We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Itihaas

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
+44 131 663 9800
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (32 reviews)
“poppadoms” (21 reviews)
“lamb” (19 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (663)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 651 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a set Sunday menu. Variety was good, food was very tasty and plentiful. Staff were very pleasant, nothing was too much bother for them.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Care S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here on a number of occasions. I came in today for lunch. The place was not busy but that could have been the lull of post Christmas. Service was prompt but I have to admit the food did disappoint on this occasion....More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Mrslater
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A second visit to sample the Sunday banquet menu. The food as per usual was excellent and more than adequate for the average appetite. The service was generally very good but there was an elderly waiter who seemed to have very little English and quite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Papacha53
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Papacha53, thanks for taking time to write a review. Your feedback has been noted. Cheers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here today.First visit to this restaurant and the last One chicken starter and two chicken main dishes. I kid you not, lucky if there was a whole chicken breast used for the whole lunch. Three small pieces for the starter and my main...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank KR08DEC
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi KR08DEC, thanks for taking time to review us but we have to question your review as it is not a true representation of what we serve for lunch. Did you actually visit our restaurant?

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Every time we come here the food and service are great. I could not ask for more. The staff always say at the end i there is anything we did well or could do better with please let us know or leave a review. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Travelingfamiles123
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Hello Travelingfamiles123, thank you for taking time to write about your experience at Itihaas. Feedback is certainly useful for to see how we're doing. So glad to read we are reaching what aim to do! Thank you again! Cheers

Reviewed 14 November 2018

No matter what choice I make when I visit Itihaas the food is amazing and the service is excellent. I'm already looking forward to my next visit!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yvonnegillies
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Hello Yvonne, thank you for such wonderful comments on your experiences at Itihaas. It would be a pleasure to host your next visit! Cheers

Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

There's a good bustle of an evening and everything I've tasted has been excellent, rammed with delicate spiced flavour The staff are very engaging and everything arrives quickly

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BackPacker800547
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Hello BackPacker800547, thank you for your brilliant review of Itihaas! Much appreciated. Cheers

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Four of us went for a meal here last night. What can I say, it was an amazing evening. We each ordered different meals with extras and it was delicious. Beautifully presented and there was lots of it. Service starts as you enter the door....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pam N
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Hello Pam, many thanks for your excellent review of your experience at Itihaas. It is greatly appreciated you took time our to review us. Cheers

Reviewed 3 November 2018

First visit to this Indian restaurant as heard so much about it and was not disappointed food was fantastic, service excellent we were well looked after can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mariea n
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Hi Mariea, thank you for your wonderful review for Itihaas - always a pleasure - thanks!

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely proper Indian food, service was amazing too, will defiantly come back, enjoyed by all. The Sunday special is great value for money!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HaggisBasher316
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Hi HaggisBasher316, love the username! Many thanks for taking time out to review us. Thank you for the compliments for our Sunday Banquet menu which is certainly great value! Look forward to your next visit! CHeers!

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels
The County Hotel
146 reviews
.24 miles away
Melville Castle Hotel
1,101 reviews
.74 miles away
Premier Inn Edinburgh A7 (Dalkeith) Hotel
375 reviews
.94 miles away
Dalhousie Castle
1,696 reviews
2.24 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Bombay Lounge
582 reviews
.36 miles away
Anema & Core
78 reviews
.04 miles away
The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar
330 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Newbattle Abbey
22 reviews
.73 miles away
Rentamotorcycle.co.uk
12 reviews
.40 miles away
Dalkeith Country Park
17 reviews
.82 miles away
Dalkeith Corn Exchange Museum
13 reviews
.33 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Hairspray23
17 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Matin K | Property representative |
Yes! We are a family restaurant!
0
Votes
Megsandjazz
26 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Neil N | Reviewed this property |
As other reviewers have stated, open on a Saturday 17.00hrs 23.00hrs See their website for all opening times.
0
Votes
Davieboy1959
30 April 2015|
Answer
Response from Matin K | Property representative |
Hi davie Yes you can park at kwik- fit car park just behind the restaurant on croft street from 6 pm Thank you Regards Itihaas
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 9800
  • E-mail
Description
A multi award-winning family-managed Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant established in 2007. Open 7 days a week. Enjoy a Special Business Lunch Monday to Saturday between 12-2pm. On a Thursday, taste exclusive dishes from our Tapas menu. On Sunday, feast on a 3 course lunch from our Banquet menu. Takeaway available all week. Collection recommended on a Friday and Saturday to minimise wait times.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing