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We ordered two cubed lamb dishes , both of which were bland, the hummus was rather well oiled and I could not taste the garlic in it but an overload of tahini. That lamb was tender, but also very very fatty. I’m confused that the...More
Went as a group of 4. I love my shawarma and have been trying to find a place in Edinburgh for ages that hits the spot. In my view definitely the best place in Edinburgh. Balance of spices in the chicken is just right, it’s...More
The food was nicely prepared and very tasty, traditional Kurdish dishes with herbs and sauces from there.
The place looks cosy and clean.
The only downside was the smoke extractor didn't seem to be working that day as it was a big smoky around the...More
Incredible chicken shawarma. Very good value for money. A compolsory visit if you are travelling to Edinburgh.
Date of visit: January 2018
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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighborhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.