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Recommendations by the Pokhara free Guide Magazine

So many nationalities, so many cuisines: Italian, Korean, Arabic or local cuisine - a culinary journey around the world

Pokhara offers a great variety in the gastro scene: from bars, trendy restaurants to cafes to our beloved rooftop bars! Because we like to eat, good food, cakes, cocktails and much more, but there is also a wide choice. We discovered many of the spots here by chance or were recommended to us by locals. There are real pearls here!

Over 20 Food Spots can be found in our Pokhara Guide for 2019/20

In our food guide for Pokhara, the hippest addresses in the city await you: from small, inconspicuous (but unbelievably good spots) to the big restaurants.

OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS

Here are our top three restaurants in Lakeside Pokhara

OR2K Pokhara - mediterranean cuisine

This is exactly what you missed at a longer Nepal stay sometime – a sweep around the western kitchen, with a focus on the Mediterranean. The ambiance is intended for Nepalese standards with tasteful decor, attentive service and lounge music.

Moondance Restaurant - asian and western cuisine

The location is very appealing close to the Barahi Temple and the service very friendly and effective., The menu ranges from Italian cuisine to Thai and the quality of the food is very good. The restaurant is very nicely decorated, you feel good immediately.

Annapurna Garden Cafe & Lounge - asian and western cuisine

It is a very cozy garden restaurant right on the lake. Here is something for all ages. The playground for children is an exception here in Lakeside and this gives the charm of the restaurant a special touch. The food is excellent and in the evening there are often concerts by local bands.

OUR FAVORITE NIGHT CLUBS

Here are our top three night clubs in Lakeside Pokhara

Busy Bee Cafe - live music and sport events

They have live music every night and you can enjoy a wide selection of pasta, pizza and snacks. Good with family or friends and the friendly staff is always attentive. There is a dance floor for those who want to dance and two pool tables for those who want to take it easy.

Matrix Arena - doors open from 10pm - 2am

A fantastic large-scale disco that opened in the spring of 2019. On 5000 sqare feet, visitors are offered everything to celebrate the night. There are three bars offering a wide selection of cocktails and beers. It is only 10 minutes walk from Central Lakeside.

Rolling Stones Rock Bar - doors open from 7pm - 1am

Here you will be offered a rock spectacle that is unparalleled. The atmosphere is with you and will not keep you in your seat for long. First-class rock bands from all over Nepal present their genre of rock classics as well as current songs. A must for every rock fan.