Dining at the Kabul Serena Hotel: The dining experience at the Kabul Serena Hotel is unrivalled both in terms of quality and variety. We offer two main restaurants, each of which offers a different style of local, regional or international cuisine. The choices are as follows: The Café Zarnegar: Overlooking the landscaped gardens and central courtyard of the hotel, the relaxed and welcoming all-day Café Zarnegar offers Afghan, South East Asian, and International cuisines. Inspired by the depth and colour of traditional Afghani decorative work, the restaurant typically serves in lavish buffet style, breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. The Silk Route Restaurant: The lavishly presented Silk Route Restaurant is inspired by the legendary silks, brocades, jewels and spices of the ancient Silk Route. Offering a fusion of traditional and contemporary South East Asian cuisine, this restaurant offers one of Kabul's most memorable dining experiences. The Silk Route is open for dinner only (excluding Friday). The Serena Pastry Shop: On the ground floor, our specialty Patisserie Shop offers a glorious selection of freshly baked breads, pastries, sandwiches, fresh juices, teas, and coffee. The Char Chata Lounge: Presented in traditional Afghan style, the spacious and welcoming Char Chata Lounge makes the ideal meeting point, serving refreshments and light snacks whenever our guests desire them. Pool Bar: Overlooking the sapphire-blue water of our swimming pool, the Pool Bar offers seating and a wide range of cold drinks and easy-dining options.