9 Cafes where you can get good books to read

Best Cafes in kathmandu to read

With the increase in the amount of readership among Nepalese and other book enthusiasts, a lot of entrepreneurs have tapped into this opportunity to cater to the book lovers. Below are some cafes that provide you with a good reading environment along with great food and beverages.

  1. Cafe Soma : Jhamsikhel

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Cafe Soma is one of the best places to go for a great selection of beverages and to read in a cozy environment.

2. Bodhi books and Bakes: Maharajgunj

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Bodhi books and bakes is a very popular reading venue among Nepali book lovers. The book collection is great and they serve good coffee along with bakery items.

3. Palpasa Coffee: JP Road ,Thamel

A recently opened cafe in Thamel which was inspired by a popular Nepali novel titled “Palpasa Cafe.” Palpasa Coffee serves organic coffee and has a separate section for readers to sit quietly and read.

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Palpasa Coffee Thamel Nepalibytes

4.Sara’s Bakery: Jawlakhel


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It is a good place to get some great bakery items and also has books to read.

5.Feed ‘N’ Read: Thamel

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Feed ‘N’ Read is also a great place to read books and also grab a bite to eat.

6.Himalayan Java: Thamel

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Himalayan Java Thamel Nepalibytes

It is one of the most popular coffee spots around Kathmandu. Now Himalayan Jave also carries books.

7.RedMud Coffee : Jhamsikhel

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RedMud Coffee is a growing restaurant/coffee chain which is doing pretty well in the market. A very good place to sit back, relax and read a book.

8. Kataksha : Maharajgunj

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Kataksha is a place for foodies and book lovers.

9.Ramsterdam: Ramhiti,Boudha

Ramsterdam is popular for beer and has a good collection of books.

P.S. The list is not arranged in any particular order.

Please let us know in the comments if you know of other great places to eat and read.