These Must-Try Biryani Places in Lucknow Will Feed Your Foodie Soul

by Vaishalee Kalvankar

The classic Biryani dish is one of those delicacies of the Indian subcontinent that can make anyone go weak in the knees. One city springs to mind whenever one thinks of Biryani, and that is Lucknow. Lucknow is the city of Nawabs, rich hospitality and of course lip-smacking Lucknowi Biryani. So how can you be in Lucknow and not taste biryani? We know Biryani cannot be experimented with and that is why below are the 5 places that are a must-try.

1. Idris ki Biryani

Being a fan of Biryanis, that too mutton biryani, you can’t miss out on visiting Idris ki Biryani if you love mutton biryani. Old Lucknow is famous for its chicken biryani and its tender pieces of meat and delicious taste. It is one of the best and highly recommended places in Lucknow.

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2. Dastarkhwan

This Mughlai cuisine restaurant in Hazratganj offers you the finest Lucknowi biryani. It is the best place to try Dum biryani in town. People around cannot stop raving about its amazing taste and the use of spices of the highest quality. It’s hard not to salivate when you taste this perfectly cooked and spiced rice with tender pieces of mutton and chicken inside.


3. Naushijaan

The Naushijijaan restaurant can be characterised as the hub of biryanis, not only because its Lucknowi biryani is renowned but because its biryanis can be found in different regions, including Hyderbad, Deghi and Bukhari. So you can enjoy four different regions all at one time. Their traditional preparation is the reason why the taste takes you back in time to the time of the Nawabs.


4. Wahid Biryani

Wahid biryani has been serving the tastebuds of millions since 1955 and making the people of Lucknow and others simply smile. The biryani here is termed simply delicious and is quite famous across the state. Wahid Biryani serves slow-cooked meat and chicken with smoky flavours and spiced long rice which makes it an unforgettable experience.


5. Awadh Biryani corner

There is no need to look any further for a great Lucknowi biryani experience, as this corner at Dainik Jagran Chauraha is the oldest and well known joint in the town. The aroma and layers of flavour simply enhance the experience of enjoying a Lucknowi biryani. You can choose from a wide selection of classic Biryani options as well as kebabs, parathas, and kormas.

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So when in Lucknow make sure to try these places to know why do Lucknowi people welcome saying, Muskuriye aap Lucknow me hai.