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Indian, Balti, Asian, Halal, Bangladeshi
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17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
+44 131 663 9800
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was very poor, could not get the steak cooked correct, they tried and twice they failed, the Lamb Madras was so spicy you could not put it in your mouth without burning your tongue, we have gone to Itihaas since it opened and have had many take away meals also, also go for Christmas dinner, however this experience was... More 

Thank pete1764
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were friendly and attentive. The quality of the food, first class, and reasonably priced. Couldn't really fault the meal.

2 Thank Colm O
Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and two old friends have being meeting here for a long time now. The previous two occasions have been disappointing. The food was well below the restaurant's normal standards. Whether we return will have to be seen.

5 Thank Sutherland59
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was alright but we certainly haven't been back. It was a recommendation but the food was only average, the service & atmosphere were ok but there wasn't anything that stood out as noteworthy.

5 Thank Claire G
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten there in person and used their take-away service a few times. The food is consistently good standard and the service and prices very reasonable. There may be better places in tiown but if you don't want to travel then this is a good alternative.

1 Thank Tom B
Rugby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Taken to Itihaas as a Birthday treat, and a treat it was, first class service from a knowledgeable staff, Matin, the owner, visits every table personally to ensure an enjoyable evening and his personal menu recommendations were perfect, all the dishes had subtly different and unique flavours...looking forward to eating here again on my next visit North!

2 Thank Knowlesy23
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I was expecting much better as the restaurant appears to pride itself on excellent customer service, it really didn't show. We had an extremely long wait for our food both my children were famished & then the waiter took away my hot plate of veg whilst I was still eating. Food was ok but it wasn't amazing (very weak rahitta)

4 Thank Bradford_mum
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

My son took us to the restaurant for my birthday as he had been before and was quite impressed by it. The service and food did not disappoint - lovely. My other half does not really eat this type of food as he is a "fish supper" type of guy but even he enjoyed what he had. would definately go... More 

1 Thank Doreen C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Our daughter, Heidi, lived in India for 15 months, said this was the best Indian food she has had since leaving India. We ordered by phone. The meal was ready when promised. Well prepared, hot and delicious!

Thank David M
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, plenty of choice. The saag aloo was delicious. Welcoming and efficient staff. Will definitely return!

Thank CGIThom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Balti, Asian, Halal, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 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
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 9800
A multi award-winning family managed Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant established in 1997. Open 7 days a week.

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