12 Best Spots For Biryani In Pune, India

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Love biryani? Who doesn’t, right? No matter where you are in India, one would never fail to find a place that serves a sumptuous plate of biryani. Only a biryani lover would know what a plate of fragrant rice cooked in ghee (clarified butter) with succulent, spiced meat and aromatic herbs, and shimmered with cashews, kismis (raisins), deep fried onions and kesar (saffron) can do to the senses. There are hundreds of varieties of biryanis available in India. Originally a Persian cuisine, the origin of Indian varieties of biryanis can be but traced back to Hyderabadi cuisine of South India, Mughlai cuisine of Delhi and Awadhi cuisine of Lucknow in the North. Pune, once the base of the Peshwas (prime ministers) of the Maratha Empire, is one of the most happening cities in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a favorite place for shopping, eating and partying. If you are craving for biryani, here are some of the best spots for biryani in Pune, India, for you.

Make time to visit each biryani spot by staying in Pune for a few days. Just choose among the serviced apartments or heritage hotels for your accommodation needs.

1. George Restaurant

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Staying anywhere near the Camp district? If you’re craving for some of the best chicken biryani in Pune, make sure to drop by George Restaurant. They also have a line of other delicious chicken dishes such as chicken and mutton dishes such as handi, chicken tikka masala and mutton masala, and tandoori chicken. They also have veg biryani for the vegetarians among you. They also have desserts such as trifle pudding, for a delectably sweet end note to your dinner.

George Restaurant

Address: 2436, General Thimayya Road, East St, Camp, Pune, Maharashtra 411001, India

Website: George Restaurant

Opening hours: 9am - 11:25pm (daily)

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2. Aroma’s Hyderabad House

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Look forward to plates and bowls of incredible Hyderabadi cuisine at Aroma’s Hyderabad House. With several restaurants available around Pune, the best Hyderabadi biryani will always be accessible whichever district you’ll be staying. You can’t go wrong with their authentic Hyderabadi chicken dum biryani, but you can also fulfill seafood cravings with the fish biryani and prawn biryani.

But don’t confine yourself to just biryani, because they also have quite the varied menu. Make sure to also try their spicy fried chicken while kebab lovers should not miss the seekh kebab.

Aroma’s Hyderabad House

Address: Multiple branches in Pune are available

Website: Aroma’s Hyderabad House

Opening hours: 10am - 4pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

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3. SP's Biryani House

Posted by SP's Biryani House Pune on Monday, 13 November 2017

One of the best things to do in Pune is to taste the best biryani, and SP’s Biryani House is a great place to experience that. Located in the central part of the city, it specializes in Mughlai cuisine and serves vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties of dishes.

The restaurant has a very vibrant ambiance. The walls are painted in a cream color which beautifully complements the bright table-tops of the restaurant. The place is spacious, well illuminated, air-conditioned and clean. Bestsellers include Mutton Kacchi Dum Biryani, Prawns Pulav, Mutton Nalli Nyahri, Paya Soup, Sajuk Ghee Mutton Dum Biryani, and Gavran Chicken Biryani.

SP's Biryani House

Address: 1472, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak Rd, Lokamanya Nagar, Perugate, Sadashiv Peth, Pune 411030

Website: SP’s Biryani House

Opening hours: 11am - 3pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

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4. Nawab Asia

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Nawab Asia has a simple and sleek decor with white, yellow and brown colored interiors. The restaurant is spacious, has a warm ambiance and an amazing outdoor seating. While the indoor section reflects old Nawabi grandeur, the outdoor section is a bit more casual with Divans and low style seating of tables and back-less Moora style chairs with Asian-inspired color schemes. They specialize in North Indian, Mughlai and Hyderabadi cuisines. Bestsellers include Murgh Lapeta Kebab, Murgh Noormahal Biryani, Murgh Zafrani Tikka, Lalla Mussa Dal, Laccha Paratha, and Nawab Roganjosh. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties of biryanis are served here.

Nawab Asia

Address: San Mahu Complex, 1st Floor, Bund Garden Road, East Pune, 411011

Website: Nawab Asia

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

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5. Tiranga Bhuvan

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Tiranga Bhuvan has a very casual feel to it. The premise is neat, the dining area comprises of simple and comfortable tables and chairs, and the ambient lights hung over the tables brighten the place. It offers a wide variety of dishes from the North Indian and Maharashtrian cuisines to please the taste buds of both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Bestsellers include Chicken Tikka, Kheema Masala Fry, Gavran Chicken, Mutton Thali, Chicken Biryani, Kolambi Pulav, and Prawns Masala Fry. Try out their signature “Thali” with Pandhara and Tambda Rassa.

Tiranga Bhuvan

Address: 344, Shilavihar Colony, Pitambar Heights, Opposite Old Kothrud Police Station, Kothrud, Pune 411004

Website: Tiranga Bhuvan

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

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6. Jashn

Jashn specializes in various cuisines, from American to Italian to Chinese to Thai to Mughlai and so on. Favorites include the Murgh Tikka Biryani Boneless, Kachhe Gosht Ki Dum Biryani, Murgh Dum Biryani With Bone, and the many kebab dishes. The restaurant’s outdoor seating has a pretty decor and bright lights, and indoors are dimly lit and has king sofas. They also have a rooftop.


Address: 69/1 C, Salunke Vihar Road, Beside Rosary School, Salunkhe Vihar, Pune – 411040

Website: Jashn

Opening hours: 11am – 3am (daily)

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7. Pind Punjab

This restaurant specializes in North Indian cuisine. They serve Mughlai and Chinese varieties too. Diners’ favorites include Tandoori Chicken, Butter Chicken, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Biryani along with Raita, and Mutton Seekh. Outdoor seating is also available here.

Pind Punjab

Address: Shop 103, Upper Ground Floor, Gera Park View, Behind, EON Free Zone, Kharadi, Pune - 411014

Website: Pind Punjab

Opening hours: 12pm - 11:30pm (daily)

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8. Mughal Mahal

This two-floor restaurant is located in the heart of Hinjawadi Phase 1. The ambiance and the Mughal-themed décor will give you a royal feeling. The restaurant is well lit and spacious. Mughal Mahal brings the best of Mughlai cuisine combining the elements from the east. They serve over a dozen varieties of biryanis, including both vegetarian and non-vegetarian variants. Bestsellers include Mughal Mahal Special Platter, Paneer Tikka Biryani, Murgh Hyderabadi Dum Biryani, Special Ghosh Biryani, Paneer Begum Bahar and Murgh Musslam.

Mughal Mahal

Address: 153, 3, Marunji Rd, Hinjewadi Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Hinjawadi, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune - 411057

Website: Mughal Mahal

Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm, 7pm - 10:45pm (daily)

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9. Charcoal Eats

Charcoal Eats is famous for biryanis, kebabs, pizzas, and mousses. They’ve have got over 20 varieties of biryanis, including vegetarian and non-vegetarian variants, on their menu. The ambiance is simple and subtle. The dining area is spacious and seating is quite comfortable. They have outdoor seating as well.

Charcoal Eats

Address: Shop No. 14/1, Mariplex Mall, Vadgaon Sheri, Marigold Complex, Kalyani Nagar, Pune 411014

Website: Charcoal Eats

Opening hours: 11:30am - 11pm (daily)

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10. Khiva

Khiva brings a good range of options in North Indian, Mughlai, and Bukhara cuisines. This is a fine-dining restaurant in Viman Nagar with some of the best biryani, and great vegetarian options too.

This restaurant has a nice and cozy ambiance. Wood plays an important role in the décor. It has a rustic feel, the bright and bold wall painting stands out and the glass window to the kitchen gives patrons a view of what is happening inside. Khiva’s delicious Mutton Biryani, tamarind chutney and Subz Nargisi Kofta with onion tomato gravy are must tries.


Address: 3rd Floor, Phoenix Market City, Pune Nagar Road, Viman Nagar Corner, Pune 411014

Website: Khiva

Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm, 7:30pm - 11:30pm (daily)

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11. Khanabadosh

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Khanabadosh serves over 50 dishes from 15 different regions across India, from Malvani to Delhi to Hyderabadi to Konkan to Chettinad and so on. Bestsellers include Delhi Butter Chicken, Kolhapuri Rassa, Amritsari Chole Bhature, Ras Malai, Punjabi Tandoori Chicken, Lucknowi Chicken Biryani, and Hyderabad Mutton Dum Biryani. Also try out Mutton Sukka, Vegetable Biryani, Paratha, Malabari Biryani, Gulab Jamun and Steam Rice with Goan Fish Curry and Goan Prawns Curry.


Address: KEMPS Apartment, Ground Floor ,Lane No. 13, Near Joggers Park Kalyani Nagar, Pune 411014

Website: Khanabadosh

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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12. Copper Chimney

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The restaurant gives out a formal yet relaxing ambiance with hues of yellow and brown colored decor. Wooden floors, glass shelves, hanging copper bells, brick themed walls gives it a classy look. Bestsellers include Reshmi Kebab, Chicken Kali Mirch, Dal Maharaja, Murgh Makhani, Fresh Vegetable Copper Tawa Biryani, Tender Mutton Copper Tawa Biryani, and Butter Naan.

Copper Chimney

Address: 3rd Floor, Phoenix Market City, Nagar Rd, Clover Park, Viman Nagar, Pune 411014

Website: Copper Chimney

Opening hours: 12:30am - 3:30pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

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Enjoy lip-smacking biryani in Pune

Mutton biryani made with lamb
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Whether you are a vegetarian or a meat eater, Pune offers several options for biryani lovers. Check out these outlets when you are in the city to indulge in biryani in the most royal way you can.

Once you’ve had your fill of the city, consider going on day trips or weekend trips from Pune to discover more places to eat.

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Frequently asked questions about biryani spots in Pune

  • Which biryani spots in Pune serve the best mutton biryani?

    Whether you’re simply craving mutton or doing so for religious observance, you’ll restaurants in Pune serving it. Establishments such as SP’s Biryani House, along with Pind Punjab, the Copper Chimney, and Khanabadosh all amazing mutton biryani.

  • Which biryani spots in Pune serve the best vegetarian biryani?

    Vegetarians who’d love to get their biryani craving sated will have plenty of options in Pune. Establishments such as George Restaurant, Nawab Asia, Mughal Mughal, and Charcoal Eats all offer vegetarian variants of their amazing biryani dishes.

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