There’s absolutely no doubt that Hyderabad is one of the most celebrated food hubs in India. Be it traditions or wide-ranged culture or the food it serves, everything in Hyderabad is one of a kind.
In short, if I say in Hyderabadi; “Agar Hyderabad nai dekhe, toh bekaar hai miyaa tumhaari yeh zindagi” Here, I list out some must-visit concept-based restaurants in Hyderabad.
1) Kaidi Kitchen:
Location: MLA Colony, Banjara Hills.
Sounds eccentric from its very name right? As the name depicts, kaidi kitchen is a completely ‘Prison-based’ theme restaurant. Located at film Nagar, the restaurant gives you the typical jail vibe with its waiters dressed as prison inmates and the tables placed in between well-designed cells. Listed as one of Hyderabad’s most creative concept based restaurant, it presents various delicacies on its menu ranging from a lip-smacking Nawabi Biryani to mouth-watering Sushis and Tandoori Momos. Not only that, but it also has Its own ‘Jain food section’ in case you have religious commitments. As a pocket-friendly and family-friendly restaurant, kaidi kitchen is a must-try.
2) Ohris Gufaa :
Location: Basheerbagh, Central Hyderabad.
Ohris is a famous chain of unique theme based restaurants located in different parts of Hyderabad. One of its restaurants ‘Gufaa’ which represents a cave outlook matching with its dark caliginous interiors and dim lights is amongst the most visited dining places of Hyderabad. Gufaa is famous for its ‘Dudhiya kabab’ which is paneer stuffed with a potato dish, ‘Pathar ka ghost’ which is nothing but marinated slices of mutton and ‘Mutton Biryani’ which is made up of kabab pieces and lamb rogan josh. It also serves ‘Biryani gufaa khaas’ if you’re a vegetarian. This two-decade-old with suave furniture deserves to be on your bucket list. As a bonus point, it has also had various offers on its menu every day.
3) Olive Bistro :
Location: Jubilee hills.
Listed best on the critic’s list, olive bistro gives you a cosy and warm soothing ambience. Designed with a theme which is a mixture of the relaxing beach and sea experience, it serves different cuisines ranging from the Mediterranean, European and Italian dishes. This restaurant is famous for its ‘OB insanity slice cake’ which is a multilayered desert. Other delicacies include; ‘chermoula prawn’, ‘Slow braised lamb'(Moroccan dish), ‘BBQ cauliflower and a three-cheese pizza’. The decor complements its ambience with floral upholstery and mismatched chairs. Highly recommended.
4)The Beach House :
As the name suggests, the Beach House is a Bar/Restaurant with the theme of a beach. The decor will leave you awestruck with a want to come by again and again. It cuisine ranges from North Indian, Chinese to continental and some must-have seafood. The delicious grilled starters, amazing beverages and quick bites are quite famous. The atmosphere is kids friendly, Women-led and lgbtq friendly.
5) Ohris 1857 :
Location: Necklace road.
Can’t decide a pocket-friendly yet best valentine day date spot? No worries, we’ve got your back. Located in jalvihar water park, this rooftop restaurant from ohris will take you back to the British rule of India. The colour scheme and great music match its ambience and the mouth-watering starters will seem all worth it. It serves some mouth-watering dishes like ‘Ghee roast mutton’, ‘Murgh lehsun’ and ‘Tandoori tangri’. It is famous for its ‘1857 platter’ which is an assortment of starters and a must-try.
6) Village – The soul of India :
Located inside the Inorbit mall of Cyberabad, Village is a highly recommended our desi restaurant which gives you the perfect village vibes. The typical village furniture will take you back to childhood and refresh your stressed mind. A family-friendly and classic atmosphere of this restaurant will never let you get enough of its Gujrati, Rajasthani, Chinese and various North Indian cuisines. The restaurant is not only pocket-friendly but also provides a lot of entertainment for all age groups in the form of puppet shows, games and Garba. Seems exciting right? A perfect fit into your ‘Hyderabad bucket list’.
7) Jewel of Nizam :
Location: The Golconda resort, Gandipet.
Dine at this 100ft tall minar – restaurant which represents the authentic nizam style of delicacies and delivery. Listed as one of the best restaurants of Hyderabad, Jewel of Nizam serves one of the best Biryanis and some other delicacies like ‘The Thali’, ‘ Boti kebab ‘, ‘Anokhi kheer’ and ‘Kacchi Dum Biryani’.Jewel of Nizam is India’s only top tower restaurant and hence a definite place to visit.
8) Dock 45 :
Location: Jubilee Hills
Made up of stacked shipping containers, dock 45 serves as one of the best creative outcomes of architecture mixed with lip-smacking food on its menu. Built-in 2017, dock 45 has fabricated container doors, great courtyard and graffiti by local artists which leaves the visitors in awe. The cuisine ranges from European, Lebanese, Mexican, Mediterranean and Pan Asian. The BBQ wings, Margarita Classic and popcorn chicken are some appreciated foods served at this rustic facade with nautical elements.
9) Wild West :
Location: L. B Nagar.
This cowboy/cowgirl themed restaurant is the top player in the themed restaurants of Hyderabad. It not only has top-notch service but also the staff which serves and welcomes you with a hat, masquerade masks and goggles. This pocket-friendly restaurant serves the best delicacies with unique names such as ‘Sunnyside batman’, ‘Purple rain’, ‘No name’, ‘Tombstones’ etc.. The west wild is a well emerged themed restaurant and steals that top spot of your ‘best memories list’.