After the full day exploring the sites of the Kathmandu, Nepal the evenings are a time to enjoy the music and foods. Kathmandu has several nightclubs, bars, and discos are the ideal places to relax and refresh oneself. Enjoy live entertainment at the local pub bars in Kathmandu.
1. Electric Pogada
A place that is built with an intention to get people together with food, cocktails, music from different parts of the world. It is located in Saatghumti, Kathmandu opens every day from 7 AM to 11 PM. Listening to some of the Live performing local bands while enjoying a drink. It’s the perfect place for people of all ages; couples, family, group of friends. It serves good food like Western, Mexican, Italian, Continental, and Nepali dishes at competitive prices.
2. Purple Haze
It is a Rock bar, located at Thamel anyone who enjoys rock music can have a good time here. It is open for every day from 6 PM to 12 AM. The unique seat arrangement and the bar design of purple interior. There is everything from mouth watering Momo’s to hard to pronounce dishes seem better to taste. Also try some of the flavored smoke of the Hookah.
The stage that is made taller than any average people makes the rock band out of the rest. Watching live performance of bands and head bangs with favorite drinks.
3. Reef Restaurant and Lounge Bar
Their concept from day one has to create, produce and serve great full flavored food that enjoys every bite from beginning to an end. This opens from 7 AM to 11 PM except Sunday. It’s a semi-fine dining of spacious lounge bar restaurant. The most happening place with great panoramic views of Hills and Himalayas located Bhagwatisthan, Thamel, Kathmandu. It serves coffee and drinks and dishes of Italian, Mediterranean and Oriental Cuisine have no taste limit. Live musical performance can be enjoyed every evening but it has ticketing system during events.
4. House of Music
The name says it all, the House of Music for all the music lovers. It is at Amrit Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu. It has hosted lots of local and international artist. It is open from 4 PM to 11 PM. The best thing about this place is they have arranged musical activities like Karaoke Night, Open Mic Night, and Jam Session for 5 days in a week. Unfortunately on Mondays this place is closed.
On other days upcoming or underground bands can be seen while having yummy foods and drinks they offer. Apart from this, if anyone got rockers inside them then they could join Jam session every Saturday on 9 PM to show with your own instruments.
It is a third garden of heaven which is a beautiful outdoor restaurant. It is located at next to French Embassy, Lazimpat, Kathmandu. It is open for every day from 11 AM to 11 PM. They offer the most lavish food and drinks along with good music, every evening live performance, fees is mentioned during events and much more to hang out with friends for a great time.
6. Reggae Bar
It is a bar with live music officially started since 2008 at Thamel, Kathmandu. This bar never closes. The Poster of Bob Marley adds life to the whole atmosphere of the bar. The look of the place is nostalgic. Low wooden chairs and tables give the place a unique look. They play the best classic rock and reggae music. The specialty here is they serve fairly priced food from French fries to soups, to salad all at reasonable price. Must try their special dish ‘chicken cordon’.
7. Shisha Terrace bar and restaurant:
This place is famous for 20 varieties of Hookah, imported from Dubai. It opens from 7 AM to 11:30 PM and is located at Chakshi Bari, Thamel, Kathmandu. Margarita, Shisha special Platter and Mojito are its signature dishes. This is a rooftop restaurant that offers marvelous view of busy Kathmandu life. Anybody wondering how much money to carry, well in between NRs. 200 to 400 is enough to try any dishes.
8. Moksh Live Restaurant and Bar
Moksh itself means ‘Bliss’. One of the most happening places in town. Moksh is not new to party goers located in Jhamsikhel, Kathmandu. This restaurant remains open from 10 AM to 11 PM along with live musical shows. It has its own mouth watering special dishes like Rainbow trout, duck breast, and salmon in black bean sauce. It is facilitated with parking and accepts both debit and credit cards. This would be a perfect place with friends for a meeting.
9. Heritage Kitchen and Bar
It is designed traditional Newari style architecture which gives a unique texture. It is located in Nursing Chowk, Thamel, Kathmandu. It opens every day from 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM.
It serves American (New), Asian Fusion, Breakfast, Brunch, Diners, coffee, and drinks, Himalayan/Nepalese, Italian, Sandwiches, Seafood and Vegetarian, BBQ grill (on weekends), cocktails in the bar with experienced bartenders. Its specialty is it offers Newari dishes with the relaxed rooftop atmosphere with outdoor seating.
There is live music on every Friday. The happy hour is in between 5 PM to 7 PM. Whatever is the occasion, Heritage Kitchen and Bar guarantee of good times.
10. Tamarind Restaurant
An Indian Restaurant is the spacious with perfect seat arrangement restaurant located in Jhamsikhel. It is open from 10 AM to 10:30 PM every day. Sea Bass Fillet is its special dish while Duck Breast, Pad Thai Koong and Rack of Lamb are popular. It offers local as well imported drinks in its bar area. Seafood is imported from Thailand. While enjoying the taste of food, attend the live music that the restaurant conducts every Friday evening. This place is also popular of conducting business deal.
11. The Factory
This place is famous for its continental dishes. It is located in Thamel, Kathmandu that opens from 7 AM to 11:30 PM every day. There is an accommodation of up to 150 persons. There is a choice of sitting even outdoors or on the terrace. Pork chops, cheese stick, Pina Colada, and Mojita are it’s another popular dish. Everyone can enjoy their food with good music. There is frequent of Live Band shows and DJ events.
12. The Red Mandolin Lounge and Bar
It is a place that gives some spark in the life. It gives the environment to come out of the stressful day. It is located in Jhamsikhel, Kathmandu. Live performance of various Bands for 5days Tuesday to Friday. And also have party venue, parking space. It serves Mexican, Continental with specialty Chicken Cordon Blu, Twakka Makai, Hunan Pork, Canton Spicy Chicken, Chicken Nuggets, Mandolin Special Wings, Jhol Mo:Mo: (Buff/ Chi/Veg) the venue is open from breakfast till dinner. This place have aim to serve at comparatively lower prices than other restaurants.
13. Club 25 Hours
It is located inside Tangal wood/Naxal, Kathmandu which is always open. This is the place for night owls and dead nights, from dusk to dawn within 24 hours. The silence street with parking lot offers a new brand of underground noise carved beneath our inescapable bustle yet unforgettable and unparalleled for experiences to count the days over. The people mad and never gives up on music have a place that arrived enjoying drinks on their hand.
14. Faces Lounge
The place of many faces but with one hope to satisfy customers. It is located at Narsingh Chowk, Thamel, Kathmandu. It is open from 6 PM to 2 AM. The late night restaurant and Bar of wine, tall stage for live musical performance every Friday in a week. It has the menu of Chinese, fast food, Himalayan/Nepalese, Italian, Pizza, Sandwiches, and steak houses, specialty of lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks and good services. It accepts cash as well visa cards. The place that once you visit never need to regret.
15. Thai Ghar
The place for those who are caving for a hot meal and joyful music to stay warm in sizzling winter. It is situated at Opposite to entrance of St. Mary’s school, Dhobighat, Lalitpur open from 11 AM to 11 PM. Good food at reasonable rate with impressive, quick and efficient accommodation of waiters. The bar section is decorated with lighting and an open space with cozy sofas, nice place to go with a group of friends.
The live performance musical bands every Friday with their remix of old and modern classics and experiments with acoustic guitar, flute, and American drums and that provide good environment to feel. Thai Ghar is probably the worth place to visit.
16. Ai-la Restaurant and Lounge
It is a multi cuisine restaurant known by its Ai-la signature dishes. It is open every day from 10 AM to 10 PM located at Kumaripati, Patan, Kathmandu. The wooden furniture, ceilings, formal circular seating arrangements, nice lightings all add extra to the atmosphere.
The items of the menu are Ai-la’s specialty like Ai-la pizza, Ai-la platter, Tangry kebab, tiger chicken, Jhol Mo: Mo, mini Mo: Mo etc and bar section of imported and local liquor.
There’s a stage for live musical performance which is held every Friday in a week and there is also karaoke lounge to have fun, wide screen for watching live game, billiard tables to shot a few balls, a rooftop garden restaurant, coffee shop with the view of Kathmandu & the Himalayan range.
17. The Last Friday
The last Friday located in Lazimpat with elegant attracting exterior design. It is open every day from 10 AM to 10 PM. It serves Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine, Chicken BBQ and all kind of Mo:Mo is available here. The fast and friendly services will make you come again and again.
Exciting performances from various music Bands on every Friday makes more happening day. It is reasonable at price and comfortable for any person to visit.
18. Attic Bar
The Attic is located in Lazimpat, Kathmandu. It is open every day from noon to midnight. It has indoor and outdoor facility and has parking lot too. Good for lunch, snacks, and dinner and services are friendly as well.
Live musical performances of different Nepali Bands once in a Friday of every week and normal music are for everyday. The music that can enjoy with drinks of wine, beer. Its motto is every guest must return with smile on their face.
19. The Victory Lounge
In a short period of time the victory lounge made a place in the heart of the people. The lounge is located in Durbar Marg, Kathmandu. Live music performance of Nepali DJs and Bands of different music taste that can adore with drinks and food they offer.
It has a pleasant seating arrangement, having fun with family, friends actually it gives lovely environment settle down the mind.
20. Embassy Restaurant and Bar
This restaurant was open with the philosophy that every time the guests enter they must have feeling of home environment. It is located in Pani Pokhari, Narayan Gopal Marg, Kathmandu. It is open from 10 Am till 11 PM. It is one of the finest places and the cuisines are breakfast, brunch, and burgers, Indian/Pakistani, Indian, Chinese, Mexcican and Thai. It’s a place of different varieties of food, drinks and also the place of Hookah.
There is frequently the invitation of music Bands every Friday which enhance the atmosphere to the next level. No one gets bored after the entrance even anyone is solo or in a group.
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal dedicates all the Foodies and Music lovers to visit these places once for the experience of the Bar, Nightclubs, Restaurants in Nepal.