9 Best Tempting Spots For Biryani In Coimbatore, India

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Coimbatore is a place many travelers simply pass through on their way to cities like Kerala or Ooty. Known for its large textile industry, Coimbatore doesn’t offer many historic sites or exciting sightseeing adventures. What Coimbatore does offer, however, aside from the five-star hotels and other accommodations, is a superb destination for incredible biryani. This Indian dish of highly seasoned rice mixed with either meat, fish, or vegetables is a popular main staple throughout the Indian subcontinent and Coimbatore is loaded with restaurants serving this savory cuisine. If you have a craving for biryani prepared to perfection then read on to see this incredible list of best spots for biryani in Coimbatore, India.

1. Kovai Biriyani Hotel

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Kovai Biriyani Hotel | www.kovaibiriyanihotel.com We serve our customers the tastiest and healthiest Briyani in a very reasonable rate.

Posted by Kovai Biriyani Hotel on Monday, June 23, 2014

Many famous and not-so-famous patrons make their way through Kovai Biriyani Hotel’s doors. A landmark establishment, Kovai Biriyani Hotel creates homey cuisine from only the freshest ingredients and top spices. Kovai Biriyani Hotel is synonymous with out-of-this-world biryani, with standouts being the chicken and mutton. But be aware Kovai Biriyani Hotel also serves tasty authentic Hyderabadi, Chettinad, Indian, and Chinese choices.

Kovai Biriyani Hotel

Address: 3, VCV Layout, Opp Senthil Hospital, R.S Puram, Near Brookefields Mall, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641002

Website: Kovai Biriyani Hotel

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)

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2. Dhonnai Biryani House

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With an open kitchen, so guests can see the frenzied cooking action, Dhonnai Biryani House is an energetic spot to get good biryani. If your craving is strictly for biryani then get there early because it goes quickly. Dhonnai Biryani House’s Chinthamani Chicken filled with flavorful spices and served with red chilies is a great spicy alternative if you’re not in the mood for biryani.

Dhonnai Biryani House

Address: Behind Royal Enfield Showroom, Hopes, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641004

Website: Dhonnai Biryani House

Opening hours: Sun: 12.30pm - 3.30pm; Tue - Sat: 12.30pm - 3.30pm, 7.30pm - 10.45pm (closed on Mon)

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3. Valarmathi Briyani

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Situated in the popular Race Course area, Valarmathi Briyani is a cafe-style eatery with a casual vibe. Valarmathi Briyani prepares a variety of traditional dishes typically found in the Coimbatore region. It is a wonderful place to enjoy non-vegetarian fare with a collection of fish, mutton, and chicken. Of course, the superb mutton and chicken biryani are a main choice on the menu, but there’s also a nice selection of dosa -particularly the curry and Indian bread is also available.

Valarmathi Briyani

Address: Race Course Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641018

Website: Valarmathi Briyani

Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (daily)

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4. Covai Anganan Biriyani House

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Though Covai Anganan Biriyani House boasts a variety of signature biryanis, patrons specifically rave about the mutton biryani. The pepper chicken dish is also a highlight. With nine decades of experience, Angannan surely knows what it’s doing. The interior is fairly non-descript, however, the food is worth the trip. Don’t forget to wash everything down with a refreshing glass of sharbat, a chilled sweet drink made from either fresh fruit or fragrant flowers.

Covai Anganan Biriyani House

Address: No.4, V.C.V Layout, R.S.Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641002

Website: Covai Anganan Biriyani House

Opening hours: Sun: 11.30am - 11pm; Mon - Sat: 12pm - 11pm

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5. Dindigul Thalapakatti

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Specializing in home-style biryani dishes, Dindigul Thalapakatti is a restaurant chain in business since 1957. The biryani is something special, cooked in a unique blend of dazzling spices. In addition, a combined mix of delicate short grain rice called Parakkum Sittu and tender meat from grass-fed goats create an original and distinctive flavor for Dindigul Thalapakatti’s juicy biryani meat.

Dindigul Thalapakatti

Address: 7th Cross Cut Road, Gandhipuram,Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641012

Website: Dindigul Thalapakatti

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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6. Thambiannan

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Thambiannan offers a selection of healthy and flavorful South Indian-style biryani. The four flavors available are plain, egg, chicken, and mutton. Thambiannan’s chicken biryani and the chili chicken dishes are a nice standout. If you want an appetizer to kick off your meal, top picks offered at Thambiannanare are the popular Paneer Manchurian, Majira Chicken, or Nattukozhi Fry.


Address: No. 405, 100 Feet Rd, Gandhipuram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641012

Website: Thambiannan

Opening hours: 11.30am - 11pm (daily)

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7. IMI Briyani House

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Providing air-conditioned and comfy indoor seating, IMI Briyani House offers high-quality food at an affordable price. IMI Briyani House is a family-friendly establishment and a go-to spot for biryani lovers. Biryani items range from plain to mutton to prawn choices. Biryani bestsellers include the egg biryani, chicken biryani, and IMI Briyani House’s specialty dish the Gilma chicken biryani. Nice addition to your meal is the must-try Hyderabadi chicken gravy.

IMI Briyani House

Address: No.76, Thiru V.K.Street, Hope College, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641004

Website: IMI Briyani House

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)

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8. Haribhavanan

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A legendary restaurant established in 1971, Haribhavanan began as an eatery providing comfort food to travelers staying in lodges and hotels. Die-hard patrons come for the delicious Chettinad fare, the area’s regional cuisine, along with tasty Chinese dishes. An expansive restaurant that exudes an always lively atmosphere, Haribhavanan provides an array of biryani, from vegetarian and egg to chicken and mutton.


Address: 2, Bharathi Colony Rd, Peelamedu West, Bharathi Colony, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641004

Website: Haribhavanan

Opening hours: 11.45am - 4pm, 7pm - 11.30pm (daily)

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9. Junior Kupanna

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Dwell into the delicious flavours of our traditional Kongu Nadu Biryani for an awesome experience!. #JuniorKuppanna #kongunadu #cuisine #food #restaurant #cuisine #food #restaurant

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Created from humble beginnings, the owner of Junior Kupanna simply wanted to showcase delectable and unique tasty offerings. Opening its doors in 1960, Junior Kupanna provides an extensive carnivorous menu that meat lovers will clamor for. The biryani is touted as some of the best around, flavorful and kicked up a notch with a boiled egg smothered with spicy chili paste. The South Indian thali selections are also satisfying and very scrumptious.

Junior Kupanna

Address: V.O.C Park Road , near bus stand, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Website: Junior Kupanna

Opening hours: Sun: 8.30am - 4pm; Mon - Sat: 11am - 4pm, 6.30 pm - 11.30pm

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Coimbatore biryani delights

Sure, the city offers plenty of things to do, but these biryani spots take your experience to another level. Whether you’re a strict vegetarian or a supreme carnivore, Coimbatore’s collection of delicious biryani can satisfy any cravings. Your mouth will water at the freshest ingredients Coimbatore uses to prepare the vegetarian biryani. For meat eaters, devour your choice of flavorful mutton, chicken, or fish. There’s no doubt Coimbatore’s worth the stopover on your way to somewhere else.

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