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Four famous food streets in Pakistan that are best for Iftar

03:39 PM | 7 Jun, 2017
Four famous food streets in Pakistan that are best for Iftar
Food serves as a perfect opportunity for people to connect and to strengthen their bonds. Why? The answer is pretty simple. It allows people to share their ideas and experiences and to catch up on different things over a mouth-watering meal.

When talking about food, one cannot forget the Iftar meal. It marks the time when Muslims all over the world break their fast which they had kept from dawn to dusk and thank the Almighty for His countless blessings.

If you are someone who is a foodie, then visiting the food streets to get an authentic taste of the local cuisines is a must; especially if it is Iftar time. The attraction is food street that offers a variety of local delights which will satiate everyone’s hunger.

In order to help you make the most of the Iftar, Jovago Pakistan brings you a list of famous food streets across the country where you can head out to in order to enjoy breaking your fast. These eateries include:

Sindhi Muslim, Karachi

Basically a roundabout, Sindhi Muslim has emerged as a popular spot for all the foodies out there. From the scrumptious BBQ items offered at Bundu Khan to mouth-watering burgers at The Sauce that are on the menu of various burger joints, the food street at Sindhi Muslim Society will certainly make you want to visit it over and over again.

Melody Food Street, Islamabad

Despite being recently opened, the Melody food street in the capital city of Pakistan has attracted a large number of people towards itself. It is located in the G-6 Markaz. You can enjoy a perfect Iftar with your friends and families, that too with some really amazing and easy on pocket deals.

Gawalmandi Food Street, Lahore

Situated in the cultural hub of Pakistan, the Gawalmandi Food Street is considered to be amongst the oldest food streets in the country. As one of the main attractions of Lahore, it was recently reopened on the insistence of the local public. While eating the various offerings of the place including paye, hareesa, haleem, murgh channay, etc. you can get a lovely scenic view of the old Lahore.

Namakmandi, Peshawar

If you are a fan of Tikka and want to eat it at iftar, then visiting the Namakmandi in the city of Peshawar is a must for you. This food street is famous for its Tikka Karahi, whose aroma cannot be resisted by both foreign and local tourists. Apart from eating at any of the 30 Tikka shops which are situated at this food street, you can also explore the cultural aspect of Peshawar by exploring and enjoying scrumptious food at Namak Mandi.

With loads of happening food streets in almost every city, Pakistani are blessed to enjoy the Holy month of Ramazan to the fullest. Then, what are you waiting for? Head over to these food streets which are located in different cities of Pakistan to get an authentic taste of the culture by devouring mouthwatering food with your loved ones. Do not forget to share your experience with us in the comments section below. Jovago Pakistan is always your proud travel partner to make your travel diaries memorable.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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