Foods and drinks

Nepal is paradise for foods whether authentic Nepali meals or continental, oriental, Indian and Chinese are all found in many good restaurants and hotels in all parts of Nepal, mostly in tourist destinations.

Kathmandu and Pokhara are havens for a range of local and foreign foods at reasonable costs, with bakeries, ice-creams as well.

Tea is grown in Nepal famous Ilam tea which lies close to the border of Darjeeling, India. Nepali Tea in great demands in other countries also, besides tea and coffee which is also grown in Nepal.

For the light drink and beverages like larger beers are made in Nepal most of the famous ones are the collaboration with foreign companies, local beer however much cheaper and of great quality as it is brewed from Himalayan natural spring water.

Hard drinks are found like local whiskey, rum, brandy, gin, vodka, and other local homemade product, besides local brands and products imported drinks widely available in big stores, restaurants and hotels.