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££ - £££Indian, Asian,
29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
+44 131 667 0123
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (444 reviews)
“poppadoms” (89 reviews)
“pickle tray” (30 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here over the weekend, food was lovely and was brought promptly, request for extra well done naan was listened too & also waiting staff weren’t pushy about drinks. A jug of water was also brought without being asked. Family run restaurant you can really...More

1  Thank Bleaching
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first review I've ever written, but I was so impressed by the service, I had to share my experience! We went there for dinner and as a vegan, I was worried my options would be limited or poor. However, I was pleasantly...More

2  Thank despinahan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love eating at Kismot, everyone there really makes the effort to make you feel at home and one of the family. Made even better by the best curry and cuisine i ever did try :)

2  Thank Dale N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in here yesterday on a stag do and overall we have a good dinner. The food was very tasty and the theatre provided by the staff for the Killer Kismot Curry was very entertaining. Only downside was the time taken to be served dinner....More

2  Thank nlloyd007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came quite early for dinner (~5pm) and it was pretty quiet. We were greeted enthusiastically and the food we ordered (veggie haggis irn bruna and chicken tikka rogan josh) was absolutely delicious and pretty quick too. The killer salt chips were quite spicy - maybe...More

2  Thank Jemimah A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having been a regular customer while I lived in Edinburgh, it's high on my list of places to visit when I make it back to the city. I've always found the staff to be friendly and enthusiastic, particularly in the spectacle they put on when...More

1  Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing, ideal portion and fair pricing. The restaurant is clean and the service is excellent. Really has the friendly atmosphere and you can feel that the Ali family does everything for you. We will definitely be regulars here.

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We had a super meal here on a Friday night in early November. Though just a few minutes’ walk from the Royal Mile, you feel you’ve got away from the tourists here, which for us at least was a nice breather. A very friendly welcome...More

1  Thank rybblevalley
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

their menu is interesting and food is very well cooked although our rice was clearly microwaved. service is extremely unprofessional.

Thank fedraa2017
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Kismot on a cold evening in October. Booked a table and the waiter was expecting us. The place is comfortable and cosy. The waiter was extremely welcoming and told us to make ourselves at home which I think was very sweet. It is a...More

Thank Jessica B
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 0123
Wee Family run Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant.Mum and Dad cooking with the kids at the front of house.Bring your own bottle (no corkage charge, wine and beer only)Food cooked and served with alot of love and affection.Try our mums homestyle cooking chicken and lamb on the bone (what we have for dinner at home !) Dont forget the chocolate nan bread and other dishe's only available at our place my friends ! ! ! :)Open every day 4.30pm to 11.30pm
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