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Dakshin

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ITC Kakatiya Hotel, Lobby Level, 6-3-1187, Begumpet, Hyderabad 500016, India
+91 40 2340 0132
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12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 118
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Home away from home...

We have visited Dakshin a few times already. Each time is an amazing experience and we come back satisfying our craving for some authentic South Indian dishes. Their appetizers - vazhaipoo vadai, keerai adai, kuzhi paniyaaram, banana dosai, superb rasam as a soup.... I can go on and on. Long... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
MahaLakshman
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Hyderabad, India
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
Hyderabad, India
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We have visited Dakshin a few times already. Each time is an amazing experience and we come back satisfying our craving for some authentic South Indian dishes. Their appetizers - vazhaipoo vadai, keerai adai, kuzhi paniyaaram, banana dosai, superb rasam as a soup.... I can go on and on. Long story short - a quaint ambience, courteous staff (be it... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great ambience, typical south indian food and the reason i give the rating 4 is only because of the amazing hospitality they provide. Live south indian music makes the person get the full feel of south india

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your wondrous review. We are delighted to receive your feedback on our offerings at Dakshin. At ITC Kakatiya, we strive to offer the perfect blend of food, culture and style to our diners. Our signature restaurant Dakshin beckons connoisseurs from peninsular India to savour the delights of South Indian Cuisine in all its ancient and... More 

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

went to this restaurant with my friends for lunch during my hyderabad visit. was not crowded. the staff were very good and offer a great service. we ordered for Veg south indian thali. the platter started with kuzhi paniyaram with chutney. then we were serviced with the plate which included a set of veg dishes ad paratha while the taste... More 

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are glad to see such a detailed review of yours and are happy to note that you were much delighted with our hospitality, ambience and services at our signature restaurant 'Dakshin'. ‘Dakshin’ beckons connoisseurs from peninsular India to savour the delights of five states of southern India and has won... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

An Indian friend introduced me to Dakshin - very fine Indian cuisine and we had a great time. Really cannot remember the multitude of dishes but it was a great experience - super food and very luxurious service!

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for such wonderful appraising. We are enthralled to know that all our efforts in organizing an excellent dining experience at our signature restaurant 'Dakshin' is well appreciated. At ITC Kakatiya we strive to offer the perfect blend of food, culture and style to our diners. Dakshin beckons connoisseurs from peninsular India to savour the delights of... More 

Hyderabad, India
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

One of the best places for authentic South Indian food from all four states Well presented and good ambience Very courteous staff

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for your wonderful comments. We are delighted to receive your feedback on our signature restaurant 'Dakshin'. Dakshin beckons connoisseurs from peninsular India to savour the delights of South Indian Cuisine in all its ancient and yet vibrant glory. We are happy to note that our service and food has matched your expectations. Our staff is our... More 

Gurgaon, India
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145 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a dinner here, I had the humongous thali, and unending spread of deliciousness. We also tried the Fish in coconut milk, and that is may be the best dish I had there. Most enthralling was our chat with the head chef there. He promised us to treat us to the best bengali Machher Jhol next time. And we... More 

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for such wonderful appraising. We are enthralled to know that all our efforts in organizing an excellent dining experience at our signature restaurant 'Dakshin' is well appreciated. At ITC Kakatiya we strive to offer the perfect blend of food, culture and style to our diners. Dakshin beckons connoisseurs from peninsular India to savour the delights of... More 

Pune, India
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

So, it all started with a surppp of Rassam. There were we seating in Dakshin and I was in terrible mood. The taxi we hired to go to Dakshin was broken down and I a fight broke out later with Rikshaw driver. Honestly not all but many of them are so mean. Let it be, so, I was in horrible... More 

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a Brilliant review!! We are enthralled to know that all our efforts in organizing an excellent dining experience at our signature restaurant 'Dakshin' is well appreciated. At ITC Kakatiya we strive to offer the perfect blend of food, culture and style to our diners. Dakshin beckons connoisseurs from peninsular India to savour the delights of South Indian... More 

Hyderabad, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Fabulous food ambience and food. Our favourite place to eat. More importantly is the wonderful staff that is always so courteous and friendly. The excellent team comprises of Anthony, Patel, Raghavendra and Krishna who always make us feel at home and care for us

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful appraising. Your comments regarding the ambience, staff and our services are truly appreciated. We are elated to know that all our efforts in organizing an excellent dining experience was a successful one. Dakshin serves the celebrated regional cuisines of India’s southern peninsula. This signature restaurant reflects a blend of southern ethos and dynamic... More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

As a South Indian, was prepared not to be too impressed with the dinner. But it was a great family experience. Arrived a little early at 7.30 pm, had the place to ourselves. The staff was excellent, recommended dishes to suit us. Were very good with the kids too. The food was amazing, plentiful in variety. Not too spicy -... More 

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. We are enthralled to know that all our efforts in organizing an excellent dinning experience for you have matched your expectations. Dakshin beckons connoisseurs from peninsular India to savour the delights of South Indian Cuisine in all its ancient and yet vibrant glory.We strive to offer the perfect blend of food, culture... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have dined at this place multiple times with friends and family. The food they serve here is absolutely delicious and authentic. I always preferred it compared to many other restaurants in the vicinity for the amiable staff and delicious food. Absolutely love the appam and coconut milk they serve. For first timers here, their thali is a must try.... More 

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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the succinctly put pointers. ‘Dakshin’ that beckons connoisseurs from peninsular India has acquired many accolades under the label of Best South Indian Cuisine. We are delighted to hear that our service and food has exceeded your expectations. Thank you once again for choosing us and we look forward to welcome you back for an unparalleled... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: ITC Kakatiya Hotel, Lobby Level, 6-3-1187, Begumpet, Hyderabad 500016, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Telangana  >  Hyderabad
  • Phone Number: +91 40 2340 0132

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 100
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?