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) #4 of 58 Restaurants in Elgin $$ - $$$ Pakistani, Indian,
202-204 High Street | Morayshire, Elgin IV30 1BA, Scotland
+44 1343 541461
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“naan bread” (27 reviews)
“chicken” (20 reviews)
“murgh” (3 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
Pakistani, Indian, Balti, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
202-204 High Street | Morayshire, Elgin IV30 1BA, Scotland
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

We were recommended to this restaurant by people who live in Elgin. Though they were fairly busy, service was good. Food took a bit longer than some places, but when it arrived it was well-worth the wait. Tasty, well-cooked. Portions are large, particularly Nan bread....More

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Have used this place for several years but on this visit it seemed to be going backward A very grumpy chap in charge, well wearing a suit, hands either in pockets or arms crossed Menu shorter than before but all usual suspects Popadoms not good....More

Thank ChilternRugby
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Love the food in this restaurant, been going since it opened up many years ago. I used to think it was the best one in Elgin. However i feel it has gone down hill somewhat lately. Food is always great! But some of the staff...More

Thank Delart33
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Restaurant. The food and service are excellent. We have been coming here since it opened in 1987. Cannot fault the place. So lucky to have such great Indian food in our home town! :-)

2  Thank Donna E
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Whether dining in or treating yourself to a take-away, this restaurant is the place to go in Elgin. Authentic and delicious Indian food with great service to boot. I'd recommend this restaurant to all, the menu has something for everyone.

2  Thank garycallow
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Full restaurant facilities here with wonderful food. Takeaway service excellent. Extensive menu, comfortable surroundings and great staff.

2  Thank Lesley M
Reviewed August 18, 2016

We ate well here! The variety of dishes and service were terrific. You could easily see the pride and degree of care in the service and how the food was presented.

2  Thank MikeinKyiv
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

While passing through Elgin we found this little gem of a place! Authentic and delicious Indian food at its best paired with wonderful, friendly service. We highly recommend a stop (or two!) at Qismat during your time in Elgin.

2  Thank kahamski
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

On arriving slightly late for lunch we were nevertheless made welcome. Chose the lunch menu of chicken pakora followed by chicken peshwari and pineapple/mango. These were extremely well cooked and presented. The icing on the cake however, were the absolutely beautiful and very moreish garlic...More

2  Thank Carole H
Reviewed July 29, 2016

I have visited this restaurant a few times both for Lunch and dinner and have enjoyed the experience of Indian food at its best! The staff are very polite and friendly and the food is, in my opinion, the best Indian food in town.

3  Thank _fjfulton
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June 27, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from georged1232017 | Reviewed this property |
Monday night but book as it is nearly always full.
Brian G
May 21, 2017|
Response from Iflett | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do carry outs
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202-204 High Street | Morayshire, Elgin IV30 1BA, Scotland (Formerly The Qismat Tandoori)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 541461
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Qismat is a busy licensed Indian restaurant, popular with locals and visitors to the area. Offering a wide choice of dishes, mainly curries and tandoori dishes, but also much more. We also have a special 3 course lunchtime menu available. Every Mondays we have a buffet available with 8 starters, 12 main courses and various desserts. We have been consistently serving freshly prepared food for 30 years, with a consistently high turnover of covers
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