Nothing’s more refreshing than a hot cup of tea at the end of a long day. In fact, evening tea is perhaps the best time to get together with friends or spend some quality time with your family. So, if you like munching on freshly-baked snacks while enjoying a steaming beverage, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that serve the best hi-tea in Islamabad.
The Best Hi-Tea Restaurants in Islamabad
Here are some of the most popular spots for hi-tea in Islamabad that should be on everyone’s list of places to visit.
- The Monal
- Nadia Café
- English Tea House
- Street 1 Café
- Des Pardes
Let’s take a look at the location, timings, hi-tea rates and the menu at these top restaurants and cafes in Islamabad.
Located on the lush green Margalla Hills, The Monal Restaurant is one of the top tourist attractions in Islamabad. Not only does this popular eatery serve the most delicious traditional and Continental food the city has to offer, but you can also pretty much see the entire federal capital from its terrace dining area.
Along with breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet deals, The Monal Islamabad also serves two delicious hi-tea platters. The Continental hi-tea platter comprises chicken wings, spring rolls, mini-samosas, sandwiches, French fries and a cupcake along with your choice of tea or coffee. Meanwhile, the Pakistani hi-tea platter includes fritters, barbecue items, naan, samosas, chutney and gulab jamun. Of course, it comes with coffee or tea as well.
If you want to enjoy hi-tea at Monal Restaurant, select their open-air seating area to enjoy the scenic view while munching on your tea-time snacks.
Hi-Tea Rates: PKR 665
Timings: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Address: Pir Sohawa Road, Margalla Hills, Islamabad.
Contact: 051–2898044 Ext 55 (For reservation and queries).
Nadia Café is among the top places serving one of the best hi-tea deals in Islamabad. Located inside Marriott Hotel, one of the finest hotels in Islamabad overlooking the picturesque Margalla Hills, this restaurant is a perfect place to hang out with friends you haven’t seen in a long time or family members that you want to catch up with. The lavish interior and impressive menu also make hi-tea at Marriott Hotel Islamabad a memorable experience.
The hi-tea at Nadia Café includes a perfect balance of savoury and fried items. Not to mention, the dessert table will definitely keep you coming for more. Your choice of tea or green tea is also included in the hi-tea deal.
Islamabad Marriott Hotel also offers a 20% discount on hi-tea if you visit Nadia Café with a group of three or more women. The deal is valid from Wednesday to Saturday.
Hi-Tea Rates: PKR 1850 + tax
Timings: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Address: Marriott Hotel, Agha Khan Rd, Sector F-5/1, Islamabad.
Contact: 051-111223344 (For reservation and queries).
This chic café in Beverly Centre is one of the top places serving hi-tea in Islamabad. Known for its wide-ranging multi-cuisine menu and trendy décor, Meraki is an ideal place to hang out and enjoy a cup of coffee after a hectic day at work.
The delicious hi-tea platter at Meraki includes fish tacos, beef tacos, honey glazed chicken skewers, samosas, chicken shawarma, penne arrabbiata and sliders. As for the dessert, you can enjoy chocolate pastries, red velvet pastries, caramel pastries, banana bread and chocolate mousse. Like most hi-tea places in Islamabad, Meraki also offers a choice of tea or green tea to its patrons.
Hi-Tea Rates: PKR 1495 + tax
Timings: 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Address: Beverly Centre, Jinnah Avenue, Sector F-6/1, Blue Area, Islamabad.
Contact: 051-8487576/7 (For reservation and queries).
English Tea House Islamabad
As the name suggests, the English Tea House is one of the best places to have afternoon tea in the city. The multi-cuisine restaurant in the heart of Islamabad offers three different hi-tea platters. The simple Tea & Scones platter comes with your choice of tea and two delicious freshly baked scones served with cream and butter. Meanwhile, the Classic English Tea Time platter comes with tea and the special dessert of the day.
However, the Windsor hi-tea at English Tea House Islamabad is definitely the highlight of its overall menu. This platter is enough for two people and is served at the table. The mouthwatering hi-tea deal includes quiche, grilled fish, chicken skewers, chicken puffs, pizza slices, chicken sandwiches, assorted pastries, cheese and fresh fruit. It also comes with a pot of tea or coffee, depending on your preference.
Hi-Tea Rates: PKR 1390
Timings: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Address: Street 16, Sector F-7/2 next to Rana Market, Islamabad.
Contact: 0300-0503291 (For reservation and queries).
Street 1 Café
Street 1 Café, which is considered one of the trendiest eateries in Islamabad, is also popular for serving the best hi-tea in Islamabad. The restaurant offers a beautifully decorated indoor seating area along with an elegant outdoor seating area surrounded by greenery and fairy lights. So, if you are looking for a place where you can simply relax while enjoying a delicious cup of coffee, Street 1 Café is a must-visit.
The tempting hi-tea platter at Street 1 Café includes buffalo wings, shawarma, chicken skewers, falafel, finger fish, chana chaat and Mexican cups. The desserts include red velvet cake, crème brulee, chocolate mousse, blueberry mousse, crème mousse and their delicious walnut tart. It comes with a choice of tea or coffee.
It is available throughout the week, except for Sunday. Moreover, this platter serves up to two people. So, if you don’t have any plans this weekend, you might want to head over to this trendy café for some evening tea.
Hi-Tea Rates: PKR 1295 + tax
Timings: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Not available on Sundays)
Address: Kohsar Market, Sector F-6/3, Islamabad.|Building#1, Diplomatic Enclave, Sector G-5, Islamabad.
Contact: 051-2823430 (For reservation and queries).
Des Pardes Restaurant
Considered one of the best restaurants in Islamabad offering signature Mughlai and Continental dishes, Des Pardes is also known for offering daily hi-tea at its branch in Sector E-11.
The hi-tea at Des Pardes Restaurant features live counters for chaat, gol gappey, jalebi and pancakes. The menu also includes a variety of salads, assorted sandwiches, fritters, chicken patties, Chinese rice with chicken curry, barbecue items, haleem, pasta, mini pizza and mini samosa served with different types of sauces. As for the people with a sweet tooth, the dessert bar at the eatery serves assorted pastries, cake slices, kheer and much more to complement your evening tea.
The branch of Des Pardes in the historic and culturally rich Saidpur Model Village will also introduce a hi-tea buffet in the near future, as per their website.
Hi-Tea Rates: PKR 850
Timings: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Address: East Service Road, Sector E-11/4, Islamabad.
Contact: 051-8431234, 0300-5009634, 0345-5120208 (For reservation and queries).
Please note these hi-tea prices in Islamabad are subject to change.
If you are visiting the meticulously planned capital city for the first time, don’t forget to take a look at our pick of the best places to visit in Islamabad at night for a fun-filled trip.
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