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Indaba

3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland (Bruntsfield)
+44 131 221 1554
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Ranked #19 of 1,860 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $41
Cuisines: African, Spanish, Tapas, Venezuelan
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Bruntsfield
Description: An unpretentious Tapas restaurant serving uncomplicated Tapas From Spain and South Africa. If you're looking for a luxurious experience based on whatever rating we have on Tripadvisor at present, we advise you to look elsewhere.Please note we have tried many times to get Tripadvisor to remove the Child Friendly tag from our listing they have not done this. Due to local licensing laws we are not permitted to allow children under 5 years of age as we have no changing facilities.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

This is my first time to try Tapas....it is really good. I have tried haggies with special spain ingredient. It is much better than the regular haggies....The grill prawn and pork rib are highly recommended... full of tasty!

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uk
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

A slightly off-beat fusion that really works. The food is wonderful and the waiters are really good at describing dishes you haven't had before. But it is all, without exception, lovely. An interesting twist to every dish. Best to reserve a table as it's a small place and cosy. Food arrives quickly and is very tasty. Wine is good too... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Visited Indaba one Saturday evening as a group of four. What a fantastic meal. Service was fantastic, waiter was great at explaining what the various dishes were & making recommendations. Every dish of the ten we ordered were excellent. The meatballs & the chorizo dish were particularly good. We also ordered a trio of desserts, again, all delicious. Good wine,... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I spent a few days in Edinburgh with a friend who (thankfully!) had the foresight to reserve a table for us in this absolute GEM of a restaurant. We were greeted and served by friendly and helpful staff in a cosy and intimate environment - and advised to order five tapas to share between two, which left us both satisfied.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Love love love love it here, and I have consequently recommended it to further friends and family (from across Europe) who have tried it and loved it too. Cannot fault a thing.... even the deserts are superb. I love the concept of the place- an intimate environment, an interesting menu, freshly cooked, all great tasting, very good value and cracking... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Superb little restaurant! TripAdvisor recommended booking - and I'm glad we did! Although we ate early, the restaurant soon filled up, creating a lovely intimate atmosphere. The food was beyond compare - such an original take on Spanish tapas. The waiters were extremely attentive and explained all the specials individually and answered any questions. We would definitely eat here again... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It is not South-African or, in any case, it has very little from South Africa. It is a Spanish restaurant, with very nutritious and tasty food from the sunny Mediterranean country. Prices are reasonable, staff is friendly and well-prepared and food is prepared at the moment (no pre-heated, thanks!). In addition, it is in an area of the city close... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I think it would be the best tapas restaurant that you can find in Edinburgh. Of course, it is not like what you can expect from a original spanish tapas restaurant but it is nice one, worth a try. There are plenty of options as it is usual. We had patatas bravas, peeled prawns, crocodile, sea bass, chicken with apricot... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went in on Saturday luckily booked a table since it was full. The restaurant is small but I like the decor and it has a character. I like the idea that you can see into the kitchen from the dinning area which shows that they are hygenic. All the staffs were extremely friendly and the waitress who served us... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We came here twice during the festival, way off the beaten track. A wide and exotic range of tapas, served quickly, from a fab fusion of Spanish and South African sources. Staff are friendly and helpful. Plentiful range of drinks. You won't be disappointed, a truly good place.

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Additional Information about Indaba

Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 221 1554
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Bruntsfield
Average Prices: USD 24 - 41
Cuisine: African, Spanish, Tapas, Venezuelan

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