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6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
+44 131 478 6518
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“dosa” (42 reviews)
“curry” (29 reviews)
“rice” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow! Wow Wow! Ive been disillusioned with 'Indian' food for a long time. You know, the usual heavy curries, sauces and heavy bread making you feel inert after a few mouthfuls. I cant remember the names of the dishes but it was a Mint and...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in UK for more than one week and all we have eaten was purely Western cuisine. We were longing for a good South Indian meal and we found this restaurant rated highest in trip advisor. We booked for lunch for had a South...More

Thank BGS_RM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had Dosai before but seemed to be the house speciality so we went for it, delicious. Cosy little family restaurant, great food, BYOB, what's not to like ?

Thank Carodav67
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here in the evening when it can get very busy but today we went for lunch and it was blissfully quiet. There are any number of good quality Indian restaurants in Edinburgh and this ranks alongside the best of them. The food is...More

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went specifically to have masala dosai and it was delicious. Didn't experience any of the other food, but I would go back again for a dosa as it was delicious and served with a number of tasty things to dip it into. Bring your on...More

Thank Zoelss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been 6 months since last visit could not work out if the restaurant had changed hands. Our starter arrived and at the same time we were informed that one of our main courses was ready to be serviced. We were taken a back as we...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My colleague suggested we catch a bite of dinner here as it came highly recommended. I was warned the service was slow - which it was - but the food was excellent - which it was! I left myself in my colleague's hands for the...More

1  Thank AngrySteve
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a basic no-frills south Indian restaurant. It's very busy and popular with the local Indian community. The food is delicious and the service cheerful and friendly. There's no licence, but you can BYOB. I had masala dhosa and it was really good -...More

Thank ClodaghM23
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Visited this restaurant when it first opened and had a great experience. Alas this was not the case on my return. Just didn't enjoy any of the flavours and the burnt parotta. Only saving grace was the drinks.

3  Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Me and my husband came across this place by chance, and spontaneously made the decision to lunch here. I'm glad we did, we come here often now. Its a place where we come when we are not willing to experiement and know we will get...More

Thank sceptic17
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Helen R
6 October 2016|
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Response from Tanjore2011 | Property representative |
Sorry we do not provide take away or home delivery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 478 6518
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We are family run South Indian restaurant opened in the Old town of Edinburgh since 2011. We offer wide range of South Indian delicacies such as Idli, Dosai, Vadai, curries, Kothu Parotta, Biryani and etc. We have chosen the best of South Indian foods covered from various regions of South India, such as Chennai, Kerala, Mysore, Andhra and etc. Our chef has got 10+ years experience in South Indian cooking traveled and also worked in various parts of South India and South East Asia. Our commitment is to simply serve healthy and tasty food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere". We source our vegetables, Meat (Halal) and seafood locally and freshly delivered. Our commitment is to simply serve healthy and tasty food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We do not provide take away services. BYOB with no corkage charge. Non alcoholic drink from outside are not allowed. We take big bookings Monday to Thursday (Lunch and Dinner) and Friday to Sunday (Lunch).
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