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Lake Dodipatsir - Pakistan Islamabad cuisine has its own peculiarities defined by the geographic location of the country. Pakistan is a kind of interlink between India and the Middle East, and both regions have influenced local cuisine, creating something really unique. Rice, meat, and spices are the main ingredients in Pakistani cuisine. For travelers, it will be very interesting to try Samosa (patty cakes with various fillings), Tikka (beef grilled on coals), Shish Kebab and Shami Kebab (Pakistani kebabs), Dum Pukht (boiled mutton with spices), Kofta (meatballs), Pulau (boiled rice with meat), Korma (meat curry), Gosht Hara Masala (marinated meat stew with spices).
There are not many entertainment centers and children’s institutions in Islamabad, as in some other cities of the country. However, vacationers with children do not have to be bored … Open
The cuisine of the Middle East is a true paradise for sweet tooths. Pakistani cuisine is no exception. It features all kinds of sweets and desserts. Among the most popular delights, it is important to mention Barfi (milk and coconut candy), Mitai (candy with milk, flour, and syrup), Firni (rice and milk pudding), Halva (dessert made with nuts, cream, carrots, and eggs), and Raita (creamy paste). Tea is the most popular drink here, and it is available in different variations, such as tea with spices, milk, sugar, and lemon. Lassi (a yogurt-based drink) is also very popular. When it comes to alcoholic beverages, tourists prefer to order Arak (anise vodka) and locally brewed beer.
Everyone will easily find a suitable restaurant or a café in the capital of Pakistan that will fit all requirements. For example, if you want to enjoy nutritious and inexpensive food, such restaurants as Pizza Party (as it is not hard to guess, this restaurant specializes in pizza), Bismillah Tikka and Chargha House (a great place to try Pakistani cuisine), Tapas Restaurant (mostly serves Spanish cuisine), and Savour Foods (offers simple and delicious food) will definitely please their visitors. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Residents of the capital of Pakistan are friendly and tender-hearted people. These qualities are always revealed in the way they treat tourists – locals are always ready to help tourists … Open
For sweet tooths, the capital of Pakistan has prepared many interesting restaurants and cafes, a visit to which will be very exciting. These are Burning Brownie famous for its casual atmosphere and original desserts; Gelato, which is like a magnet for all fans of ice cream; and Hotspot that is often considered the best place to try cakes and patty cakes. Fans of fine cuisine should consider visiting such restaurants as Sakura (it specializes in Japanese cuisine), Wild Rice (Chinese food can be a masterpiece and this restaurant will prove that) or The Royal Elephant (this dining establishment is famous for its luxurious atmosphere that makes everyone feel like an oriental fairytale has come true; by the way, the restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine).
A beautiful Blue Sunset in Muree Monal Islamabad is a wonderful destination for everyone interested in authentic national food. In the opinion of many, this is the best restaurant in the city. Moreover, Monal Islamabad offers striking views of the city. If the Middle Eastern cuisine is a primary target, consider visiting Habibi. This restaurant is also one of the most attractive dining establishments in terms of price-quality. Qishmisch is one more restaurant that specializes in Pakistani and Middle Eastern cuisines. Moreover, all food is cooked in strict accordance with the Quran rules (in other words, it offers Halal food). Young people like to gather at Khiva restaurant that mostly offers Asian food. Finally, Andaaz is another quality restaurant with delicious national cuisine and a welcoming atmosphere.
Besides the internationally famous Faisal Mosque, Rohtas Fort, and Taxila Ruins, Islamabad and surrounding regions have many interesting places that definitely deserve a visit. For example, … Open
For a business meeting, it is hard to think of a better place than Zamana. At this restaurant, visitors can enjoy wonderful food and chat in a casual atmosphere that is perfect for longer talks. Romantic couples, in their turn, prefer to book a table at La Maison for a romantic dinner. The gorgeous restaurant specializes in fine French cuisine and is, without a doubt, “an oasis in Islamabad”. Tourists wishing to dine at an unusual place will like Cave Dinner. This restaurant has a one-of-a-kind design – it looks like a cave. That being said, this is not the only advantage of Cave Dinner as the food is simply excellent.
Pleasent Weather, Muree Town of Churchs If local food starts to taste a bit boring and there is an urge to eat the traditional European cuisine that is not hot and spicy, The Butler restaurant is the right place to visit. This dining establishment also offers food for vegetarians. All fans of Chinese food and Chinese décor simply cannot fail to visit the restaurant with a simple name that speaks for itself – Chinatown. Pappasallis is one more dining establishment that offers quality food that won’t break the budget. It offers particularly delicious pizza and other Italian dishes.
Islamabad is a city located at the foot of a mountain. It attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists with its numerous landmarks and the activities it offers, rock-climbing included. … Open
In Islamabad, there is an interesting restaurant that is called Kabul. It specializes in Asian and Afghan cuisines. Many visit Kabul to eat delicious kebabs – there are many varieties on the menu. The restaurant is very popular among locals. In Kabul, visitors can order interesting dishes with rice and vegetables, popular vegetable soups, and traditional bread. The dining establishment charms its guests with a pleasant and casual atmosphere that makes the restaurant perfect for vacationers with children. Among regular visitors to this restaurant, there are always many locals who come to enjoy their favorite kebab.
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National cuisine of Pakistan

Pakistan is a religious country. The influence of Islam has affected national cuisine. Rice, vegetables, meat, and bread are the basis of any Eastern cooking. However, Indian curry, Lebanese shish kebab, flatbreads, and Afghan sweets can be found side by side on the same table in Pakistan. Seafood and fish are present among the various threats in the coastal areas. The main dish on the table is rice. It is called chawal in Pakistan. Several sauces, vegetables, and meat dishes are served with it. The influence of India is felt in the abundance of spices and herbs. Lentils are popular in Pakistan. Soups and curries are made from it. Pakistani cooks use a lot of butter and vegetable oil. Cottage cheese and yogurt are often added to dishes. … Open
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Islamabad

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Islamabad (Pakistan) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Islamabad restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Islamabad, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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