All Pakistan Restaurant Association

All Pakistan Restaurant Association (APRA) which is the only registered apex body for Restaurants and Food in Pakistan gloriously presented the APRA Awards 2019 – Pakistan’s first ever Customer Choice Food Award Show that took place on Monday, 9th December at the grandly appointed Marriott Hotel in Karachi. Award shows are already an entertainment industry staple but restaurant awards are a welcome addition for Pakistan. It was a food and performance packed night where twenty-three awards were given to deserving recipients.
The event kicked off with a red carpet, abuzz with prominent names in the food industry, spokespeople from APRA, the Ministry of Commerce and Government of Pakistan as well as top news channels in Pakistan. Amongst the distinguished names who made an appearance were, Provincial Minister of Sindh, Karachi Commissioner and Station Commander Karachi. As the night progressed, the energy turned more electric as the hall was buzzing to see which restaurants will come out on the top.

 

Cuisine

Table of Contents

Best Burger House of the Year

  • Big Thick Burgerz
  • Burger Lab
  • Burger O Clock – Winner
  • Moos N Cluck
  • Oh My Gril
  • OPTP
  • The Sauce

Best Pakistani Restaurant of the Year

  • Afridi Inn
  • Hot n Spicy
  • Kebabjees
  • Khanji
  • Lal Qila – Winner
  • Nawab Dynasty
  • Tau’s

Best Pan Asian Restaurant of the Year

  • Bonsai
  • Chop Chop Wok – Winner
  • Cocochan
  • Miyako
  • Tao

Best Chinese Restaurant

  • Bam-bou
  • China Grill
  • China Town
  • ChopSoy
  • Ginsoy – Winner
  • Kowloon

Best Coffee Place of the Year

  • Bella Vita
  • Coffee Wagera – Winner
  • Chatterbox
  • Esquires
  • Gloria Jeans
  • Mocca
  • New York Coffee

Best Chai Place of the Year

  • Cafe Clifton
  • Cafe Pyala
  • Chai Master
  • Chai Shai
  • Chai Wala
  • Chit Chat Shai
  • Chotu Chaiwala – Winner

Best Pizza House Award

  • Broadway – Winner
  • California
  • Pizza One
  • New York Pizza
  • POMO
  • Pizza Max
  • Junaidi’s

Best Biryani Restaurant Award

  • AA Food Centre
  • Biryani Square
  • Haji Akhter
  • Jans Food
  • Jeddah Biryani
  • Student Biryani – Winner
  • White Biryani
Serving

Best Buffet Restaurant of the Year

  • Babujees by Port Grand
  • Chaupal
  • Lal Qila – Winner
  • Rajdhani

Best Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year

  • Bella Vita
  • ChatterBox Deli
  • Del Frio – Winner
  • POMO
  • Sizzlerz
  • Sobremesa
  • Rosati
Food Legend

Food Legend Award

  • China Town
  • Ginsoy – Winner
  • Hanifia
  • Karachi Broast
  • Pompei
  • Student Biryani
  • Waheed
Special

Best Pocket Friendly Restaurant of the Year

  • Cool Inn
  • Hot n Spicy
  • Karachi Broast
  • Kaybees – Winner
  • Pizza 363
  • Red Apple
  • Waheed

New Entrant of the Year

  • Daal Rice
  • Fettucine
  • Ginsoy Live
  • Great Wall
  • Sals
  • Wall
  • Yoshi’s – Winner

Best Innovation Dish Award

  • Cafe Praha
  • Cloud Naan
  • Lush Crush
  • Meat the Cheese – Winner
  • Plan B
  • Steak by CFU
  • Thyme
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Best Restaurant for Ambiance

  • Chatterbox Cafe
  • Cocochan
  • Esquires Coffee
  • Koel
  • Rosati
  • Sultan
  • Thyme – Winner

Delivery On Time Award

  • Broadway
  • California Pizza
  • Foods Inn
  • KFC
  • McDonalds – Winner
  • Tooso
  • White Biryani

Restaurant of the Year – Karachi

  • Bonsai
  • East End
  • Kebabjees
  • Koel
  • Meat the Cheese
  • McDonalds – Winner
  • SteakbyCFU
Special APRA Awards

Best Fine Dining Restaurant of the year: Okra

Food Veteran Award: Bar.B.Q Tonight

Best Customer Experience Award: Kolachi

Best Brand Turnaround Award: KFC

Best Industry Facilitator: Pepsi

LifeTime Achievement Award: Zubaida Apa