Dining out is one of every Pakistani’s favorite recreational activities. And wouldn’t it be more fun to eat out in an innovative setting such as a castle or cricket club? Here’s a list of themed restaurants you can eat at in Islamabad and Karachi:
The Smokey Cauldron (F-6 Markaz, Super Market, Islamabad)
The Smokey Cauldron located in F-6 Markaz, Super Market, Islamabad is inspired by the magical adventures of the wizarding world of Harry Potter. This wizardy themed cafe is quite popular in the capital city.
The magical decor and props inside the restaurant make you feel like you’re sitting in one of the inns mentioned in the best-seller books. One of the popular props in the cafe are the house specific Hogwarts robes which one can wear while dining in Harry Potter style. You can also pose with the props and imagine yourself being a wizard at Hogwarts School of Witch Craft and Wizardy. There’s a lot more props and merchandise collection placed near the main counter with which you can click photographs.
Even the menu has been given thorough attention with the dishes having very creative names such as The Shrieking Steak, Dragonfire Burger, Devil’s Snare pasta, etc. While the drinks have been placed under a Potions menu with Hogwarts inspired potion names such as Unicorn’s Blood, The Goblet of Fire and the much famous Butterbeer.
The Smokey Cauldron is open from 12am to 12pm everyday.
The Burn Out Restaurant (Jinnah Supermarket, Islamabad)
The Burn Out restaurant is a car themed cafe situated in Jinnah Supermarket in Islamabad. The seats in the cafe are shaped like cars while the main seating area has been given the outlook of a race track. The walls of the cafe are adorned with pictures luxury and sports cars. Apart from an indoor seating, the cafe also has outdoor setup to enjoy it’s cuisine which consists of oriental and continental food.
The restaurant also holds live music sessions every now and then for everyone to enjoy. Burn out is open from 11am to 2am everyday.
1969 Restaurant (Shakarparian National Park, Islamabad)
1969 Restaurant is located in Shakarparian National Park in Islamabad. The eatery located in the lush green park takes one back to the 60s era with vibrant decor and colorful interior. It has both indoor and outdoor seating for one to enjoy their delicious Pakistani food.
The restaurant is open from 12pm to 12am everyday.
Once Upon A Time Cafe and Basement (DHA Phase 6, Karachi)
Once Upon A Time Cafe and Basement is located in DHA Phase 6 in Karachi. The decor and interior of this restaurant is based on the Alice in Wonderland.
With colorful wall art and chairs inspired by the Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat , apart from food you can also enjoy musical nights at this eatery.
The Cricket Club Cafe (DHA, Phase 6, Karachi)
This eatery located in DHA Phase 6 is for the cricket fanatics. It is based around the concept of cricket with attention to detail like the fan being created out of bats and food trays shaped like a cricket bat. The cafe also offers quirky named dishes such as Full Toss Burger, Hat Trick, etc.
The place also offers special discounts on during cricket tournaments to get you dining here will you enjoy your food with screening of the matches.