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Kismot

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Southside & Holyrood
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Halal
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29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
+44 131 667 0123
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16:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 23:30
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I were recommended to come along to Kismot to try their world famous curries and wow, were they amazing. We were served by the wonderful Ashek and went he whole hog with appetisers, starters and mains. Everything was freshly made and delicious. If you're a fan of spice this is definitely the place for you. Perfect if... More 

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1 Thank AmyMelody1
London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fast service and a really good curry. Big portions which match the price. The peshwari naan was one of the best I've had!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Large group visited last night. Delicious curries and succulent meat. Wonderful service with a smile. Kismot truly deserves its reputation as Edinburgh's no.1 curry house.

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1 Thank Greg T
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a friends birthday and the service was great, the food was delicious and fab price too! Will be back!

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1 Thank carasfse
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in last Friday night with my wife and daughter. First time for a few years. All I can say is..... Fabuuulllous. Place to ourselves on arrival and served really quickly. Food exceptional and rice quantity was just what you need. In other restaurants you normally get the small silver plate with hardly any rice. Here it was at least... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This family run restaurant has all the elements needed for a great evening dinner experience - it's friendly and welcoming, the food is always fantastic - you can see mum and dad working away in the kitchen and the service is brilliant. The family clearly have a passion for what they do and although they are generally incredibly busy, they... More 

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1 Thank Laggan2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got served Aashek, amazing food, as hot as your palate desires, Ali the chef produced a mouthwatering hot dish to die for, healthy spicy and tasty!!!!

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1 Thank Satinder D
Rajahmundry, India
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216 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to have dinner here, the food is really tasty and these very less waiting time. The service and ambience is also good. just visit this place

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say, fantastic family run restaurant , food excellent , great atmosphere. The best Indian I have ever had!! Defiantly recommend a visit and don't forget to take your tipple , Tescos round the corner if you forget!

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Northern Ireland
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183 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Returned to this excellent family restaurant and were not disappointed....had good food and service....just go and relax

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 23:30
Monday
16:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:30
Thursday
16:30 - 23:30
Friday
16:30 - 23:30
Saturday
16:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 0123
Description
Wee Family run Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant.Mum and Dad cooking with the kids at the front of house.Bring your own bottle (no corkage charge, wine and beer only)Food cooked and served with alot of love and affection.Try our mums homestyle cooking chicken and lamb on the bone (what we have for dinner at home !) Dont forget the chocolate nan bread and other dishe's only available at our place my friends ! ! ! :)Open every day 4.30pm to 11.30pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Southside & Holyrood

Neighbourhood Profile
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 Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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