Here are our best places where you plan a special date with your dad in Hyderabad
Father’s Day is fast approaching (June 19) and if you haven’t made any plans yet, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. From a fine dining experience to authentic Andhra and Telangana meals, we have everything that can help you make your dad feel special. Here are our top picks…
Telangana Spice Cooking
How about authentic Telangana and Andhra food for lunch? If this piques your interest, you might want to try Telangana Spice Kitchen. The restaurant’s chefs have designed their special dishes, inspired by centuries-old recipes. You can choose from options such as Yellipaya Kaaram Royyalu (garlic and spicy prawns), Korameenu Pulusu (Fish curry), Pappu Chaaru Annam (sambar rice), and Ooru Kodi Roast (fried country chicken). They also have some interesting fusion drinks that will perfectly complement those spicy plates — Panakam (vodka-based drink with jaggery, black pepper and cardamom), and Kobbari Bondam Cooler (gin-based drink with angostura bitters and coconut water). Rs 1,500 for two. At Jubilee Hills.
Bento cakes are all the rage this season, and what better than a tiny cupcake full of flavor to surprise your dad? Cloud Kitchen, Magic Cakes has introduced a special edition for Father’s Day, where you can customize your cake and choose your favorite flavors and toppings. From chocolate to vanilla and blueberry, they have quite a few options. One can also choose their personalized cupcakes which come with edible cake stampers. Rs 500 up. Available online.
Once upon a time
Do you want to take your dad on a date to a gourmet restaurant? Chef Vignesh Ramachandrann has created an Indian menu, but with a modern Once Upon a Time twist. The full meal offers dishes such as chicken Keema Served with Poori, Avakaya Shrimp and crispy crab, and Palak Chaat. The menu also offers desserts made with seasonal fruits such as the Tender Coconut nimish and fresh mango sorbet. Rs 2,500++ upwards. At Begumpet.
If a lavish date isn’t your kind of plan, then why not try cooking a meal at home? Quikish has launched a few ready-to-cook meal packets just in time for Father’s Day. Some of the new launches include Dal makhaniTomato Daland Tangdi skewers. As Indian cooking requires a lot of time and spices, these premix kits will make cooking more fun and easier. What else? They also have vegan options such as Korean Grilled Tofu and Cajun Grilled Tofu. Rs 300 up. Available online.
If your dad loves Italian food, head to the renovated restaurant Tre Forni for a lunch date. From their Father’s Day menu, you can opt for iconic Italian dishes such as pasta, risotto, and pizza. They also have a great dessert menu, which includes tiramisu, panna cotta, and Nutella semifreddo. Also, while you’re there, check out their wine collection – which is one of the best in town. Rs 5,000++ for two. To the hills of Banjara.