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Indaba

3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland (Bruntsfield)
+44 131 221 1554
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Ranked #12 of 1,842 restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $42
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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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We went here for a work meal and had a lovely time! Great variety of food. I would recommend this place to anyone!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor as was feeling like some tapas and it didnt disappoint. Friendly staff greeted us at the door and the service was outstanding. Food came out very quick and it was amazing. Very tasty and very affordable. Would definately go back the next time we are in edinburgh.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Amazing tapas with a great variety. Be sure to try a number of the specials that really make this place a class apart from other more run of the mill establishments

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Food and wine up to their usual high standards. Service also excellent. Certainly no complaints from me. Will definitely be back.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Been here a few times and rate it highly. Food and wine as good as ever but staff seemed to be rushing us out around 10.30 which I feel is a bit too early especially in the summer.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Just returned from a weekend in Edinburgh, visited this place based on the positive reviews from Trip Advisor and were not disappointed! The extensive menu along with numerous specials were explained by enthusiastic staff who couldn't do enough for you without being intrusive. The food was expertly cooked (the ostrich and wild mushrooms in particular were fantastic), the wine list... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

40th Wedding anniversary and a quiet meal wanted for just us two. Memorable food and faultless service at superb value.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Amazing meal and great service. Brilliant busy little restaurant. Great menu with lots of vegetarian options and desserts.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A very varied menu - we tried a bit from each section - meat, fish, vegetables/omelettes and the specials board. Each dish was delicious and the zebra from the specials was an unusual treat. The service was very friendly and attentive without being overbearing, which combined with the colourful, informal decor and sharing aspect of tapas made for a fun,... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What as great blend of Spanish & South African flavors. WE always look for tapas restaurants when traveling and we are so glad we found Indaba! We loved the service, food, drink and ambiance. Our server brought over the menu board and explained what the specials were and roughly how many we would need. The chicken & apricot skewers were... More

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