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When I am in Kathmandu, I do not want to miss Buddha Bar. I went to this place with few friends on... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Camberley, United Kingdom
Cool place

I was looking a nice relaxing cocktail bar in whole Kathmandu, Finally I found Buddha bar and was... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
via mobile
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2 Dec 2018
“not to miss bars in Kathmandu”
24 May 2018
“Cool place ”
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

When I am in Kathmandu, I do not want to miss Buddha Bar. I went to this place with few friends on this occasion. It was first time for some of them and they really loved it. The ambience is really cool, the place itself...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rameshyateem
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I was looking a nice relaxing cocktail bar in whole Kathmandu, Finally I found Buddha bar and was nice cocktail bar.food and atmosphere was excellent good service too.highly recommend if you love to try good drinks and food.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nadunh2016
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

There is in Thamel in a side alley this upstairs bar which has something which is difficult to explain! It is intimate, it has always a Dj, it has dance floor and tables, good cocktails (I emphasize Mojito) and a good kitchen (signature dish: chilly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank M290ZJpeterr
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We came here for a few post trek drinks and if we weren’t dying of exhaustion we would’ve stayed all night. Great drinks, great service, great atmosphere. Wish we would’ve felt better so we could see how cool this place really gets! 10/10

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dreyzer3000
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Popped in for a pre-dinner drink (no happy hour prices unfortunately) but really nice place, very chilled out, lovely music, comfy cushions on the floor around low tables, and good menu for both food & drinks. I had a lovely cocktail for 500rs, and shared...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank expressive-one
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Buddha Bar is a great place for some quiet beers early on, a shisha with friends or a few cocktails enjoyed with the party tunes later in the night. The service from staff here is fantastic; they are attentive, quick and very friendly.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 372lachiec
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A really great atmosphere, low lighting and loud music. Definitely not a traditional “Nepali” experience but a cool bar an hangout. Prices were quite high for Nepal standards.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Krista W
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Great for tourists who can' t leave city madness behind. Crap super loud electronic music, impacting other local businesses, expensive drinks. Nothing Buddha like about it, starting with armed security at entrance and rude manager. If you need to go there, why travel at all?

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Francoiseaccordion
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Don't have words, it's such an amazing place. Great ambience, all good liquor, superb seating, good food, awesome music and what not! Must visit daily if you are in Kathmandu/Thamel. Missing it is a crime! Hehe! Candle-light guys... and hookah! Intoxicating indeed. Big screen for...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank gps_gaurav
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Since 14 Years Iam frequently in the Buddha Bar, a place to feel welcome. There is tasty food and chilled beer in a good athmosphere. Staff and management, Dem and Dambar are a great family and it is nice to be a part of it.

Date of experience: April 2017
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