15 Hangout Places in Hyderabad For a Perfect Weekend: 2020
Hangout Places in Hyderabad includes Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad Botanical Gardens, Ramoji Film City, Charminar, Snow World, Golconda Fort, Hard Rock Cafe, 10 Downing Street and many other amazing places.

The prominent places to hangout in Hyderabad, the City of Pearls, offer a plethora of opportunities to the globe trotters to indulge in the historical heritage of the city combined with the exotic food delicacies. There are multiple spectacular places in the city to spend time with your family and friends. They provide a complete relaxation from the regular anxieties and stress of daily life.

The capital city of Telangana is a beaming tourist destination of India, offering to witness the ancient architectural monuments, the natural wonders, and mouth-watering dishes. The historical buildings will trace the mind back to the ancient tales of Hyderabad. Movie enthusiasts must visit the famous Ramoji film city, the largest studio complex in the world. For party lovers, the night hangout places in Hyderabad are significant for perfect entertainment and fun-filled evenings. Hard Rock café, Aqua, Playboy club, and Olive Bistro are some of the well-known places to hang out for a chilled drink and lip-smacking dishes.


Here is the list of best hangout places in Hyderabad:

01

Hussain Sagar Lake

Hussain Sagar Lake
Hussain Sagar Lake is considered to be the largest artificial lake in Asia. It was constructed in 1562 during the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah. Hussain Shah Wali, a Sufi saint of Golconda,  was instrumental in building the lake.

The lake has been named after the renowned Saint as a mark of respect. A large statue of Lord Buddha adorns the lake in the middle along with almost 30 statues of renowned personalities around the lake. The lake has a historical significance in the signing of a treaty between Mughals and Golconda at its banks. 

Timings: The lake is open to visit on all days from 8 AM to 10 PM

Location: 
The address of Hussain Sagar Lake is  Tank Bund Road, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500004. 

Price: 
There is no entry fee charged for the lake. Boating charges are separate, varying from INR 35 to INR 300 depending on the type of boats. Parasailing is another activity where the tourists can get engaged with a charge of INR 400 per person.
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02

Ramoji Film City

Ramoji Film City
Ramoji Film City is one of the popular hangout places in Hyderabad. The renowned Telugu film producer, Ramoji Rao, established this film city in 1996 with the assistance of art director Nitish Roy. It has occupied a special place in the Guinness Book of World Records and is one of the largest and grandest film studios in the world.

With a land area of almost 2500 acres, it can accommodate 50 film units simultaneously. The film sets comprise amazing landscapes, a replica of airports, gardens, hospitals, London streets, skyscrapers and many more.

Timings: 
Ramoji Film City is open every day from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: 
The address of Ramoji Film City is Anaspur Village, Hayathnagar Mandal, Hyderabad, Telangana - 501512. 

Price: 
There are several one day tour packages available, starting from INR 1150 to INR 2349 for adults. The charges are comparatively less.
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03

Charminar

Charminar
Charminar, the Mosque of the four minarets, is one of the prominent hangout places in Hyderabad. The iconic monument was built by Sultan Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah of Shah dynasty in the year 1591. History says that the Sultan created this magnificent architectural structure in remembrance for his wife, Bhagmati. The unique beauty of the monument is the four minarets around it, each standing at a height of 48.7 meters from the ground. It hosts 45 open spaces for prayers known as musallah. 

Timings: 
Ramoji Film City is open every day from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: 
The monument is located on the Charminar Road in Char Kaman of the Ghansi Bazaar area. The distance between Charminar and the main Hyderabad bus station is 5 km.

Price: 
The entry fee per person for Indians is INR 5 whereas for foreign nationals it is INR 100.
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04

Hyderabad Botanical Gardens

Hyderabad Botanical Gardens
Dominated by rich flora and fauna, Hyderabad Botanical Gardens is one of the interesting hangout places in Hyderabad. The garden is part of the Kothaguda reserve forest. The total area of the garden is approximately 120 acres and divided into 19 sectors.

Each sector comprises many varieties of medicinal plants, bamboo, palm trees, fruit plants and trees, and several ornamental plants. There are about 600 species of plants in the garden of which some are utilized for research and scientific work as well, especially by the botanists. The garden is a home for several birds and insects, adding to the enigmatic charm of the place. 

Timings: 
The garden is open all days from 5:30 AM to 6 PM

Location: 
The address of Hyderabad Botanical Gardens is Kothaguda Reserve Forest, Miyapur-Gachibowli Highway, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500081.

Price: 
There is a minimal entry fee of INR 10 charged per person. There are ample parking spaces near the gardens and it's free.
05

Osman Sagar Lake

Osman Sagar Lake
Osman Sagar Lake, popularly known as Gandipet lake, is one of the most beautiful places in Hyderabad to hang out with friends and family. Constructed in 1920, the lake is named after Mir Osman Ali Khan, the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad. It serves as the main source of drinking water for the two adjacent cities, Secunderabad and Hyderabad. The best time to visit the lake is between October to March when the weather is pleasant and comparatively cooler than the rest of the year.

Timings: 
The lake is open all the days from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: 
The address of Osman Sagar Lake is Gandipet Lake, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500075.

Price: 
There is a small entry fee of INR 5 per person.
06

Golconda Fort

Golconda Fort
Golconda Fort, also known as the Shepherd’s Hill, is a brilliant masterpiece of elegant and artistic architecture. It was initially constructed by the Kakatiya Kings in the 12th century. Almost 200 years later, the magnitude of the fort was expanded with 87 bastions and 8 gates by the Qutub Shahi Kings. The fort comprises of high walls and huge gates with pointed iron spikes.

The main entrance of the fort is named Fateh Darwaza, meaning Victory Gate. The fort has a splendid acoustic mechanism built to communicate and alert any sudden enemy attacks. Another amazing feature of the fort is the innovative water supply system created by the ancient rulers.

Timings: 
The fort is open every day from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: 
The address of the Golconda Fort is Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500008. 

Price: 
The entry fee for Indians is INR 15 per person and for foreign nationals, it is INR 200 per person. There are separate charges for the Sound and Light show, varying between INR 80 and INR 140 per person.
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07

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Café is one of the lively and vibrant night hangout places in Hyderabad, with multiple drinking and dining options for both Indians and international travelers. Established on 21st September 2009, it offers authentic American delicacies. The specialty dishes of the café as preferred by the visitors are salads, handcrafted sandwiches, cocktails, and cheeseburgers. The chefs here possess extraordinary culinary skills and the staff is extremely friendly.

Timings: 
The cafe is open every day from 12 noon to 11:30 PM. On Fridays, it is open till 12:30 AM.

Location: 
The café is located inside the GVK One mall in Banjara Hills. 

Price: 
There is no entry fee for the café, you only pay for the food items selected. On average the approximate cost for food is INR 2000 for 2 persons.
08

Snow World

Snow World
Snow World, with its plethora of entertainment and fun-filled activities, is the biggest snow-themed park in the world. It is one of the most enjoyable places to hang out in Hyderabad with friends and family. The total area of the park is 17,000 sq feet, hosting a wide array of sports activities like Snow dancing, Snow basketball, Snow volleyball, ice skating, Snow slides, etc.

A Cryo Zone inside the park offers a replica of a natural snow landscape with igloos, penguins, polar bears, alpine trees and kid's play area. The tourists can even witness artificial snowfall, snow sculptures, and snowy mountains. The temperature inside the park varies between 0 degrees C and 5 degrees C.

Timings: 
Snow World is open every day from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: 
The park is located on the Lower Tank Bund Road near Bharat Seva Ashram Marg. 

Price: 
The entry fee per person for the park is INR 450 for adults, INR 300 for students above Class 10 and INR 250 for students of Class 10 and below.
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09

10 Downing Street

10 Downing Street
10 Downing Street or 10D is one of the oldest night hangout places in Hyderabad. The interior of this English pub is dotted with exquisite artworks and polished wooden furniture.

The pub offers different themes each night- Vintage on Mondays, Rock on Tuesdays, Ladies’ special night on Wednesdays, Karaoke on Thursdays, Retro on Fridays and Indian desi on Saturdays. You can enjoy wide selective options of cocktails and drinks as well. Also, the dishes from Indian, European and Chinese cuisines are available for lunch at the restaurant.

Timings: 
The pub is open every day from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Location: 
It is located on the ground floor of the Lifestyle building in Begumpet. 

Price: 
There is no entry fee for the restaurant and pub, you only pay for the menu selected. On average the approximate cost for food is INR 1800 for 2 persons.
10

The Fisherman’s Wharf

The Fisherman’s Wharf
The Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant is one of the perfect dining places to hang out with friends and family. The restaurant serves dishes from the authentic Goan cuisine. The seating arrangements inside the restaurant are a replica of shacks, colorful Goan houses, and courtyards.

Its exclusive delicacies are the Sausage Pulao and the Rawa Fried Kingfish. You can order a dish made from the fresh catch of the day like lobsters, fish, and crabs. The restaurant also offers traditional desserts like Seradurra and Bebinca from the Goan cuisine.

Timings: 
The restaurant is open every day from 12 noon to 11:00 PM

Location: 
The café is located in the 304, Nehru Outer Ring Rd, Financial District, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana 500032

Price: 
There is no entry fee for the restaurant and pub, you only pay for the food items selected. On average the approximate cost for food is INR 1500 for 2 persons.
11

Necklace Road

Necklace Road
Necklace Road, as the name signifies, resembles the shape of a necklace for a length of about 3 km. The entire circular shape is created due to its interconnection with the 3 major parks of Hyderabad- Lumbini Park, NTR Gardens and Sanjeevaiah Park.

It is one of the prominent places to hangout in Hyderabad for friends, family and especially couples. The road is adorned by several restaurants, eateries and street-side stalls selling ice-creams, coffee, tea, and light snacks. There are also wide stretches of green lawns adjacent to the park to relax and enjoy the soothing atmosphere around, away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.

Timings: 
The road is open every day from 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM

Location: 
Necklace Road is situated near Raj Nagar in Khairatabad. 

Price: 
There is no entry fee for Necklace Road.
12

Lumbini Park

Lumbini Park
Lumbini Park is one of the ideal amusement places to hangout in Hyderabad with friends and family. Established in 1994 by the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority, the park earned its name from Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Later in 2006, it was named T. Anjaiah Lumbini Park in remembrance of the late Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. The fascinating feature of this park is the 3D laser show conducted every day showcasing the history of Hyderabad. Another key attraction of the park is a remarkable replica of a giant clock at the park entrance. The clock is created with many varieties of colorful flowering plants.

Timings: 
The park is open every day from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: 
The park is located opposite the Secretariat Gate in Khairatabad. 

Price: 
The entry fee for the park is INR 20 for adults and INR 10 for children. Boating charges are separate, varying from INR 35 to INR 350 depending on the type of boats. The charges for the laser show inside the park is INR 50 per person.
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13

Aqua

Aqua
Aqua, an open-air poolside lounge bar, is one of the ideal midnight hangout places in Hyderabad. Located at the backdrop of the Hussain Sagar Lake, the bar offers a relaxed atmosphere with live music in the evenings .

You can select from an elaborate option of cocktails to enjoy your evening at the bar. The signature dishes of Aqua include Seafood Fritto Misto, Chicken wings, Grilled Masala Panini with Cheddar cheese melt. It also offers some exotic platters like the Hulk's Grill consisting of lamb grill, prawns, grilled salmons, and spring chickens.

Timings: 
The pub is open every day from 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight

Location: 
The pub is part of the Park Hotel, situated on the Raj Bhavan Road in Somajiguda. 

Price: 
There is no entry fee for the pub, you only pay for the items selected. On average the approximate cost for food is INR 2500 for 2 persons.
14

Playboy Club

Playboy Club
Playboy Club is one of the preferred midnight hangout places in Hyderabad for party lovers and dance-crazy people. It offers loud music with beats, orchestrated by DJs. You need to show your ID as age proof for entry into the club. The interior décor inside the club is remarkable, creating a lively ambiance for the guests. The food is good and there are varieties of drinks to choose from.

Timings: 
The Club is open every day from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM and on Mondays till 2:15 AM

Location: 
The pub is situated at Hitex Road and is part of the Novotel Hotel. 

Price: 
There is no entry fee for the club, you only pay for the items selected. On average the approximate cost for food is INR 1850 for 2 persons.
15

Olive Bistro

Olive Bistro
Olive Bistro, located at a scenic landscape near Jubilee Hills, is considered by many locals and international travelers as one of the decent night hangout places in Hyderabad. The restaurant serves both European and Mediterranean delicacies. The specialties of the restaurant are the Slow Braised Lamb, Chermoula Prawn, Three Cheese pizza and BBQ Cauliflower and Leek flatbread. The restaurant also offers one of the best pork dishes in Hyderabad. 

Timings: 
The restaurant is open every day from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Saturdays and Sundays are open for lunch from 12 noon to 3:00 PM.

Location: 
The restaurant is located at Durgam Cheruvu in Jubilee Hills. 

Price: 
There is no entry fee for the restaurant, you only pay for the food selected. On average the approximate cost for food is INR 2500 for 2 persons.
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