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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Edinburgh’s best Indian restaurant. Been going for many years and every visit has been a treat. Real Indian food served by friendly, likeable staff. Cannot praise it enough.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the very best marinated tandoori chicken , full of flavour and perfectly juicy . My dad always brings me here with mom , he swears by Pataka when it comes to enjoying a great curry with a fantastic service . I guess we...will come here again soonMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve had illnesses and then Irene broke her wrist and has been miserable. Before that we had Christmas and New Year. So it’s been probably three months or more since we were here. Boy! How I’ve missed the ginger saag dhal. I had that. Irene...had a chicken dansak. We both had boiled rice and shared a fabulous peshwari naan. It was good to catch up with the guys and get the family news. The food was, always excellent and the service superb. It’s always a joy to visit Pataka.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner, Warm Welcome, Great atmosphere and Lovely food, Will return again, we can get Great indian food for Good price

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No table booked but no problem and all staff very welcoming. Ordered main course each, jalfrieza, hot and Kathmandu, mild. Very popular for takeaway also. Great service.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 15 March 2024

Lovely meal and a really nice atmosphere. Amazing curry as well as brilliant service from very kind staff members who make you feel very welcome.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 14 March 2024 via mobile

Another lovely dinner at Pataka. Food was great, good vegetarian and celiac options. Service outstanding. We will be back!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 12 March 2024

It was a lovely and busy atmosphere, came here with some friends and it was very affordable for the amount that we ordered.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 12 March 2024

A very nice atmosphere and friendly staff! I really enjoyed the food and would definitely recommend. Everything was very affordable and the portion sizes were just right.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 12 March 2024

I will be back. The food was amazing, the staff was amazing, atmosphere was amazing. Especially loved the warm towelettes at the end 🔥

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 12 March 2024

Went here with some friends. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We got a selection of dishes to share and the portion sizes were perfect.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 12 March 2024

All tastes good. This is the best Indian restaurant I ever come. I will recommend to my friends and enjoy a wonderful dinner.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024

Superb restaurant, wonderful selection of Indian cuisine and very attentive staff. Went for dinner before a show and service was first class.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 26 February 2024

Came in for a meal, the food was beautiful and there were brilliant vegetarian options! Great portion sizes (took the leftovers home to have tomorrow!). The service was attentive and staff were all lovely. The music was nice in the background and helped to create...a calm and amazing atmosphere. I will definitely be back!! :)More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 25 February 2024

The food at Pataka was delicous and all the waiters were very nice! If I come back to Edinburgh in the future I will definitely come back again for more.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Actually, I think you’d be better to phone them. Esme’s description is accurate but I think it’d be tricky for a wheelchair to negotiate the turn. 0131 668 1167. They are very helpful and honest. If they say it’ll be ok... More
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Yes, Pataka offers takeaway services.

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Pataka is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5