Best Restaurant in North Nazimabad

Recently I got a chance to visit a new restaurant, ‘Tandoor’ in North Nazimabad for a Hajj party, which I found to be the best restaurant in that area.

I liked it right away, the first reason being there was an elevator so senior citizens won’t find it difficult to reach the rooftop. It was very clean, proper tables and chairs set up. Moderate lighting. Friendly and neat waiters.

What I like about their menu is that it’s not too extensive and is pretty basic, with a few variations of karahi. And they serve Chilman Biryani on the weekend.

To be honest, the only problem that we faced was finding proper parking as the roads there are in very bad shape. But luckily Tandoor also offers free valet parking.

For starters, we had Dynamite prawns and French fries.

Honestly, these were the best dynamite prawns I’ve had so far. Properly breaded and fried without any oily after taste. The sauce was soo sumptuous and the overall taste of the prawns deserves 5 stars.

We were seated on the rooftop, so my biggest concern with little kids was the height of the boundary wall but to my relief, the height of the rooftop in Tandoor is pretty high and we can sit in peace and enjoy our food.

And when it comes to describing the quality and taste of food I have nothing but praise.

Each and every item that we ordered was cooked and presented to perfection. After a very long time, I really enjoyed eating desi food.

Starting from the chilman biryani, well why is it called chilman  because it is served in clay pots and covered with a naan, and you have to dig in the naan to get the biryani, and the biryani tasted just perfect not too spicy or oily but a beautiful blend  and aroma of the spices, and tender meat.

The seekh kebab and malai boti were perfectly barbecued, and were so juicy and moist.

And you have to try the grilled fish there. It was simply amazing, served with rice, the fish had this tender yet crispy skin and the meat was soo juicy with the perfect blend of spices, which were not too overpowering, so you can actually taste what fish is like.

So from the naan to the karahi, every dish tasted just right, the serving was ample.

But the star of the dishes was Hunzai Handi. I have no words to explain the heavenly, creamy, taste of this exquisite karahi and I highly recommend it to all desi food lovers to try it at least once.

Oh yes, I can’t forget the desserts! Guess what if they wrote shahi turkey in their menu they actually had it, unlike many other restaurants who like to print names but fail to produce the dish.

So luckily they had shahi tukrey and it tasted so good and it was even served in a very royal plate with golden curved edges.

Tandoor restaurant in North Nazimabad is definitely one of the best restaurants in Karachi and even if you make the trip from Defence or Gulistan Johar I can guarantee, you won’t be disappointed.

I am going there again soon!

BBQ Tonight Restaurant Karachi, Desi Food At its Best!

Ask anyone in Karachi to list out the top 5 best desi food restaurants in town, BBQ Tonight is sure to be in it!

I am a foodie and I am fond of just about every kind of cuisine. I like to experiment with my taste buds but some taste or some cuisines are just close to your heart. And so it is with Desi food.

I have been eating at Bbq tonight for the past 10 years and trust me nothings changed,  which is the best part.

In fact ask anyone here, about bbq tonight’s food they are super confident about it, because consistency in taste is the biggest selling USP of any food outlet/ restaurant.

While many people claim that you cannot fully label bbq tonight as a desi restaurant because its more of a barbecue kinda thing. The dishes included in the menu are 100% desi.

Excluding biryani they have all the  main items of a desi cuisine.

But its never the no. of items in a menu that make a restaurant spectacular, but its the overall taste of each item in the menu, the ambiance, the hygiene and definitely the customer service.

Never has it happened that any of my family member including me has ever fallen sick after eating from there which is such a big thumbs up.

My elder one went with us when he was just one and enjoyed the pulao, now mashallah he’s 7 and ordering food himself 🙂

Although in the beginning we were  not satisfied with their dessert menu. My recent visit was quite opposite, we ordered zafrani kheer and a praline baskin robbins ice cream which was heavenly delectable.

Almost  every newly wed couple is invited to Bbq tonight and its a famous family party zone.

Another feature that I really like about bbq tonight is its totally family friendly environment.

You can take kids with you, you don’t have to worry if they make a mess on the table. You can easily eat rice with your hands and relish on the leftover bones. There are no  rules, because everyone is damn serious about enjoying their food.

One thing that I always order is the perfect Kabuli pulao. It is the best that you can get anywhere here, unless you cook it that way at home.

The rice is never soggy. It has the exact amount of chicken flavor. The chicken is always juicy, the resins and carrots are always sweet and soft which give the dish its stellar taste.

And the best part about Kabuli pulao is that it goes along perfectly with every kebab.


My hubbys favorite are the Mutton Ribs. Succulent, soft, oozing with flavors and after all they are mutton ribs. Protein rich and so tasty, every bite is a delight!

The first time I ever had shish touk was here and we all were totally floored over it. Ohh my gosh! To hell with the extra coating of fat, this thing is a must.

I also recommend ordering special daal which is really special and roghni naan its soft and never leaves a heavy feeling.

Whenever you have somebody new in town and want to really impress them with food, head straight to bbq tonight, it will be party they will always remember!