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Kismot

29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
0131 667 0123
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Ranked #41 of 1,857 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Bangladeshi
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 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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Edinburgh
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

You can get a real mixed variety of dishes at Kismot - some sublime, some ridiculous. Some of the traditional home cooking can be raved about, some of the other dishes like chocolate naan and spicy curried haggis defy definition; stoner Indian fusion perhaps comes close to describing the latter. The down to earth friendliness of the service is unbeatable... More

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Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Visited Kismot during the fringe festival and it was faultless. Had mums curry which was superb. Service was great. Next time I'm up in Edinburgh...I'm booking a table!!!!

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Edinburgh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Been there few months ago it's nothing special same old style food is way to spicy and they put too much onions in everything. Very tight place toilets were quit dirty and had no toilet rolls. I don't think il be ever going back there again. 👎

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I have to say that this was some of the best Indian food I have had in a long time. There were 6 of us from the USA and it was recommended to us by our hotel the Radisson Blu and we were not disappointed. What really amazed me was the friendliness of the staff. They were top notch, very... More

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had a wonderful night and meal at Kismot while in Edinburgh. Everything we ordered from the menu, including Chicken Tikka Massallam, Chicken Jaipur and Madras were all spectacular. The yellow lentils (Tor Dal) were among the best ever. The service was exceptional - friendly and fun. Some of our group walked next door to the pub for take-away pints... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The staff hear are great. Honestly the staff could jot be better, very friendly, attentive and polite. all really nice people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Went with my girlfriend for dinner tonight was very nice meal we ordered abit to much as I ended up eating most of my girlfriends meal. Ordered a hot curry for myself and it was very very hot chicken madras burn the mouth of you. My girlfriend ordered a chicken chasni which was lovely and that was under medium I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Loved our curry. Excellent food! Excellent restaurant! Loved everything about our visit and will definitely be back. 10/10!

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Hawick, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

First came to this restaurant with my girlfriend as they had vegan options, and it is by far the best food i have ever eaten out. The whole place is fantastic. From the greeting by the friendly staff, to the clean tables and the menu is clear easy to read and fun. ! The options on the food is amazing... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I have been here so many times now and it never fails to impress. Lovely people, lovely clean place and amazing curries!! Couldn't ask for anything more, everything about this place is perfect to me and I discover a new curry that I love every time I go :)

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