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6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
+44 131 478 6518
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“dosas” (111 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a find! If you like authentic, freshly made Indian food, and love the flavours of south India, this place is a must. The menu offers a wide choice of dishes including tasty dosai and uthappam pancakes as well as the most flavoursome curries we...More

1  Thank OllieFerg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I, plus another couple went to Tanjore recently and were very impressed with the South Indian food and the quality of service in the restaurant, which was very friendly indeed. It is a "bring your own booze" restaurant as they have no...More

Thank Markeverett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you will love this place for south indian dishes like uthappam,idly dosa, vada etc. coming from south india, i enjoyed the food here. the taste is so south indian and the service was also good.

1  Thank ernakulamtraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for an authentic taste to treat your taste buds? Tanjore is the place. They specialize in south indian cuisine but there is something there for everyone. Dosa, Paneer chill and Lime soda are must try. The staff seemed to be polite and friendly. Service...More

Thank Gunja D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous is an understatement . The ambience is mis-leading for the quality and taste of food . Must visit if you are on the look out for authentic south indian food. Couple of suggestion - pre book is mandatory and no take aways (thats a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The environment in the restaurant reminded me of back home (India). The food served here is very tasty. The choices of dishes is also very unique compared to other indian restaurants. Next time will come along with bunch of friends since they also have BYOB...More

Thank Chetan W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here on the recommendation of Adrian, a Scot we met in a nearby pub. We were glad we took his advice as the fare here was delicious. We split a vegetable kurma and a paneer dish, along with a parotta...More

3  Thank Yoga B
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Excellent family meal at Tanjore on a Monday evening. The restaurant was very busy but nonetheless the service was excellent. The food was first class and certainly one of the best curries I have had in Edinburgh. Our meal for six with starters and mains...More

Thank Melancthon
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This is a handy location for an Indian meal prior to going to the Queens Hall for a gig. Try the fresh made soda and lime drink

Thank richard m
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Some of the most tasty Indian food we have had. Lots of flavour and the choice is not your unusual run-of-the-mill Indian. Unlike other reports the service we received was excellent and the waiters really friendly. We want for an early dinner before a show...More

1  Thank LFandJF
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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Helen R
Do they do takeaways
October 5, 2016|
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Response from Tanjore2011 | Property representative |
Sorry we do not provide take away or home delivery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 478 6518
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We are family run South Indian restaurant opened in the Old town of Edinburgh since 2011. We offer wide range of South Indian delicacies such as Idli, Dosai, Vadai, curries, Kothu Parotta, Biryani and etc. We have chosen the best of South Indian foods covered from various regions of South India, such as Chennai, Kerala, Mysore, Andhra and etc. Our chef has got 10+ years experience in South Indian cooking traveled and also worked in various parts of South India and South East Asia. Our commitment is to simply serve healthy and tasty food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere". We source our vegetables, Meat (Halal) and seafood locally and freshly delivered. Our commitment is to simply serve healthy and tasty food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
We do not provide take away services.
BYOB with no corkage charge. Non alcoholic drink from outside are not allowed.
We take big bookings Monday to Thursday (Lunch and Dinner) and Friday to Sunday (Lunch).
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