Eat Like A Local 7 Top Spots For Enjoying Biryani In Hyderabad

From the traditional Dum Biryani cooked with layers of marinated meat and fragrant basmati rice to the delectable Kacchi Biryani prepared with raw meat, every bite of Hyderabadi biryani is a burst of flavour
Hyderabadi Biryani is known for its spicy and rich flavours
Hyderabadi Biryani is known for its spicy and rich flavours

Hyderabad, a city with a rich culinary heritage, has gained worldwide acclaim for its exquisite biryani. This tempting dish is a harmonious blend of aromatic rice, tender meat, and a symphony of spices that dance on your palate. As you explore Hyderabad's biryani scene, you'll discover the passion and artistry behind this beloved dish. Whether you prefer the spicy kick of the Andhra-style biryani or the subtle, aromatic notes of the Lucknowi variant, Hyderabad offers a gastronomic adventure that will leave you craving more. So, prepare to tantalize your taste buds and immerse yourself in the rich flavours of Hyderabad's biryani as we embark on a mouthwatering journey through the seven must-visit spots for experiencing the best biryani in Hyderabad.

Hotel Nayaab

Hotel Nayaab, established at the beginning of the 1980s, offers some of Hyderabad&rsquos finest authentic meals. It is one of the best restaurants in Hyderabad that serves award-winning delicacies such as Biryani, Nahari, Haleem, Qubani Ka Meetha, and much more.

Location Door No. 22-8, 111 & 112, Nayapul Rd, Nayapul, Chatta Bazar, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad

Timings Every day from 5 am to 1145 pm

Jewel of the Nizam

The Jewel of Nizam, India&rsquos only tower restaurant, serves traditional Hyderabadi and Mughlai cuisines and is known for its infrastructure and exquisite dining. A number of food critics endorse the famous Hyderabadi biryani offered here.&nbspFor two people, the average cost is approximately INR 2,500 (without alcoholic beverages).

Location Gandipet, Hyderabad. 

Timings Every day from 1230 pm &ndash 3 pm and 7 pm &ndash 11 pm

Paradise Biryani

Paradise Biryani is a world-famous restaurant with over 32 branches nationwide. It is popular for the famous biryani and kebabs in Hyderabad. This restaurant focuses on quality, reliability, sanitation, and customer service, making it a must-see. For two people, the average cost is INR 800. 

Location SD Road, Sappu Bagh Apartment, Jogani, Ramgopalpet, Secunderabad

Timings Everyday 11 am &ndash 11 pm

Hotel Shadab

Hotel Shadab is famous among Hyderabad food lovers and is endorsed by many food reviewers. The hotel&rsquos policy is to serve rich and aromatized and exclusive traditional dishes with high-quality meals that include the famous biryani in Hyderabad. For two people, the average cost is INR 400. 

Location 21-1-140-144, Charminar, High Court Road, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad

Timings Everyday 5 am to 2 am

Prince Hotel

The Prince Hotel is one of the top venues in Hyderabad to have affordable and delicious biryani. The restaurant provides a variety of biryanis as well as other popular cuisines such as Talawa Gosht, Khichda, Chicken Shawarma and Boneless Mutton Shawarma. For two people, the average cost is INR 350.

Location Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad

Timings Everyday 12 noon to 3 am

Cafe Bahar

Cafe Bahar is another fantastic restaurant where you can have the best biryani in Hyderabad. When you visit, request double masala in their Hyderabadi Dum Biryani, a wonderful combination of meat, rice, and divine spices, but don&rsquot stop there. Do order the Afghani Chicken, Onion Samosa, and Bheja Fry, which must be eaten with equal zeal. For two people, the average cost is INR 650.

Location 3-5, 815/A, Old MLA Quarters Rd, Avanti Nagar, Himayatnagar, Hyderabad

Timings Everyday 10 am &ndash 12 midnight 


Chichas is a modern Hyderabadi restaurant serving the classic Hyderabadi biryani as well as other traditional cuisines in a beautifully decorated environment with outside seating. Shaadi ka white chicken curry is a brand-new addition to their menu. So, if you&rsquore craving "shaadi ka khana" but don&rsquot have an invite, stop by Chicha&rsquos. For two people, the average cost is INR 700.

Location 6-2-39, AC Guards Rd, opposite Kun Hyundai, Veer Nagar, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad

Timings Everyday 1230 pm &ndash 1 am

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