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Kismot

29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
0131 667 0123
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Ranked #30 of 1,836 restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $24
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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Burgwedel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Great food, very special service from The Man with the kilt. Not quite what you would expect at an Indian place. We loved it!

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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Second visit - back with the kids, who were fascinated with the idea of chocolate curries and marshmallow naan. Both met and exceeded their expectations. The staff were again welcoming and did everything they could ensure we had a great time. 'Team Shetland' were impressed and will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you like spicy food, this is the place. The portion size of a curry is overwhelming; I don't think I've ever finished half of one. The mixed pickle starter is also amazing. So is the price!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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89 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Great find after a busy rugby weekend. Was recommended by a friend and will return. Tradition menu and specials matched up with a solid wine list and attentive staff and service. A kitchen that obviously knows what it is doing, a great evening. Thanks

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Once again a great nitht out we went along with the famlly this time and the have joint in with the praise all saying they would return, Keep doing what ypure doing and keep us happy thanks to all the staff making it a great night

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Perth, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Didn't come for the killer curries but instead went for the milder menu. Service was friendly and food was excellent, so a very tasty dining experience. They don't have a licence so BYOB. Worth a visit.

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glasgow
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34 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Coming from Glasgow, often awarded the UK's Curry Capital title, Edinburgh has a long, long way to go in the Indian restaurant stakes. The dark brown, stodgy, solid balls of pakora we were offered were the worst I have tasted.Like something out of a cheap fish and chip shop - not as pakora should be at all.Absolutely unforgivable in my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I randomly went on to Google to find an affordable Indian that none of my party had been to before. Kismot had been recommended in a news article and was close to my area, so I decided to give it a go, drawn in by the Irn Bruna curry and other unique curries that were on offer. Do not let... More

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New York, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place is absolutely delicious! My wife and I love Indian food and frequently go to places to in New York City for Indian Food. Kismot had some of the best Indian food we have ever had! The house special Deshmi Chicken curry was mouth-wateringly delicious. We also loved the mixed vegetables in Lahore sauce. The service was friendly and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Came here after reading it was ranked #1 Indian restaurant in the UK 2013 and it did not disappoint. The food here was truly remarkable my girlfriend had the chocolate massallam which I was dubious about but was an almost perfect balance of flavours where as I had the forash which whilst delicious had a very.... Mexican flavour however add... More

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