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Clippers

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I have been going to Clippers in Penicuik for over five years and would highly recommend the restaurant to anyone. We are always greeted with respect and a warm smile from the staff and especially the owner. The service is always good and the food has always been very good. We have been encouraged to try new dishes to help educate my palate, but I tend to stick with the 'chicken tikka buna'. This dish suits my palate and my digestive system. I/we have tried other places but always come back to clippers and in our/my estimation is the best one for me.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 20 December 2018

I am always impressed with the food here and the wine is good and inexpensive. it is good for take out meals too

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Melita M
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

A rare child free night and so hubby and I made a dash for a curry at Clippers. As always the food was simply delicious - not overly spiced so that you can appreciate the real depth of flavour of the different dishes. Really enjoyed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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mohammed l, Manager at Clippers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Thanks a lot for your nice comments for us . It is really mean to us . We try our best to give you comfort and good food . Thsnks again

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Clippers has had a roller coaster of quality. It was great when Matin ran the place. We went every couple of weeks. Went downhill laterally. Shame. We now eat at curry at Kebab Mahal or Radhuni in Loanhead. Oddly enough I know people who say...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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mohammed l, Manager at Clippers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Thanks for your nice thoughts. But we try our best to make good. You are welcome to try our food. Thanks again

Reviewed 13 October 2018

We have had take away meals from Clippers on many occasions and have never been disappointed. The staff are friendly and the food is tasty. Last week we had one to celebrate a special occasion and it lived up to its usual high standard. Unlike...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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mohammed l, Manager at Clippers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks for your nice comments. It is means to us a lot. We try our best. Thanks again.

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Enjoyed a lovely meal served by friendly staff. The owner came out of the kitchen to speak to us. Nice touch. The starter was onion bhajis and popadoms with side dishes. My wife and myself then enjoyed a lovely Indian main course with pilau rice...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stuart H
mohammed l, Manager at Clippers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks for lovely comments. It is really mean to us. We try our best. Thanks again.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

The price was good; the service was good. The food was mediocre, acceptable but not special. Perhaps if we hadn't gone for the Sunday buffet we would have had a different view but we are only in the area on a Sunday The buffet had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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mohammed l, Manager at Clippers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks your for your nice comments. I will look at it. We try our best to improve our food and service. Hope to see you again. Thanks

Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were in the UK and tried lots of curries on our trip, this one I found to be average the food was all fine but nothing jumped out as I must come back here and have that again. We tried about 6 main dishes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mikey88
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We used to love coming to eat here but have noticed that the food has gone downhill over the past few years. Clippers used to have the best Indian food (ever) but it is now mediocre, over-seasoned and over-cooked (?). I’d love it if it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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mohammed l, Manager at Clippers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

I’m sorry to hear that.i/we try our best to meet our standards. Unfortunately maybe one occasion has not happened. I’m very sorry for that. Also I’m very great full that you bring on my attention. I will make sure that never happened again and try...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous Sunday buffet for £8.95 per person. Good selection of starters, mains and desserts and BYOB was a bonus. Staff friendly. Great night out with friends

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 256adelem
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Decided with a mate to eat Indian in Penicuik rather than as we have been doing going into Edinburgh. I had been a number of years since I had eaten here and was not sure if it was still as good. Was not disappointed food...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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