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Kismot

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Indian, Bangladeshi
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29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
0131 667 0123
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4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 1460
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  • 227
    Very good
  • 78
    Average
  • 47
    Poor
  • 33
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
one word (bad)

Two words ( Very bad ) I would not recommend this place to anyone, food not so great , took to long , to come ,,, Don't waste your time or money here

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
dave12340
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Two words ( Very bad ) I would not recommend this place to anyone, food not so great , took to long , to come ,,, Don't waste your time or money here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Busy restaurant with attentive staff and great tasting food. My husband and I like our curries hot and since our favourite Indian never reopened after floods in our home town, we often try an Indian every time we are away. The flavours and spices were great. All four of enjoyed what we ordered. We hadn't realised that this was BYO.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Not much more to say really. stopped in by chance. Quick service, good food. What more do you want of a restaurant?!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The food was really fantastic and I would take my family again. The staff were very helpful and friendly u should try the food

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We had booked a table for seven of us well in advance as we knew we would be up for the rugby. We met up at the restaurant only to be told they were closed for a family wedding!!! Silver lining was we ended up at Vinyasa and had a fabulous meal! Kismot looked like a scruffy truckers cafe so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Wait for over 2 hours for food , no customers, still waited for to long . Seen a man smoking in kitchen , no hat to cover his head , one waiter does 4 or more jobs , this restaurant has no clue , food was so bad , to slow , don't come to this place , if I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Good food taste good and good people!!! Just a perfect place where to go 4 a nice meal nutthing negative to say xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My partner said it was the nicest curry he's ever had! I chose the house dish "Mum's Deshi" - the chicken was slow cooked and fell off the bone, just delicious!

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London, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

At the risk of sounding a sour note among the good reviews, we didn't enjoy our meal at this restaurant. The spices didn't taste fresh, the garlic tasted stale, the coriander was dry, the naan bread was dry and a peculiar yellow, the pilau rice was just white rice sprinkled with little flecks of green and pink. The sauces were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I thought we would try this place having read the reviews and it did not disappoint. Really fantastic food, which tasted home cooked, rather than the standard Indian fare you often get at restaurants. Wonderful flavours and friendly service would mean its on my list of places to visit again - definitely!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: 0131 667 0123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 24
  • Cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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