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“Wow!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dakshin

Dakshin
Ranked #1 of 5,607 Restaurants in Hyderabad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 15 - US$ 100
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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69 reviews
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“Wow!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

indeed one of the best resturants in town, food is Wow to the extreme! great selection, quantity, taste, ambience and service is excellent. Worth a visit, a bit expensive but you get what you pay for!

Visited May 2012
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Hyderabad, India
1 review
“South indian thali that has lousy selection of curries. Poor value.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

Took a lot of friends and relatives to Dakshin in Hyderabad, for South Indian Thali.

Appetizers, rotis, appams, sambar and rasam were good. The curries were cheap stuff (railway thali) and not properly chosen to represent a true south-indian meal at a restaurant of this calibre. Showed a lot of callousness. The sweet was cheap samiya payasam. The whole selection was hardly representative of a INR.1000 meal. I would bet that the chef is not a person who has lived in a classy south indian household.

The only saving grace is the ambiance of Dakshin. Service was pretty good, and they tried to make the experience more 'palatable'.

Overall, I would recommend that people stay away from the Thali, unless the selection of components goes thru an overhaul.



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Thank 1NBP
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Indore, India
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“like it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

a good place for south Indian good food, but a little expensive , but overall the place has good ambiance , if visiting on a weekend make a reservation else you may end up waiting for at least 1 hr

Visited July 2012
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Thank himanshududwadkar
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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review, 30 July 2012
Greetings from The ITC Kakatiya , a luxury collection hotel , Hyderabad India

Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor.

We are very happy to learn that your dining experience with us was enjoyable and memorable. Your appreciation is what encourages and motivates us in making every moment a WOW experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the warmth and indigenous hospitality of The ladies and Gentlemen of the ITC Kakatiya in the land of Nizams , at Hyderabad India .

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Bengaluru, India
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3 reviews
“Awesome south indian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2012

great food for vegetarians and non vegetarians
the steamed appadams are great and so are the various chutneys
non vegetarian dishes are great too
I love the simplicity yet the great flavour of the food.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank gauravsen
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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review, 30 July 2012
Greetings from The ITC Kakatiya , a luxury collection hotel , Hyderabad India

Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor.

We are very happy to learn that your dining experience with us was enjoyable and memorable. Your appreciation is what encourages and motivates us in making every moment a WOW experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the warmth and indigenous hospitality of The ladies and Gentlemen of the ITC Kakatiya in the land of Nizams , at Hyderabad India .

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Hyderabad, India
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“Authentic south Indian food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2012

Dakshin had a very good playtime of south Indian food. Don't forget try the platter of mini dosas as the platter is unlimited. The chutneys are good and the salami and idiappam with the coconut milk is outstanding,
Being the Itc group the price is expected of a five star hotel.
Service Is good and staff courteous.

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Thank EnigmaticIndia
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ITCKAKATIYA, General Manager at Dakshin, responded to this review, 25 February 2016
Greetings from The ITC Kakatiya , a luxury collection hotel , Hyderabad India

Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor.

We are very happy to learn that your dining experience with us was enjoyable and memorable. Your appreciation is what encourages and motivates us in making every moment a WOW experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the warmth and indigenous hospitality of The ladies and Gentlemen of the ITC Kakatiya in the land of Nizams , at Hyderabad India .

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