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17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
+44 131 663 9800
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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Edinburgh
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry only getting round to this now! - We booked for Christmas again 2016 ..... and the meal was great ...everything was perfect, back to it's best thanks.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service is good however food is of average quality. Not bad however wouldn't go out of choice 😜👍🏻

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3 Thank michaelmearnsynt
Lauder, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely night for the 6 of us. Food was of top standard and the service was, as usual, great. Even the kids of 3-5 years dug into the lighter, sweeter curry options whilst we adults tested our mettle on a hotter option. The Pashwari naan is a firm favourite. Thank you to Robert and team who made it a fab... More 

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Moss, Norway
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Found this by chance, a large family from abroad, 3 generations, very hungry after an afternoon at the nearby Butterfly Farm. Got a family table in a quiet back room which suited us fine. Large selection of Bangladeshi/Indian food, also a few western dishes. Excellent service with good advice from staff. All the food was excellent. The vindaloo could have... More 

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Edinburgh
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Late review. Here on hogmany 2016 in a group of 8. Service and food was outstanding. Could not find a fault on any aspect of our visit. We changed the number attending the few days before we arrived. 2 up to 4. Then up to 6. Then changed again to 8 at last minute !!! Itihaas were very accomodating. I... More 

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Thank KevinL-Edinburgh
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great food, friendly and very helpful staff, and overall a great experience. We were 9 people whom all had a great time. This place is marked on my map for future visits.

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Thank Runar S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered from the lunchtime menu, the two course option for £8.95 starter was fine, my main course had 4 small chunks of chicken in the dish. When we were asked ' is everything ok' I replied that I was disappointed with the quantity of meat as I basically had a dish full of sauce, also my husband had the thali... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

After a family trip to the Butterfly world, 10 hungry people (7 adults and 3 kids) needed something good to eat. After a round of Google-searches and a look at different restaurant ratings the decition was made to head for Itihaas in Dalkeith. A very good decision! We were served by Robert who gave good advise on menu choices, and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Itihaas for a Valentine's meal. The food was excellent with a particular highlight being the haggis pakora starter. We sometimes find the portions at Indian restaurants can be a bit too much, but thought the mains at itihaas were the perfect amount. All in all, a very good experience. Thanks to Robert and the rest of the... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I did not take any photos but I wish I had. The colours and presentation were lovely. It is truly the best beef, lamb and king prawns served, I do like to try everything so my wife and I share our different starters and mains. The staff are so friendly and helpful. This must be the best Indian in Scotland.

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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
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Asian, Bangladeshi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 9800
Description
A multi award-winning family managed Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant established in 1997. Open 7 days a week.

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