About Town

Virtual Events

Art Exhibition

Art exhibition

Look at the Museum of Nepali Art’s online exhibition, Shilpakalakarita ko pratibimba,which will include traditional and contemporary Nepali artwork in various mediums. 

Until 2 July

Reading Circles

This session of Mobile Library Nepal's Reading Circles under the theme 'Queerness, Gender & Sexuality' discussion on 'inclusivity and gender identities, and how queer artists navigate and express themselves through different mediums’. Send an email at [email protected] for reading materials and the meeting link.

23 June, 5pm-6:30pm

Museum in motion

'Envisioning Emptiness: Contemporary Art and Buddhist Social Practice’, the 3rd edition of Lumbini Museum’s online series Museum in Motion will feature artists Ang Tserin Sherpa and Charwei Tsai and will be facilitated by curator Haema Sivanesan.

20 June

Space apps challenge

NASA’s Space Apps celebrates its 10th year in 2021. Go to Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO)’s Facebook page for details about where Nepalis can participate in the hackathon from.

Takeaway & Deliveries

Dhokaima Cafe
Dhokaima Cafe

Look at Dhokaima’s menu online for takeaways. Try the Dhokaima club sandwich, shredded pork, or get desserts and customised cakes.  

(01)552113

Dechenling Garden Restaurant

Dechenling is among the best for Tibetan and Nepali food in Kathmandu. Look at the menu on the Bhoj app and order Tibetan specialties, including Ting momo and Pork Dapao, Phing Sha rice noodles, and more.

(01)4412158

Tasneem's Kings Kitchen

Order Tasneem’s mouth watering authentic Bohra Muslim cuisine. Peruse through the menu for flavourful, spicy and biryani, and others. Call or order from Foodmandu. 

9801121212

Pangra Express

Experience the best of Nepali street food and fast food from Pangra Express. Get the Classic Chicken Momo, spicy vegetable noodles, or Sha Phale Chicken. Foodmandu and Bhoj Deals will deliver.

9818453455

Gelato

Nothing beats the humidity of monsoon like ice cream.Look at  at Foodmandu to get ice cream from the classic cookies and cream to apple cinnamon and every flavour in between.

Online Groceries

Le Sherpa farm shop
Le Sherpa farm shop

Shop for locally-sourced fruit and vegetables, diary products, baked goods, and other fresh produce and much more on the Le Sherpa farm shop website.

Metro Tarkari

Order fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as local  items like Marsi rice and pickles from across Nepal from rom Metro Tarkari. Shop here.

Mero Kirana

Get essential items, including food and beverages, meat, dairy and baked goods, as well as babycare and pet products, household items, from Mero Kirana. Shop online.

Himal Mart

Get groceries delivered at home without paying additional delivery charges from Himal Mart. Details on the website.

Daraz

Online retail platform Daraz’s dMart will only deliver essential items during the lockdown. Shop from the website.

Bookshops in town

Pilgrims Book House
Pilgrims Book House

Find rare and out of print books, books on mountaineering and trekking, and the Himalayas, as well as non-fiction books that explore Hinduism, Buddhism, Tantra, and philosophy at Pilgrims Bookhouse. Browse through books online.

Jhamsikhel, 7am-9am/Thamel 9am-11am, 9818973392

Thuprai Books

Find and get books delivered from Thuprai. The online bookshop has e-books, some of which are free, and audiobooks available as well. Find books on the website.

Book Paradise

Find fiction, non-fiction, as well as educational resources at Book Paradise. Find more information on Facebook.

8am-11am, Jamal, (01) 4233456

Patan Book Shop

Residents of Lalitpur can buy necessary books at Patan Book Shop. Choose from a vast collection of fiction and non-fiction books from Nepal.

7am-10am, Patandhoka, (01) 5555256

Books Mandala

Get new and used books, including harder-to-find works of fiction,  from Books Mandala. Shop online.