9 Restaurants in Mumbai For Mouth-Watering Biryani On Bakra Eid

Across India thousands of Muslims today are celebrating Bakra Eid, a day in which they come together as a family, cook a feast and make offerings to Allah. If you aren’t lucky enough to have been invited to a feast, here are some restaurants in Mumbai that you can go to enjoy that iconic, mouth-watering biryani.



Lucky’s is most of Mumbai’s favourite spot for an aromatic, well spiced bowl of biryani. Try their mutton biryani, whose smell alone will have you salivating.

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This popular Mohammed Ali Road eatery dishes out massive portions of raan biryani (priced somewhat steeply), that consists of a beautifully marinated shank of lamb and eggs that are set above a huge bowl of rice. Take five friends along and enjoy!

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Spend the day fasting in preparation for a gluttonous feast and then head to Zaffran at about 12:00 am. It’ll be at its busiest and its biryanis, which are delicious, well spiced concoctions will be in their best form! They also have some great options if you’re vegetarian.

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Persian Darbar


The plush, royal ambience of Persian Darbar will make you feel as though you’re feasting in a palace. One taste of their aromatic biryani will contribute to that fantasy, as it tastes like it has been prepared by a King’s favourite chef.

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If you enjoy themed dining then Khyber is another restaurant that will transport you to the Mughal era. Complete with beautiful paintings and sitar music, the biryani from Khyber lives up to the standard that the ambience sets.

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Kakori House


Enjoy the generous serving of biryanis at Kakori House that cooks biryani successfully with the same techniques that the Mughals used. Enough said!

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True to its name, biryani by air gets its biryanis straight from Hyderabad! It serves a variety of iconic, authentic Hyderabadi biryanis including the Paradise biryani and the Shah Ghouse mutton biryani.

Café Noorani


The charming Café Noorani has a biryani for everyone’s taste from the delicious fish tikka biryani to the decadent king prawns biryani.

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Dum Puhkt at the ITC Maratha

In the mood for fine dining? Look no further than Dum Pukht, which serves a flavourful, slow cooked biryani dish. As a bonus, we’ve tracked down a recipe for the famous biryani!

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