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Delhi Diner

#478 of 1,770 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Indian, Balti
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38 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BY, Scotland
0131 668 4964
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called here on a flying visit, wasn't expecting much............very pleasantly surprised. Excellent food & service

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing food! Great service! The guys are all friendly. We also got a discount as we stayed at Barony House - good news! Can't fault it, I love a good curry and this was excellant!

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1 Thank smiletravels
Collingwood, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy Indian food so we decided to try this small restaurant near our B&B. The food was average but the biggest problem was the staff who hovered at the bar during our whole meal - we were one of two tables being served. The staff's friends also visited during our meal walking back and forth past our table, speaking... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My first visit to Edinburgh and won't be my last. If you are in need of a good Indian don't look anywhere else!!!

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1 Thank Tony K
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Stayed down the road in Craigmillar Park last week; this Indian & Bengali hidden gem in Mayfield Gardens was but a short stroll from our hotel. Newington and the surrounding Southside area is home to many a bed and breakfast meal plan where dinner is frequently sought elsewhere. Here is the perfect solution! The uninspiring frontage hides a delightful restaurant... More 

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2 Thank utterlybutters
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Usually order takeaways from here but thought I'd try the restaurant and it was really pleasant. The food is great and the staff are really friendly and attentive. My only issue is the portion sizes are a bit on the small side for the amount you pay.

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2 Thank Ryan T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Some of the best Indian food we ate while in the UK. The atmosphere is nice, and small and cozy. The owner is present, making sure everything is perfect for all the patrons. Nice to walk from our bed and breakfast a few yards to grab a quiet meal.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We were expecting a different kind of Indian food coming from Canada. Food was good, just not what we were expecting. We found everything quite sweet.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant in recommendation of B&B owner, was a little unsure when we first arrived as it looks like a small takeaway. However I was happily surpised the staff were great helpful but not hovering about it was quite when we went (early Friday evening). The food was really tasty and plentiful, I would recommend this to anybody.

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4 Thank Rod B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Again visited the Delhi Diner for dinner and was delighted. Have not had a bad meal yet and I don't think I will. They care what you order and tell you if it would be too hot or too mild etc. Very attentive and wine delicious. Can't wait to go back . Well done guys. AVRIL and Wilma from Edinburgh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $33
Cuisine
Indian, Balti
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: 0131 668 4964
Description
Delhi Diner restaurant serves up traditional Indian and Bengali cuisine in the Mayfield area of Edinburgh. Experienced chefs pride themselves on bringing all the flavours of India to the table, with a special focus on Delhi influences; the extensive menu features all of your curry house favourites, as well as a range of more exotic and unusual dishes. There's definitely something for every palate here ��� flavours range from sweet, sour, spicy and rich and creamy - including a wide choice of vegetarian dishes. Diners rate the tasty food and particularly recommend the tandoori. If you can't decide on just one, the mixed tandoori offers you a bit of everything - tandoori chicken, lamb tikka, chicken kebab, king prawn and sheek kebab, all served with mint sauce and salad. With its welcoming atmosphere and friendly service, Delhi Diner is the perfect place to relax after a hard day ��� just order up, kick back, and take your taste buds on a trip around India.

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