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Curry Cafe

#1,097 of 1,812 Restaurants in Edinburgh
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30 Elm Row | Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AH, Scotland
+44 131 556 8435
12:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Gardonne, France
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164 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

You may visit CurryCafe at Elm Row in the evening and find a popular busy café with the right smell of Indian food. I visited for lunch and there were absolutely no customers in sight – a completely empty room, but the one-man staff behind the counter did his best to serve a kebab, readymade, tasteless but looking ok. Elm... More 

Thank Oystein F
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very disappointed, all the food tasted like it had been doused in curry powder. The korma and butter chicken tasted exactly the same, very spicy but not in a nice way it was just bland and hot. Very low quality meat, couldnt tell the difference between the chicken and the lamb it was that tough and chewy. naan breads were... More 

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mani s, Manager at Curry Cafe, responded to this review

hi sorry to hear about your exprience with curry cafe in total i am disagree about you said low quality meat we cooked every day fresh that we can say by confident but about the taste some how i can agree may be they are very busy or may they are not considering when cooking food during that period i... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great curry, was sweating so very hot but also sooooo tasty, great naan as well, chilli garlic chicken, so good, try it

Thank 699Gary699
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately couldn't place a simple order for takeaway, thought I had ordered only to be called back 3 times to confirm, last call 40mins later so I had to cancel and try else where. Not recommend.

Thank Robert L
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Whilst visiting Edinburgh as a family we decided to get a takeaway one evening. Curry Cafe didn't disappoint one bit, well maybe only the fact that I dont live closer so I can use it more! We got poppadoms and pickle tray and two starters between four. The pickle tray had very good helpings and all tasted fresh and very... More 

Thank Darthshearer
Cockburnspath, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

From the outside, the cafe looks like a takeaway place. It primarily is, however, having a sit in meal, is suprising. The food is freshly prepared and delicious. The service is great too. So don't "judge a book by it's cover" and book a table.

Thank Gabrielle H
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Been going here over six years and never had a bad meal once. Ordered a takeaway last week it was nothing like the same meals I always order. One tray of lamb curry had shredded lamb and one chunk of lamb, the other had 9. Usually both have 10 to 12 pieces with a thick sauce this was so runny... More 

Thank karen m
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

was looking for somewhere to have q quick bite to eat before a show at the playhouse theatre when I stumbled across this little take away come cafe, what a find one of the tastiest curry's I have ever had, chicken malayan and fried rice £11 with a diet coke not bad at all and the guys in the cafe... More 

Thank mrgusman
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is now my favourite place to eat curry in Leith, every time I come here to is have dinner with friends. The place is small though but with a very friendly service and a big menu full of chooses and a good price. I had try a different curry every time I go there and I've never been disappointed.... More 

Thank moonsky7
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The best takeaway meal I've ever had. Tasty food, plenty of it and good value. We will be back when next in Edinburgh. Thankyou Curry Cafe!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 19
Indian, Asian, Pizza, Middle Eastern, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Elm Row | Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 8435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?