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House of Music

$$ - $$$
Bar, Asian, Pub, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Amrit Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
+977 985-1075172
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've come to house music many many times during my two years living in nepal and have always loved it everytime. Whether it's a chilled out low key soul shaker concert or upbeat electronic dj beats, it's an unforgettable experience! The place is always full of friendly happy people who will make sure you have a good time in a... More 

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Kathmandu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Run by a famous musician for the love of music. Great mix of expats, locals and tourists. A great night out.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Our friend, Sunil Sharma, introduced us to this cool watering hole in Kathmandu. My family & I enjoyed the ambience, the friendly service, the drinks & most of all the music. House of Music rocks!

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Thank acdevan
Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I live a very busy and stressful life as I put a lot of hours at work. In order to stay sane, I visit House of Music every Friday night. I enjoy various bands that play every Friday nights such as the JFI, Kanta DaB Dab, Mad Jazz, and other solo artists. Some Tuesday nights I get surprise music treat... More 

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Thank Sunil S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

I have had countless good times at House of Music! And always such a great time. Owned by music lovers, this place is very much in the know in terms of the happening music scene in Kathmandu and you won't go wrong for a night out here! Fun, with a great relaxed and very nice atmosphere, you'll find superb music... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

I arrived in Kathmandu 3 years ago and by good luck or karma I happened upon 'House' as it is known locally in the first days and I met Sanjay Shrestha the founder and manager of House. Sanjay's philosophy was to open a place where new and established musicians locally and from away could explore their art and entertain their... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The place to be if you like music....rock, reggae, jazz, blues, funk etc ...No commercial music.. mind you!

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Thank Niren R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

When I am in Kathmandu, this is the place to hang out and soak up the local music community. Friendly, warm and inviting the House of Music has a clear mission to bring forth the best talent Nepal has to offer. Sure feels like home every time I come. Give it a try.

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Thank Auravision
Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Living in Nepal, this is the one pub i'm going to on a regular basis, for food, drinks, the fantastic musical programing and the atmosphere warmly orchestrated by a lovely staff. Live music on Fridays and Saturdays, open mic on Tuesdays, widely used by young talents. Whatever your age, if you love food, music, people smiling and enjoying their time,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

The Atmosphere is good, various music, the service is good, the food is very good! I recommend to go there, it's a place to be!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, Pub, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amrit Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 985-1075172
Description
House of Music is largely frequented by locals and expats for its focus on original live Nepali music - from rock to reggae, himalayan blues to jazz (rarely covers). Artists featured are up-and-coming and popular Nepali bands. House of Music also has a roof-top garden terrace where it serves great food and drinks at very reaonable price. One of the very few bars in Kathmandu serving draught beer!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?