Savor the Authentic Biryani by Hopping on to These Famous Biryani Joints in the City in Hyderabad

  • Hyderabad Biryani

Discover the best of biryani in Hyderabad with our guide to the city's top biryani food joints. Savour authentic flavours and traditional recipes at these famous Hyderabad eateries. Explore now! Now, let’s find out the famous joints across the city that serve authentic Biryani.

Hyderabad Biryani

Whether you’re on a short trip or a long tour to the city of Hyderabad, you can’t choose to leave the city without tasting the sumptuous legendary biryani. For every foodie, Hyderabad is the place that boasts of a number of joints that serve the city’s signature dish. Sequestered from the distillation of modern ways of preparing this great rice dish, Hyderabad’s primogenital joints may be scruffy in setting, but you will not come across tastier biryani anywhere else. Old Hyderabad or the Charminar area offers at least three most popular hangouts.

Here are some of the most distinguished biryani joints of Hyderabad. And don’t miss to taste the Irani chai and desserts like khubani ka meetha and a local fried snack, lukhmi.


Set up in 1953, Paradise has been into the business of delivering awesome taste through its extended version of biryani for the last six decades. Here, the cost of the biryani depends on the floor you eat. This is because of the difference in décor at each floor which gets plushier with every upper floor. There are three branches of the joint across the city.


Another great biryani joint in Hyderabad is Bawarchi. Known for its unique biryani taste, the joint has no branches. There is only one joint at RTC Road. Make sure to come early at lunchtime and in the evening otherwise you’ll leave empty handed due to huge rush. 



Once a modest Irani care, Café Bahar has not turned itself into a plush restaurant. Located in the Basheer Bagh region, one can’t miss Biryani and the iconic Irani chai here. Osmania biscuits are baked throughout the day here and if you’re lucky, you might enjoy the smell of it too along with the biryani. Started by a Persian colonizer who moved to Hyderabad from Mumbai, Cafe Bahar is a must visit eatery here. 


Pista House – a bistro that has got fame worldwide for its haleem gestures you to indulge in the slushy gosh of this Nizami dish, throughout the year. Serving haleem for over 2 decades, Pista House has received immense popularity in Hyderabad and other cities as well. The major attraction here is Haleem Biryani which makes the eatery standout among its counterparts. It is located near Charminar. 


Shadab Hotel is the place to be if you love to indulge in some great Mughlai-Persian food. Located in the Old city of Hyderabad, the hotel is hard to miss if you’re looking for biryani or Irani Chai. Once here, don’t forget to try Chicken Drumstick and Chicken Dragon that are super spicy. Another great dish worth savoring is Shadab Special Chicken Biryani. This double masala biryani contains large pieces of chicken and you’re sure to fall in love with the tangy mirchi ka salan served along.

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