In the wake of the recent judgement passed by the Supreme Court of India, regarding the restaurants serving alcohol within 500 metres of the highway, we'd suggest that you call the restaurants to ensure whether they serve alcohol before you visit. Thank you.
Urvasi has been a Hyderabad landmark for years. Used to go there during college a decade ago for the cheap alcohol. Decided to go again recently just to see what it was like. The Bar & Restaurant is on two levels, the ground floor is the place where the hardcore drinkers go. The booze is still cheap, the snacks are spicy and the service (if the waiter figures out you're likely to be a decent tipper) is good and fast. This place is meant for the men only - there's no ladies rest room! No music, no distractions - just the dark decor, the freezing AC and the clink of glasses. Don't be surprised to see a solitary drinker in the corner. And also do not be surprised to see men sit side by side instead of opposite each other - I have seen this only in the South and still find it funny :-)
Yes change is good. Once known as a bar restaurant place, it has undergone a complete makeover. The crowd visiting the place is much more sophisticated now than it used to be. Surprisingly, affordable considering the ambiance and services offered. Buffet for breakfast was just so lavish. A lazy sunday morning buffet breakfast at Urvashi is a great idea! Or even a lunch after a tiresome shopping at Hyderabad Central, i loved the spread here!