Pokhara, the second biggest city in Nepal, is a haven for people who love adventure! Without a doubt, this chilled-out lakeside city is the most beautiful and peaceful city because of its breath-taking views of the majestic of mountain ranges covering around. There are a variety of places to eat in Pokhara which will have your mouth watering. Here are some of the best cafés in Pokhara:
You and I
You and I is one of the most famous cafés in Pokara. This small cafe has a wonderful balcony view and is a great place to chill and do some writing, reading or relaxing. The food is served fast to be home-made cooked in the moment and the portions are generous. You and I is also a community art space featuring some great artwork from emerging artists in Nepal and abroad. It is a perfect destination for enjoying a cup of café and staring out onto the lake which seems to be the English seaside.
Am/Pm Organic Cafe
This coffee shop is definitely one of the best in Pokhara due to it’s cozy ambience, coffee and food. It serves some of the best organic, locally-sourced food —from breakfast to “soup meals” like creamy broccoli turmeric. It also sells a number of organic products, such as yak soaps, organic coffee, wild honey, coconut oil, and seeds.
The Juicery Cafe
A must visit café in Pokhara! For those craving for some tasty yet healthy food, look no further than The Juicer Cafe. It’s located in a cute, vibrant little store right by the lake. This is also the place to go to if you want to meet other travellers or just talk to strangers, the seating area is made for conversation. As the name suggests, this café serves some amazing juices and healthy dishes.
Perky Beans is another amazing café which is definitely the local’s favourite spot. They have an awesome rooftop terrace which is great for working and they never fail to surprise you with their amazing dishes. It serves an affordable all-day breakfast (muesli, croissant sandwiches, chapatti wraps, and pancakes) as well as sandwiches, salads, tasty milkshakes and a variety of mains.
If you like crêpes, Metro is the place to go for lunch in Pokhara! They have both sweet and savoury crêpes. It is a friendly, comfortable café serving mainly crepes, pancakes and coffee, shakes etc. which are absolutely delicious and the best in Pokhara. They also have a nice rooftop terrace where you can sit and watch the sunset.
White Rabbit Coffee
White rabbit doesn’t look like much from the street but upstairs opens into a beautiful little cafe with a small balcony and lots of natural light. It has great coffee, absolutely, along with scrumptious food. The sandwiches served here are to die for. Overall, it is an amazing place and the super friendly staff here makes the experience worth it!
Cafes Evoke has 2 units as one in Kathmandu and another one is in Pokhara. Although the one in Kathmandu is more renowned, featuring a great restaurant that frequently hosts live music, Café Evoke first opened in Pokhara. This Pokhara coffee shop also offers a selection of savoury items like veggie wraps, falafel, and hummus which are to die for.