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7 Bridge Street, Kirkwall KW15 1HR, Scotland
01856875242
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Ranked #14 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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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely dinner in the restaurant. It was a quiet Monday night but service was excellent, unobtrusive but there when needed. Food was great, we all went for the Korma, but other table's food looked just as good?

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Invergordon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

have eaten here several times and as usual had an excellent meal. Service was good even though restaurant was very busy, we were lucky to get table as we hadn't booked and tables were taken up as soon as vacated which shows how popular Dil Se is.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
327 reviews 327 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We usually go to Helgi's when in Kirkwall but it was full so we thought we'd try this place. The menu looked good and the first course (Chicken tikka and lamb tikka) were both excellent - well cooked and with a good choice of ingredients. The main course (chicken korma and chicken achari with mushroom bhaji, saag bhaji and mushroom... More

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Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had been looking forward to our meal for a very long time. The menu reads well, the promotional material plays well and we had seen many good reviews here and elsewhere. The Dil Se opening hours conflict with our usual ferry timetable and this was the first time that we had been in Kirkwall when the restaurant was open.... More

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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 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

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
Top Contributor
214 reviews 214 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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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Senior Reviewer
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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Additional Information about Dil Se

Address: 7 Bridge Street, Kirkwall KW15 1HR, Scotland
Phone Number: 01856875242
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 44
Cuisine: Indian

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