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


Rohit Reddy together with his father Venugopal Reddy Cheruku contained in the newly executed up Lodge Indu Deluxe
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A number of Hyderabad-based Iconic eating places corresponding 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 huge or go residence’ 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 retailers 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father Venugopal Reddy Cheruku, says he knew it was the meals that attracted diners and so he determined to retain the outdated menu.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 clients however to make the employees completely happy and likewise shock our loyal clients. I by no means felt the necessity to rework the menu; the menu is the explanation why our restaurant is so beloved.”  The consistency within the style is as a result of 80% of the restaurant’s kitchen employees is as outdated because the restaurant (they’ve been part of the restaurant for the reason that begin),shares Rohit.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 outdoors 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 needed to supply the Alpha and Blue Sea expertise collectively at a brand new tackle.” 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 needed 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 tackle 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 employees, and customers to vacationers, precisely what his father needed.

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 relation to 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 needed his son Shashank Anumula to take over. “I did no matter I might, now’s the time for the younger technology to cater to the group they join with . When my son spoke about enlargement, he instructed me ‘I need to to make ingesting tea at a restaurant as occurring as espresso.’”

Shashank provides, “Once I deliberate to offer 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 needed to supply a wholly totally 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 retailers on the arrival and departure terminals.

  • Lodge Indu Deluxe at Saifabad is also referred to as MLA resort. Its South Indian thali is well-liked
  • Niloufer Cafe first opened at Lakdikapul in 1978, then opened at Banjara hills and Himayatnagar
  • Mohammed Jalal Athemadnia began Blue Sea together with his brothers at Rezimental Bazar

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