You can’t really be sure about your hunger pangs. What if you crave for food in the middle of the night right after your work, or after a late night movie or just like that? Keep your worries aside of going to sleep empty stomach, when in the land of culinary mastery. Hyderabad has some of the best options of midnight buffets, that you wouldn’t want to miss.
Tulips @ Hotel Green Park
When you choose to dine-in at irregular hours but do not want to compromise on taste, then Tulips at Hotel Green Park is your desired option. The midnight buffet is splendid, and the biryani served here is finger-licking. The best part of Tulips midnight buffet is that, they serve Haleem all-round the year.
Cost of two: Rs. 1400 (approx.) / Rs. 220 for a pint of beer (approx.)
Timings: 7pm - 2:30am
Address: Hotel Green Park, Begumpet, Hyderabad
Ohri’s Pickle @ Hotel Baseraa
In Secunderabad, the place that grabs your attention at midnight, would be this well-lit eatery in Hotel Baseraa. Ohri’s Pickle, being true to its name is as chatpata as it could get. At the unreasonable hours of night, this place offers a buffet spread that you can’t help drooling over. The non-veg lovers speak highly of their tandoori chicken and kebabs.
Cost of two: Rs. 1000 (approx.) / Rs. 150 for a pint of beer (approx.)
Timings: 7pm – 2am
Address: Hotel Baseraa, S D Road, Secunderabad
Citrus Café @ Lemon Tree Premier
Midnight buffet at Café Citrus at Lemon Tree Premier, offers a wholesome home-style food and refreshing local delicacies. A wide-ranging mix of Indian, Italian and American dishes seem to satiate your late-night taste buds. You could also go with the regional favourites like Kodi Kura, fiery Andhra Chicken or Hyderabadi Keema Kaleji and vegetarians, can also hog on Gutti Vankaya Kura, spicy Brinjal Curry or Tomato Pappu or even simple Curd Rice.
Cost of two: Rs. 2,000 (approx.)
Timings: 24 hours (everyday)
Address: Lemon Tree Premier, Plot 2, Survey 64, Hitech City, Hyderabad
Melange @ The Golkonda Hotel
As this place is open for 24 hours, hence it has become a regular haunt of people working late in the night. Melange has a decent buffet spread, inclusive of biryani, chicken and mutton gravies, veg options, roti, rice, South Indian delicacies and an array of desserts. So, you can rest assured at the wee hours.
Cost of two: Rs. 1800 (approx.)
Timings: 24 hours
Address: The Golkonda Hotel, 10-1-124, Masab Tank, Hyderabad
Drive through the Old City and you’ll find yourself in front of a well-lit and heavily crowded Hotel Shadab, even at bewitching hours. Known for its iconic Mutton Biryani and Pakistani Mutton, Shadab runs full house till 2am daily. End your meal with the sheer goodness of Qubani Ka Meetha.
Cost of two: Rs. 850 for a full meal
Timings: Open till 2am
Address: Opp. Madina Building, High Court Road, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad
You got to know, you’re at the right place to get the taste of authentic haleem, paya or marag, if you happen to stop by Chicha’s. This not so massive eatery offers you the best you can imagine, at middle of the night. And trust us, the meal may be heavy on your stomach, as you tend to gorge much more than you can, but not at all heavy on your wallet.
Cost of two: Rs. 700 (approx.)
Timings: 12Midnight to 5:15AM / 12:40PM to 12Midnight
Address: AC Gaurds Road, Opposite Kun Hyundai, Lakdikapul
Shah Ghouse Café & Restaurant
Your graveyard shift grub is well-answered here, at this legendary biryani joint. Shah Ghouse is known to be filling tummies with its yumminess, from decades now. The scene hasn’t changed a bit, over the years. You still find a huge crowd gathering at the counters to get hold of their favourite food, even at midnight.
Cost of two: Rs. 800 (approx.)
Timings: 5am to 1am
Address: Near RTA Office, Salarjung Colony, Tolichowki, Hyderabad
With these options and many more, you will never have to crib about midnight hunger pangs bothering you.