Two things that can instantly make you happy? Free icecream and good Chinese food. Although desi people do not have the heart and taste buds to enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine, we are head over heels for our version of Chinese food. While there are several Chinese restaurants in the twin cities, not all make it to the list of preference.
The first priority is obviously the taste of food. Next comes the service of the restaurant along with the ambiance and atmosphere. We made an effort to compile a list of the 5 best Chinese restaurants in Islamabad/Rawalpindi which will never fail to please you.
- Asian Wok:
Asian Wok tops our list for the best Chinese food. With its branches in both Rawalpindi and Islamabad, it’s taste is hard to miss. The atmosphere of this place is also very calm and comforting making you want to come back often. The food served by this restaurant matches your expectations because of its delicious taste and irresistible looks. It is the most appropriate place for a Saturday evening getaway. If you’re in for a quality Chinese meal experience, Asian Wok is just the right place for you.
An Oriental Café, known for serving the most amazing Chinese food, Ginyaki is a favorite of many locals. This place, with the most fulfilling serving portions, is most busy during mealtimes. The Chinese food served by this restaurant is prepared using the most outstanding recipes which is probably the reason why people can’t get enough of it.
The taste of the food served at Ginyaki is delectable and equal justice is done to it with the most perfect ambiance. However, you might have to wait a little too much for your food during the lunch and dinner hours.
- Kim Mun:
When talking about the best Chinese restaurants in the twin cities, It is impossible and unfair not to mention Kim Mun. The food won’t take too much time to prepare so you can avoid all the longing for food that you suffer after placing your order. One word for the food and ambiance at Kim Mun would be fantastic. With the most cooperative staff and some yummy food, this place holds a special place in the hearts of many foodies.
- China Town:
China Town has been a statement for quite some time now. It I located at many places in both Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Looking at their menu, you can be sure that they have a huge variety in Chinese cuisine ranging from soups and appetizers. They offer different flavours in noodles, rice and much more. Chinatown not only serves Chinese but Thai cuisine as well. You can visit their nearest branch in the Twin cities as well as Lahore to enjoy their splendid food. Chinatown opened up its multi-cuisine cafe in 2015 by the name of Jade Cafe.
- Mei Kong:
In Saddar, most people make a beeline for Mei Kong – the oldest Chinese restaurant in the twin cities that was established in early 70’s. Though recently, several Chinese food outlets have opened in Bahria Town, Murree Road and The Mall, Mei Kong is considered a haven for Chinese food lovers. You have to wait for a table in a long cue, that’s how special the taste is.
Although several new places have been able to won hearts such as Asian Wok but Mei Kong is still a go-to.