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At Street 7, F-7/3, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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Islamabad, Pakistan
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

One of the most iconic eateries of Islamabad, HotSpot is a true gem. Their ice cream is the best in the twin cities hands down. This is artisan ice cream at its best.

Thank Jehanzeb K
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

The location at the saidpur village provided a memorable experience when it started drizzling, the air was filled with the smell of blossoming flowers of early spring season, the tent had just enough light and the chocolate lava cake, icecream and karak chai and the view of city beneath us made us feel as if we were in heaven....

Thank sohelmugal
Salmiyah, Kuwait
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218 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

This is a cool place and the desserts are just amazing. You will enjoy the desserts while looking onto posters of old films, a great collection.

Thank AbuHammad
Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan
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253 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Hot spot is a restaurant which is very popular with the young crowd. It has good food and snacks, very good ice creams and deserts.anice place to go to in the evening.

Thank M Saeed K
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

In my opinion, the best desserts in Islamabad are here. After trying many weird ones, I wasn't sure about Hotspot but I'm glad I tried it. It's set out really well, with quirky photos and slogans all over the wall, and excellent options. They have a range of ice cream flavours, cheesecakes, apple crumble, sundaes and the popular brownie and... More 

1 Thank Mariam A
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2015

Snack spot, which is supposed to be a big hangout spot for teenagers mostly, and isn't that big of a deal in my opinion. Plus there has been no change in it since 2010!!!!

Thank Sadia S
Islamabad, Pakistan
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180 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Best deserts and ice creams. You must try their apple crumble with ice cream. Chocolate brownies are also to die for. Great music with interesting am Interesting ambience

Thank AmirJahangir
Islamabad, Pakistan
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Great spot if you have some time in your hand to spend with your friends. Good deserts, great drinks, love the smoothies and ice tea, friendly staff, great location. Great for the weekends.

Thank HassanKhalid95
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2015

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 

Thank Saba A
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Bina K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$36 - $142
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At Street 7, F-7/3, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Islamabad Capital Territory  >  Islamabad

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?