Hyderabad is the South Indian city of Nawabs, and is famous today for its food culture (among other things), especially Hyderabadi Biryani. Here's a (non-exhaustive) list of must-visit eateries and bars when around.
No trip to Hyderabad is complete without a Paradise pit-stop. Avoid using cutlery to integrate with the Biryani way of life.
Difficult to find any other restaurant in town with a better authentic South Indian breakfast menu. Make it a point to try all the chutneys!
In recent years, Bawarchi has evolved as a brand that sells excellent Hyderabadi Biryanis - giving Paradise tough competition.
Great food, ambience and service for a traditional South Indian Thali restaurant! Plenty of vegetarian options too!
A bit pricey but offers an authentic Hyderabadi experience with a fine-dining twist. Would recommend!
No better place in town for kebabs. Depending on what month you're there, you might even get some of the best haleem in Hyd!
If you're looking for a spicy treat - this is your place!
Famous for its chaat and pani puri. Don't know what that is? Stop by to find out and you will not be disappointed! Very affordable too!
This is the epitome of street food. Ram offers a variety of South Indian delicacies at extremely affordable prices and is open all night!
Gives you a great taste of South Indian street food. Make sure to mention your tolerance for spice!
No-frills outlet serving home-cooked North Indian vegetarian street food.
Good place for quick on the go South Indian meals.
Great rolls with an Indian twist. My personal favourite is the Tangy Paneer Frankie.
Stop by for an authentic North Indian (vegetarian) meal with plenty of choices. Vegan options available too!
My favourite cafe in town by far. Offers organic artisan breads and other delicious bakery products. Brownies are an absolute must-try!
Cluttered cafe venue themed as the Irani cafes of old with a distinctive menu and relaxed vibe.
One of Hyd's oldest bakeries located in the historic Old City - famous for Irani chai and Osmania biscuits in an unfussy ambience.
Interesting concept where an art gallery is fused with a coffee shop with a world menu including sandwiches and pastas.
Unique cafe for automobile enthusiasts. Offers delicious bites, snacks and coffee with the option of renting luxury cars and bikes.
Fun place with plenty of board games. Don't forget to try the chocolate milkshake and sandwiches!
Pocket-friendly cafe with great service and variety of food items. Also serves halal food.
Offers an electric atmosphere with live sports options. Don't miss out on their Sunday afternoon deals!
This is where the party is at! Their Sunday brunch offers a delectable and unlimited spread of starters, drinks, main courses and desserts.
Fun Friday night place with a Indian railway station theme.
Only good vibes! Very busy on Saturday nights, so call to check if they have tables beforehand.
Offers some funky cocktails and grill food - all with a fun ambience.
Great beers on tap with an international food menu - makes for an adventurous weekend.
Great karaoke with a very reasonably priced food menu!
Kismet boasts off a snazzy dance floor and amazing party ambience. A bit expensive but worth the money!
Excellent burgers and live music. Can't really go wrong with Hard Rock Cafe, can you?
High-end bungalow restaurant with spectacular views over a landmark lake, cobbles and a menu of international dishes.
Italian food with a view! Perched on the 22nd floor of the ITC Kohenur, it basically overlooks all of HITEC City from where it stands.
This exquisite resto-bar is your one-stop-shop for delicacies from South East Asia.
Fancy trying some Chinese food? Here's your go-to place!
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