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Kismot

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
+44 131 667 0123
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (444 reviews)
“poppadoms” (89 reviews)
“pickle tray” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
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31 - 40 of 2,128 reviews

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Ate there with friends early Friday before the rush. Food was perfect - lots of choice and staff were really lovely with us. Even tried the marshmallow nan -better than you'd think. Great atmosphere and food and service you can rely on. Reasonable prices too...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Spiderpig
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Went here for a family meal after a couple of shows at the fringe. Excellent, attentive service and great food. Had an awesome lamb curry which was spicy but well balanced and the pesgwari naan was delicious!

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank MB068
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Great restaurant. Had a curry here after a show at the fringe. The staff could not have been friendlier. I recommend the lamb saag!! Delicious!! Bring your own bottle if you want alcohol.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Karen M
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Firstly, very close to Pollock Halls where I was staying (5 min walk). Restaurant was very clean, staff very polite. Was obvious this is a family run restaurant. I’m vegetarian and the owner was happy to make me a dish that was not on the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank E2519HWrajc
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Last night we had a fabulous meal. Delicious food in delicious sauces. The front of house staff were so obliging and good humoured even though very busy. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank lyndenleigh
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Edinburgh and have never found a better Indian than this in 37 years here. Genuine, friendly service and real family-cooked recipes. Can not recommend more highly.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank J8459SCemma
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We booked this restaurant for a Saturday night at the beginning of the festival. The pickle tray was amazing and the food was also good, however as the place was so busy and people were just coming in off the street they were obviously keen...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Mr-and-Mrs-T-14
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful dining experience. Friendly staff, amazing food. Perfect hospitality. Allowed to drop off bottles early before our booking. Restaurant busy, not chaotic, seated us until our actual table was free, extra starter offered because of slight delay which we did not expect and we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Brian A
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner went to Kismot last night (03.08.18) the staff where very welcoming and attentive. The restaurant is spotless and so are the toilets.. which is a good sign. I ordered ‘dad’s’ lamb curry.. a (family recipe) it was honestly the best curry...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank lornarae952
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Ate at this incredible family run restaurant and oh my goodness the food was bloody brilliant as was the service. We had 4 different main dishes and each one of them was delicious. If you find yourself in Edinburgh and you like Bangladeshi / Asian...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Bovington-Smythe
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$16 - $24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 0123
Description
Wee Family run Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant.Mum and Dad cooking with the kids at the front of house.Bring your own bottle (no corkage charge, wine and beer only)Food cooked and served with alot of love and affection.Try our mums homestyle cooking chicken and lamb on the bone (what we have for dinner at home !) Dont forget the chocolate nan bread and other dishe's only available at our place my friends ! ! ! :)Open every day 4.30pm to 11.30pm
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