Pubs in Kathmandu to enjoy live sports

  •   2017-02-17  |

Here are a few pubs/bars that have a good atmosphere and are popular amongst the locals to watch live sports.

In today’s age, everyone watches sports. Whether it be football, cricket or even the NFL, people are literally mad about sports. It’s the same story here in Kathmandu, where everyone looks forward to the weekend to watch their team play their favorite sport - especially football.

Whether it be English League, the German League or the Spanish League, if you’re a fan of football you won’t miss a game in Kathmandu. To keep up with that, Kathmandu has a lot of pubs and sports bars where one can enjoy live sports that shows more than just football.

Here are a few places that have a good atmosphere and are popular amongst the locals.


Sports Hive

First and foremost this is a really cool place to hang out. In the heart of Jhamsikhel, this place offers more than just live sports. The ambience is quite pleasant and the place also does live music on certain days. But the place is famous for live games, especially the English Premier League. The atmosphere on big games can be quite electric as there aren’t many places around the area that does live games on the big screen. On other days the place also shows cricket and F1 depending on what the people want. Apart from the fact it shows most live sports in the multiple screens, the food and drinks on offer is not bad either. So if you’re a sports lover, this place is a must visit.

Jhamsikhel Marg, Patan 
Phone: +9779841320007

Tiger Sports Bar


This is another ideal place to spend your weekends at. It’s a cool place to watch your favorite sport, drink a nice cold beer and enjoy their tasty MO:MO. Located in Lazimpat this place is buzzing with young and old which makes for a really good atmosphere. They show almost all the premier league games along with other major sporting events. There are snooker and pool tables for you to enjoy while you waiting or watching your game. The place is pretty easy to get to as well. It’s just behind the big mart in Lazimpat near Hotel Radisson.

Kumari Mai Marg, Lazimpat, Kathmandu
Phone: +9779808213740

Jersey Sports and Restaurant


It’s quite obvious that Thamel is the entertainment district of Kathmandu. It’s also the city’s main tourist hub, which is why it’s mostly vibrant and full of tourist looking for a nice time. And it would be quite unfair if this place didn’t have a place to watch live sports. There a lot of cafes around thamel that show live games but Jersey Sports and Restaurant is one of the best. With comfy seating arrangements and good food it’s a decent place to enjoy your favorite sport. This is a great sports lounge with good facilities and good service. If you are in Thamel and need your sports fix this is definitely the place to go.

Thamel, Kathmandu
Phone: +9779841409499

Tranzit Café And Sports Bar


Recently opened this place is gaining popularity. If you want to enjoy live football with some of your mates, than Tranzit is the place to be. The crowd really enjoys the good projection and the large screen LED with superb sound is just the icing the place needs. The menu is quite reasonably priced which is one of the reason this place is quite popular. Located in Maiti Ghar the place is a complete cafe and restaurant.

Maitighar, Kathmandu

Shashwat Pant is a content writer at Nepal Traveller. He is writer by day and a dreamer by night. He loves to spend time discussing about sports and Geo politics.


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