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Kasturi Indian Gourmet Resturant

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
35-37 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4RG, Scotland
+44 131 228 2441
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (38 reviews)
“mixed kebab” (6 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30 Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
35-37 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4RG, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Middle of summer in Edinburgh and it was freezing, so Indian for dinner was in order. Katsuri was on the way back to accommodation so met first criteria, convenient. It was also open and mostly empty, although that changed quickly with large groups of locals...More

1  Thank Aegisint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal in relaxing atmosphere. Prices for central edinburgh are very reasonable and service was spot on. I ordered tandoori mixed grill. My wife byriani. Both really tasty, although too many cardamon pods in byriani. My tandoori chicken was one of the best...More

1  Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best indian restaurant , I have ever visit in Edinburgh. I must say Kasturi have some great tasting food. Starter was really Mouth watering and ........ as we had tried the chicken balti with nan the quantity, quality ,taste was perfect. excellent...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Katsuri because the local free guide book from the hotel said it was outstanding and the best in Edinburgh. The restaurant looks clean and nicely decorated, the staff were polite and quick when we walked in the door but it went downhill...More

2  Thank diphillips
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This was an unplanned visit after The Rolling Stones played Murrayfield. We arrived at around 11.30. We seemed to get the last available table and at first I was worried at the number of occupied tables with no food served. There was a couple who...More

1  Thank Debs W
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

The way the waiter treated us was really bad we didn’t even had the food we left the place .the waiter had no manners. He literally asked us to leave if we were not ohk with his attitude which was as if he was doing...More

3  Thank Yash L
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The restaurant offers a fixed price two course lunch for around £7. The food was good. The portions were the right size for lunch. The decor and service was good.

1  Thank Donald F
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Came here tonight for dinner with my husband. The restaurant was clean and tidy. The waiters were smiley and friendly. The food arrived promptly and was freshly prepared. We both enjoyed our starters and main courses. The portions were of a decent size and i...More

1  Thank Jen C
Reviewed 10 May 2018

How pleasant to visit a restaurant where you can wine and dine in a relaxed manner. Smart friendly waiters, good decor and moderate pricing. New velvet covers over all chairs, themed crockery, good variety of choice. Located in West End near airport and city link...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I had a Chicken korma with rice and it was very tasty, I also got popadoms with lovely nanbreds on the side. It was a buzzing atmosphere with the waiting staff, the tunes were on point gave the place a good vibe. Great service throughout...More

Thank David7789
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-37 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4RG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 2441
  • E-mail
Kasturi offers traditional and authentic exotic dishes with our chef's recommendation for side dishes and wine to suit. We have high profile experienced chef who has been involved in Indian cuisine for the last 25 years. His authentic cooking style set us apart from others, permitting catering for small or large groups in a reasonable time-scale whilst still retaining an individual sauce for each and every dish. Exotic fish, vegetarian and Halal meats from local suppliers while finest herbs and spices are imported from top quality sources around South-Asia. Business lunches are available at reasonable budget prices. Parties and business groups are welcome. Located at the West end of famous Princess Street near to major hotels and Caledonian station. The city link and airport coach stop is directly opposite. Designed by professional architect and interior designer. High ceiling and lots of space with Indian and Bangladeshi artefacts on the wall and around. Azure blue subdued lighting and clean white linen give provides fine dining experience to the customers. Also matching designers cookeries, cutlery, glassware are used to create a memorable fine dining experience.
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