5 best Coffee Shops around Jhamsikhel

  •   2017-07-04  |  nepaltraveller.com

Coffee shops are an escape; an end to boredom, a place for day dreamers and an introvert’s paradise.

In the gloomy days when the sky is overcast, and big drops of raindrops suddenly drops from the sky I find myself looking for a Coffee Shop. Like me so many people seek a warm chair, surrounded by books with a cup of coffee, its steam slowly melting in the air. Coffee shops are an escape; an end to boredom, a place for day dreamers and an Introvert’s paradise.

In the recent years, Coffee Shops have evolved and have meticulously trained themselves for the race of the growing capitalism. They are no longer a place for the quiet types (which has been tagged on me since childhood) but they have changed to fit the need of every person. It is a place for quiet conversations, a meeting with that talkative friend, a place to finish that last chapter and maybe just a place that offers shade from the rain.

Still there are those coffee shops whose quiet ambiance, aromatic cup of coffee, delicious food still lingers in the mind. We find ourselves going there again and again till all the faces of the staff becomes familiar and we are immediately greeted with a smile as we step into the foyer. These are the best Coffee Shops and are worth our time and money. So here is a list of those places:

1. Himalayan Java

One of the first successful Coffee shop outlets of Kathmandu, Himalayan Java has redefined what coffee shops can be. Whether it is in Thamel with rows of books in its perfectly arranged shelves or somewhere in a posh shopping mall, Himalayan Java offers good coffee with scrumptious pieces of bakes. It is also a good place to meet up with friends and perhaps reminisce the past.

Address: Labim Mall

2. RedMud Coffee

With it’s opening nearly 4 years ago, RedMud Coffee has rapidly grown in popularity with several outlets in Kathmandu alone. RedMud Coffee is known for its versatility. Along with coffee it has an impressive menu of customized drinks such as Nepalicano; Americano with a Nepali twist. To add more to its amazing schemes, RedMud has recently introduced ‘Happy Lunch Hour’ from 11 A.M to 2 P.M that offers delicious food at a discounted price.

Address: Jhamsikhel

Contact number: 01-6201333

3. Café Hessed 

With its serving of too beautiful and delicious pieces of cup cakes along with a big mug of hot coffee, it is one of the best Coffee Shops within the distance. Added with its quiet ambiance and friendly people it is a place that makes you want to return time and again.

Address: Pulchowk

Contact number: +977 1 5530993

4. Kar.ma Coffee

This is the coffee shop that provides a different cup of coffee; rich with authenticity and aroma as each cup of coffee is made by traditional method without electricity. It offers a perfect escape from the jarring noise of the city with its peaceful ambience. Perhaps you might find me somewhere in the corner of the room engrossed in a Murakami book.

Address: Jhamsikhel (Moksh Complex)

Contact number: 9843767232

5. Café Soma

Café Soma is an ideal place to start your day. Along with serving a cup of freshly brewed cup of coffee it also offers a wide range of delectable breakfast choice which is healthy and also delicious. Added that with a picturesque view of the garden, it could make anybody’s day brighter. The place is also very spacious with rows of bookshelves adorning its walls and giving it a very European feel.

Address: Jhamsikhel

Contact number: +977 1 5528732

Shuvekshya Limbu is a writer at nepaltraveller.com. An avid reader and traveller who has travelled to Hogwarts and Middle Earth and lived to tell the tale. She spends her time discussing literature and metaphors of life.   

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