Events

Yoga/Meditation Retreat 

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Take a break from your hectic life and let your mind and soul relax this weekend with this one day retreat program. Don’t forget to take a yoga mat and a water bottle.

22 June, 6pm, Fee: Rs3,000, Naxal, 9801121956/ 9801121963

Hues and Treasures 

For art lovers, the ongoing exhibition Hues and Treasures features artwork from five Nepali women artists. 

Until 20 July, 10am-6pm, Classic Gallery, Chakupat, 984-1224753

Play द सिस्टम 

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An adaptation of Theresa Rebeck’s What We Are Up Against, this play takes a satirical approach to gender discrimination in the workplace. 

Until 15 July, 5:15pm (except Tuesdays) / 1pm also (on Saturdays), Kausi Theatre, Teku, 9861315317

Art Exhibition

From the private collection of Pratima and Prithvi Pandé, ‘Examining the Line: Old and Young Masters’ features artworks of Birendra Pratap Singh and Prashant Shrestha. 

Until 7 July, 11am-6pm, Kalā Salon, Chhaya Center, Thamel

Kolkata meets Kathmandu 

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Kolkata's Kalighat Paintings are being displayed at Siddhartha Art Gallery. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience a part of Bengal right from here.  

Until 30 June, 11am-5pm(Sunday to Friday) / 12pm-5pm (Saturdays), Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal 

Music

Friday Sessions 

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Celebrate World Music Day with food, drinks and music of choice. The band Ko: Kaa will be on the stage playing their recent hits.

21 June, 8pm onwards, Namase Pub, Thamel

Women In Concert 

Get ready for an electrifying showdown of the seven finalists for this year’s Women In Concert. DJ Graze, Abhaya and the Steam Engine and Parijita Bastola will also join. 

22 June, 3pm-7:30pm, United School, Imadole

Cigarettes After Sex Tribute  

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Get ready for an indulgent and romantic evening as the Last Wish  performs a tribute to Cigarettes After Sex. Buy tickets at IME Pay.

28 June, 6pm onwards, Ticket: Rs1,000, EDN Sanepa, 980798431

Rendezvous 

Rendezvous will celebrate a mix of pop culture, music and diverse Nepali art and culture during a musical Saturday afternoon.

22 June, 12pm onwards, Ticket: Rs999, Hotel Annapurna, Darbar Marg

Rota Jive 2024 

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Rota Jive is bringing old and new innovative musicians together on the same platform, including Anuprastha, Prashna Chinha, Chakravyu and Satish Ghalamn. Buy tickets at Khalti. 

29 June, 12am-8pm, Ticket: Rs850, Club Platinum, Darbar Marg 

Dining

Raithaane

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Eat your way through Nepal at Raithaane, a restaurant that is committed to using locally sourced foods. Each dish on the menu is connected to the different communities of the nation, from east to west.

Patan, 9801002971

Himali Farmer’s Kitchen

This restaurant serves classic Nepali dishes like bhatmas sadeko, aloo jeera and sukuti and khaja sets.

Chaksibari Marg, 9823556622

Prazada

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Enjoy Prazada’s selection of chilled draught beers in the lush garden with aromatic food and special pizzas accompanied by relaxing music on Fridays or a Pop-up market on Saturdays. 

Baluwatar (01) 4510473

Mezze by Roadhouse

Smart interiors and a chic terrace with a view of the palace provide a great atmosphere to enjoy dinner with friends. The chef’s special – smoked mo:mo and grilled chicken with linguine vegetable– are a must-try.

Mercantile Plaza, Darbar Marg (01) 5323087

The Chocolate Room

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Enter a world of chocolate cupcakes, decadent brownies and chocolate of every size and shape. Between the chocolate, try the Peri Peri fries and milkshake.

Jhamsikhel, 9823837885

Getaway

Shinta Mani Mustang 

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With elegantly designed interiors using local materials, hand- picked art and rich textiles, the recently-opened Shinta Mani Mustang is an experience steeped in opulence and comfort.

Marpha, Mustang,  9802336386

Lake View

Escape to Lake View Resort’s cosy wooden huts for a weekend of rest and relaxation. One of Lakeside’s oldest establishments, the resort features traditional, rustic designs and modern accents.

Lake Side, Pokhara (061) 451477

The Pavilions

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The Pavilions is a luxury boutique eco resort with boutique villas, swimming pool, organic farm, restaurant lounge and bar, and is ideal for therapeutic day-ins, authentic gastronomical experiences and quiet nights. 

Chisapani, Pokhara, 9856027997

Maya Manor

This Rana palace turned boutique hotel offers a Victorian gazebo, manicured gardens, highly-rated restaurants and an exclusive rooftop garden overlooking the city.

Darbar Marg (01) 4528028

Shivapuri Heights Cottage 

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Only a quick half-hour drive and a little stroll from Kathmandu leads to a peaceful oasis. Visitors can enhance their stay with additional activities like yoga, massage at Neeru’s spa, and hikes to nearby Monastery, Stupa, or National Park.

Budhanilkantha, 9846232271