12 Best Spots For Biryani In Guwahati, India

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The best part about travelling in North East India is the food, especially in Guwahati, the capital city of Assam. Apart from its stunning locales, Guwahati is known for its multicultural cuisine and rich indigenous flavours. Food in Guwahati is a fine example of India’s diversity, as you can find all kinds of zest and influences in their cuisine. There are many side dishes that make up a typical Assamese meal, each with its own distinct taste and essence. As a paddy-growing state, Assam’s staple cuisine is rice and, wherever there is rice, there is biryani. Restaurants in the city selling the tastiest and the most aromatic biryani abound that will draw you in from the very doorstep. For accommodation, consider staying in one of the best homestays or Oyo rooms. In the meantime, scroll down for a list of the best spots for biryani in Guwahati, India.

1. Paradise Restaurant

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What do you do before going for a weekend trip to some of the fabulous destinations around Guwahati? You try some of the best biryani spots before leaving the city, such as Paradise Restaurant, and pack some in for the trip.

The eatery serves the best biryani in the city thanks to the chefs’ culinary expertise and exceptional ingredients. Their biryani stands out due to its perfectly cooked, fragrant basmati rice and a delectable blend of aromatic spices that infuse each bite with a burst of flavour.

But the magic doesn’t stop there. The restaurant offers an array of other mouthwatering dishes that showcase the richness of Assamese cuisine. Their gooseberry fish curry is a delightful marriage of tangy and spicy flavours, while the fish ‘sorsori’ delivers a delightful, local twist to river fish. For those seeking a fiery experience, the Bhut Jolokia chicken, featuring the famous ghost pepper, adds a fiery kick to the menu.

Paradise Restaurant

Address: Maniram Dewan Rd, Krishna Nagar, Silphukuri, Guwahati, Assam 781003, India

Website: Paradise Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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2. Khorikaa Restaurant

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Khorikaa Restaurant’s meticulous selection of aromatic spices, premium quality rice, and the use of tender, marinated meats make their biryani a must-try. Each grain of rice is infused with rich aromas and flavours, ensuring a rich sensory experience.

The restaurant also proudly showcases tribal dishes and mouthwatering Assamese delicacies. From the smoky and flavorful brinjal ‘pitika’ to the delectable paneer curry, the menu is a testament to their dedication to regional authenticity. Dishes such as duck with black dal and pork with lai shak also introduce diners to the unique flavours and ingredients of the region.

Khorikaa Restaurant

Address: 1st Floor, Kamal C Plaza, South Sarania, Ulubari, Guwahati, Assam 781007, India

Website: Khorikaa Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon: 10:30am - 10:30pm; Tue - Sun: 10:30am - 10pm

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3. MUGHALS Guwahati

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Mughals is the ultimate foodie paradise, with some of the finest flavours of North India you can find in the northeast. The cuisine here is prepared using traditional spices and timeworn recipes that speak volumes about India’s passion for food. So, if you have a hankering for some succulent biryani in the heart of Guwahati, this is the place to visit. Get a taste of the authentic Kolkata and Hyderabadi biryani in Guwahati by visiting this eatery.

MUGHALS Guwahati

Address: 1st Floor, Kanchan Complex, B N Saikia Road (Basistha Road), Wireless, Dispur, Guwahati - 781006

Website: MUGHALS Guwahati

Opening hours: 12.30pm - 10.30pm (daily)

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4. Mast Biryani

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Mast Biryani in Guwahati serves sumptuous Indian food, from biryani and bread to curries. This family-style eatery is the perfect place to take your family out for a delicious meal of biryani made with spices and love. The mutton biryani paired with special gravy is worth trying here and comes highly recommended by locals. If you are a foodie, a visit to Guwahati is not complete unless you visit this place.

Mast Biryani

Address: R.G.B Road, Zoo Tinali, Gauhati 781021

Website: Mast Biryani

Opening hours: 12pm - 10.30pm (daily)

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5. Matka Biryani

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Craving the authentic taste of Lucknavi biryani in Assam? If the answer is yes, then Matka Biryani in Guwahati beckons you. Its high-quality food, coupled with its mouth-watering flavours and dining experience, is what makes Matka Biryani such a sought-after option for locals and travellers alike.

The lingering aroma of the rich spices of its flavoured rice is what draws people from all corners of the city. If you are in Guwahati, you must consider visiting this restaurant to eat some authentic North Indian food at affordable prices.

Matka Biryani

Address: Ambari. GNB Road, near Golchakkar, Gauhati

Website: Matka Biryani

Opening hours: 8am - 11pm (daily)

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6. Kalita Spectrum

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Kalita Spectrum, a fine dining restaurant with a rich ambience, serves the best mutton biryani in Guwahati. Be seated comfortably as you wait for your succulent mutton biryani to be served with a piping hot gravy made from rich Indian spices. You will not only enjoy its taste but also relish the setting, which is enriched with the aroma of delicious food. Don’t forget to stop by for a sumptuous meal with your loved ones.

Kalita Spectrum

Address: Bus Stop, GS Rd, Rukmini Gaon, Guwahati, Assam 781036

Website: Kalita Spectrum

Opening hours: 12.30pm - 11.45pm (daily)

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7. Spice Route

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Want the perfect combination of fine dining and entertainment? If the answer is yes, head straight to Spice Route. This restaurant offers a wide variety of options that literally spoils you for choice. But don’t forget to try their biryani, which is a must-have. It doesn’t matter if you are a local or a traveller to Guwahati, this restaurant should be on the list of places to try, especially if you fancy biryani!

Spice Route

Address: Super Market, Divine Plaza, Ground, GS Rd, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam 781005

Website: Spice Route

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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8. Shoolin Grand

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Located in the upscale area of Guwahati, the Hotel Shoolin Grand is known for its premium infrastructure and lip-smacking food. Food lovers can indulge in a wide range of dishes served in its multi-cuisine restaurant, especially biryani.

The chefs handling your food at the Hotel Shoolin Grand are experts in their craft, as you can tell from their preparations! As the locals say in Guwahati, come here for comfort, stay for the food! You will love the rooftop setting and the reasonably priced food that is served with the utmost professionalism and high service standards. If there was ever a luxurious way of trying biryani, it was this!

Shoolin Grand

Address: G.S. Road, Rukmini Gaon, Opp Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Guwahati 781022, India

Website: Shoolin Grand

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9. Seven at Vivanta by Taj

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Seven at Vivanta by Taj in Guwahati is the epitome of luxury. If you want to experience the authentic taste of Indian food, with a touch of lavish indulgence, then Seven knows how to pamper its patrons.

All the home-style recipes here have been sourced directly from local illustrious families to give you an authentic taste of regional flavours. However, the one dish that you must definitely try here is the biryani, which is prepared with the utmost care. There are also scores of other dishes here that will satiate the foodie in you.

Seven at Vivanta by Taj

Address: 613, Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva Road, Khanapara, Guwahati, 781022, Assam,India

Website: Seven at Vivanta by Taj

Opening hours: 7am - 11.30pm (daily)

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10. Kareem's Guwahati

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Kareem’s Guwahati is a famous restaurant amongst locals for when they want to eat North Indian food. However, the place is especially famous for its biryani, which is prepared with authentic Mughlai flavours, at a reasonable price. Want to have a filling bite before you head back to your hotel and call it a night? Try out Kareem’s and its sumptuous cuisine.

Kareem's Guwahati

Address: Roodraksh Mall, Bhangagarh, Guwahati, Assam 781005

Opening hours: 9am - 9pm (daily)

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11. Nehars Mughlai Darbar Guwahati

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This Mughlai restaurant is one of the best in Guwahati and for a good reason. Nehar’s Mughlai Darbar is one of a kind and serves all North Indian dishes. Its patrons swear by its biryani and tandoori chicken, amongst other things. When you are done stuffing yourself with their biryani, don’t forget to complete your meal with firni, a sweet pudding peppered with dry fruit.

Nehars Mughlai Darbar Guwahati

Address: G.S. Road, Near Coal India Office, Gauhati 781007

Website: Nehars Mughlai Darbar Guwahati

Opening hours: 10am - 11pm (daily)

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12. Mughal Garden

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The Mughal Garden in Guwahati is famous for being the best family restaurant in the city. The food is good, the prices affordable, and the ambience perfect for a family outing. The biryani, chicken, and kebabs are highly recommended by locals. You can also request the chef’s special if you want to try something different.

Mughal Garden

Address: Haji Musafir Khana Road, Gandhi Basti, Sarania Hills, Near Islampur Eid Gah, Guwahati, Assam 781007

Website: Mughal Garden

Opening hours: 9am - 10.30pm (daily)

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Get the taste of north India in Guwahati

Who would have thought that you could get North Indian food in Guwahati and so authentic? Now you know! These are some of the best spots for biryani in Guwahati, India, that will totally satiate the foodie in you. If you’re looking for things to do while in Guwahati, these spots will surely make great additions to your itinerary. Don’t forget to try at least a few of these places and wash all of it down with a hot or cool beverage in one of the cafes you must try in the city.

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