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Review of Nawaab Sheikh

Nawaab Sheikh
Ranked #738 of 6,977 Restaurants in Chennai (Madras)
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The Food Was not good at all ... They Portrait as if they are the best in Biriyani making.. Based on the review written thought I should taste them at least once I suggest the Owners to go and learn Somewhere before they start this business, I ordered for Hyderabad biriyani and Chicken 65 .. The food they serve was Really bad, the rice was not cooked properly and it was just a colored Rice along with some Dirty Chicken Pieces.. Chicken 65 was prepared on the used oil where taste was Horrible… The food from this Hotel Made me sick for 12days . I suggest People not to have food in this hotel .

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Thank rinket c
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

The best biriyani ever!!! I am not exaggerating here. I and my fiancée tried once due to reading the reviews from tripadvisor and ever since then she insist on ordering from the same place every night for dinner. The Hyderabad dum biriyani was nice but spicy but the lahoori biriyani was just tasty. Hoping for the day when they will set up a stall here in Singapore. Could not see it being less than stars though except for the phone service. There was a day when I tried for a hour but couldn't get through and had to settle for dindugal biryani which was the second best biriyani ever!

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Thank toonarmy84
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Have now ordered from nawaab sheik 4 times, each time they travel from dlf to saveetha dental college to deliver the biryani.. The packing is superb, the taste is pretty good, the biryani is light , I like the nawaab special and Iraqi biryani...

All biryani lovers should try it.. Pleasantly surprised..

1  Thank mogitgupta
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Every time there is some or the other reason to order food from a restaurant, and when we are anyway ordering from a restaurant, why not a biriyani :P was the logic that we applied today .I have heard about Nawaab Sheikh’s biriyani quite a few times and have been quite impressed by their website and drool-worthy pictures in it. So I finalized this is where it is going to be from, called their number but was disappointed to hear that they would not deliver to Velachery for orders less than Rs. 1500. I wrote a message to them on their facebook page saying it was not fair to deny a ‘normal lunch’ order for a family of two adults and two children which would most likely be less than Rs. 1500. Instead, they should deliver with a minimum delivery charge. Surprisingly, someone responded and took my number and called immediately. They agreed to deliver for a ‘minimum’ delivery charge and confirmed my order. That person also suggested that we warm the biriyani before we eat as it might get cold, as they had to travel all the way from Ramapuram. Fair enough, I said I would.
While I was waiting for my biriyanis to arrive, I was actually surprised that the person called sooner than expected. He was there in about 30 minutes with hot hot biriyani. It was perfect ! I looked at the bill and realized that they had charged me Rs. 150 for delivery to Velachery which, in my opinion, is a rip-off. Of course, I heard from someone that they delivered to Navalur for a delivery charge of Rs 100. Velachery is roughly half-way to Navalur. Anyway, I didn’t want to start an argument with the delivery guy, so quietly paid and he left.
Now coming to the food, I ordered three biriyanis, all chicken – Nawaab Sheikh’s Special Biriyani, Hyderabadi Dum Biriyani and Iraqi Biriyani. Also ordered chicken 65 boneless as starters. Chicken 65 was good. Started with Nawaab Sheikh special biriyani and there was a lot of nuts, fried onions and slices of tomato on the top and it looked inviting. It tasted good. Small boneless chicken pieces, soft and cooked well, tasted wonderful. All of us relished this biriyani. Let me tell you something – I am not a traditional biriyani eater, I mean not the type to devour the chicken in a chettinad biriyani. In fact, I prefer more of kuskaa or just the egg in it. Normally chicken in small pieces works for me, chicken tikka, 65 boneless and similar stuff. So I was pretty impressed with the chicken in the biriyani and I loved it in particular. Next, we opened the Hyderabadi Dum Biriyani. This was tasty, but really really hot (as in hot because of chillies). Had to have two glasses of water and then struggle to finish what I served myself. My son left it half way and refused to have anymore of it. This is when the sweet that came along with the biriyani was a saviour. We had the gulab jamun in one mouth and felt much better. Of course couldn’t relish it, but it was good. After we settled down a bit, opened the Iraqi biriyani and this was topped with raisins (kissmiss) and cashews and a little silver foil, most of which was stuck to the lid. This had a distinct flavor of saffron and it was very good. This was generally a little sweet because of the raisins and I loved it. Felt so much better eating this after the Hyderabadi Biriyani. However I wish to mention that it would have been even better if there was less oil in the biriyanis. I thought oil was on the higher side in all of them. Overall, the food was good, nothing even close to being labelled as bad.
The lunch set us back by Rs 890. Taking the delivery charge of RS 150 out of it, it was okay for the quality and the quantity offered.
Will I order again? That depends :) If they deliver free to Velachery, I would. ;)

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Thank mshreedhaaran
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

We ordered one hyd dum biriyani-veg and nawaab sheik biriyani-veg. The package is so neat and impressive. No spills or mix ups. The hyd biriyani was spicy and tasted good. The nawaab sheik biriyani was less spicy with lots of ghee and nuts. I liked nawaab sheik than hyd dum biriyani. The only problem was the vegetables were like half cooked. Especially the beans was like raw and i had to collect all of them and discard it. It was disturbing to bite into a half cooked beans. Other than that, the salan, raitha which came as a accompaniment was good. The semiya sweet was okayish. Should try their non-veg types and im sure they will be better than veg versions.

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3  Thank GayathriRbalaji
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