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The 15 Best Restaurants in Hyderabad Every Foodie Must Explore

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Hyderabad, the city of Nawabs, is renowned the world over for its biryani. In fact, biryani is synonymous with Hyderabad. When visiting this city for work or leisure, or if you are lucky to be residing here, there are plenty of places offering you mouth-watering food. While it is famous for its Mughlai preparations, there are many places providing you with delectable global cuisines.

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Along with the architecture and ancient bazaars, there are many family restaurants offering age-old secret recipes and serving the best international preparations too. So, when in Hyderabad, shop and eat like a nawab and indulge in a splendid living experience.

Top 15 Restaurants To Visit In Hyderabad

  1. The Spicy Venue, Jubilee Hills
  2. Rayalaseema Ruchulu, Jubilee Hills
  3. United Kitchens of India, Jubilee Hills
  4. Haiku, Banjara Hills
  5. Soda Bottle Opener Wala, Jubilee Hills
  6. Jonathon’s Kitchen, Gachibowli
  7. Aish, The Park, Somajiguda
  8. Adaa, Taj Faluknama
  9. Tatva, Jubilee Hills
  10. Shah Ghouse Café & Restaurant, Tolichowki
  11. Simply South, Film Nagar
  12. Chutneys, Banjara Hills
  13. Café Bahar, Basheer Bagh
  14. B-Dubs, Jubilee Hills
  15. Hotel Shahdab, High Court Road

1. The Spicy Venue, Jubilee Hills

If you like hot and spicy preparations, then visit The Spicy Venue in Jubilee Hills, which is a perfect family restaurant. The restaurant is famous for serving the best Andhra and north Indian dishes. Right from the starters to the main course, you will have a delicious three-course meal. Even the desserts are truly delectable. So, if spicy food is on your mind, then come straight to this restaurant and relish some authentic Andhra preparations.

A Must Try: Mushroom biryani, veg thali, pepper chicken and Uluvachurubiryani

2. Rayalaseema Ruchulu, Jubilee Hills

If you genuinely like Andhra food, then don’t think beyond Rayalaseema Ruchulu in Jubilee Hills. It is known for serving the best south Indian food in town. So, if you are craving for that old taste, then go ahead and indulge in a delectable spread. There are many dishes that get served here, and they have opened many more outlets across the city owing to their popularity. Moreover, all these outlets remain crowded for the most part of the week. They have a unique style of preparation and chef’s secret recipes draw such a crowd in every outlet. So, visit the place to relish the secrets.

A Must Try: Lassi, Gongura Chicken and RagiMudha

3. United Kitchens of India, Jubilee Hills

When in Hyderabad you can in indulge in several specialities of India and the United Kitchens of India is a wonderful non veg restaurant that will cater to your whims. You should visit this restaurant in Jubilee Hills to try some of the best north Indian, Mughlai, Andhra and Chettinad preparations. A typical family restaurant, you can plan any special occasion here and enjoy your dinner. Though this restaurant remains crowded for the most part of the week, it is ideal for a laid-back meal with friends and family. It is also a great place if you want to enjoy your dinner in an outdoor space. The rooftop ambience and décor are spectacular.

A Must Try: Spring roll, murgkhurchan and chicken tenders

4. Haiku, Banjara Hills

Is Indo-Chinese and Asian food on your mind? Well, visit Haiku, the most popular place for Chinese and Asian cuisine in Hyderabad. They have the most exquisite menu and good preparations. The starters and soups are absolutely sinful. However, don’t overfill your plate with tasty starters as the main course is equally yummy. Head here for a quiet dinner with your friends and family or for that laid-back brunch. Of course, the fantastic ambience planned around the Chinese heritage deserves mention.

A Must Try: Salmon Sashimi, noodles, iced tea and salad

5. Soda Bottle Opener Wala, Jubilee Hills

How about trying out some authentic Parsi dishes? Visit Soda Bottle Opener Wala in Jubilee Hills, an Irani-style restaurant, with an impressive ambience and service. This is a good option even if you are looking for a veg restaurant. You should try Parsi food preparations both street style and main course. Even the desserts here are authentic, and one must try the Irani chai. Yes, you can get some Irani dishes too at this theme restaurant. So, do give it a try. It is the place to hang out with friends and even ideal for lunch dates.

A Must Try: Vada pav, berry pulao and seekh paratha

6. Jonathon’s Kitchen, Gachibowli

Indulge in a fine dining experience at Jonathon’s Kitchen in Gachibowli. Serving the best Japanese and Italian dishes, they offer you the tastiest and the most unique salad options. You should plan a Sunday brunch here to pamper your taste buds with their preparations. Along with the food, even the ambience and staff courtesy will impress you. Visit it for luxury dining and weekend brunch experience.

A Must Try: Jumbo prawns, pizza, sangria and cheesecake

7. Aish, The Park, Somajiguda

A famous non veg restaurant, it offers the most delicious Hyderabadi and Andhra cuisine. However, before we tell you about the food, you should know about the regal ambience and décor of this theme restaurant. So, take your smartphone charged as you will not be able to stop yourself from creating Instagram stories in this Insta worthy restaurant. You should visit it for yummy Mughlai dishes and the royal treatment.

A Must Try: Chicken fry, Gulab ki kheer and fry lamb

8. Adaa, Taj Falaknuma

Experience the majestic treatment when in the city of nawabs. The royal grandeur and exotic preparations at Adaa will bowl you over. The food is simply mouth-watering, and the spread is a big one. The starters, the main course and desserts will melt in your mouth, and the taste will linger in your memory for long. Even the staff service is such that you will feel like royalty when at this restaurant. One of the best non veg restaurants in town, you should visit it for a luxury dining experience with your family.

A Must Try: Patthar ka gosht, chicken tikka and butter naan

9. Tatva, Jubilee Hills

A haven for veggie lovers, this is the ideal place to plan those romantic dinners with your bae. An epitome of luxury and fine dining, you should visit this elegant veg restaurant for a quaint dining experience. You can of course get some delectable Mughlai food here, but you must also try the continental dishes. A perfect place for private and fine dining, you should visit it for the privacy, food and royal ambience.

A Must Try: Pasta, paneer tikka and biryani

10. Shah Ghouse Café & Restaurant, Tolichowki

Indulge in a feast without burning a hole in your pocket at the Shah Ghouse café & restaurant. You should visit it for a budget Mughlai treat. It is among the prime destinations in the city for its finger-licking good biryani. They also grill the most delectable kebabs in the city. However, the portion size is quite generous at this restaurant, so consider this when ordering the food. This non veg restaurant is a must-visit for meat lovers. It is best known for its tasty biryani. So, visit it for lunch and have a big biryani portion.

A Must Try: Irani chai, mutton biryani and khichda

11. Simply South, Film Nagar

Welcome to this veg restaurant where you can indulge in some authentic south Indian food. One of the most popular restaurants in Hyderabad, they serve Mangalorean, Kerala, Hyderabadi and Andhra cuisine. A budget restaurant, its décor and instrumental playlist offer the perfect ambience to indulge in a south Indian preparation. Of course, the prompt service deserves mention, and it will keep bringing you back to this gourmet haven. It is located in the heart of the city and is a perfect family restaurant. 

A Must Try: Kodi pulao, tomato rice and rasamvada

12. Chutneys, Banjara Hills

If you are living in Hyderabad, you should know about Chutneys. They have several outlets across the city and deserve a visit by the locals and tourists. They offer authentic south Indian cuisines and serve you six different types of chutneys for which they are famous across the length and breadth of the city. This veg restaurant is perfect for a quick bite and breakfast.

A Must Try: Filter coffee, corn dosa, Guntur idli and uttapam

13. Café Bahar, Basheer Bagh

For those who like to indulge in yummy Hyderabadi and Mughlai preparations, they should plan a visit to Café Bahar. Before we tell you more about this restaurant, here is a word of caution – the portion size is quite a lot, so place your order with care. Along with the portion size, the quick service and delectable preparation will impress you. The ambience is also simple, relaxing and inviting. It is one of the best non veg restaurants in town.

A Must Try: Haleem, chicken curry and mutton biryani

14. B-Dubs, Jubilee Hills

It is the perfect place for those who wish to try some Mexican food. The place is also known as the Buffalo Wild Wings. You should be visiting it to try some of the best drinks and accompaniments. The burgers, beers and chicken wings are delicious. You sure cannot have enough of them. You can head here for some relaxed time with friends. Even trying the weekend brunch and a laid-back lunch will be ideal at this casual restaurant.

A Must Try: Chicken wings, quesadilla and onion rings

15. Hotel Shahdab, High Court Road

This place is known for serving unique dishes. You should try the wide variety of Mughlai preparations here. The biryani, the nihari and Pakistani chicken are some of the dishes for which this restaurant has gained fame. Along with the main course, even their sweet platter should not be missed. Visit this budget-friendly place and indulge in some yummy biryani.

A Must Try: Chicken Haleem and Hyderabadi Dum biryani

Hyderabad is a wonderful destination for foodies, and you can get the best Mughlai dishes in this capital city of Telangana. You can taste the yummiest biryanis and kebabs that will melt in your mouth. You can try some other cuisines here as well, whether you have a soft corner for Asian delicacies, or you love the tang of the chutneys from South India. From Japanese to Italian, Parsi to Chinese, it is possible to enjoy every type of preparation in the land of Nawabs. So, keep this list handy and get ready to be pampered like a royal in the finest restaurants of the city.

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