’s a restaurant and bar plus a courtyard with a fir…
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Paradiso Sports Bar & Grill

The occasionally boisterous Paradiso is a revamp of the venerable Club Amsterdam on the Lakeside strip. With live music (from 7.45pm), pool tables, cocktails and mocktails, and football on the big screen, it’s got i…
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Am/Pm Organic Café

This cosy cafe, up a side street, is run by a Nepali who trained as a barista in London and boasts organic Himalayan coffee from Palpa (Tansen) plus tasty pastries from its German bakery. Also recommended for breakf…
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Old Blues Bar

A super-relaxed option, the Blues Bar is popular with stoners, and large banners of Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon add to its appeal. Most nights there's a local covers band (from 7.30pm).