One of the reasons a foodie can have while traveling to Islamabad is naturally to find the best restaurants in town. Islamabad in particular is not the food capital of Pakistan but it has lot to offer. With so many restaurants for good quality Pakistani food it can be hard to decide where to eat at times. Food Explorers can be overwhelmed with how much there is to do in Islamabad. Islamabad’s Restaurants can also be very expensive for the budget conscious explorers. However, We made a List of Top 10 Best Restaurants you must visit in Islamabad and we guarantee that you will have nothing to repent!
Rich culture of South East Asia lies at the tastiest food in the world. It is known as the land of the spices and if you like spices on your taste buds then you must try this desi restaurent called Chattha’s. You can satisfy your carvings here, at any time of the day, with Chattha’s mouthwatering desi cuisines like Biryani, BBQ ,Nihari and Karahis. They also serve halwa puri for your sweet taste buds. Must try it if you like spices.
Texas Steak House
If you want to experience an American cowboy culture with a wide varieties of steaks(both Beef & Chicken); American, Italian, Mexican etc then look no further then Texas Steak House, one of the oldest steak houses in Islamabad. A small restaurant (Wild West Texas Style Theme) with limited seating, quite clean and the staff is very courteous and helpful, dressed as cowboys. Steaks MUST TRY: Billy the Kid, Marshal steaks, New Mexico and Texas Fire steaks
Big fan of European organic sourdough breads and cakes? if so then it is a much of a likeable spot for you. They are located on Jinnah Avenue, directly opposite the Ufone and ISE towers and next door to Dragon City. People Say it is the by far best Vegetarians Friendly bakery in town with lots of Vegan Options. Here you can easily find fresh salads, soups , sandwiches ,croissants along with their cheese cake. They offer Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch and Late Night servings.
KHIVA Restaurant is a traditional afghan outlet with Namak Mandi Peshawar style food in town. If you are a meat lover then this place can fullfill your desire of meat with their lovely rooftop Margalla Mountain Views. It is Located at House # 64, Main Margalla Road, Sector: F-6/3, Islamabad. For Meat Lovers One Must try Dum Pukht/ Rosh, Namak Mandi Lamb Tikka, Mutton Do Pyaza, Afghani Beef Tikka, Bukhara Pullao, Manty (Dumplings), Tandir Samsa (Patties), Laghman (Noodles), Shinwari Lamb Karahi & Balochi Mutton & Chicken Karahi. Besides meat they have Vegiterian friendly Options as well like Baqlajon (Eggplant in yogurt), Palak Paneer, Mix Vegetables, Daal Mash & Daal Channa. You will love their rooftop atmosphere.
Tuscany Courtyard is one of the best options for Italian food in Islamabad. It is located at F-6/3, Kohsar Market, Islamabad 44000 Pakistan. Be sure to check out their Volcano Pudding, Chili Garlic Prawns, Spicy Fettuccine, Calamari Fritte, Mulligatawny Soup and of-course Pizzas. Beside finger licking food you will have an incredible experience of their excellent service. For That you will thank us later!
An American Style continental food experience is Islamabad. BLT(Beef Lettuce and Tomato) Restaurant has a yummy and well cooked continental food with excellent sitting (both inside and outdoor) arrangements. Food you must try here is their Milk Cake along with their Rib Eye Stake and Chicken Stake. Its Location is Street 7 Kohsar Road Gol Market, F-7/3, Islamabad Pakistan.
A must-go-place while visiting Islamabad. Wild Wing has a good sporty ambience with a lot of fast food variety including wings, burgers and Mexican food. Their Must try food servings are boneless chicken wings and chicken tenders. Wild Wings is located in the heart of Islamabad at Bhittai Road F-7 Markaz, Islamabad Pakistan.
Qishmisch is an excellent place to have local food with a quality ambiance. It serves Pakistani cuisine with a difference in town. With open kitchen and attentive staff it is a must visit place for families and friends. Must Try dishes are Chicken Makhni, Malai Botee, Fresh Roghni & Garlic Naan, Mutton Khunna , Tawa Fried Fish, Reshmi Kabab and on top of all, Pai are delicious. Qishmisch Restaurant also offers delicious pakistani sweet dishes like Shahi Tukra and Shahi Kheer. Qishmisch is located at Bhittai Rd, Jinnah Market 3rd floor, Chaudhry Plaza, Islamabad Pakistan.
Have You Visited Saidpur Village Yet? if not then why are you waiting for, a must visit place in Islamabad. In Saidpur Village if you want to try traditional pakistani food. While sitting at the terrace and enjoying the spectacular food and astonishing view of the Margalla Hills and the rushing stream below, Andaaz is offering its royal service with its delicious dinner cuisines. With some interesting tunes playing in the background you can enjoy Barbeque Paneer Tikka, Mutton Shank Achari, Murgh Vindalo, Murgh Malai Tikka, Daal Makhani, Maghaz Masala, Gulab Jamun, and a lot more. Andaaz Restaurant is located at Said Pur Village, Islamabad, Pakistan
Ginyaki is one of the best new outlets offering the Asian Cuisine. If you love chinese and thai food you would love this place with delightful ambience and freshly prepared Food. It is a wallet friendly Chinese food place located at hub of Islamabad, i.e. F-7 Markaz, near Roasters. Ginyaki restaurant is lovely inside small, quaint with seating outside as well. Perfect restaurant for freshly prepared Chinese Food!