Shahi Qila Food Street Lahore
Shahi Qila Food Street is a food street located on the Fort Road, Lahore. It was inaugurated on January 21, 2012 by Hamza Shahbaz Sharif, partly to replace the Gawalmandi Food Street
and serve as a new food hub. It is run by the Provincial Government of the Punjab. It is equipped with 16 dustbins along with garbage bags which are given by Lahore Waste Management Company. The food street is famous for its authentic Lahori cuisine. It is located near the Roshnai Gate in the Walled City of Lahore, from where views of the Badshahi Mosque and the historic district of Lahore can be seen.
After the Gawalmandi Food Street
debacle of 2009, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s dream to replace former military dictator General (r) Pervez Musharraf’s Food Street with his own has finally realized.
The Shahi Qila Food Street is no doubt has become the most interesting place for food lovers. Thousands of visitors enjoy dining here with extraordinary outdoor dining experience. One can enjoy B.B.Q, Haleem, Lassi, Gool Gapay, Fried Fish, Biryani even every desi or Chinese dish one can wish. After the dinner, people don't forget to enjoy a walk inside the Shahi Qila. Entrance through Roshni Gate is open for visitors all day and night to enjoy the mesmerizing atmosphere in front of Shahi Qila, Badshah Masjid and Baradari. You can enjoy riding the Horse-Bagghi.
CCTV cameras are being installed for security reason as directed by Food Street Secretary Colonel (retired) Altaf, in addition with live Punjabi folk music would also be played.
Fort Road (near Roshni Gate), Walled City, Lahore, Pakistan
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