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Dil Se

7 Bridge Street, Kirkwall KW15 1HR, Scotland
01856875242
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Ranked #12 of 25 Restaurants in Kirkwall
Price range: $0 - $44
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Award Winning Restaurant. Recommended by the ‘Which? Good Food Guide 2011’ FOUR years running!! & “WINNER of Best Take Away in Taste of Orkney Food Awards 2007”. Our Executive Chef Moina Miah has cooked for Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and Actor/ Comedian Billy Connolly.Our diverse menu is packed full of flavours from North India and Bangladesh. Each dish is always thoughtfully prepared with locally sourced produce.
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Shetland isles
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW via mobile

Generous portions lovely meal, Easily the best Indian in the north. The balti dishes particularly good.

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Edinburgh
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

We were sucked in by the interesting pink exterior and the desire for a curry even though we were trying to eat "authentic" local food. The chaps behind the counter were friendly and we had a good chat and a laugh. We ordered the same food as we have at home in Edinburgh and then raced back to Birsay with... More

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uk
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215 reviews 215 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a very, very good Indian. The food, both veggie and meat was really good. It was a pleasant surprise to find such really good Indian restaurant this far north. This really is worth a visit and despite some comments on here, it isn't expensive, for the quality it is.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Given the average price of local restaurants, this was average priced. However, it was more than a comparable meal in Lancashire would have cost. That said, the food was great and meal sizes very good. Would return to again if next on Orkney.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very surprised to find an Indian Restaurant in Kirkwall. Very pleased that we gave this a try though. The food was excellent and service friendly and prompt. The prices were very reasonable - altogether a good experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had an absolutely delicious meal here in the rather pink ambience of the Dil Se! Very friendly and prompt service. Food was plentiful and very well spiced. Beer was cool and good. Lovely!

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UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Based on the food and service alone, I'd have given 3 stars. The food was average, but not great. The waiter came around once to see if everything was OK, in the States this would be called being ignored; in the UK, it would be called being pestered. But based this experience, I should give one. I went here after... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had an excellent time. Hope to go back to Dilse restaurant soon! Excellent food and very good customer service. Regards Nash

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Went with my husband and son for my birthday last month and was thoroughly spoilt. The food was lovely as usual but the guys had got me a card and a cake - so thoughtful and unexpected! Tried the Naga and the Lamb Tikka as well as the Lamb Dansak, that my son always has. All VERY good.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Well-above-average Indian food at average prices, with full consideration given to vegetarians. The gulab jamun live in my memory.

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