Best Places To Eat In Hyderabad

Known for its Nizami culture, Hyderabad is now rapidly becoming a developing IT hub. With this advancement, the love for food and pearls is, somewhere, declining among people. While we cannot tell you much about pearls, we have brought to you the list of best places to tat that you should try when you are in Hyderabad.

1. Glocal Junction

Best Places To Eat In Hyderabad

Live sports screening, good music, tasty food, and a great ambiance. What more would you need for a perfect night? They have both outdoor and indoor seating, and are known for the live screening of IPL matches. When it comes down to food, their Gourmet Mushroom Risotto is probably the best you would have ever tried.

The presentation of the food itself will leave your moth watering! Their buffet system has Bruch on Sundays from 12 noon to 5 PM, whereas Lunch from Mondays to Saturdays, 12 noon to 3 PM. Customers have appreciated their extensive buffet spreads for both variety and taste. The staff is pleasant, and they take the time to offer you suitable details and offers and that’s why it becomes one of the best places to eat in Hyderabad.

Where- Kondapur

2. Exotica

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A spacious roof top, Exotica is a beautiful place for romantic dinners. Both inside and outside seating is available. Faux grass, little ponds of water with koi fish, and candlelit tables make for the stunning atmosphere of this place. The kebabs are a hit, and so is the mango mustard baby potato. Ditch all these details; their entire menu is downright delicious!

They also offer a lunch buffet from Monday to Saturday, from 12:30 PM to 3 PM, and Brunch on Sundays. The buffet menu is extensive and has a wide variety. However, it is crowdy on weekends, so make sure you call them up and fix a reservation before heading to the place.

Where- Banjara Hills

3. SodaBottleOpenerWala


Serving authentic Parsi food, this restaurant will remind you of old Mumbai. It is a little cramped on weekends. This place attracts mostly youngsters but it is also a good place to visit with family. Chicken farcha and berries chicken pulao will surely take your heart away. Some have said that the food is over-priced so that you can visit this place one in a while.

Their specialty is Parsi food and Bombay street food, and they hit the target with their dishes. The posters and antique decorative items add to the charming ambiance. They have as many items in veg as they do in non-vegetarian.

Where- Jubilee Hills

4. Coco’s Bar and Grill

Coco’s Bar and Grill

Ambiance and value for money are the two things here that you will be most satisfied with. A romantic rooftop, the food at Coco’s comes in the right quantity and tastes delicious as well. It is a cool place to hang out with friends and family. However, avoid taking senior citizens because the flooring is made out of loose little stones, and that may not be too easy to walk on.

The most recommended items on the menu are Lamb chops, Alfredo Pasta, and Chilli mushroom. There’s also live music every night, which is like a cherry on the cake. Their liquor menu is not very diverse but can be called decent. During summers, they arrange for coolers and AC that make it comfortable for the customers.

Where- Banjara Hills

5. So. The Sky kitchen

So. The Sky kitchen

In winters, So is probably one of the best places you can visit. They serve multiple cuisines, including Chinese, Continental, and Indian. There is a balcony section for visitors, which gives them a beautiful view of the city.  The quality and quantity of the food are top-notch. Among the customers’ favorites are Spicy Grilled Fish, Veg Kebab Platter, and Sticky Rice.

Apart from food, their music collection has also wooed customers. The easy-going atmosphere of the place will instantly take your stress away and calm your mind. What’s more, they also happy hours from 3 to 7 PM with 50% off on drinks!

Where- Film Nagar

6. Dirty Martini

Dirty Martini

As soon as you enter, you will take a shine to the amazing décor and beautiful view. Even though some may feel that this falls on the higher end of the spectrum, it is worth every penny! They have a limited but tasteful menu of liquor. Chicken steak, Singaporean prawns, and Paneer tikka are a must-try. Their mesmerizing view and a diverse menu will make you come back for more. Friday DJ nights will pump you with energy and get you on your feet. Fitting right according to the name, their martinis and awesome. Many music events are also held here.

Where- Jubilee Hills

7. Ohri’s Tansen

There’s a royal ambience to this place which will instantly make you fall in love with it. The pale white décor, coupled with soft music makes the restaurant serene. It resembles a Mughal royal court, and the food tastes the same! Dahi kebab, Mutton roganjosh, and malpua are some highly recommended dishes. Remember to call and book a table in advance because usually there is waiting.

Live music which includes Indian classics and ghazals make this place a favorite for family dining. While you’re there, the Mallika-e-husn drink is a must try. All in all, visit Ohri’s Tansen for a royal dining experience.

Where- Necklace Road

8. Olive Bistro

Olive Bistro

You should head to this place if you are a lover of Italian food. It is a dimly lit place, perfect for a light hangout with friends or a romantic date. Nature rustic ambiance of the place compliments the food they serve. Some dishes that steal the thunder here are Jerk chicken, BBQ pork ribs, Spinach mushroom pizza, and Tiramisu cake. Great photo spots and soothing music has made this many people’s favorite restaurant. There is a good variety of Italian and Greek delicacies to choose from. To sum up, the presentation of food and the food itself is fantastic, even though some may find it a little expensive.

Where- Jubilee Hills

9. Café Bahar 

They bring you the authentic taste of world famous Nizami food. With amazing biryani and lip-smacking chicken curries, the paya that they serve during the holy month of Ramazan is to die for! You may have to wait for around 15-20 minutes at lunch or dinner times. It is a family-restaurant, and what’s more, the servers take care of you like family!

Customers have said that the stunner here is bheja-fry. Open till 1 AM every day, this is perfect for family dinners and does not burn a hole in your pocket as the food comes in good quantity. The ambiance of the place is kirak, and it opens its arms to give you a pakka Hyderabadi experience. This is the best budget restaurants in Hyderabad if you are traveling with your family.

Where- Basheer Bagh

Bon Appetit!

If you stay in Hyderabad or are on a visit, the above restaurants will surely please your taste buds. To know about top restaurants in other cities, please visit Yeh Hai India

Written by Saanica Wahal

Currently waltzing through life at Indian Institute of Mass Communication(IIMC) Delhi while studying advertising and public relations, Saanica is passionate about animals, shayari, and Octobers.
Her educational background in psychology and Journalism has helped her to have a broad base from which she approaches different genres that she likes writing on, namely travel, lifestyle, food, philosophy. She in an avid traveler and reader, and has worked in the fields of social media marketing, artist management, and event planning.

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