Top 10 Restaurants of Lahore for Desi, Chinese, Thai & Continental Food

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Here is a list of top 10 restaurants or food spots in Lahore that you must try at any cost maybe they won’t be cheap eats. If you are looking for restaurants near you, you have rightly come to our recommendations.

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You aren’t a foodie, if you have tried the list of best 10 restaurants of LahoreLahore, is known as the hub of food lovers and in relevance to this statement, you can find several quality cafes and restaurants serving with the delicious food of all sorts whether it is continental, Chinese or fast food. So there is always a great opportunity all around the city to hang out with friends and family to enjoy good food. If you are also a foodie person like me, here is where you must visit for the real taste in Lahore

The Wok


If you are a Chinese food lover, then it is one of the best place offering a wide variety of meals. It is located in the Gulberg area in the Mall 1. You can order any of your favorite Chinese dishes with chicken, beef, and fish and a side of chow Mein or rice. Moreover, you can order soups and appetizers with some cool addition of Pina Colada. If you go with a group of friends here, it is convenient to order bowls which save your money too.

The Sweet Tooth

The Sweet Tooth is as sweet in serving as its name. The restaurant has grown rapidly over a limited period and attracted a large number of locals towards the dreamy ambiance of the restaurant which turns out to be even more pleasant with the quality of the food served. The restaurant is specialized for its sweet items however, they know so well how to play with the ingredients finely to cook scrumptious salty dishes apart from desserts. Isn’t it amazing? The best they offer is the cheesy deep-dish pizza. Layers of marinara, cheese, vegetables, and sausage make it a perfect combination for the taste of the tongue and if you are a cheese lover then it is the best option. But don’t forget to order their desserts after finishing the delicious pizza.


Mouthful is popular for its quality food with amazing taste and perfect ambiance to spend time with your friends and family. The restaurant has a variety of pocket-friendly options to choose like tandoori fish tikka and paneer haryali! The restaurant also offers a brunch menu with nihari and surprisingly their signature omelet is exceptional.

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Rina’s Kitchenette


Have you ever thought of a classic kitchenette just like that of in the short storybooks or novels of the old era? Rina’s Kitchenette is the real picture of that kitchen mentioned in the story. The soft motherly touches in the surroundings making you feel at home while having some quality food to eat; it is all about Rina’s. I have always preferred to come here whenever I want to relax from the busy routine, sometimes of my own while most of the time with my dear friends. They started with cakes and desserts, and then successfully transformed into an amazing eatery in Lahore and now is among the top restaurants. Buttermilk fried chicken burgers, cheeseburgers, sandwiches, chicken pot pies, three-cheese cannelloni and so much more, so what else you would like to have?

Outpost BYOB

Outpost BYOB has been constantly gaining popularity for its wonderfully delicious burgers. The outdoor ambiance of the restaurant when merges with the perfect taste of beef and chicken burgers, it makes you feel out of the world. The idea of this restaurant is basically that you can build your burger just like the way you want it. It is somewhat similar to the process offered by Subway but tastes-wise it is a new thing. You can add up melted Gouda or mozzarella, pickles, caramelized onions, honey mustard sauce and anything you like to satisfy your hunger. Moreover, you should try their mozzarella sticks that are served to pipe hot with stringy cheese ready to burst out of the outer soft layer.

The Brasserie

As Gulberg is the central hub for the foodies with a long roadside variety of eateries, The Brasserie is another new addition to the Mall 1 restaurants. It is a fine place to sit for some good time with your friends and refreshing the memories along with a scrumptious menu. Almost their entire menu, except for the beef, lamb and seafood entrees, is pocket-friendly and includes grilled sandwiches, very juicy burgers, pizzas, tasty pasta, and an impressive range of salads. Their three cheese chicken with spaghetti is an all-time favorite.


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Nando’s been maintaining a good repute in the list of wonderful restaurants of Lahore for long and no has ever returned disappointed from there. The food they serve is different from others and enough to openly earn the praise. Get yourself some of that delicious flame-grilled PeriPeri quarter chicken with some wedges and a coke and you’ll be happily satisfied with your tummy. As far as the special dishes from their menu are concerned, you must try a huge copper dish of spiced yellow rice, grilled vegetables, and some chicken thighs smoldered in peri peri sauce – crisp on the outside and juicy on the inside, What heaven!

Eataly Ristorante

It is a new restaurant and gaining a good number of visitors with quality food. Do try their Aglio e Olio (garlic and olive oil) with truffle oil not because it is unique in name and all that but also because it is too good which is made even better with the truffle oil. When it comes to taste, don’t think about your budget and order openly from the menu as it wouldn’t be burdensome. You must order their mouth-watering batter-fried fish and chips.

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Another lavish yet quality addition to the list of the top restaurants around Lahore city is The Pantry which has one of the finest and most extensive menus. You can enjoy having a cool breakfast here as they serve the best yogurt and granola with fruits and nuts making it a perfect day to start. If you like to have something else, you can order a freshly baked bagel with cream cheese or some heavenly eggs with turkey bacon and a hot cup of latte. Apart from the breakfast, you can enjoy having their creamy kinds of pasta, burgers, pizzas and grilled chickens.

Café Zouk

Who doesn’t know about the all-time famous Café Zouk? Though it is one of the old restaurants of Lahore, the quality of its food has been maintaining a good number of customers. This restaurant cares a lot about your budget and the menu thus goes following this sense. There are some of the times when you can’t decide for a good spot to enjoy food, so it is the Café Zouk always there to be among your best choices. Be it their creamy ricotta, spinach-filled chicken cannelloni or the special cordon bleu burger stuffed with cheese, there are many options (in pasta, noodles, burgers, sandwiches) from which you can order to satisfy your appetite.

The Hotspot Café

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The Hotspot Café has been known as Lahore’s one of the favorite ice cream parlors for a very, very long time but only some of the people know that it also serves praiseworthy sandwiches, pies, and pasta. Whether you’re looking for a roast chicken melt or a very hot plate of chicken penne pasta with alfredo, they’ve got all that you like to have. Isn’t it surprising? So what are you waiting for? Go and order something from the quality serving menu and enjoy a creative ambiance with the movie posters and interior making it a perfect place to eat and relax with your friends. Hotspot has always been a hangout place among top 10 food spots of Lahore.

Delish Pizza Bar

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Uniqueness has no boundaries and Delish Pizza Bar is a proof of this statement. It serves a light-on-tummy sort of pizza which looks like a pizza made up of chapatti. Delish pizzas are thin crust, come with the freshest ingredients from cheese to meats and the taste is excellent. Along with pizzas, they have four cheese mac n cheese and classic beef lasagna! It is a pocket-friendly restaurant and never leaves you with disappointment in any case. If you want something sweet after the delicious pizza treat, go for their heavenly scrumptious tiramisu.


If you are on diet and still craving for some good healthy restaurant food, Greenhouse is for you! It is located in a quiet Phase 4 Commercial Area lane in Defence. This restaurant offers calorie-counted meals, beverages, and desserts which taste amazing and look outclass. Whether it is about having breakfast bowls, burgers, and sandwiches, Korean/Thai food, salads and grilled chicken, even desi food, it’s all available at the GreenHouse. The food is quite affordable and you can add an energy-boosting protein shake or a Karak chai.

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If you got a tooth for meat and especially mutton or beef, Noshak should be your go-to place since they got the best meat in the town. They are into specialized afghani cuisine.  Personally I am a big fan of their of Chapli Kabab and Sulemani Mutton Karahi. Noshak made to the top 10 Restaurants of Lahore in 2016. Its located in FF Block of Phase 4 DHA Lahore.


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Last but not least; if you are one of those who love Pushtoon cuisines so without any question, Qabail is the best to offer quality traditional food. Above all, their chapli kebabs are incredible and its crispy outer layer merged with juicy tomatoes and meat just explodes fusion of heavenly traditional taste inside your mouth. Moreover, their namkeen chicken karahi and some hot, steamy naan add up to the taste you would be feeling lost in. When it comes to the ambiance, it is exceptionally wonderful when you dine in like a maharani or maharaja while watching amazing performances specifically you’ll also get a chance to see the famous Attan dance.

Above is a list shared for Top 10 Restaurants of Lahore that you should try in Winters 2019 and enjoy the fancy food of Lahore.


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