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Viva City

Viva City (Sheten Lam, Thimphu) – this venue is a combination nightclub, bar and live music space. This is a nightspot for those seeking after hour action. Viva City is widely known for its attractive neon lights under which you can enjoy the beat of the music such as hip-hop, rock and international pop music. … Continue reading Viva City

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Tiger Pub

Tiger Pub (Ata Khangzang Building, opposite Tashi Taj, Thimphu) – opened since 2007, this is a karaoke bar that’s popular among locals (both the 20-something crowd, and the more mature). The bar’s karaoke system has programmed in songs in the local Bhutanese language, as well as in English, Hindi, Japanese, Chinese, Tibetan, and Tamil.

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Thimphu Club

Thimphu Club (Jojo’s Building, near Hotel Kisa, Chang Lam Road, Thimphu) – this local nightspot (also known locally as a Drayang) offers live local entertainment, as well as karaoke sessions for those with budding singing talent. It’s popular with local residents, and occasionally attracts expats who are curious about the local culture.

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The Zone

The Zone (The Zone Executive Suites, Chang Lam, Thimphu) – this modest bar (which is part of a hotel of the same name) attracts visitors both during the daytime and at night. Visitors can order a couple of beers, and food is also available, such as the famed “yak burger”.

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Tashi Tagay

Tashi Tagay (Phendey Lam, Thimphu) – this is not just any bar in Bhutan. This place is locally known as a Drayang. What is a Drayang? These bars are known for their live song and dance performances by Bhutanese females. Upon entering a Drayang, ordering drinks, and taking a seat on one of the couches which … Continue reading Tashi Tagay

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Space 34

Space 34 (Chang Lam, Thimphu) — located in the heart of the city, Space 34 Nightclub & Lounge has been rocking the night scene for well over 10 years now. With a live music bar (The Divine Madman’s Corner), a dance floor (Illuminati) and a smoking bar area (Ice & Smokes), the club is a … Continue reading Space 34

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Om Pub

Om Pub (Jojo’s Shopping Complex, Thimphu) — the laid back Om Pub is another favored hangout spot for the 20-something crowd. Located in the second floor of a local shopping center, Om is a casual bar with occasional live band performances and a solid selection of drinks.

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Mojo Park

Mojo Park (Yangchenma Building, Changlam, Thimphu) — the exciting venue regularly books live acts all throughout the week, and is a place known for its positive vibe. The crowd is both locals and expats who have long discovered Mojo Park to be the most happening nightspot in Thimphu. Here, you can feel energy, happiness and … Continue reading Mojo Park

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Jimmy’s Pub

Jimmy’s Pub (Gongzin Lam, Thimphu) — located at a vibrant spot in Thimphu town, Jimmy’s Pub is established with a simple yet, a very exotic and classic interior concept and an equally intriguing and interesting operation concept of a trendy and modern Pub, which has live musical performance as the key service offering to all … Continue reading Jimmy’s Pub

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Hola Jinks

Hi Jinks (Druk Hotel, Wogzin Lam, Clock Tower Square, Thimphu) — Druk Hotel’s on-site bar is a dimly-lit space that has a lot of character. Early arrivals might be able to score one of the incredibly inviting armchairs by the bar, and proceed to indulge in a drink a two (the drink list features a … Continue reading Hola Jinks