New look, new really feel, identical iconic meals at Lodge Indu Deluxe, Niloufer cafe and Blue Sea

Rohit Reddy with his father Venugopal Reddy Cheruku inside the newly done up Hotel Indu Deluxe

Rohit Reddy along with his father Venugopal Reddy Cheruku contained in the newly achieved up Lodge Indu Deluxe
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Just a few Hyderabad-based Iconic eating places similar to Lodge Indu Deluxe at Saifabad, Niloufer Cafe at Himayatnagar and Blue Sea at Abids revisited their area after the pandemic induced lockdowns with a ‘go large or go house’ coverage. Contemplating these areas have been taken over by the second technology, did they really feel the necessity to revisit the menu of the family-run iconic meals shops as they went for a decor makeover?

Rohit Reddy, who took over the 30-year-old Indu Deluxe from his father Venugopal Reddy Cheruku, says he knew it was the meals that attracted diners and so he determined to retain the previous menu. Rohit says, “ When my father requested me to take over, my first thought was that of a makeover. That makeover was not wanted to usher in prospects however to make the employees pleased and likewise shock our loyal prospects. I by no means felt the necessity to rework the menu; the menu is the rationale why our restaurant is so cherished.”  The consistency within the style is as a result of 80% of the restaurant’s kitchen employees is as previous because the restaurant (they’ve been part of the restaurant for the reason that begin),shares Rohit.

Hassan Athemadnia outside the newly opened Blue Sea at Gunfoundry

Hassan Athemadnia exterior the newly opened Blue Sea at Gunfoundry
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Sanjay Borra

Consistency within the style must be the important thing when increasing a model and sporting a brand new look, says Hassan Athemadnia of Blue Sea, an Irani cafe in Secunderabad well-known for its chai, dilkhush, puri sabji and puffs. “Lodge Alpha in Secunderabad can be our household enterprise. My dad Mohammed Jalal Athemadnia wished to supply the Alpha and Blue Sea expertise collectively at a brand new deal with.” So Hassan opened a much bigger Blue Sea in Abids and included a household eating part on the primary flooring of the brand new constructing with a menu that has a lot of the signature dishes from Alpha. Hassan says, “My dad at all times wished to develop the Blue Sea. After he handed away, it took me two years to take up the plan and full it.” 

Hasan consciously retained the menu of each Blue Sea and Lodge Alpha. He says, “It’s not fairly possible for everybody to stroll into Lodge Alpha or Blue Sea, primarily due to its location close to the crowded Secunderabad railway station and Regimental Bazaar. The brand new Abids deal with takes care of these points. I wouldn’t change the menu as a result of the model names and the menu go hand in hand. Blue Sea is synonymous with tea and Lodge Alpha for biryani.”  At Abids, Hasan will get a cross-section of diners starting from workplace staff, and buyers to vacationers, precisely what his father wished.

Shashank Anumula with father Anumula Baburao inside Niloufer Cafe

Shashank Anumula with father Anumula Baburao inside Niloufer Cafe
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Varun Kumar Mukhiya

In the case of chai in Hyderabad, nobody ever misses mentioning Niloufer Cafe at Lakdikapul. When it was time to develop the cafe model established by Anumula Baburao in 1978, , Baburao wished his son Shashank Anumula to take over. “I did no matter I may, now’s the time for the younger technology to cater to the gang they join with . When my son spoke about growth, he instructed me ‘I wish to to make ingesting tea at a restaurant as taking place as espresso.’”

Shashank provides, “Once I deliberate to present Niloufer a makeover, it was not as a result of I used to be ashamed of the unique look. Again in 1978, that was trending and assembly the necessities of its loyalists. At our Narayanguda Cafe, our greatest sellers are our chai, biscuits, and bun maska., however since we wished to supply a wholly completely different expertise to our diners, we added a menu that enhances our chai. The menu options sabudana vada, vada pav and masala kulcha sandwich which gowell with our model.

Cafe Niloufer is opening a 4200 sq. ft tea cafe on the Rajiv Gandhi Worldwide Airport arrival ready space and likewise plans to open shops on the arrival and departure terminals.

  • Lodge Indu Deluxe at Saifabad is also called MLA resort. Its South Indian thali is standard
  • Niloufer Cafe first opened at Lakdikapul in 1978, then opened at Banjara hills and Himayatnagar
  • Mohammed Jalal Athemadnia began Blue Sea along with his brothers at Rezimental Bazar

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