Large houses, wide roads and plenty of greenery (Photo: Arif Ali/White Star)
Established in the 1960s, Garden Town was the epitome of posh living in the 1980s and home to celebrities and affluent businessmen. Although the celebrities have moved on to other areas, Garden Town remains an upscale and coveted area, with large houses, wide roads and plenty of greenery.
Market, malls and meals… Barkat Market forms the commercial spine of Garden Town, offering everything from grocery stores to bakeries, boutiques and DVD stores. The Market is a well-known foodie destination; in addition to numerous fast food franchises, several eateries are located there, including Karachi Biryani House and Mei Kong Chinese Restaurant, as well as a selection of desi alfresco and dhaba style dining options with menus boasting all-time favourites such as dahi bhallay, gol gappay, haleem, halwa puri, nan chanay and shawarmas. Continue reading