If you’re a fan of Indian cuisine, and particularly, the traditional dish biryani, then you will be thrilled to know that Hyderabad is one of the places where it is best served. In this post we list the places in Hyderabad where you can enjoy some delicious biryani.
Biryani is a dish that is loved the world over and has been eaten for centuries. Located in old cities of India, or Delhi, Hyderabad and Lucknow are two such places where biryani is served in authentic taste.
Here is our list of the best places to eat biryani in Hyderabad:
Paradise is a fine dine, multi cuisine restaurant that serves some of the best food and has some of the best ambience in the city. It is located at Jogani area of Hyderabad. Paradise also serves a variety of other non-vegetarian dishes like tandoori chicken, mutton seekh kababs, lamb chops etc.
Address: SD Road, Sappu Bagh Apartment, Jogani, Ramgopalpet, Secunderabad
Cost For Two: Rs 800
Chicha’s is located at Veer Nagar and is a small, quaint and quiet restaurant that serves delicious food. It’s ambience is warm and inviting, with a faint Middle Eastern flare. The food served here is very lip smacking and the biryani served here has been rated as one of the best best places to eat biryani in Hyderabad, India. The ingredients used in preparing the biryani are fresh in nature and it tastes heavenly when served hot with raita.
Address: 6-2-39, AC Guards Rd, opposite Kun Hyundai, Veer Nagar, Lakdikapul
Cost for two: Rs 600
Hotel Shadab, Hyderabad
This is a great place to go for good tasting biryani. The biryani served here tastes delicious and you will thoroughly enjoy it. The non vegetarian dishes served here are also very tasty. You can go for the Lucknowi biryani here, which is slightly different from the Hyderabadi variety. You can go for some really good veg and non-vegetarian combination dishes too, if you are a vegetarian.
Address: 21-1-140-144, Near High Court, High Court Rd, Madina Circle, Charminar, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad
Cost for two: Rs 550
Jewel of the Nizam, Hyderabad
If you are looking for a lavish place with good food and an ambience that is great, then this is the place to go. The Hyderabadi biryani served here is of course very tasty, but apart from that there are several other multi-cuisine dishes to choose from. The service here has been rated as good, as the staff here is very courteous and helpful.
Address: Sagar Mahal Complex, Gandipet, R R District, Near Osman Sagar Lake
The Spicy Venue, Hyderabad
The Spicy Venue is located on the outskirts of Hyderabad and has a nice rustic feel to it. The biryani served here is very tasty and if you are wanting a change from the typical biryani, then you should go for their Patiala Chicken Biryani that has both chicken and mutton.
Address: 265/S, Near Diamond House, Road 10, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
Cost for two: Rs 800
Taj Mahal Hotel, Hyderabad
This is one of the oldest hotels in Hyderabad and has been around for many years. They have some really good food here, which is served to you in a traditional wooden plate called ‘khaana’. The best part about this place is that the biryani here tastes very authentic and there are various varieties available on the menu.
Address: 5-9-502, Gun Foundry Street Number 1, Gun Foundry, Abids
Cost: for two: Rs 600
Tulips, Hotel Green Park, Hyderabad
If you’re a vegetarian, you’ll love the food that is served in the vegetarian section of this hotel. They have a wide variety of biryani available, from a simple biryani, to a Hyderabadi biryani to Kacchi Gosht Biryani. If you’re looking for something creamy then go for the Mutton Biryani and if you’re wanting something spicy and tangy then go for their Chicken biryanis.
Address: Green Park Hotel, Leelanagar, Ameerpet
Cost for two: Rs 1200
Bawarchi Restaurant, Hyderabad
This is another small restaurant located where you will get authentic and delicious food. The Hyderabadi Biryani served here is absolutely fantastic, and the taste is quite different from the other kinds of biryani available. The other dishes served here are equally wonderful, especially the mutton dishes.
Address: Plot No. 44, RTC Cross Rd, Opposite Sandhya Theatre, Chikkadpally, New Nallakunta
Cost for two: Rs 700
The above places listed in this article are all great places to have biryani. You have a choice of non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes as well as a wide variety of biryani varieties.
While Hyderabadi biryani is very different from that of Lucknow, the taste difference is not very obvious because there are no bitter spices used in its preparation. Biryanis are very popular in Hyderabad, India and among the varieties served, the ones with mutton or chicken are quite common. However, even if you are having a vegetarian biriyani it is also quite delicious, just that slight difference.
The most popular place for biriyani in Hyderabad is Paradise Restaurant . It serves a variety of dishes and has many branches but the branch at Jogani is said to be the best one of all.