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Dil Se

7 Bridge Street, Kirkwall KW15 1HR, Scotland
+44 1856 875242
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7 Bridge Street, Kirkwall KW15 1HR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Long established curry house open from 4 pm 7 days a week. Good service and some interesting dishes however my lamb achari was a bit watery. Reasonabe prices.

Thank RHB711
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As we come from the curry capital of Yorkshire we decided to give it a try, I got a chicken Bhuna , I asked for it apna style, the waiter looked at me blankly so I asked for it desi style, but apparently they don't...More

Thank cloggdanser
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little reluctant to visit here given some of the reviews but here's our take on it. We were a part of 4 and hadn't booked nevertheless the staff were quite welcoming and we were fortunate to get a table that had just...More

1  Thank Dave_Woking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

trWe have been here for an indian meal on each of our 9 trips to Scapa Flow over the last 18 years. This restaurant seems to get busier and busier. This year, the food was the best yeat, The staff are attentive. A thoroughly enjoyable...More

1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We nearly didn't visit Dil Se after reading some of reviews and that would have been a real shame. We were found a table without a reservation and seated straight away. The food is fresh and delicious. We particularly enjoyed the melt in the mouth...More

1  Thank Hayley K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

food was average, service was average, environment was average, everything was just too average, what I enjoyed a bit was Indian songs in the background

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think this place has lost its way or would benefit from competition. Sadly, the food we had was very poor, lacking flavour, lacking attractiveness. It's all a bit tired and way below average. I won't be back, and that's a shame.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decided to eat early so make the most of the "Early Bird Special" but found that that is no longer available (even though its on the website) and the waiter practically laughed at me for asking. Decor was shabby and in desperate need of a...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We didn't find the service as bad as some reviewers - this is a perfectly adequate, standard UK curry restaurant. It's not the finest example of it's type, but I've been to worse. We enjoyed our food.

1  Thank hnswst
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We had not booked and were grateful that the team could fit us in (large music festival at the time). Considering the restaurant was very busy, the food service was good, including starters, and we enjoyed our meal. However, when we asked for the dessert...More

Thank Wildbirder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Bridge Street, Kirkwall KW15 1HR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 875242
Award Winning Restaurant. Recommended by the ‘Which? Good Food Guide 2011’ FOUR years running!! & “WINNER of Best Take Away in Taste of Orkney Food Awards 2007”. Our Executive Chef Moina Miah has cooked for Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and Actor/ Comedian Billy Connolly.Our diverse menu is packed full of flavours from North India and Bangladesh. Each dish is always thoughtfully prepared with locally sourced produce.
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