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££ - £££Indian, Asian,
17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
+44 131 663 9800
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (31 reviews)
“poppadoms” (20 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 624 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant this week It's a well presented place to eat Beautiful set tables and good waiter service Food delicious we will definitely be back Thank you

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Had some friends coming for dinner mid week so decided to order a take-away so we could have a relaxed, buffet style meal. The folks at Itihaas were so helpful in advising on quantities and making suggestions for good dishes. What great choices - the...More

Thank ChelseaCat1
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello ChelseaCat1, thanks for the brilliant review and grateful to hear how much your party enjoyed our food! Look forward to you rnext visit/order! Cheers

Reviewed 6 May 2018

My wife and I had a wonderful meal at Itihaas Dalkeith. The food and service was excellent and I am very happy to recommend the restaurant to everyone

Thank Alan S
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alan, thank you for the brilliant review and it was a pleasure to host you. Cheers

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Amazing food, amazing service, beautiful restaurant. We have visited this restaurant for years and should have left a review sooner because it has never let us down.

Thank gath81
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello gath81, thank you for the excellent review and look forward to your next visit. Cheers

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Discussed in the attitude of the guy after he pleaded human error on behalf of the resturant. Then said dont use us ever again. 2 hours waited on my takeaway when estimated 1 hour. Once i contacted they said it was for collection not delivery...More

1  Thank Caroline S
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Caroline, Unfortunately this is not a complete picture of what happened. And you wanted the food for free when the mistake was from your side and not the restaurant. We tried to be helpful but your threatening behaviour and bullying was not acceptable. We...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for the first time last week. The staff were great amd really attentive. The food was out of this world. Will definately be going back. Would highly recommend. Well worth a try you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank Marjorie7474
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Marjorie, thank you for the brilliant review. Glad to read you really enjoyed our food and service at Itihaas! Cheers

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with my girlfriend and my parents after a trip to Edinburgh. Used to live locally to Dalkeith so knew there were some options for eating out but we tried Itihaas for the first time. We were blown away with the service from the staff...More

1  Thank Kelvin365
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Kelvin, thank you for the wonderful review. Look forward to your next visit. Cheers.

Reviewed 8 March 2018

We (the Leven Curry Club) visited this restaurant during February 2018. I had Chicken Puri as a starter and Garlic Chilli Chicken for main course along with a nan bread to soak up any sauce. I have to say these dishes were excellent and while...More

1  Thank Brian W
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Brian and the Leven Curry Club! Delighted to read the Curry Club enjoyed our dishes! Thanks for an excellent review. Hope to see you next time. Cheers

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here as a family of 3 with our 7 year old daughter. We bought far too much food, but it all sounded so good and was such good value for money that we couldn’t resist. Staff were lovely and we were made to feel...More

1  Thank juliaandadam123
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Julia & Adam, thank you for brilliant review. Much appreciated. Thank you.

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This continues to be a great restaurant. Out of all the Indian restaurants in this,area I keep going back to this one as the owners continue to support the local area -Rugby clubs etc benefit from this support. The food is good, not world class...More

1  Thank Mrslater
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Mr Slater, thank you for your review - much appreciated. Cheers

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Questions & Answers
17 November 2017|
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Response from Matin K | Property representative |
Yes! We are a family restaurant!
26 February 2016|
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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.
30 April 2015|
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
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
A multi award-winning family managed Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant established in 1997. Open 7 days a week.
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