Is there anything better than going out to dinner with your crew and looking upon the night view of Kathmandu city? When the pollution and traffic is a little less during the evenings, our city often looks beautiful. We all sadly know the quality of Kathmandu air right now. But on days when the air is somewhat cleaner, a nice dinner with a beautiful night view is the perfect way to enjoy one’s evening. Check out these restaurants that are great to go out for a dinner while enjoying the night view of Kathmandu.
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1. Octave Kathmandu
If you like the chatter and liveliness of Durbarmarg, then you’ll love this place. Octave Kathmandu is not located high enough to see a huge portion of the city, but is situated at the perfect place to enjoy the Durbarmarg nightlife. The place itself is one of the most happening places in Kathmandu so there’s that too. If you’re more of a party animal then we’re sure you’ll have a great time visiting this place. It’s also a perfect place to hang out and catch up with your friends.
Where │Durbargmarg, Kathmandu
2. Cloud Zero
Most of us already know Cloud Zero by this point, but that doesn’t stop us from raving about the night view from this place. Located at the airport hotel, this place is perfect, whether for a romantic dinner or a night out with your friends and family. It’s a revolving restaurant so you can get a great 360° view. You can see the airport and moreover, you can see as far as the outskirts of the city. There is something inherently comforting about watching your city at night from a high place, when the buildings sparkle and the vehicles turn into tiny dots of lights. Cloud Zero is the perfect place to experience that.
Where │ 7th Floor Rooftop Garden Terrace, Airport Hotel, Kathmandu
Facebook │ https://www.facebook.com/cloudzero
3. Le Trio
Located five floors high, you’ll surely enjoy the view of the beautiful hills surrounding the valley during twilight, and see more than just the streets of Durbarmarg from here. Le Trio is a great place to chill out in the cold evening breeze and refresh yourself. They also serve great jhol momos so that’s already a huge bonus right there. The rooftop is cozy and the view is lovely. We recommend going here with a group of friends during the evening and staying till it gets dark to enjoy both the golden sky during sunset, and Kathmandu’s lights during nighttime.
Where │Durbargmarg, Kathmandu
Facebook │ https://www.facebook.com/trioktm/
4. View Himalayan Restaurant & Terrace
If having a front row seat to witness evening time at Boudha pagoda is something that excites you, then this place will really pique your interest. The evening to night time around Boudha is already magical on its own, but this place truly gives you a front row seat to the beauty of the pagoda and the people underneath. The evening time when devotees start lighting lamps and doing chants is arguably the best time to be around the area. You can watch all of that from their lovely rooftop seating area. Visit during the full moon to watch the stupa become illuminated with lights from butter lamps. The food here is also wonderful, truly a combination of the perfect view and perfect food.
Where │Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu
Facebook │ https://www.facebook.com/View-Himalayan-Restaurant-With-Terrace-2194133603991047
Instagram │ N/A
5. Nepalaya Rooftop Restaurant
With cozy décor and beautiful ambiance, Nepalaya Rooftop Restaurant has a lovely view of the city from its 7th-floor location. This place is very relaxing due to its floral décor and bright surroundings. Although this place is optimum for a nice lunch, it’s also a great place for rooftop dinners. It’s also one of the tallest buildings in Thamel so you can get a nice view of most of the Thamel area too. Not to mention the food here is great and accommodating for various diet restrictions and the staff are all wonderful and helpful.
Where │Thamel, Kathmandu
Facebook │ https://www.facebook.com/nepalayarooftoprestaurant
Instagram │ https://www.instagram.com/nepalayarooftoprestaurant/
6. Diplomat/Foreign Affairs at Hotel Ambassador
The rooftop seating area at Diplomat/Foreign Affairs at Hotel Ambassador is truly one of the most relaxing places to spend time at; as it’s big, open, and you can practically see the entire city from there. Decorated with hanging lights and prayer flags, a dinner here is usually a refreshing and rejuvenating experience.
Where | lazimpat, Kathmandu
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Diplomat.ForeignAffairs
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/foreignaffairs_diplomat/
7. Nirvana Flavor Cafe & Restaurant
This is the perfect place to go for some peace and quiet, and to spend a calm evening with your friends (or yourself) while enjoying an enchanting view of the valley. The view of the sunset especially, is absolutely beautiful from here so we recommend visiting during twilight and staying for dinner. The food is also great and feels homemade with a distinct local taste. Overall, we recommend this place to get some work done over dinner since it is quiet and calm, and sports a lovely night view.
Where | Bijeswori, Kathmandu
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/nirvanaflavor
Instagram | N/A
8. Kastha Vista
Whether it comes to the food or the ambiance, Kastha Vista is really a very pleasant place. Watching the city from up here during a lovely evening is a delightful experience. This is especially a great place to hang out with friends and enjoy a cold beer over the evening breeze and the view of our city.
Where | Ichangu Narayan, Kathmandu
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/kasthavista
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/kasthavista/