hi tea in karachi

Best Hi-Tea Restaurant in Karachi in 2024

Karachi’s diverse people’s love for tea and interest in fashion became so emerging that popular cafes and restaurants introduced Hi-Tea in Karachi with discounted packages and a wider range of dishes to attract customers.

Following the trend of food eateries, most roadside Kiosks (Chai dhaba) are being slowly replaced by Hi-Tea restaurants and cafes. A city with a mix of categories of people, with most youngsters, is likelier to prefer Hi-tea spots. We will help you choose the top places of hi-tea in Karachi based on your taste, affordability, and feasibility, where you can have various food, including desi and western items, sweet dishes, and cold and cold and hot beverages.

List of 10 Best Hi-Tea Restaurants in Karachi in 2024

  1. The Patio
  2. Al-Bustan
  3. Clock Tower – The Food Bazaar
  4. Marcopolo
  5. Rosati Bistro
  6. Rangoli
  7. Neco’s Cafe
  8. Lal Qila
  9. Asia Live
  10. Koel Cafe

1. The Patio

Located at the prime location of Clifton with fancy decor, a peaceful environment, cooperative staff, and the best part is the updated menu according to seasons makes “The Patio” one of the most popular hi-tea restaurants in the city, so reserve a day before enjoy with your loved ones.

Its hi-tea menu includes healthy salads, fast food items, tarts, and other baked items from which corn quiche is highly recommended. You will be treated with amazing services, and even your food will be delivered hot off the oven; as they say, “hot menu is served at the table.”

the patio

Cost: Rs 1500+tax
Location: F-50/1, Block 4, Clifton.
Day & Timing: Thursday and Saturday, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

2. Al-Bustan

The restaurant, with international standards, facilitates its customers with its mouth-watering buffet, which ranges from desi food items to fried food, desserts, and salads for a healthy choice. For making your day more relaxing and memorable they offer a live music experience.

They also offer premium buffets for breakfast, lunch, high-tea, dinner, and Sunday’s special brunch in a unique style.

al bustan

Cost: Rs 1175+tax
Location: Movenpick Hotel, Club Road.
Day & Timing: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

3. Clock Tower – The Food Bazaar

After a seaside visit with your family or friends, the best place to choose for a hi-tea. It is a recently launched restaurant that gained so much popularity quickly because of its affordable and delicious food with open-air seating beside a scenic view.

clock tower the food bazaar

Cost: Rs 1149+tax
Location: Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase 6
Day & Timing: whole week, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

4. Marcopolo

Marcopolo is a lavish restaurant inside the PC hotel with a modern ambiance and delicious food with a diverse hi-tea menu of both Continental (includes Thai, French, Italian, etc.) and traditional Pakistani dishes set up in the garden portion.

It offers a range of experiences like grand dining with live music performances while enjoying your hi-tea and the calm and comfortable environment to have formal business lunches. However, their services could be more satisfiable.


Cost: Rs 1850+tax
Location: Pearl Continental Hotel.
Timing: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

5. Rosati Bistro

It is a must-visit spot to satisfy your food cravings with the beautiful outdoor seating area, which is its main attractive thing.

Every Karachiite will suggest you experience Rosati Bistro hi-tea brunch in a pleasant environment on the busiest main road, Shahra-e-Faisal. It’s a perfect fit as you can experience fine dining and a casual meetup.

rosati bistro

Cost: Adults RS 1099, Children Rs 950 (including tax)
Location: Shahra-e-Faisal Road
Day & Timing: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

6. Rangoli

Rangoli is located inside Arena Club and offers hi-tea and brunch on selective days with discounts by credit card payment. If you’re a fast food and sweet lover, you must visit it to satisfy your cravings, as rangoli is the hub of desserts and fried food. Their menu includes Desi, continental, Italian, and Chinese food items.


Cost: Rs 119+tax
Location: Karsaz Road, Near the Maritime Museum.
Day & Timing: 4 pm – 6 pm

7. Neco’s Cafe

As the cafe’s name says, “Natural Store,” it means they deal with nutritious and organic food and bakery items to their customers.

However, their hi-tea menu has limited items and a mix of Pakistani and continental food, but it tastes divine. It’s a perfect spot to chill with your friends and enjoy the compulsory tea or coffee.


Cost: Rs 1000+tax
Location: Bukhari Commercial Area Phase 6 DHA
Day & Timing: Monday, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

8. Lal Qila

To recall the royal Mughal experience and to witness its architecture, this place should be added to your must-visit list. Depending on your choice and affordability, you can do anything from dining to hosting your ceremonies in outdoor and indoor seating. 

Their hi-tea menu includes soup, different salads and sauces, BBQ items, alfredo pasta, sandwiches, and pizzas, and for seafood lovers, they have fried prawns and tandoori fish. It also has a special chaat and dessert corner with various dishes.

lal qila restaurant

Cost: Adults Rs 1250+tax & Children (3-7 years old) Rs 650+tax
Location: Shahra-e-Faisal Road
Timing: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

9. Asia Live

For an ordinary person, having a one-time hi-tea is too expensive. But if you love a cozy place with live music, a lovely ambiance with trained staff, unique hi-tea menu with their special deserts category is the perfect match for your hi-tea date. Experience with Asia life is like a cherry on the cake. To experience all these luxuries at such a cost is capable of justifiable.

asia live

Cost: Rs 1900 + Tax
Location: Avari Towers Main Building, Karachi Cantonment.
Day & Timing: 4 pm to 7 pm

10. Koel Cafe

The best thing about this cafe is its exceptional services, peaceful environment with excellent staff, interior design with a pool, and diverse hi-tea menu at such an affordable range. 

You can also enjoy their A La Carte menu which means choosing separately priced food items rather than a whole deal. Their hi-tea menu offers Pakistani, Asian, and continental food items.

koel cafe

Cost: Rs 530+ Tax
Location: F 42/2, Block 4 Clifton
Day & Timing: 3 pm – 7 pm

That’s all about Ksaykhao’s list of top restaurants and cafes with Hi-Tea in Karachi, considering individual choices regarding food variety, taste, ambiance, and affordable range. Don’t forget to visit your favorite hi-tea location from the above listings with your family and friends.

Writen by Sukaina Batool Bhatti