Best Please In Pakistan to Enjoy Chinese hot pot

Best Please In Pakistan to Enjoy Chinese hot pot

Hot pot or hotpot, also known as soup-food or steamboat, is a cooking method that originated in China. A heat source on the dining table keeps a pot of soup stock simmering, and a variety of Chinese foodstuffs and ingredients are served beside the pot for the diners to put into the hot stock. It has a history of more than 1000 years, and China is regarded as the home of hotpot. It is generally assumed that the hotpot tradition came from Mongol warriors and horsemen who camped outside and had dinner together circled around a pot on the fire – it was a way to keep warm, while eating at the same time.

Nowadays, hot pot tastes vary greatly across different regions in China and elsewhere, but what matters most is its enjoyment: sitting with friends and family around the boiling stew, sharing food, eating slowly, and talking. Although offered all year round, hot pot is especially popular in the scarce winter months in Karachi due to the comforting warm broth. We have a round-up of a few hot pot offerings around town for you to treat your taste buds to. Happy tasting!

Wang Wang Chinese Restaurant

Wang Wang is the only authentic Chinese restaurant in the area. Everything revolves on the basic hotpot, which consists of a metal bowl of broth and chilli garlic oil cooked on a tabletop cooker. Before eating, diners must submerge meat and vegetables in the broth to let them to cook.

Wang Wang is one of the newer restaurants in the Chinese food scene in Karachi. Their speciality is the traditional Chinese Hotpot. This noodle hotpot delicacy has been a staple in Chinese culture for a long time. It is a hotpot that is boiling broth over a burner and is served with different elements like meat, noodles, and vegetables. These are then cooked in the hotpot and eaten there and then. Wang Wang only serves this hotpot, and this is a shareable meal i.e. it cannot be eaten by only one or two people.


Totoro’s hotpot was very well-received ever since their opening. The clean aesthetics of the location with consistent taste and good quality premium products have helped build quite a hype for Totoro. Located on a rooftop space in D.H.A, this is the more elevated version of a hot pot offering, owing to its ingredients and ambience.

Known for its various cuts of meat, this restaurant also offers a few types of broths – a Mongolian, a spicy Sichuan, an extra spicy Sichuan and another known as the Haroon special.

Hot Pot Karachi

Hotpot Karachi offers a blend of both – the perfect ambiance and delicious taste. The quality of the ingredients is top-notch with colossal portions and serving. Brownie points for their customer service is extraordinary, which makes for one of the most accommodating staff.

This popular entity has now opened a restaurant space on the rooftop of Nueplex in D.H.A. Offering both indoor and outdoor seating, it’s the better option to cater to large parties. This would also be my recommended eatery to use to for home-catering events. They offer two types of broths – clear and spicy Szechuan. Their focus is on fresh ingredients and a flavorful meal in a hygienic environment and they definitely deliver that. In addition to the usual raw ingredients, they have a delicious peanut dip, and a sesame-chili one, for extra flavor to go with your meat or vegetables. This is highly recommended. This meal is too priced at about Rs3,000 per person.

Novu Resturent

Most recent entery in food industry Nova is located Gulberg, Lahore. Most exciting thing is aside from regular menu you can customize your meal as per your choice.  you can choose to make your own meal with a pot of bubbling broth and ingredients such as chicken, prawns, ramen, chili oil, and even dumplings with fillings of your own choice. 


Cocochan essentially offers a hotpot night at their Tipu Sultan outlet, only on Tuesdays. The restaurant mainly serves Thai, sushi, and mandarin food but you can also enjoy a customized serving of hotpot every Tuesday night.

With Burmese and Schezwan broths to choose from, protein such as beef, chicken, and prawns, and a wide variety of fresh vegetables, noodles, and sauces, resturent staff also giude you about different options as they are very well trained and professional for hotpot customization as per Pakistani people like and dislike in food.

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