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Indian Restaurants in Edinburgh

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Discover Indian Restaurants in Edinburgh

Indian restaurants in Edinburgh offer an array of flavours and aromas, from the spicy curries of North India to the rich and creamy dishes of South India. With a growing demand for Indian food in Edinburgh, there has been an increase in the number of Indian restaurants in recent years, making it easy for locals and tourists alike to indulge in authentic and delicious Indian cuisine.

Whether you’re craving a fiery vindaloo or a mild korma, Edinburgh’s Indian restaurants have something to offer for everyone.

The first Indian restaurant recommendation is Pakora Bar, perfectly positioned in the centre of the city. Here, you can look forward to authentic homemade Punjabi street cuisine. The restaurant was opened in 2005 by three brothers, who made it their mission to share their mother’s recipes and spices with the people of Scotland. Today, you can look forward to dishes such as their famous haggis pakora.

One of the most popular Indian restaurants in Edinburgh is Dishoom. Located in St. Andrew Square, Dishoom is a Bombay-inspired eatery that serves up delicious Indian street food in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere. The food at Dishoom is exceptional, with a wide variety of dishes on offer, ranging from spicy curries to succulent tandoori grills.

For those who love seafood, the Kalpna Restaurant in Edinburgh is a must-visit. This award-winning vegetarian restaurant has a separate section on its menu dedicated to seafood dishes, including prawn and coconut curry and spicy squid.

Edinburgh’s Indian restaurants offer a diverse range of cuisine, catering to the tastes and preferences of a broad range of customers. The rich and complex flavours of Indian cuisine, combined with the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Edinburgh, make for a truly unforgettable dining experience.

Discover the best Indian restaurants in Edinburgh below…

  • dishoom

    Dishoom Edinburgh

    Dishoom Edinburgh
    3a St Andrew Square
    EH2 2BD

    0131 2026 406

    Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty curry, a refreshing drink, or a light snack, Dishoom is a superb choice! Dishoom is a popular Indian restaurant located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre.

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    2-3 St Patrick Sq
    EH8 9EZ

    0131 667 9890

    Kalpna is a popular vegetarian restaurant located in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town. The restaurant has been serving up delicious vegetarian and vegan cuisine since 1982 and has established itself as a favourite among locals and visitors alike.

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  • Pakora Bar

    Pakora Bar

    Pakora Bar
    251-253 Canongate
    EH8 8BQ

    A small, unique Indian restaurant that specialises in real homemade Punjabi street cuisine. Sample classic flavours with a surprisingly Scottish touch, such as the well-known Haggis Pakora, at the restaurant.

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  • Pataka

    190 Causewayside
    EH9 1PN

    0131 668 1167

    Pataka is one of the best Indian restaurants in Edinburgh, boasting a selection of delectable and authentic Indian cuisine. Choose between a cosy restaurant setting or at home with the takeaway menu.

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  • Prana Indian Grill Edinburgh

    Prana Indian Grill Edinburgh
    295A St John's Road
    EH12 7XF

    A stunning Indian-Scottish fusion restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a thoughtfully-decorated setting. The menu features a wide selection of curries, grilled street food, and a section titled ‘Indian Reimagined’.

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  • solti edinburgh


    10 Drummond Street
    EH8 9TU

    0131 374 2515

    Solti provides wonderful food in an inventive yet traditional manner, using the best of local Scottish ingredients and some of the rarest spices acquired from Nepal.

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