Nepali Times
Holiday Special
About town

* 'Hamra Hajurama: Our Grandmothers', book launch & exhibition opening, 18 December, 1 AM Friday
Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal
* Marfa to Manhattan, exhibition of photographs by Kashish Das Shrestha at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Revisited, till 31 December 11AM-5 PM, 4438979
* A people war, permanent photo exhibition, Sunday-Friday at Madan Puraskar, Patan Dhoka

* Christmas Workshop at Assumption Catholic Church, 24-25 December, Dhobighat, 5526732

* Benefit concert for Street Dog Care, at Hyatt Regency Ballroom, with Ani Choying Dolma, 19 December, 5-7PM
* HyJazz every Friday evening by Inner Groove at the Rox Bar, 4489362
* Baja gaja every Tuesday at Moksh, Pulchok, 7.30 PM onwards, 5526212
* Live band every Friday and rooftop bbq everyday at Kausi Kitchen, Darbar Marg, 4227288
* Some like it hot, every Friday BBQ and live music by Dinesh Rai and the Sound Minds, Rs 899 at Fusion, Dwarika's Hotel, 7PM onwards, 4479488
* Happy cocktail hour, ladies night on Wednesday with live unplugged music at Jatra Caf? & Bar, Thamel, 5-7PM
* Nepali Ghajals and songs at D'Lounge Beijing Duck Restaurant, every Thursday 6.30 PM onwards, 4468589
* Rudra Night live fusion music by Shyam Nepali every Friday, 7PM at Gokarna Forest Resort, 4451212

* Christmas Eve dinner, with christmas carols and mulled wine, The Caf?, Hyatt, Rs 1800 pp
* Christmas Eve dinner, and performances by Sabin Rai, Cobweb Band, 8848 Band, Rs 1500, Hotel Shangri-La
* Christmas Eve buffet, enjoy seafood at Lobsters restaurant
* Arabian Night, with bellydancers from Ukraine on New Year's Eve, Megha Malhar Hall, Hotel Soaltee
* Head to Toran, four course dinner with a glass of eggnog or gluhwein, Dwarika's Hotel, Rs 2200
* Christmas French cuisine, veg and non-veg, Rs 2950+ and Rs 3900+ respectively, Chez Caroline, Baber Mahal Revisited
* Jingle bell shaped Pizzas, with Christmas punch, Aqua Java zing
* Christmas Turkey Dinner, 24 December to 1 January, K-too! Beer & Steakhouse, Thamel, 4700043
* German Food Festival, 18 December-1 January, Irish Pub
* Christmas Cake shop, christmas pudding, chocolate Santa Claus, hampers and more at The Lounge, till 31 December, 4491234
* New Year's Eve dinner, with champagne, Rs 4500+ pp, Rox Restaurant, Hyatt
* Lavazza Coffee and Baskin n' Robbins, at Blue Note Coffee Shop, Lazimpat
* Strawberry ?tag?re, strawberry flavours at The Lounge, 4.30PM- 6.30PM, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, 4491234
* Oriental Nights, all flavours and specialities of Asia every Wednesday at The Caf?, 6.30PM, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, 4491234
* Aqua Java Zing, BBQ and gourmet fare, 4254809
* Live continental BBQ Fiesta, exclusive BBQ Dinner at Splash Bar & Grill, Radisson Hotel, from 6.30-10.30PM everyday
* Chocolate, Coffee and Caramel, every evening at The Lounge, 4.30-6.30PM, 4491234
* Wine and cheese, every Friday & Saturday at The Lounge, 5-8PM, 4491234
* A cafe's caf?, Dhokaima Caf?, Patan Dhoka, 5522113
* Jazzabell Caf?, relaunched at Jhamsikhel, TGIF, 10% discount all day, happy hour 6-8PM, 2114075
* The Corner Bar, 5-7PM, 3-11PM, Radisson Hotel Kathmandu, 4411818
* Al Fresco, for homemade pasta, steak and freshwater trout, Soaltee Crown Plaza, 4273999
* Kakori, for biryanis, curries and kebabs, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, 7-10.45PM
* Chez Caroline for French and Mediterranean cuisine, Babar Mahal Revisited, 4263070
* Mediterranean cuisine every Friday from Greece, Italy and the Middle East at The Caf?, Hyatt Regency, 4491234
* Teppanyaki meat items and garlic rice at Le Restaurant, Gairidhara, 4436318
* Plat Du Jour at Hotel Shangri-La, Lazimpat, Rs 600, 4412999
* Reality Bites, The Kaiser Caf?, Garden of Dreams, operated by Dwarika's Group of Hotels, 9AM-10PM, 4425341
* Starry night barbecue at Hotel Shangri-La with live performance by Ciney Gurung, Rs 999, at the Shambala Garden, every Friday 7PM onwards, 4412999
* Himalayan Rainbow Trout at Hotel Yak and Yeti, Darbar Marg, 4248999
* Tiger for Breakfast, breakfast everyday at 1905, Kantipath, 4215068
* Stupa View Restaurant, for vegetarian creations & clay oven pizza at Boudha Stupa, 4480262
* Gokarna Forest Resort for a variety of sizzlers at Tripti bar, 44512126

* Fly Away, Marco Polo Travels offers a 3 night package deal to Thailand for Rs 29000 pp on twin sharing basis, inclusive of air fare, a 4 star accommodation.
* Escapade, one night stay with Christmas gala dinner, cultural shows, Christmas lunch and drinks at Dhulikhel Mountain Resort, Rs 3000 pp
* New Year's, The Dwarika's Himalayan Shangri-La Village Resort offers an overnight stay with BBQ dinner, live band, champagne and brunch.
* Happy Holidays, offers a New Year's Eve package for Rs 8888 per couple, inclusive of accommodation, dinner, door prizes and a live performance by The Heart Breakers.

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)