The only 24-hour
speciality coffee shop of its kind in Secunderabad
Hyderabad: Hotel Baseraa,
the first three star hotel in Secunderabad embarks
on an expansion plan in an effort to transform one
step further to four star category. Part of this
among other expansion plans, it adds PICKLES, to
begin with, the only 24 hour speciality coffee
shop in the area where it is located.
Disclosing this addressing a Press Conference Mr.
Amar Ohri, Executive Director of Hotel Baseraa,
informed after a toast to the great cricketers
masters and living legends at ‘Outswinger’ and
extraordinary multi-cuisine experience at ‘Mehfil’
its time to rejoice at PICKLES for light meal,
discussion meeting and as a refreshingly different
choice or whatever could be the reason. PICKLES
offers one more choice to the discerning customers
who earlier had only Mehfil, the multi cuisine
restaurant, the only restaurant to offer live
ghazals to its customers since 1981.
The family of Ohri’s have given several unique
theme restaurants to the city --’Mings’s Court’,
‘Silver Metro’, ‘Gufaa’ and ‘Havmor’ all under one
roof Ohri’s Cuisine Court, now they offer yet
another landmark of finest tradition in
According to Renu & Siraj, the duo behind the
design of the PICKLES, the Coffee Shop with its
new lobby inside has been designed along unique
lines with a modern look. And has an ambience
promising to be inviting. As it goes by the name
without saying, most enchanting at PICKLES is the
articulate ‘MOBILE PICKLES TROLLY’ that carries a
wide range (25 varieties, Bell Pepper, Som-tam
alike) of pickles, the perennial hot favourite of
Andhrites. One can relish complimentary pickles of
choice along with sumptuous delicacies.
PICKLES promises a gourmet experience starting
from a rich unpretentious steaming hot Cappuccino,
moc-haccino to Cold Coffee, Shakes, Havmor
Desserts (40 years old own brand) and succulent
delicacies varying from Indian, Lebanese, Thai,
Italian, Mexican to the delicious Andhra cuisine.
An ideal place to have a light meal PICKLES would
serve breakfast, lunch and dinner -- buffet and
It would be open for 24 hours, serving breakfast
from 7 to 10.30am, lunch and dinner from 11am to
11.30pm, buffet lunch from 12.30 noon till 3.30pm.
One can relish the Zero-Hours Biryani between
00:00 hours to 02.30am.
Beginning in the year 1981 by Mr. Ravi Kumar Ohri,
35 room Hotel Baseraa, a synonym to home, today
has grown to be a 77 room property. And already
started the work of renovation. Already ten rooms
have been refurbished. Rest will follow soon. Soon
it plans to open a 6000 sq feet Food Court at
Prasad I-Max Theatre. One more Food Court Complex
to be followed in Banjara Hills, with three more
restaurants and one Studio Apartments to come up
in the city. Ohri’s Cuisine Court will be expanded
to Bangalore and Havmor to Pune in the year 2004.
With all these expansion plans on the card it will
have all together 11 restaurants in the city by
the end of the year 2003.
Baseraa over a period of 22 years become a name to
reckon for food and hospitality in the city. It
came out with Baseraa Inn & Ohri’s Cuisine Court
both at Basheerbagh in the year 1999. It’s
distinctive style of hospitality coupled with
personalised service, fine quality delicious food
to the likes of its patrons, earned it many awards
and rewards. Hotel Baseraa and BASERAA INN(21
rooms) both bagged ‘TOURISM AWARD OF EXCELLENCE’
for the year 2001. OHRI’S CUISINE COURT was
awarded ‘THE BEST MULTICUISINE RESTAURANT OF THE
YEAR 2001’ by H&FS. Association of Catering
Professionals accredited MINGS COURT at Ohri’s as
‘THE BEST RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR 2002’.
PICKLES was formally opened to public on 28th
August. Drop in for a whole new rejoicing and