This article was written in 2021.
Hyderabadi's love food, not just now, but since the time of the Nizam's, every special occasion was celebrated with delicious food!
Today, Hyderabad is one of those cities that is known for its food culture and the different kinds of cuisines being served at restaurants. You will find a restaurant serving a variety of cuisines, both global and local! From South Indian cuisine to Italian cuisine, to Chinese cuisine. People in Hyderabad love to have different options and dishes from various parts of the world! For all food lovers, Hyderabad is a paradise. The flavor of the food and different cooking styles, use of locally sourced spice, and ingredients from the origin country of the authentic dish. Be it the world-famous biryani, or the utterly delicious haleem or pizza's or good-old ice cream, you've got everything here!
One cuisine in particular that every Hyderabadi loves is Chinese. There are plenty of options when it comes to Chinese restaurants in Hyderabad. So if you love Chinese food, you wouldn't have to look too hard to find a good restaurant serving delicious food. You can find anything from a street vendor cooking delicious Indian Chinese fast food to a fine dining restaurant serving authentic Chinese cuisine. Food so tasty your taste buds would be in bliss and your tummy asking for more and more of the delectable Chinese dishes!
Hyderabad not only has Chinese delicacies for all meat lovers but their vegetarian residents as well! Numerous restaurants serve amazing vegetarian Chinese dishes. So there's something for everybody!
Today we will be looking at the best Chinese restaurants in the city you could head for the taste and flavor of authentic Chinese cuisine! So let's get right into it!
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Fine dining restaurants serving Chinese cuisine in Hyderabad
1. Yi Jing - ITC Kohenur, Hitech City
If you prefer authentic Chinese cuisine to the Indian Chinese served in most restaurants in the city, Yi Jing is the place to go! It's one of the city's newest institutions, and it's already established itself as one of the top fine-dining Chinese restaurants! This authentic Chinese restaurant locally sources all the main spices and ingredients to prepare some of the most delectable Chinese. When it comes to the location, Yi Jing is the signature restaurant of the newly opened ITC Kohenur, and it offers a top-notch ambiance as well as a very luxurious fine dining experience. The restaurant's furnishings and design are heavily influenced by the color red, with red-painted walls, red chandeliers, and red-colored seating! They provide a variety of seating options, including private dining rooms, a live music section, tables that may seat 2 to 10 people per table, and a very sophisticated Teppanyaki table. You'll adore their dim sum, prawn crystal Hargao, and Cantonese-styled Lotus Stem, to name a few dishes. You'll find authentic dishes from Mainland China and Sichuan regions. Do visit this restaurant if you're looking for tasty Chinese dishes and a first-class fine dining experience.
INR 2000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
2. Zega - Sheraton Hotel, Gachibowli
Located on the 10th floor of the lavish Sheraton Hotel, Zega is a fine dining restaurant cum bar that offers delectable Chinese food. The location is quite lovely, and you will be compelled to take out your phones and shoot images for your social media accounts! The view is particularly stunning, with large buildings of giant multinational firms and greenery, thanks to the huge chandeliers and French windows overlooking the financial center of the IT capital of South India. With oak flooring, modern chairs, and a large bar counter, the décor and decor are also fairly luxurious. When it comes to the food, as a popular Pan Asian restaurant, you'll find all of the trademark dishes from all of the countries, but the crowd's favorite is their Chinese menu, with dishes like Chicken Thupka served with soft noodles and succulent chicken is a must-try. Dumplings being served in the authentic hot pot, and the Peking duck is served with sticky rice, the main ingredient in this dish being the duck is flown in, fresh! You can pair the delectable food with a selection of drinks from their bar menu, which includes foreign and domestic whiskey, wine, and champagne brands. They also have a large selection of cocktails to choose from! The personnel is quite pleasant, although the service is a touch slow. Zega is also one of the city's most popular restaurants, so we recommend making a reservation. They serve delicious food till as late as 2 am, so you could head here to satisfy your midnight hunger!
INR 1800, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
3. Ohm - Hotel Avasa, Hitech City
Talking about the best fine dining Chinese restaurants in Hyderabad, we have to mention Ohm. This Pan Asian restaurant by Hotel Avasa is one of the best places to head if you love Chinese cuisine. Their specialty is seafood and you will be pampered with choices of really well-cooked, delicious fish and Prawn dishes. Signature dishes like Butter Garlic Crab and Oven Yaki Lobster make this place very desirable if you love Cantonese cuisine! They even have some incredible sushi that will have your taste buds praising you for such a delicious supper. Their menu is fairly extensive, with several vegetarian options available. You may make your meal even better by ordering one of their delicious cocktails from their cocktail menu; the alternatives are varied and delicious. When it comes to the location, you will undoubtedly receive exceptional first-class service in a fine dining ambiance. The interiors and decor are incredibly plush and luxurious, making it a really elegant venue with a calm environment.The place is huge with spacious seating arrangements but is still crowded during dinner, we would recommend heading here for a lavish lunch or reserve your tables in advance if you plan on going for dinner.
INR 3000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
Authentic Chinese restaurants in Hyderabad
4. Nanking, Secundrabad
If you're looking for a restaurant serving authentic Chinese cuisine, but are not willing to shell out a fortune for your meal, Nanking is the perfect place for you! One of the oldest establishments in the city, Nanking has been serving tasty food since 1957! This casual dining restaurant has become one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Hyderabad. The food served at this vintage-looking restaurant will instantly entice all Chinese food aficionados in Hyderabad. You should definitely try their special Cantonese soup, they have been serving it since the day this restaurant opened and it still tastes the same according to some of their very old and loyal customers. The restaurant's design and decor are fairly modest, with old and antique furniture and artwork. The staff is incredibly pleasant, and the service is quick. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian customers can find plenty of options.
INR 800, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
5. The Oriental Blossom - Radisson Hotel, Hitech CIty
Another popular fine dining restaurant in Hyderabad that serves Authentic Chinese cuisine. The Oriental Blossom focuses on the provinces of Sichuan and Canton and brings authentic dishes from those regions. The restaurant boasts a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. With orange lanterns, paintings, and old Chinese relics, the interiors and design evoke a restaurant in the Sichuan and Canton provinces. There's even a little waterfall in the middle of the restaurant, which is quite unique to this place. They have vintage furniture used for seating arrangements, which are spaced graciously providing nice quality time with your family or your date. When it comes to the cuisine, we recommend trying their Peking duck, which is very delicious and serves two people, but if you're still hungry, try their dumplings, which are served with an incredible sauce! Both vegetarians and non-vegetarians will find something to eat here. If you're visiting in a large party, they even have a set menu that's reasonably priced. The service is good and the staff very courteous. The menu is a little expensive, but definitely worth the taste!
INR 2000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
6. Mainland China, Madhapur
Mainland China, the city's most popular Chinese restaurant, serves some of the city's most scrumptious authentic Chinese cuisine delicacies! Due to its expanding popularity, they have a couple of locations in Hyderabad. This restaurant and its cuisine are adored by all foodies. In their cuisine, you'll get a good slice of China. They have become not only one of the top Chinese restaurants in the city, but also one of the most visited restaurants in the city, thanks to their calm and cozy environment, good service, and extensive menu. Some of our favorite dishes include their Wok Tossed Chicken Hakka Noodles, Cantonese Fried Rice Noodles, Crackling Spinach, and Butter Fish. Be it vegetarian options or non-vegetarian, you have plenty of choices for both of them. They even have a buffet option if you want to opt for it. It's a casual dining restaurant with great interiors and decor. The venue is quite attractive to the sight, with modern furniture for seating the clients, old relics, and paintings in Chinese dialect making up for a good design for the place, enough lighting, wooden floors, and modern chandeliers. The staff is polite, and if you ask, they would gladly explain the menu to you. If you love Chinese food and good service, this is the perfect place for you!
INR 1700, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
Famous Chinese restaurants in Jubilee Hills & Banjara Hills
7. Hashi, Jubilee Hills
One of the most popular Japanese and Chinese restaurants in Jubilee Hills, Hashi is the place you need to head to if you love Chinese food as much as we do! You'll find delicious food here; you can order authentic Chinese dishes or something from their Indian Chinese menu if you don't want to eat authentic Chinese food. Although Hashi is well known for its Japanese cuisine, its Chinese dishes are something of a hidden gem. We had gone to Hashi to try their Japanese food but ended up feasting on their Chinese dishes. They have options for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian customers. Some of the dishes that we tried and loved are - spicy cheese dim sum, chili basil noodles, and jasmine rice. While you are visiting Hashi, you should also try their sushi, which is their specialty and really delicious. Talking about the place, you'll find the interiors and decors have a mix of Japanese and Chinese cultures. Bricked walls painted black, intelligent play with the lighting, authentic Japanese lanterns, Chinese and Japanese dialects hanging on the walls, and modern furniture for seating all make the place very picturesque and pretty.
INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
8. Holy Basil - Radisson Blu Plaza, Banjara Hills
One of the most sophisticated and good-looking restaurants in Hyderabad, Holy Basil is the perfect place in Banjara Hills to have a good and tasty Chinese meal with your family. The room offers adequate illumination and really pleasant air, thanks to the Chinese lanterns lighting the place and the large French windows. The restaurant's decor includes ancient Chinese paintings, dialects, and relics, giving it a royal Chinese empire era feel. They have round tables with a glass top that rotates which the customers use to easily access their food. When it comes to the cuisine, you'll be completely spoiled by the variety of options available on their menu; both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are plentiful for a family feast! If you're a vegetarian, you should absolutely try their Hong Kong fried rice with Szechuan Manchurian; the flavor is incredible, and the size is large enough for at least two people to comfortably dine till they're full. For the non-vegetarian option, you should try their Prawn Siu Mai dumplings and hot pot.
INR 1800, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
9. Ohri's Fas East, Banjara Hills
If you're a fan of Indian Chinese, you're in for a treat when you visit Ohri's Far East. The place has really nice vibe to it and serves tasty food which will leave you lip-smacking! Talking about the place, it is a casual dining restaurant in Banjara Hills which has amazing interiors and decors, from the huge French windows to the lanterns hanging above your head lighting the place, to the modern furniture, and marble flooring. With soothing music playing in the background, this is the perfect place for a nice family meal. The staff is also very friendly and would happily take your suggestions and pass them on to their chefs. The menu is also quite elaborate, with an equal number of options for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian customers, which is quite rare. They have a couple of platters that are perfect for 2 people to share which have quite decent portions. The nicest thing for us was the fragrances of the cuisine all around you; you can smell the flavor just by sniffing it, which drives you insane as you wait for your food, which thankfully does not take long because the service is quick. We highly recommend their Spicy Cheese Wonton as well as their roasted lamb with bamboo rice! They even have a bar counter fully equipped, so you can add a drink of your choice to go with the tasty food!
INR 1200, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
Budget Chinese restaurant in Hyderabad:
10. Alex's Kitchen, Himayath Nagar
If you love Chinese food and would love to feast on it without having to worry about the bill, Alex's Kitchen would be the perfect spot for you. Notoriously famous in the area, Alex's Kitchen has been serving some of the tastiest Chinese food to its customers for quite a few years now. This casual dining restaurant is recognized for serving clients affordable yet tasty food and has been ranked as one of the best in the neighborhood. The location appears to be quite ordinary, a tiny establishment on Himayath Nagar's busy highways. The seating arrangement is modern, there are a few Chinese paintings as decor, and authentic Chinese lanterns are used for lighting. The staff is really friendly and would love to make conversations with you and keep you company till your food arrives. Talking about the food, they serve both authentic Chinese dishes and Indian Chinese as well. Although there aren't many options for vegetarian customers, the options they do serve are amazing and will leave your taste buds in bliss! For non-vegetarian customers, you have plenty of options. They specialize in seafood as well and serve really tasty Fish Manchuria, which is a must-try!
INR 600, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps