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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%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (32 reviews)
“poppadoms” (19 reviews)
“lamb” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 23:00 Hours
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 645 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Pam N
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank mariea n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank HaggisBasher316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was recommended to us by a friend and it certainly lived up to their high praise . After experience it sme rather bland food in the far north of Scotland this was a welcome oasis of flavour . The service was friendly , helpful...More

Thank Locharburn1767
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant came recommended so went for lunch which was nice but nothing special. Service was OK but not great. Thought we'd give it a second chance so booked in for dinner but upon arrival they didn't have our booking. We waited about 20 mins...More

4  Thank Sara S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Met with colleagues and all went away praising both the quality or food and the service. Nothing too much trouble. Highly recommended.

Thank POD O
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The food was awesome. I had the lamb jafreezie (sp) and the chicken saag. Both were delicious and full of flavor. The staff were great and very accommodating, I had arrived earlier than normal opening time but they let me in and took care of...More

Thank Brian G
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Brian, thanks for a brilliant review! Glad to read your experience at Itihaas Indian restaurant was wonderful! Cheers

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Took my mother and other family members for her birthday lunch. It's been quite a while since we have been here but it still the best. Food is really tasty and well presented. Friendly staff also well presented. A couple of us had the buffet...More

Thank John R
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi John, thanks for the excellent review of your Itihaas experience! Your feedback comments have been noted. Cheers

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is oyr favourite Indian restaurant and we go there often as a couple or with friends or family. We celebrate birthdays and anniversaries there too. It's the only place we think of. The food is always fresh and tasty. The service is first class....More

Thank Gabrielle H
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hello Gabrielle, thank you for a wonderful review of Itihaas. It's always appreciated when our guests take time to leave feedback on their experience of our Indian restaurant. Cheers

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is my regular go to restaurant. Friendly staff and whether you sit in or take away the food is top quality. Regularly wins awards for its curries. Haggis pakoras are delicious. Check out the specialities.

Thank 31waynethomas
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hello Wayne, thank you for a wonderful review for Itihaas restaurant. 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, 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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 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 - 23:00
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
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.
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