I think we should have more coffeehouses, more cafés, more “third places.” More places where people can get together that’s not work, not home, and where they can interact with people who are different from them.
My weekends are usually spent at coffee shops with my latest read or with my group of friends. I adore cafés because they are an excellent way to spend some quality time. Whenever I feel stressed out or whenever I want to enjoy a hot cup of coffee along with a dessert, I head to the nearest café or coffee shop.
Yummy desserts, the tempting smell of freshly brewed coffee, classy décor and peaceful environment can make your day in no time. Luckily, I reside in Karachi, which is the hub of excellent coffee shops and cafés.
Cafés in Karachi are perfect for hangouts with friends and family. The wide selection of coffees and food will certainly make your mouth water.
Today, I thought I should share some of my favorite cafés in Karachi. So, here is a list of cafés and coffee shops in Karachi that you will certainly love.
If you don’t want to have a cup of coffee and you want to travel then you are blessed because Pakistan is full of amazing hill stations that everyone must visit once in his life.
Cafes and Coffee Shops in Karachi
|1. Xander’s||C 32 E St, Block 4 Clifton, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh||(021) 35293653||Xander’s|
|2. Butlers café||6th Commercial Ln, Zamzama Commercial Area Defence V Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75600||(021) 35302006||Butlers Café|
|3. Mocca Coffee||54-C Khayaban-e-Shahbaz, D.H.A Phase 6 Commercial Area Phase 6 Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75500||(021) 35243177||Mocca Coffee|
|4. The Second Floor (T2F)||10-C Sunset Lane 5, D.H.A Phase II Extension Phase 2 Ext Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75500||(021) 35389043||The Second Floor (T2F)|
|5. New York Coffee||Block 9 Clifton, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75600||(021) 111 692 692||New York Coffee|
|6. The Roadside Café||Nehr-e-Khayyam St, Block 5 Clifton, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75600||(021) 35869778||The Roadside Café|
|7. Gloria Jean’s Coffees||122, Block A, S.M.C.H.S. Near Allahwala Roundabout, Karachi, Pakistan||(021) 34534176||Gloria Jean’s Coffees|
|8. Nadia café||Marriot Hotel, 9 Abdullah Haroon Rd, Civil Lines Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh||(021) 111 223 344||Nadia café|
|9. Coffee Wagera||Shop 2, plot 18c, Street 5, Phase V, Badar Commercial Area, Defence V, Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75500||(021) 35849946||Coffee Wagera|
|10. Café Chatterbox||58 C Khayaban-e-Muslim, Bukhari Commercial Area, Phase 6, Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75500||(021) 35156019||Café Chatterbox|
Xander’s is an excellent place to enjoy your Sunday coffee. Their menu is diverse due to their huge variety of sweet and savory dishes. They also offer Sunday brunch, which is an excellent option to unwind and relax.
Apart from sweet and savory items, Xander’s is also serving hot beverages such as coffees and teas. The modern décor and attentive staff are cherries on top.
Contact: (021) 35293653
Facebook Page: Xander’s
Location: C 32 E St, Block 4 Clifton, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh
2. Butlers Chocolate Café
If you are a chocolate fan and love trying out different kinds of chocolate then Butlers Café is a heaven for you. Butler’s Chocolate Café in Karachi is serving Karachiites for quite a long time now. The décor and overall ambiance of the place are amazing.
You can literally smell chocolate at the door of the café. The place is offering hot chocolate, signature beverages and a huge selection of chocolates. The café also sells gorgeous boxes of chocolates. You can also buy them online from their site.
Contact: (021) 35302006
Facebook Page: Butlers Café
Location: 6th Commercial Ln, Zamzama Commercial Area Defence V Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75600
3. Mocca Coffee
Another great option in town is Mocca Coffee. It is famous for its freshly brewed coffee and macarons (pst! The chocolate macaron is AH-MAZING).
If you want to enjoy a yummy brunch platter then Mocca should be on your list for sure. The platter has hash browns, granola bowl, cheese, pieces of bread, and a lot of other items.
Mocca Coffee is a really good option for people who want to munch on a non-desi breakfast. Also, the modern and classy ambiance adds more beauty to the restaurant.
Contact: (021) 35243177
Facebook Page: Mocca Coffee
Location: 54-C Khayaban-e-Shahbaz, D.H.A Phase 6 Commercial Area Phase 6 Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75500
4. The Second Floor (T2F)
Okay, now this is a really interesting and unique option right in the middle of Karachi. T2F is a project of PeaceNiche, a not for profit organization in Karachi. T2F is a community space dedicated to open dialogues and conflict resolution.
The café is cozy with vintage décor that will leave no stone unturned in making you feel at home. The prices are very affordable as well. If you want to spend some quality time with your friends or just like-minded people then visit this place today.
The place also has a bookshop and exhibition gallery. If you are an art lover or a book nerd, then this place is pure bliss for you. The place regularly organizes literary events, art exhibitions and musical nights.
Contact: (021) 35389043
Facebook Page: The Second Floor (T2F)
Location: 10-C Sunset Lane 5, D.H.A Phase II Extension Phase 2 Ext Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75500
5. New York Coffee
This place is heaven for coffee lovers. The wooden décor followed by beautiful lighting and simple theme makes it a perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee.
Their cheesecake is immensely popular among the masses. The creamy texture of the cake and biscuit base will melt in your mouth. Also, a cup of espresso will surely be a cherry on top.
Contact: (021) 111 692 692
Facebook Page: New York Coffee
Location: Block 9 Clifton, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75600
6. The Roadside Café
Karachi is full of artistic and colorful cafés and the roadside café is one of them. It is a small cozy place tugged aside at Clifton, Karachi. If you like graffiti and painted walls then this place is for you because its walls are decorated with portraits and truck art.
The café, with its indoor and outdoor sitting area, is an excellent place to spend your afternoon with friends. In winters, the place also arranges small bonfires and music for its customers. If you are looking for a vintage-style café in Karachi, do pay a visit to this place.
Contact: (021) 35869778
Facebook Page: The Roadside Café
Location: Nehr-e-Khayyam St, Block 5 Clifton, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75600
7. Gloria Jean’s Coffees
Gloria Jean’s coffees is one of the leading coffee chains in the world, and it has opened its doors in various cities of Pakistan as well such as Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad. The ambiance of the place is spot on, followed by its huge variety of savory & sweet treats. Gloria Jean’s Karachi’s menu is diverse, with many local and international options. In short, there is something for everyone. It surely is a perfect place to enjoy evening tea.
Coffee is their specialty and they know how to brew some top-notch quality coffee for you. Also, you can buy different kinds of coffee beans from them. Heaven for coffee lovers, isn’t it?
While you are at it, don’t forget to try out their cheesecake. You will love it!
They have their branches on other famous places of Pakistan include Bahria town Rawalpindi.
Contact: (021) 34534176
Facebook Page: Gloria Jean’s Coffees
Location: 122, Block A, S.M.C.H.S. Near Allahwala Roundabout, Karachi, Pakistan
8. Nadia Café
Nadia Café is one of the best cafés in Karachi. If you want to experience luxury and class while sipping on your favorite beverage then Nadia Café at Marriott hotel will do justice. The exceptional services, attentive staff, top-notch décor, and sitting area will make your visit memorable.
The food is delicious, the coffees are perfectly brewed and the presentation is always spot on. If you want to spend some quality time with friends and family, do opt for Nadia Café.
Contact: (021) 111 223 344
Facebook Page: Nadia café
Location: Marriot Hotel, 9 Abdullah Haroon Rd, Civil Lines Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh
9. Coffee Wagera
Coffee Wagera is again a very good addition to the coffee culture of Karachi. According to them, they probably are the only café in Karachi with no kitchen. Weird, right? The shop offers light snacks and beverages usually sourced from local women entrepreneurs.
The coffee shop is decorated with minimal furniture. If you are looking for a workplace then this place is going to be your best friend. They have separate workbenches along with free Wi-Fi, water, and sockets.
Contact: (021) 35849946
Facebook Page: Coffee Wagera
Location: Shop 2, plot 18c, Street 5, Phase V, Badar Commercial Area, Defence V, Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75500
10. Café Chatterbox
Café chatterbox is one of the best cafés in Karachi. The comfy ambiance and affordable food options make this place stand out in the crowd.
Contact: (021) 35156019
Facebook Page: Café Chatterbox
Location: 58 C Khayaban-e-Muslim, Bukhari Commercial Area, Phase 6, Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75500
So, this was our list of some of the best cafés in Karachi. Cafés in Karachi are a great option to spend some quality time. Do visit them and let us know about your views about them. Also, what is your favorite beverage of all time?
This is all about the cafe and coffee shops of Karachi if you travel to other cities in Pakistan then I recommend you to visit Rawalpindi and Islamabad to have the best desi restaurants with amazing food taste. Both cities have one of the best cinemas in the country with mega shopping malls and many more places to visit.
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