There’s something special about the blustery afternoons that makes us yearn for relaxing hours, after a busy day in cozy therapeutic dining areas, practicing our best manners, while nibbling on scrumptious bites and delicious savory platters.
For a taste of the finer things, listed below are some of the famous Hi-tea destinations in Islamabad.

Social Cafe

Tuck into their classic mouthwatering mini burgers, mini chicken tikka pizzas, that are fresh, tender, and nicely presented, cheese balls, and buffalo wings in different flavors.
Dessert lovers will be thrilled at their mini vanilla pudding, mini cakes, and chocolatey brownies. With a cozy, exquisite décor and delightful food, it’s definitely worth making a reservation for a leisurely evening.

The Chinese Cafe, F-7 Islamabad

The Chinese Café is the perfect antidote to recharge your energy after an eventful day. You can choose the dim sum hi-tea at the Chinese Cafe, which features a combination of sweet and savory bites, including prawn dumplings, fish dumplings, satay chicken, and Chinese sweet buns just to name a few.

Street 1 Café


Street 1 Cafe is one of the most stunning restaurants, with an elegant atmosphere in Islamabad. Served on an elegant three-tiered silver stand, the Hi-Tea features high-quality fresh burgers, and a selection of local treats, such as channa chaat, and an exquisite range of dainty delights, all freshly prepared.

Meraki, F-7 Jinnah Super

Meraki is an upscale restaurant, which represents a high-quality cuisine and refined sophistication. It offers a consistently pleasurable and luxurious dining experience, in an elegant and cozy atmosphere. This Hi-Tea platter is not just lavishing, it is sumptuously rich in every bite, in terms of taste and quality. Known for it’s freshly baked scones, sandwiches, and hot savory dishes, this place must be the ultimate destination for Hi-Tea in Islamabad.

Monal, Pir Sohawa/Saddar

Grab a quick escape from the packed crowds in town, and enjoy a Hi-Tea session with a breath-taking view at Monal. From the delicious range of cuisines, including Thai, Chinese, Continental, and Italian, with live sessions to sinful desserts, everything served is exquisitely mouthwatering.

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Duaa Asif

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