Telangana & Andhra Pradesh restaurants

Top Choice Multicuisine in Hyderabad

SO – The Sky Kitchen

Jubilee Hills rooftop restaurant, with candles and loungey playlists, which makes a highly atmospheric eating spot. The superb menu has been crafted carefully, mixing pan-Asian and Mediterranean dishes, with a nod t…
Top Choice Indian in Vijayawada

Minerva Coffee Shop

Great North and South Indian veg cuisine in bright, spotless AC premises. Meals (thalis) are only available from 11.30am to 3.30pm but top-notch dosa, idli and uttapam (₹35 to ₹75) are served all day and the biryani…
Top Choice Andhra in Visakhapatnam

Sea Inn

Chef Devi cooks Andhra-style curries the way her mum did. Biryanis are spicy-delicious and filling, and you'll also find a short menu of local fish, seafood, chicken and veg dishes. All are served up in a simple, se…
Top Choice Hyderabadi in Hyderabad

Shah Ghouse Cafe

During Ramadan, Hyderabadis line up for Shah Ghouse's famous haleem (a thick soup of pounded spiced wheat, with goat, chicken or beef, and lentils) and at any time of year the mutton biryani is near-perfect. Don't e…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Hyderabad

Olive Bistro

Located in a secluded leafy location with lake views from its terrace, this atmospheric restaurant is one of the hottest places in town for Italian and Mediterranean food. Choose from pasta, risottos, meat (like lam…
Top Choice Modern Indian in Hyderabad

Dhaba By Claridges

A good reason to head out west to Hi-Tech City, this hip hang-out offers a contemporary take on North Indian street food (minus the fumes and traffic of course). Dhaba's decor is kooky, with Bollywood-style murals a…
Top Choice Indian in Hyderabad

Firdaus

A classy hotel restaurant, Firdaus offers great Hyderabadi (and also North Indian) dishes to the strains of live ghazals (classical Urdu love songs, accompanied by harmonium and tabla). They even serve haleem outsid…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Vijayawada

TFL

A stylish cafe-resto in a converted suburban bungalow with a great covered terrace. Offers Italian, Mexican, American, European and East Asian dishes, including risotto, good pizza and excellent Western breakfasts. …
Top Choice Indian in Tirumala & Tirupati

Hotel Mayura

One of the best places in town for South Indian thalis (₹220), with delicious dishes and lots of chutneys neatly arranged on a banana leaf. Ten kinds of dosa (from ₹99) are available and North Indian dishes are also…
Top Choice Indian in Visakhapatnam

Dharani

One of the city's best-regarded restaurants, with simply superb veg thalis – order a 'Special' for an authentic taste of the South (₹240). The hotel has several other restaurants too, including Andhra non-veg and No…