Karachi-based steakhouse Copacabana is temporarily closing down after a kitchen fire severely damaged its premises.
Restaurant partner Alee Asghar revealed to Images that the fire began in the Copacabana kitchen at around 11am-12pm and soon spread to other parts of the restaurant. With its interiors severely affected by the fire, the restaurant is closed for operations until further notice.
The owners broke the news to their patrons on Facebook and assured them that the restaurant will reopen soon.
Asghar added that no staff was injured in the fire and they plan to begin renovating as soon as possible. He said they expect to reopen the restaurant in up to two weeks' time.
Located on Khayaban-e-Shahbaz commercial area of DHA, Copacabana launched in September last year and was marketedas a Brazilian-style steakhouse.