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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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21 - 30 of 620 reviews

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoed the food really tasty, hubby asked for a very hot vindaloo which he gt and he enjoyed. Service was friendly and helpful

1  Thank Fiona C
Matin K, General Manager at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Fiona, thank you for the excellent review. Glad to hear you both enjoyed it. Look forward to you and your brave husbands return! Cheers

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Both food and service was very good. Especially the butter chicken was good and it’s definitely a place I will visit again.

Thank frederikkehoffjessen
Matin K, General Manager at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Frederik, thank you for the great review! We really appreciate you taking the time to write about our restaurant. Thanks

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Visiting Dalkeith from Yorkshire where Indian restaurants are fantastic winning top awards, we weren't expecting to be impressed. I have to say we had the best curry we have ever tasted. My husband had lamb, tasty and very tender. I had mango chicken which was...More

1  Thank Pam B
Matin K, General Manager at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Pam, glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Itihaas! We always get compliments on our tender lamb as we really do source the best meat and poultry for our dishes! And thank you for rating us above Yorkshire restaurants - that's a huge...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

we had a table booked on saturday night at 8. Prime time for any restaurant. we received a warm welcome, and were seated straight away. service all night was 1st class, and the food was even better. the owner even found the time to chat...More

1  Thank scottish_chef99
Matin K, General Manager at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Scottish Chef99, thank you for the fantastic review! It's always appreciated to hear feedback like this. Hope to see you own your next visit. Cheers

Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had been advised by the wonderful owners of the Rathan House - a great B & B in Eskbank, Scotland, that if we wanted outstanding Indian meals, we should go to this restaurant - Itihaas. and they were right. The meals were fantastic, They...More

1  Thank gerryweb
Matin K, General Manager at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Wow! Thank you for the compliments! We do appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience. Please do visit if you return to Scotland!

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Lunch was different and delicious! The food was fresh and flavoursome. Staff friendly and attentive. Great atmosphere. Highly recommended and great value!

2  Thank Al123452014
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Slow start as we had booked a table we expected to get seated straight away wr had to wait approx 20mins brfore being seated but apart from that our food was delicious.

2  Thank Angela G
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Meals for 4 with Indian beers and a bottle of red wine. High quality food served in a timely manner. Attentive staff who didn't need asking twice for any small request. Noticed that other diners included Asians; an indication of quality IMO.

2  Thank tommacino
Reviewed 28 August 2017

one of the best Indian restaurants in Scotland. Food & service were excellent. Good value for money paid,

2  Thank _donelliot_dkh
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Went to Dalkeith to go to other restruant which was closed on a Monday so ended up in this one. Glad we did service was old fashioned polite and welcoming. Food was simply superb. It's a 60 mile round trip to get there but we...More

2  Thank colin b
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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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