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“Great in every way”
Review of Indaba

Indaba
Ranked #26 of 2,460 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$19 - US$32
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: West End
Description: An unpretentious Tapas restaurant serving Tapas From Spain and South Africa. Yes, this is casual dining. Regret no under 5's. No Groups larger than 8.
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Great in every way”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

A very varied menu - we tried a bit from each section - meat, fish, vegetables/omelettes and the specials board. Each dish was delicious and the zebra from the specials was an unusual treat. The service was very friendly and attentive without being overbearing, which combined with the colourful, informal decor and sharing aspect of tapas made for a fun, sociable atmosphere.

  • Visited July 2014
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Exceptional”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

What as great blend of Spanish & South African flavors. WE always look for tapas restaurants when traveling and we are so glad we found Indaba! We loved the service, food, drink and ambiance. Our server brought over the menu board and explained what the specials were and roughly how many we would need. The chicken & apricot skewers were my favorite. We would definitely go back when in Edinburgh. A must if you enjoy a relaxed, no hurry experience.

  • Visited June 2014
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Awesome food and service”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I love Tapas, and Indaba has blown all other offerings in Edinburgh out the water. From the small things, being instantly greeted at the door and our water glasses never ran dry to the delicious homely food. Their normal menu offers a great selection, however the specials board delighted our taste buds. Every dish went down a treat and I would gladly go back/

Don't be fooled by the side street appearance, this place will not disappoint those looking for quality and variety.

  • Visited July 2014
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Granada, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great, great, great”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I liked the wine, I like the space, I liked the service and most of all I liked all the tapas. It was simply really good, one of the best places I've ever visited (while not being posh or excessively expensive).

  • Visited July 2014
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Bucks.
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fantastic variety of tapas”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Really good honest food, well priced and with a diverse range of ingredients - including ideas from South America and South Africa!! wonderfully diverse. Ambience is excellent - casual, friendly environment where the focus is on the food and wine - which also has good variety and good pricing.
Good for groups as well - very welcoming

Visited December 2013
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Thank Angela P
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