Eating Out

Anyone who comes to Hyderabad does not want to leave without eating Biryani. However, few people are aware that in a cosmopolitan place like Hyderabad one can also get food at good restaurants serving various cuisines like Chinese, Mughlai, Thai, Sea Food at various Udipi restaurants, Andhra restaurants, and Irani Hotels etc. This section includes informative articles on good restaurants, popular cuisines, and regular eating places.

In the Name of Service Charge Restaurants Cheat People with Fake Compulsory Tip

Service charge by restaurants is not mandatory as per government regulations; it’s entirely at the restaurant’s discretion. Most top restaurants in Hyderabad charge a service charge ranging from 5-10% on the total bill and it’s shared among the service staff. Even after paying this, waiters ask for tip. Beware don’t pay additional tip. »

Punjabi Restaurants in Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a melting pot of different cultures and one can experience some of the tasty cuisines from different parts of country and entire world. One can relish spicy Mughlai cuisines, Andhra meals, while also experience Continental, Chinese, Thai food etc. There are several Punjabi restaurants in Hyderabad where one can taste Punjabi food... »

Your Search for Authentic Wada Pav in Hyderabad Ends Here

Your Search for Authentic Wada Pav in Hyderabad Ends Here

Tired of regular snacks? Or are you from Mumbai/Pune in Hyderabad and crazy for a Wada Pav or Kutchi Dabeli? Want to have authentic Wada Pav in Hyderabad? Check this food court called Sri Radhe Chills and Thrills at Hanuman Tekdi circle. Whenever you are in the surrounding areas of Koti or Abids you... »

OFEN – Destination for European tastes in Hyderabad

You haven’t tasted the best bakery items until you have had something from the European bakeries. If you want to have traditional European bakery items and want to enjoy the authentic Swiss tastes at Hyderabad, you need to visit ‘Ofen’. Ofen is one of the popular bakeries in Hyderabad. It is located at Banjara... »

Want Best Mirchies or Aloo Bondas in Hyderabad? You Are At The Right Place

Fed up with regular evening snacks? Looking for something that rejuvenates your taste buds? Then visit Bhayya Khara Bhandar popularly known as Bhayyaji at Ameerpet. It is located near Kali Maa temple while going towards Satyam theatre on Balkampet road. It is exactly opposite to MRO office, which can serve you as a landmark.... »

WaterFront Restaurant – One of the Best in Hyderabad

What’s good: Live music Over looks the lake (Hussain Sagar also called Tankbund) Nice area – good sidewalk for a leisurely walk Food is awesome – multi-cuisine (Indian, Thai, Indian Chinese) Ambience is great Serves liquor Parking is pretty easy to find Whats not great: Staff is a bit overly focused on maximizing the... »

Preparing Authentic Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani at Home

Preparing Authentic Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani at Home

Mutton Dum Biryani is the most popular and relished dish all over the world. It is an easy and delicious recipe that is cooked on low heat. Here is the simple recipe to prepare Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani at home.... »

Best Places to Eat Haleem in Hyderabad

In Hyderabad one gets to see haleem joints at every hook and corner, but it is really very difficult to decide which place is the the best among the rest. To help you out we have narrowed down the list to the best places to eat haleem in Hyderabad. Check out the list. »

Qubani Ka Meetha – A Royal Hyderabadi Delicacy

A Hyderabadi desert, Qubani ka meetha is made with apricot puree and served with cream/malai, custard or ice cream. It is one of the famous sweet dishes Hyderabad is known for. This dish is simple and easy to prepare. Enjoy this sweet dish by preparing it at home. »

The Secret of Making Authentic Hyderabadi Haleem Revealed

Haleem, a famous delicacy of Hyderabad is a nutritious stew made with wheat, mutton/chicken and pulses. It is available in almost every restaurant, food stalls and even at streets in Ramzan (the holy month of muslims). But if you know how to prepare Haleem at home, you can enjoy this delicious dish anytime of... »

Punjabi Restaurants in Hyderabad

By: B. K. Vijay Hyderabad is a melting pot of different cultures and one can experience some of the tasty cuisines from different parts of country and entire world. One can relish spicy Mughlai cuisines, Andhra meals, while also experience Continental, Chinese, Thai food etc. There are several Punjabi restaurants in Hyderabad where one... »

Astoria-Best Biryani Restaurant at RTC X Roads

What’s your program for this weekend? Is it to have authentic Hyderabadi Biryani and watch a Telugu movie? Then head to RTC X Roads, you can find a couple of good Biryani restaurants along with a number of theatres screening Telugu (sometimes Hindi and English) movies. Astoria and Bawarchi are the two famous Biryani... »

OFEN – Destination for European tastes in Hyderabad

You haven’t tasted the best bakery items until you have had something from the European bakeries. If you want to have traditional European bakery items and want to enjoy the authentic Swiss tastes at Hyderabad, you need to visit ‘Ofen’. Ofen is one of the popular bakeries in Hyderabad. It is located at Banjara... »

Your Search for Authentic Wada Pav in Hyderabad Ends Here

Your Search for Authentic Wada Pav in Hyderabad Ends Here

Tired of regular snacks? Or are you from Mumbai/Pune in Hyderabad and crazy for a Wada Pav or Kutchi Dabeli? Want to have authentic Wada Pav in Hyderabad? Check this food court called Sri Radhe Chills and Thrills at Hanuman Tekdi circle. Whenever you are in the surrounding areas of Koti or Abids you... »

Want Best Mirchies or Aloo Bondas in Hyderabad? You Are At The Right Place

Want Best Mirchies or Aloo Bondas in Hyderabad? You Are At The Right Place

Fed up with regular evening snacks? Looking for something that rejuvenates your taste buds? Then visit Bhayya Khara Bhandar popularly known as Bhayyaji at Ameerpet. It is located near Kali Maa temple while going towards Satyam theatre on Balkampet road. It is exactly opposite to MRO office, which can serve you as a landmark.... »

WaterFront Restaurant – One of the Best in Hyderabad

What’s good: Live music Over looks the lake (Hussain Sagar also called Tankbund) Nice area – good sidewalk for a leisurely walk Food is awesome – multi-cuisine (Indian, Thai, Indian Chinese) Ambience is great Serves liquor Parking is pretty easy to find What’s not great: Staff is a bit overly focused on maximizing the... »

Paradise Persis – Best Biryani Restaurant in Hyderabad

Hotel Paradise Persis at the Paradise circle in Secunderabad (forms part of Hyderabad – north of Tank Bund lake) is the best restaurant to relish the Biryani in Hyderabad. Offering a rare combination of authentic hyderabadi biryani served in a place with good ambience with good service from the staff. Plus, the rest rooms... »

Authentic Hyderabadi Biryani

By: B. K. Vijay Authentic Hyderabadi Biryani! Looking for some but confused! You are not alone.  Many restaurants both in Hyderabad and outside (within India and abroad) claim to serve authentic Hyderabadi Biryani.  However, just naming the dish or claiming it to be the original recipe does not make it authentic. You can determine... »