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Hotspot

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Mediterranean, Egyptian
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At Street 7, F-7/3, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
yummy food

dinner was excellent.we enjoyed sitting on the terrace.their desserts were good too .loved the food.nice ambience

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
Saintjoan2001
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Lahore
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Kabul, Afghanistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Hotspot was among the first ice-cream places to open up in the city, which was primarily targeting youngsters, and its doing a great job since. You still see teenagers, and people in the early 20s hanging out at hotspot, and those a bit older in their 30s coming and reminiscing about the times they've been to hotspot. While there are... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Cutesy place. Train carriage converted into a cafe. Diner style booths plus courtyard seating outside. Lots of indulgent desserts & smoothies. Perfect for those with a sweet tooth. Tried lunch once from the Saidpur village Hotspot one & it was awful. The food was cold, like it was taken out of fridge/freezer & not warmed through. The quiche seemed off.

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Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

It's a really great ice cream parlour chain..if you are visiting hot spot do try their Vanilla Shake and Killer Brownie..it's heavenly. I have it almost everyday and never get bored of that.i simply love it and It's a Must try.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What better way to hang with friends in the evening in the lovely garden eating cake and ice cream. Probably best to share the desserts! Sugar overload even between two people. I'll go back

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Lahore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

dinner was excellent.we enjoyed sitting on the terrace.their desserts were good too .loved the food.nice ambience

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Hotspot is a must visit for anyone passing through Islamabad. Tucked into the middle of F6/4, this cafe/restaurant/ice cream bar is inside an old train car. The decore is a large number of local artist's rendition of movie movie posters, but in miniture. The inside is covered in a large number of local artist's rendition of movie movie posters, but... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It was a nice place to take a dessert, or a snack but I wont recommend this place for a dinner. We could see a lot of youngsters hanging around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I felt that their original cheesecake was a bit mediocre, definitely not the best cheesecake that I've had. However, try coupling a slice of the red velvet cake with a scoop of French Vanilla Ice-cream, for a mouth watering experience. I would also recommend their apple lemonade.

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Islamabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Hotspot trailer at the end of Street 7, F-7/3 has been a favorite haunt for young people for the past decade or more. Usually quieter on weekdays. Too many young people on Friday evenings and weekends so it can get rowdy. Love the interior and the ambiance. It is a very relaxed place for desserts, coffee, ice cream or... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

If you want good dessert, there is no question, come here! Hot Spot is a cool quirky place to hang out, the walls are covered in kitschy posters you can purchase. I always order the apple crumble - my personal favourite. I have tried their chocolate squidgy cake too which is quite good and the brownie with ice cream which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: At Street 7, F-7/3, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Islamabad Capital Territory  >  Islamabad

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 142
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Egyptian

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