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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
+44 131 667 0123
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“poppadoms” (84 reviews)
“pickle tray” (29 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food and amazing service. First time I’d been here and would definitely return. Really lovely family run place with lots of character!

Thank Bethany G
Reviewed 1 week ago

In life I have been lucky enough to have visited many top bracket restaurants and hotels in the UK and internationally, but the customer service I received at Kismot in March surpassed everything I have previously experienced. As social secretary of an Edinburgh University society,...More

1  Thank achsmith1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a quiet dinner and had some of the best curry I've ever had. It is off of the main tourist areas, which was nice as the area was not as crowded, but still close enough to walk from the Royal Mile or...More

1  Thank Giraffe_Sighting
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended this place by friends in the states as the “best curry she has had in her life”. She did not oversell. Ate Dad’s Deshi which was the table favorite and chicken Bhindi off the hot menu. Was perfectly seasoned- spicy hot but not...More

1  Thank World-Travler33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party of 7 and everything was tres bon. Service, food and ambience. 2nd visit and worth trip up from Gala.

1  Thank Grahamgala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went early not long after opening on a wednesday and had the restaurant to ourselves which was nice. I had the chicken korma but found the chicken a little dry. Fried rice was nice though.

1  Thank Plizo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like tasty Indian dishes this oaths place to go. The food is delicious and hot if you want it. The menu is a good size and beer traditional. It is family owned and the coming is split between mum and dad. They do...More

1  Thank swr1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Want a good curry in Edinburgh? Look no further! We go to Kismot with a group of friends every year, when we go there for our fringe comedy fix. Recommend trying the Haggis curry, a local specialty...

1  Thank Fernando O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as a group and the service was excellent. We ordered a set menu, meaning we tried 4 curries with naans and had popadoms to start. Considering there was 25 of food was out quickly all being of incredibly high quality and never...More

1  Thank Ross G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went there last night with family and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. As there were three of us we shared different dishes so that we could sample more and we loved everything. The milder ones were still flavourful and the spicy one was tasty as...More

2  Thank lindabha
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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
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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