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 31 restaurants in Hyderabad:

1. Taj Mahal Hotel

4-1-999,King Koti Road,Abids,Hyderabad,Telangana 500001 
North-Indian, South-Indian, Chinese
7 AM to 11 PM
INR 700

2. Waterfront

6-3-1240/225/23,Necklace Road,Raj Nagar,Khairatabad,Hyderabad,Telangana 500004 
Seafood, North-Indian, Chinese, Thai
12 Noon to 11 PM
INR 1200

3. SO ? The Sky Kitchen

So The Sky Kitchen is an open terrace classy restaurant with beautiful ambience. This garden styled restaurant is best known for Chicken, Mutton and seafood dishes.

4. Shah Ghouse Cafe

House 9-4-86/17, Salarjung Colony, Circle 10, Tolichowki, Hyderabad 
Biryani, North Indian, Chinese, Seafood, Mughlai, Arabian
5am ? 2:30am (Mon-Sun)

5. Firdaus

Firdaus, upscale restaurant in Taj Krishna hotel is best known for its trademark dishes like Hyderabadi Khatti Roll, Haleem, Rawa Batata Tikki and other Indian delicacies. The average cost of 2 people is up to INR 4000.

6. Govind Dosa

Govinda dosa is a road side fast food centre serving various types of delicious dosas which is a favourite spot among the locals. This place also serves Idli, Upma, and other breakfast items.

7. Hotel Shadab

Plot 21, Opposite Madina Circle, High Court Road, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad 
North Indian, Mughlai
5 AM to 2 AM

8. Sagar Papaji Ka Dhaba

Shop No.4-1-365/F/1,Near Sabharwal Tourist Reddy Hostel Road,Abids,Hanuman Tekdi,Koti,Hyderabad,Telangana 500001 
12 Noon to 4 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
INR 550

9. Kamat Hotel

5-8-56/A, Nampally Station Road,Hyderabad, Telangana 500001 
INR 500

10. Gufaa

5-9-30/16-20, Ohri's Cuisine Court, Opposite Old Gandhi Medical College, Basheer Bagh, Hyderabad 
North Indian, Mughlai
12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM

11. Cafe D'Art

Plot 566, Road No 92, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India 
9 AM to 11 PM
INR 500

12. Southern Spice

Near Nagarjuna Circle,Road 3,Banjara Hills,Hyderabad 
Noon-3.30PM & 7-10.30PM
INR 900

13. Chutneys

Shop No.1133, 8-2-293/8/A/13,Road Number 36,Opposite Apollo Pharmacy, Jubilee Hills,Hyderabad,Telangana 500033 
South-Indian, North-Indian, Chinese
7 AM to 11 PM
INR 800

14. Fusion 9

5th Floor, Inorbit Mall, Hitech City, Hyderabad, India 
Continental, Italian, North-Indian, Asian
12 Noon to 12 Midnight
INR 1800

15. Paradise

SD Road, Paradise Circle, Secunderabad 
Biryani, North Indian, Mughlai
11 AM to 11 PM

16. Olive Bistro

Olive Bistro, amazing bungalow styled restaurant with indoor and outdoor spaces situated in Jubilee Hills. This place offers multi-cuisine veg and non-veg delicacies at a price ranging around INR 2000 for two people.

17. Nimrah

20-4-1238/39, Beside Mecca Masjid, Charminar Road, Charminar, Hyderabad 
4 AM to 11 PM

Opened in 1993, Nimrah is one of the famous Irani cafe and bakery. The tourist-friendly Cafe serves tasty Malai Buns, Coconut Biscuits, Puffs and Plum Cakes. The average price for two people here is around INR 250.

18. Cafe Bahar

3-5/815A, Hyderguda, Basheer Bagh, Hyderabad 
Mughlai, North Indian, Chinese, Biryani, Seafood
11AM to 1AM (Mon-Sun)

Cafe Bahar Serves the best Hyderabadi cuisines since 1973. Being one of the local favourites, the restaurant is slightly crowded. The average cost at this place is around INR 100 to 600.

19. Dakshina Mandapa

Dakshina Mandapa is an upscale, elegant restaurant in Taj Tristar with fantastic decor and live music. Providing several veg options, the cost for two people here is INR 700.

20. Roastery

8/2/287/12, House 418, Road 14, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 
Cafe, American, Continental, Italian
10am ? 11pm (Mon-Sun)

The roastery is a bungalow turned classy restaurant with open kitchen known for the western dishes. Some of the famous cuisines served here are Pastries, bruschettas, burgers, pasta etc.

21. Chicha's

Situated in Lakdikapul, Chicha?s is a lively restaurant with indoor and outdoor spacing serving many local delicacies. Many people flock here for its excellent curries.

22. Gallery Cafe

Gallery Cafe is a classy, high-end cafe with art paintings, live music, and great ambience. Famous for its pizzas, the price menu of this veg-friendly restaurant is around INR 150 to 200 per person.

23. Karachi Bakery

6-3-190/1, Khanchand Towers, Road 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 
Bakery, Desserts, Fast Food, Chinese, Beverages
10 AM to 10 PM

Part of a popular chain, Karachi Bakery is well-known for the legendary Karachi Biscuits, Cakes, and Bread. The classy Karachi Bakery is also renowned for its tasty sweet and salt savouries.

24. Santosh Dhaba

Serving since 1969, Santosh Dhaba is a family-run restaurant with excellent services. This restaurant is famous for Biryanis, Paneer Butter Masala, Butter Naan, and Dal Makhani. Offering a variety of North Indian and Chinese dishes, the cost for two people here is around INR 400.

25. Levant

Nestled in Banjara Hills, Levant is a Stylish, Turkish restaurant with lovely ambience and modern decor. The veg-friendly restaurant severs, Turkish, Lebanese, and Armenian cuisines along with delicious desserts at an average cost of INR 1000 for two people.

26. Kamat Andhra Meals

Kamat is the Andhra-style restaurant serving authentic Andhra meals, Spicy biryanis, and other veg and non-veg dishes. Meals here are served on a banana leaf depicting the traditional Andhra culture.

27. Meerut Hotel

Meerut Hotel is a simple, small roadside restaurant providing quality food at a reasonable price. The menu at Meerut Hotel includes a variety of Veg and Non-veg Indian Cuisines. Famous dishes served here are Scrumptious Rotis, Veg Curries, and Kurma.

28. Barbeque Nation

Plot No.6-3-249/5/1,Ground Floor,ANR Centre,Road No.1,Banjara Hills,Hyderabad,Telangana 500034 
North-Indian, Chinese, Mediterranean
12:00 PM to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
INR 1700

29. Dhaba By Claridges

Established in 1986, Dhaba By Claridges is a colourful kid-friendly restaurant. Specialized in various North Indian Dishes, Dhaba By Claridges is well known for Dal Makhani, Paneer Tikka, Butter Chicken, Cocktails, Lassi etc.

30. Aish

Aish Restaurant is a great place to relish the original taste of Hyderabad. The upscale, Andhra style family restaurant with Nizam decor provides a wide array of veg and non-veg options.

31. Paradise

SD Road, Paradise Circle, Secunderabad 
Biryani, North Indian, Mughlai
11 AM to 11 PM

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