10 Ultimate Places For Best Biryani In Kukatpally, Hyderabad

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Ryan Joshua
Ryan Joshua 
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Lakshmi Manasa
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Hyderabad is a city known for its majestic palaces and forts, making it one of the most luxurious cities in India with a rich past. In fact, it was the art and cultural capital of India and was frequented by scholars. However, these days, it is touted as a culinary paradise by both local and foreign tourists, especially when you get to try their best dish, which is biryani. In fact, it is the heart and soul of Hyderabad’s flourishing culinary scene. There’s a variety of biryani dishes that would be perfect for any kind of rice lover. Here are the ultimate places for the best biryani in Kukatpally, Hyderabad.

1. Maa Ooru Biryani

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Posted by Maa Ooru Biryani on Monday, December 9, 2019

Known for its very unique way of serving their specialty, biryani, Maa Ooru Biryani indeed gets a share of the spotlight in the biryani scene in Hyderabad. That is because they present their best dish in the most traditional manner. They serve the biryani over fresh banana leaves. Patrons of the restaurant are also expected to use cutlery (as provided by the restaurant) that is also made from leaves. This makes the restaurant popular, engaging, and adds to its very rural and laidback ambiance. It establishes the trait of being environmentally friendly. When you are in Maa Ooru Biryani, make sure to try their bestsellers such as the Chicken Donne Biryani.

Maa Ooru Biryani

Address: MIG-423, Rd Number 4, K P H B Phase 3, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072, India

Website: Maa Ooru Biryani

Opening hours: 11:30am – 3:30pm, 7pm – 10:30pm (daily)

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2. Moghuls Paradiez

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Posted by Moghuls Paradiez Restaurant on Monday, July 12, 2021

Moghulz Paradiez is yet another well-known biryani restaurant in Hyderabad that is known for its great food, authentic taste, and unique culinary creativity that you cannot find in most other biryani restaurants in the city. They are known to serve quality biryani made from the best and the freshest ingredients and are cooked by the best chefs in town. When you are in Moghulz Paradiez, make sure to try their fish biryani and other Indian dishes such as the phulka and mushroom masala.

Moghuls Paradiez

Address: Floor 2 & 3, Above IOB Bank, 6th Phase, Kukatpally, opposite Forum Sujana Mall, Hyderabad, Telangana 500085, India

Website: Moghuls Paradiez

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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3. Hyderabad Chefs

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Posted by Hyderabad Chefs on Monday, December 2, 2013

Another well-known biryani place in Kukatpally is Hyderabad Chefs. They will surely astound you with their delectable biryani dishes and other authentic Indian delicacies, combined with a very relaxing ambiance and professional service, all without spending too much. You really have to try some of the crowd favorites like their fry piece biryani, vegetable biryani, and other Indian dishes like the paneer chili, roti, naan, and the butter chicken.

Hyderabad Chefs

Address: 3rd floor 88, Service Road, above more mega store building, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037, India

Website: Hyderabad Chefs

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)

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4. Kritunga Restaurant

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Posted by Kritunga Restaurant on Monday, September 17, 2018

Kritunga Restaurant is a biryani place that is known for its very tangy biryani. Their biryanis are indeed everyone’s favorite that they have opened a total of 17 branches across the city. You will surely feel very hungry as you might find the earthen biriyani pot very enticing. But first, make sure to take Instagram-worthy photos of your order before you start devouring it. Must-try dishes in Kritunga Restaurant include mushroom biryani, Palnadu Mutton Bilal Biryani, and Natukodi Biryani.

Kritunga Restaurant

Address: 8/3/214/1/2, Ameerpet Rd, Srinivasa Nagar West, Ameerpet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500038, India

Website: Kritunga Restaurant

Opening hours: 12pm - 4pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

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5. Chaitanya Food Court

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Another must-try biryani restaurant in Hyderabad is the Chaitanya Food Court in Kukatpally. Located on the opposite side of Forum Mall, the food court is known for its very cozy dining ambiance, a private dining area, and a rooftop bar. Aside from the very delicious Andhra food that they serve, you should definitely try their Sambar Rice, Ulavacahru Chicken Biryani, Mint Biryani, and a Matka Kodi Pulao partnered with mango lassi or buttermilk.

Chaitanya Food Court

Address: MIG 25-26, 3rd Phase, Hitech City Rd, Hyderabad, Telangana 500085, India

Website: Chaitanya Food Court

Opening hours: 12pm - 1pm (daily)

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6. Paradise Biryani | Kukatpally

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Posted by Paradise Food Court on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Despite being among the oldest biryani restaurants in town, Paradise Biryani Restaurant still has the taste that everyone has been craving for the last decades. They are known for its basmati rice (long-grain) biryani, mirchi salan, and the ever-popular “special biryani” that combines the taste of chicken and mutton, together with the very appetizing aroma and taste of saffron, combined together in a single plate. Have a taste of the most authentic biryani in Paradise Biryani Restaurant without spending too much.

Paradise Biryani | Kukatpally

Address: South India Shopping Mall, A.S.Raju Nagar, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072, India

Website: Paradise Biryani | Kukatpally

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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7. Thambi Biryani House

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Thambi Biryani is one of the most preferred places, to have some delectable biryanis, for both locals and travelers. That is mainly because they serve great tasting biryanis without spending too much on them. If you are trying out Thambi Biryani House, make sure to try their mixed non-vegetable biryani, mutton biryani, paneer biryani, chicken biryani, and many more authentic Indian dishes. They also offer delivery on their delicious dishes, so you can get it delivered to your home or workplace.

Thambi Biryani House

Address: Bagh Ameer, Sumitra Nagar Colony, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072, India

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)

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8. Raja Rani Ruchulu Restaurant

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Opened in 2014, Raja Rani Ruchulu is a family-friendly restaurant that serves more than just authentic and delicious Indian dishes. The restaurant offers a very unique dining experience to its guests, especially a fine ambiance, service, and of course, their mouthwatering dishes. They also guarantee the use of the freshest and most authentic ingredients that is cooked by the most professional chefs in Hyderabad. You need to try their sambar rice, hariyali kebab, chicken biryani, Andhra chicken curry, and Apollo fish.

Raja Rani Ruchulu Restaurant

Address: Opposite Ramdevrao Hospital, NH9 Highway Road, Metro Pillar No -KPH21, Gayatri Nagar, Vivekananda Nagar, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072, India

Website: Raja Rani Ruchulu Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon: 11am - 11:30pm; Tue - Sun: 12pm - 11:30pm

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9. Mehfil Restaurant

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Posted by Mehfil on Friday, March 25, 2022

Offering a very cozy ambiance and homestyle-cooked Indian dishes, you will surely feel like you’re at an Indian home when you are dining at Mehfil Restaurant. Aside from their good food, they are also known for their very family-friendly ambiance and excellent service. It usually remains very crowded at most times of the day. When you are in Mehfil Restaurant, make sure to try their best sellers which include chicken biryani, paneer, grilled chicken, chicken special roll, and murgh butter masala.

Mehfil Restaurant

Address: Nizampet X road, KPHB, Nizampet, Hyderabad

Website: Mehfil Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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Mehfil is my personal favourite from this list because they use quality Basmati rice (you can feel the richness), and they blend the flavors really well. Do try it out!

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10. Bahar Cafe

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Started from being just a humble Irani cafe, Bahar Cafe is now one of the most popular biryani joints in the area, mainly because of the word of mouth regarding their amazing biryanis. The restaurant might not have the same ambiance as the other biryani restaurants mentioned above, but you will surely feel hungry as you smell the scent of delicious biryanis and other dishes being cooked and served. They also open early in the morning until the wee hours of the night, making it a great destination for midnight biryani cravings. You should try their family pack biryanis, or go for mushroom or mutton biryani.

Bahar Cafe

Address: Kukatpally Housing Board Colony, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500050

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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Enjoy the best biryanis at Kukatpally, Hyderabad

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Hyderabad is indeed home to the best-tasting biryani. It offers a wide range of biryani dishes with delectable side dishes. Make sure to try their prized dish at one of the ultimate places for biryani at Kukatpally, Hyderabad.

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