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Tikka Mahal

53 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JQ, Scotland
+44 131 662 9994
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“kebabs” (2 reviews)
“tikka” (4 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Halal
53 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JQ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were going to go to another Indian restaurant but we stopped into a nearby store and got to talking with the guy working there, who is also Indian. He highly recommended Tikka Mahal and especially the biryani. We loved everything we ordered: chicken biryani,...More

Thank lyrix428
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Doesn't look like much of a place from the outside, but believe me the kebabs are fantastic here. I don't order curries as being of south-Asian heritage my mum makes the best ones (ever). I buy stuff the house-kitchen can't make, and that's food made...More

Thank MangoPulp
Reviewed August 23, 2016

At 10:45pm me and my two young boys were out on the hunt for food on a Sunday evening. Having been turned down twice from rude restauranteurs we finally tried the Tikka Mahal and they told us Takeaway only but they would be happy to...More

2  Thank ameeradev
Reviewed February 23, 2016

It was the second cheapest restaurant I could find on that street. Good value tasty food. I went for dinner. It wasn't very busy. They had the news playing on the tele there. I found that odd for a restaurant. Can recommend. Would go there...More

Thank Adam K
Reviewed September 14, 2015

I went there several times and the food quality is great. The service is fine too. Will go there again!

Thank RamiAsera
Reviewed September 7, 2015

The guy who was serving food for us has an attitude problem. We were ordering something for lunch. We were just asking for an extra plate but he would not allow it. He told us that if we need more plate, we need to order...More

1  Thank jin595
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This place is not bad if you are after a cheap curry after the pub.. Curry, rice and naan for about £8. Very good prices, although the Chicken Bhuna is a little bit on the oily side. I only go in for a takeaway but...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Although the taste is okay, there are definitely other choices which have a better overall vibe, taste, presentation. I have had the shish chicken kebab a couple of times.

Thank CyuutBen
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We live up the street and have never really noticed tikka mahal. Thought we'd give it a go. We ordered a Lamb rogan Josh and a chicken dopiaza one with chips the other with special fried rice. The Lamb in the Rogan Josh was beef....More

1  Thank HollyJameson
Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is cheep the guys are great the food is just stupendous! My friend wondered if they would deliver to Stonehaven we didn't ask. But they might. It was a cheep date. The food is great. The place could do with a lick of paint...More

Thank carolinewbarr
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 662 9994
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