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Royal Spice - CLOSED

3 Hunter Square | Royal Mile, Grass Markete, Edinburgh EH1 1QW, Scotland
+44 131 220 4448
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
20 Apr 2016
“This restaurant appears to have vanished”
31 Jan 2016
“Really great, friendly service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Hunter Square | Royal Mile, Grass Markete, Edinburgh EH1 1QW, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 446 reviews

Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Visiting Edinburgh for a bit of quality time and stumbled upon this gem of a restaurant just off the Royal Mile. Food was amazing!!!!! Definitely go back again.

1  Thank Jean N
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Just having a 3 day break to Edinburgh, for the Christmas markets, we weren't sure where to dine. We were visiting the Royal Mile Street of Light and on our way back passed this Indian restaurant where outside a waiter was offering pieces of chicken...More

3  Thank Barnyard166
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We enjoyed our last meal in Edinburgh at this delightful restaurant. The staff was extremely attentive and accommodating. We enjoyed a lengthy chat with the owner who is obviously very conscientious and maintains a high standard for his establishment. The food was delicious and there...More

1  Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Had an amazing meal here with friends, we ate here at the end of November 2015 on arrival it looked very small and not the usual decor to be found in Indian restaurants. They had a variety of menus available, we decided to try the...More

1  Thank barbara_shield
Reviewed 22 November 2015

We were walking by when a friendly welcoming man outside the restaurant offered us a pakora to try, the dipping sauce was very good, he also gave us a 10% off voucher so we decided to pop in for an evening meal. Upon entering and...More

1  Thank ALCBS
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Not the best place to eat Indian food in town. There's so many places this is an ok stop but there are way better places around. The food also too longer to get to us and we just ordered normal Indian food that is mostly...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Nice and spicy- and tasted delicious Meat was melt in your mouth tender. The deals are superb value (normally I find with offers in Indian restrains you get smaller portions- not here). Unfortunately they did bring out the wrong order (what they did bring was...More

Thank Cornflake180
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Reviewed this restaurant a year ago and thought the food was excellent. So on return visit to Edinburgh went back and think the food was even better!! Simply put, this is the very best curry house there is without doubt!!!

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We found this restaurant because of our gourmet card (25% off the bill). We've never been to Edinburgh before so have been going "pot luck" with our choices. This was definitely a winner though. The staff were welcoming and happy to make recommendations both on...More

1  Thank Louise S
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Excellent service with a smile and a laugh and great food! Compared to a recent visit to another restaurant and surpassed it!

1  Thank stephp39
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$47
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
14:30 - 23:00
14:30 - 23:00
14:30 - 23:00
14:30 - 23:00
14:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Hunter Square | Royal Mile, Grass Markete, Edinburgh EH1 1QW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 220 4448
  • E-mail
Royal Spice is located on the Royal Mile, Next to TRON church Edinburgh. It is about 5 minutes walk from grass market, 8 minutes walk from Edinburgh Castle, 5 minutes walk from Edinburgh Train Station, about 10 minutes walk from Parliament ad about5 minutes walk from Edinburgh museum. Royal Spice is closest Indian restaurant to Grass Market.
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