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3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland
+44 131 221 1554
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hidden gem definitely worth a visit. Wonderful atmosphere and friendly and attentive staff. Gorgeous tapas - the chorizo dish was amazing and very authentic. Also recommend the croquettes, and sea bream.

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Thank Laura R
Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My first visit with family who had been before, not a big place probably hold around 30 people so you know then the service is going to be impeccable, it was. Menu, well, mouth was watering just reading it and the smells coming from the open kitchen..amazing, plenty to choose from and the staff on hand to assist with your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my partner 12th Nov. We ordered 6 tapas in total and every one was utterly delicious. Couldn't fault it at all. I'm salivating just remembering the experience ;-) Super friendly staff too. Will DEFINITELY be back. Muchas Gracias.

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Thank Angela B
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've lived in Edinburgh my whole life and can't believe I've only just discovered Indaba! Hidden away near the Kings theatre which makes it ideal for a pre-theatre meal. Food is delicious and freshly cooked with plenty of choice. My husband and I visited on our own over the summer and enjoyed it so much we went back a few... More 

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Thank Coz72
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here Sat 5th Nov - it was a last minute booking and managed to nab the last table around 8pm for our party of 4. It was worth the wait. We were shown the specials and advised 2-3 dishes each was recommended. We opted for 2 each withthe view we might order more and I can honestly say that... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. Been there multiple times, and every single time the food is great and the staff is nice. Great place to go with a few friends or your other half. It has been fantastic for years, and it still is.

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Thank AntonioCarvalho1990
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Serves a superb range of delicious, tapas-style food. Friendly and efficient service. Reasonable prices. Lovely atmosphere. Thank you!

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Thank Inspector_Brok
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for a family meal whilst visiting daughter at uni. Really good friendly service. The food was really tasty and the place has a great relaxed atmosphere. Would definitely visit again

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Thank Helen K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Indaba is tucked away in a side street just minutes from Tollcross and the Kings Theatre. We went pre-theatre and it was almost full. The staff were delightful, helpful and efficient. The vegetarian amongst us had almost as many dishes to choose from as the rest of us and all the dishes we chose were brought promptly and were delicious.... More 

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Thank Vicki G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to this restaurant, tucked up a side street,just off Lothian Road in Edinburgh. Beautiful fresh tapas, friendly staff, relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere. A lovely meal with plenty of wine. We will definitely be going back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
African, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 221 1554
Description
An unpretentious Tapas restaurant serving Tapas From Spain and South Africa. Yes, this is casual dining. Regret no under 5's. No Groups larger than 8.

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england
29 days ago
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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