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Indaba

) #27 of 1,856 Restaurants in Edinburgh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ African, Mediterranean, Spanish
3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland
+44 131 221 1554
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (269 reviews)
“pork ribs” (18 reviews)
“boerewors” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 791 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely surprise this restaurant was, warm friendly and welcoming. The food was so fresh and delicious. We tried 8 dishes, from fresh squid, prawns, sausage, home made meatballs, mushroom and manchego cheese to croquettes. I am gluten free and you could choose probably...More

Thank Foodie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend here, for anyone looking for authentic tapas. Each dish was as very tasty, and decently portioned. The specials board offered excellent alternatives to the menu. Good value for money, for the amount of food we had as well!

Thank MAGS0303
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Recommended by our Air BNB hostess. Would never have found this place otherwise as off the main tourist trail. Really great food in unfussy but authentic tapa s restaurant . Highlights were the Chargrilled Calimari and slow cooked pork Also great desserts including cheesecake and...More

Thank 875Rich
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

When I booked a table for last Friday, I was advised that we'd have to be out by nine, which was absolutely fine. Unfortunately, we were having such a great evening, that we didn't notice the time until the waiter politely reminded us (as he...More

7  Thank Bauchope
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I was here for dinner early this week and was surprised by the good quality of the tapas. The food is fab however wine could have been better. The Spanish waitress (forgot her name) she was very good and friendly. Will be back!

Thank MariaTma
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

You order a number of courses to share. Some courses are with inspiration from South Africa. Booking is a must

Thank Conny T
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an evening meal here last night with my partner and was very impressed with the food and overall experience . Ordered 6 tapas in total for the two of us . 3 meat/fish and 3 veggie, all great. Favourite was either the chorizo or...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is incredible! It was the best way to end our 2 week trip in Scotland and it was our favorite dinner of them all! My husband and I ordered 5 delicious tapas including the tasty croquettes and couldn't resist the torta llorona chocolate...More

Thank Rose K
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Indaba is incredible, one of the nicest tapas I've ever had. All the dishes didn't come out at once which for some that may bother but it meant we were able to appreciate each of them separately. There has been so much thought put into...More

Thank Mona C
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Food fabulous great choice been meaning to go for ages. Staff excellent. Best tapas in Edinburgh. Trio of desserts a must!

Thank Karen M
Nearby
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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PSLyden
Hi, are you located near King's Theatre in Edinburgh? If so, I would very much like to make a reservation for 4 people on Wed., June 21 at 5:15 for dinner. Your restaurant sounds wonderful, Sandy
27 May 2017|
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Response from Charlton K | Property representative |
Hi Sandy, We are close to the King's Theatre, regrettably. we are closed that Wednesday to cater for a wedding. Try our friends at El Quijote ( Spanish) or Ong Gie ( Korean). Regards Charlton
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Alan T
Hi, Why can't children under 5 be on the premises,? My daughter want's to go to a Tapas restaurant for her birthday, she will be 14, this might sound pedantic as we don;t have any children under 5 in our family but this has really put me off using this resteraunt
5 December 2016|
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Response from Charlton K | Property representative |
Hi Alan. The first reason we don't allow Under Fives on the premises are due to a clause from the Edinburgh Council licensing department who state that changing facilities must be in place an order to admit children under 5... More
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Ailsa H
I can't see a sample menu. Do you have a range of vegetarian choices?
2 December 2016|
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Response from Charlton K | Property representative |
Hi Ailsa, Our Full menu is under the Menu tab on our website, the link to which is just under the Google map on the tripadvisor page. Out of 27 Tapas and aperitivos 12 are vegetarian. Regards Indaba
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 32
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 221 1554
Description
An unpretentious Tapas restaurant serving Tapas From Spain and South Africa. Yes, this is casual dining. Regret no under 5's. No Groups larger than 8.
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