A Kathmandu institution, the courtyard at New Orleans is decked out with large pub tables and bands play well-above-average blues and rock covers most evenings. The food is well-above-average too, but arrive early to nab a table.For the nightlife in Kathmandu you have to be in Thamel. Here you can find lots of restaurants and bars, live music and relaxing bars. Nightlife starts early (around 10 o’clock) and also ends early (around 1 o’clock) so make sure that you are on time. If you want a cheap beer, order the local Gorkha Beer. It taste good and is much cheaper than the popular touristic brands. Do you want something different? Kathmandu also have cinema's called the QFX Jai Nepal, QFX Central, QFX Kumari Cinema and Big Cinema where they play some English movies. While gambling is illegal in Nepal for inhabitants, there are some casino's for tourists in Kathmandu. These are the Casino Nepal, Anna, Everest, Royale and Rad and are all located in the 5 stars hotels. However, local people love to gamble and do it secretly during holidays and festivals.