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202-204 High Street | Morayshire, Elgin IV30 1BA, Scotland (Formerly The Qismat Tandoori)
+44 1343 541461
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Fiancé took me here as a surprise valentines meal. We had always heard great reviews and were excited to try the food. For the price you pay, it is a disgrace. Not once were we asked how our meal was, or if we needed any refreshments. Two of the employees walked away while my partner was speaking. The korma... More 

3 Thank Nicolle C
Forres, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a take away from here recently, not a lover of spicy food so I had a mild curry with a flavoured rice it was absolutely delicious

1 Thank Gabz86
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular attendees to which can only be described as the best "curry house" around Elgin and maybe Moray. Food is always plentiful, so much so that we normally go home with left overs. Great tasteful menu and we've never had a bad meal! I even had my birthday lunch here. The lunch deals are extremely good value for... More 

Thank Antony G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I was meeting two friends with their 4 year old daughter at the Qismat on a Saturday at 12pm. Having left my hometown of Elgin over a decade ago, I calculated that it was likely I hadn't been a visitor to this restaurant since the 1990s! I now wish I'd visited prior to my recent meal, for all the right... More 

1 Thank stronglikeox
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

It was quiet so we cheekily asked if we could have lots of small dishes to share between us instead of ordering as normal and they brought us out a small banquet. had a lovely time with friends tasting the dishes and even asked for a final bowl of tarka dahl which they brought out at no extra charge! Will... More 

1 Thank Kirsteen M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Dinner and ordered take out from this restaurant. We enjoyed it so much and all our favourite food are served in this restaurant.

Thank ribkakaruniat
Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

110% the best Indians i've ever been to (sitting in and taking away).The service is excellent and everyone is well presented. The food is of a high standard clearly only the best is used. The buffet on a Monday night is good value for money as is everything else. worth a visit if your not local.

1 Thank Minstrel-T37
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

the service was very quick even though we were some of many people who all seemed to arrive at the same time. The chickpea curry I had was great but could have done with a tad more spice. the tandoori vegetable naan bread was absolutely delicious and my word the biggest I have ever seen in my life! Would definitely... More 

Thank Becky P
Dunoon, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went in late wondering if the restaurant was still open. I ordered prawn pathia and bhindi bhaji. I know not when the prawns were introduced to the sauce but they were not good friends. The bhindi bhaji was ghastly. One redeeming feature was the nan, very nice. My two companions dishes were not great either. I realise we went... More 

Thank WeeWinkieWillie
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal and was made very welcome and wasn't that expensive and will definitely be going back

Thank Charlie O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Pakistani, Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202-204 High Street | Morayshire, Elgin IV30 1BA, Scotland (Formerly The Qismat Tandoori)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 541461
Qismat is a busy licensed Indian restaurant, popular with locals and visitors to the area. Offering a wide choice of dishes, mainly curries and tandoori dishes, but also much more. We also have a special 3 course lunchtime menu available. Every Mondays we have a buffet available with 8 starters, 12 main courses and various desserts. We have been consistently serving freshly prepared food for 26 years, with a consistently high turnover of covers

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?