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Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal
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17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
+44 131 663 9800
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to try itihaas for a change tonight, as usually we go to Bombay Spice in Bonnyrigg. Hugely disappointing meal. We started with the chicken pakora which were cold, dry and rubbery. Not sure if you're meant to get a sauce with them but a sauce was desperately lacking. My husband went for chicken saag and I had chicken badshahi,... More 

4 Thank Barrac10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at Ittihas on a regular basis but our recent visit will be our last. We booked a table for 2 on Hogmanay and granted the restaurant was busy but we were seated in the middle of the main restaurant, surrounded by several large dining parties. The volume of noise we were surrounded by made it completely impossible... More 

6 Thank K E
Rochester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner with my niece and everything was spot on. The food, wine & service could not be faulted. Just wish the portions were a bit smaller. So delicious I don't want to leave anything but it is a struggle!

1 Thank Janice T
Aberdeen, Scotland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This place is up there with Mother India (Glasgow) The Wee Curry Shop (Glasgow) and Mr Singhs (Glasgow)for the best curries in Scotland. Their awards are very much deserved. Im sitting here waiting impatiently for them to open at 5pm so I can call in for our dinner. We have never been dissapointed with our orders. The Meal Deal for... More 

1 Thank kt m
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Recommended by a friend, we ate out mid week. the haggis pakora was lovely. Hubby had the biryani and I had the lamb sag with naan. Recommend the rose zinfandel. Would eat here again if up in the area as there were so many lovely specials to choose from

1 Thank RDalli77
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

a excellent restaurant. The menu has indian classics as well as modern takes with local scottish ingredients

1 Thank Fiona B
Edinburgh, Indiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very slow service. Two hours from sitting to finishing basic two course meal. This impacted on rest of night. Cutlery dirty and had to ask for it to be replaced. There was no word of apology. Staff took payment for meal and assumed tip was included, not coming back to offer change and nobody thanked us for custom as we... More 

5 Thank ccarter007
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Been a several times always nice , one of the best in the area. Full of flavour and spice and alway great service as well.

2 Thank mtmck
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Food was very poor, could not get the steak cooked correct, they tried and twice they failed, the Lamb Madras was so spicy you could not put it in your mouth without burning your tongue, we have gone to Itihaas since it opened and have had many take away meals also, also go for Christmas dinner, however this experience was... More 

3 Thank pete1764
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly and attentive. The quality of the food, first class, and reasonably priced. Couldn't really fault the meal.

4 Thank Colm O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
A multi award-winning family managed Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant established in 1997. Open 7 days a week.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?