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City Hangouts – Cafe Bogie

First of its kind in Karachi. Cafe Bogie is one hell of an addition to the list of hangouts in Karachi. The lanes around II Chundrigar turn into ghost streets as soon as the offices close in the evening. Even the main road looks gloomy late in the night. Therefore when you drive from Shaheen […]

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City Hangouts – A-one Restaurant

The Karachi Walla has been out of sync with the city but it takes only few hours in the heart of the city to get it right again. We are in middle of the tour and Richmond Crawford is next on our agenda. A-one Restaurant falls conveniently on our left right before the lane leading […]

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City Hangouts – Haji Malang Hotel

Serendipity is The Karachi Walla’s greatest ally. Finding Haji Malang Hotel was such a pleasant surprise. Tucked between insipid concrete structure, it was an instant favorite. Original and unassuming. It looked like a desi pub where sailors meet before or after the expeditions far far away. Its not very far. Its right there in the […]

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City Hangouts – Cafe Mubarak

Romanticizing Saddar Eateries. Cafe Mubarak appears dim lit, uninviting and ordinary from the intersection of busy Garden road in front of IBA city campus but this is not the case once you enter. You instantly connect with the place. This is sort of place you have heard your parents talking about. Those chai khanas and […]

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City Hangouts – Baba ka Dhaba

A Perfect Dhaba. Neat, Clean and Shinning. What is on the menu: Doodhpati, Baqarkhani, bun kabab, cholay, naan and more. This is Baba ka dhaba for you. Opposite South City Hospital’s entrance, at one end of the nursery, It has to be the most beautiful dhaba in Karachi. It is managed by a Baba thus […]

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