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6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
+44 131 478 6518
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“dosa” (37 reviews)
“curry” (31 reviews)
“thalis” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for a Friday night out. The food was fantastic. The dosa with lamb curry was so full of flavour and textures. It was a full house and tables were close together but the atmosphere was good. You can bring your own bottle of...More

Thank Heidiersnill
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good quality of food....Very nice south indian parota. But quantity is very less for the price!!! Also surprised that this restaurant only accepts CASH...hence carry cash!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here by luck after concert - the menu was really good, excellent dosa. No licence but I think you can BYO, although the tea was good. Very friendly service an great value. Will definitely come again when in Edinburgh.

Thank Rappeneau12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on a really busy weekday night and were lucky to be seated soon. We ordered the mini sambar idlis, potato bonds, Tanjore Special Dosai and Karaikudi Vegetable Curry. The food was authentic, perfect on spices, the dosa chutneys and sambar were also...More

Thank FieryArian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this restaurant while away for work, and as soon as I read the menu I knew I had to go in. I eat a lot of vegetarian indian food and am spoilt living in Manchester, but this place presented me with some...More

Thank mjs_manc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent proper authentic Indian restaurant. Comparable with Tharavadu in Leeds and Rice Boat in Cambridge. Cosy, unpretentious, good cheerful service. Prawn biryani and masala dosa both well cooked and tasty. Will definitely return when next in Edinburgh.

Thank C K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was craving for south Indian food and finally found this place. Had dosas, idlis and uttapams. Service was nice though a bit rushed as they were closing which is understandable but still. Reasonably priced. Definitely visitng multiple ti.es

Thank Mjos123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Want to warm up and transport yourself to somewhere much further south - Tanjore will do that for you. The food is superb - very authentically South Indian. Close your eyes and you will definitely be somewhere else - a trip to India without leaving...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Authentic, different South Indian food. Breads such as parrotta were fabulous, biranyi excellent, Kerala fish curry to die for. Dosas looked fabulous, and with a large Indian customer base when we were there says it all. Service was a bit slow, but forgotten when the...More

Thank howardeawilliams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with friends on their recommendation. The place is small but comfortable and is cash only. It is not fancy . It seems popular and a reservation is required. When the food arrived I understood why. Despite having little appetite on arrival the...More

Thank Peter R
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Helen R
5 October 2016|
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Response from Tanjore2011 | Property representative |
Sorry we do not provide take away or home delivery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 478 6518
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We are family run South Indian restaurant opened in the Old town of Edinburgh since 2011. We offer wide range of South Indian delicacies such as Idli, Dosai, Vadai, curries, Kothu Parotta, Biryani and etc. We have chosen the best of South Indian foods covered from various regions of South India, such as Chennai, Kerala, Mysore, Andhra and etc. Our chef has got 10+ years experience in South Indian cooking traveled and also worked in various parts of South India and South East Asia. Our commitment is to simply serve healthy and tasty food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere". We source our vegetables, Meat (Halal) and seafood locally and freshly delivered. Our commitment is to simply serve healthy and tasty food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We do not provide take away services. BYOB with no corkage charge. Non alcoholic drink from outside are not allowed. We take big bookings Monday to Thursday (Lunch and Dinner) and Friday to Sunday (Lunch).
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