Food of Hyderabad

Hyderabad is known for the grandeur, richness and flavours of the Mughal and Nawabi cuisines fund here. The city also fosters traditional and staple South-Indian preparations. The Hyderabadi Biryani is the highlight and the centre of the cuisine here with rich, colourful garnishing and an elaborate method of preparation. The cuisine of the city, though houses much more, is almost synonymous to this dish.
Other than these the other local specialities include Pathar ka Ghosht, Nahari, Haleem, Double ka Meetha, Kheer, Mirchi ka Salan, Falooda, Irani Chai and more. Equally sparkling is the street food culture here with the lip-smacking Kachori, Samosa, Aloo Mirchi, Dahi Puri, Pani Puri and Sev Puri.

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Here are the top 13 restaurants in Hyderabad:

Hotel Shadab

INR 700
4 PM to 4 AM
21, Opposite Madina Building, High Court Road, Hyderabad500002, India
Hotel Shadab
If you are a foodie, then Shadab Restaurant will keep you coming back and again. Paya, Mutton Biryani, Chicken Biryani, Shirmal, Shikampuri Kebabs, In here, Pakistani Chicken, Qubani Ka Meetha are some of the must try dishes according to the personal taste. The healthy atmosphere in the restaurant makes you feel home and a perfect place to dine out with family and friends.

Sagar Papaji Ka Dhaba

INR 550
12 Noon to 4 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
Shop No.4-1-365/F/1,Near Sabharwal Tourist Reddy Hostel Road,Abids,Hanuman Tekdi,Koti,Hyderabad,Telangana 500001
Sagar Papaji Ka Dhaba
A very popular Dhaba among the locals, this place serves great North Indian food with a desi tadka. The ambiance might make you feel uncomfortable hence pack and carry is recommended.

Kamat Hotel

INR 500
7AM-10PM
5-8-56/A, Nampally Station Road,Hyderabad, Telangana 500001
Kamat Hotel
Each Kamat is slightly different, but they all serve cheap and good food. There's also a Kamat Hotel near Secunderabad's Paradise Circle, another Kamat near the clock tower, and Kamat Hotel in Saifabad. Meals are reliably delish.

Taj Mahal Hotel

INR 700
7 AM to 11 PM
4-1-999,King Koti Road,Abids,Hyderabad,Telangana 500001
Taj Mahal Hotel
Taj Mahal Hotel offers a flattering royal feeling as one enters the premises. An ideal place for an elaborate, rich and classic family dinner, authentic South Indian and North Indian dishes, along with Chinese fare is served here. A place worth going once at least.

Ohri's Gufaa

INR 800
12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11:30 PM
Door No. 5-9-30/16-20,Ohri's Cuisine Court,Opposite Gandhi Medical College,Basheer Bagh,Hyderabad,Telangana 500029
Ohri's Gufaa
A cave theme based restaurant, it has sham-rock walls reflecting the beautiful ambiance for the dine out. Mushroom, Prawns, Keema Naan are some of the recommended delicacies of Gufa. With a soft music played in background, a great place to eat out and relax.

Cafe D'Art

INR 500
9 AM to 11 PM
Plot 566, Road No 92, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India
Cafe D'Art
Le Cafe D'Art is a hot favorite among youth, A lounge that offers hookahs to smoke as well as various salads, sandwiches and espresso. The dark and dim ambience makes it a place perfect to enjoy hookahs with friends.

Waterfront

INR 1200
12 Noon to 11 PM
6-3-1240/225/23,Necklace Road,Raj Nagar,Khairatabad,Hyderabad,Telangana 500004
Waterfront
A very elegant and serene place, Waterfront deck has views of the Buddha Statue, Hussain Sagar and the city's twinkling lights.

Southern Spice

INR 900
Noon-3.30PM & 7-10.30PM
Near Nagarjuna Circle,Road 3,Banjara Hills,Hyderabad
Southern Spice
Southern Spice does a fine Andhra meal as well as specialties from all over the south. It's a good place to sample typical Andhra dishes, like natu kodi iguru ('country chicken') or chapa pulusu, a tasty, coco nutty preparation of river fish.

Chutney's

INR 800
7 AM to 11 PM
Shop No.1133, 8-2-293/8/A/13,Road Number 36,Opposite Apollo Pharmacy, Jubilee Hills,Hyderabad,Telangana 500033
Chutney's
Chutneys is a chain of restaurants present all over Hyderabad, serving South Indian (mostly preferred), North Indian and Chinese cuisines. The variety of dosas and of course, the variety of chutneys available, is amazing. Try the Guntur Idly with Ghee Podi if you are a South Indian food fan in general.

Fusion 9

INR 1800
12 Noon to 12 Midnight
5th Floor, Inorbit Mall, Hitech City, Hyderabad, India
Fusion 9
Soft lighting and cozy decor with the authentic multi-cuisine food makes Fusion 9 a perfect place for the romantic dinner date. Persian lamb kebabs on saffron rice or Moroccan paneer steak with harissa-lemon couscous are the special dishes offered by Fusion 9.

Paradise Restaurant

INR 1000
11:30AM-11PM
SD Road, Paradise Circle, Secunderabad, India
Paradise Restaurant
Paradise Persis is really a paradise for Hyderabadi Biryani lovers. A very popular and highly recommended place for foodies.

Shah Ghouse Cafe

INR 500
5AM-2:30AM
Near Ambedkar Statue, Karur Vysya Bank, NizampetMain Road, Nizampet, Hyderabad, India
Shah Ghouse Cafe
Not really the ambiance, but the flattering food quality is what will make you come this place over and over again. The cafe is famous for it super delicious Biryanis with a wide range in variety. Try Mutton Biryani, Chicken Biryani, Chicken Tikka, Tangadi Kebab, Tandoori Chicken, Kheema Roti, Irani Cha if you visit this cafe.

Barbeque Nation

INR 1700
12:00 PM to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
Plot No.6-3-249/5/1,Ground Floor,ANR Centre,Road No.1,Banjara Hills,Hyderabad,Telangana 500034
Barbeque Nation
With the awesome ambiance and unlimited dishes being served, this is one of the best restaurants and a must visit for foodies. Starters are the star of the show, Barbeque Nation offers a good veg and non-veg buffet with a large variety of desserts.

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