Restaurants, Indian

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Sonar Gao

191 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LQ

Since opening its doors in 2004, this family-run Bangladeshi restaurant’s fame has slowly spread from its Leith base to the further reaches of the city, and it is now consistently touted among the capital’s top takeaways. Offering an eye-watering…


15 North St Andrew Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1HJ

No longer obscured by the once seemingly never-ending tram works, Zest, among other local businesses, has reappeared into sight at the top of Dublin Street. With its high-backed chairs and white linen tablecloths, this restaurant offers a peaceful and…

Cook and Indi's World Buffet

410 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD

Glasgow's love affair with buffet-style dining is boundless, and it has found the ultimate mistress at this popular buffet-orama in the midst of Sauchiehall's staggering nightlife district. In the premises formerly Slumdog, Cook and Indi have managed to…

Golden Star

100 Balloch Road, Balloch, G83 8SR

Set in the heart of Balloch on the shores of Loch Lomond, Golden Star is a well-established local restaurant with a spicy line in curries and other Indian favourites. This unstuffy eatery serves an aromatic assortment of familiar dishes such as chicken…


218 Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware, London, HA8 0AP

North West London welcomes a heart and soul-warming addition to its portfolio of family and social-oriented eateries as Indian fusion restaurant, Flavours, opens its doors in Edgware. With its décor matching its fusion style food, each area of the…

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Mother India

28 Westminster Terrace, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G3 7RU

After a decade and a half, having spawned a dynasty stretching to the East Coast, the original Mother India is the Chesterfield sofa of the local curry scene – well worn and a bit battered round the edges but still a much loved and sought after piece of…

The Original Mosque Kitchen and Café

Edinburgh Central Mosque, 50 Potterrow, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT

Debates over its actual ‘Originality’ rage on, with the (unconnected) Mosque Kitchen over the road claiming copyright, but the Original Mosque Kitchen remains a popular spot, still resolutely lo-fi, ladling curries from school dinner drums on to paper…

Punjabi Junction

122–124 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5DT

Set up by the Sikh Sanjog charity and staffed by volunteers, Punjabi Junction has a 'down home' simplicity that Leithers are happy to lay claim to. The interior has an endearing blue and orange railway theme and the menu is succinct and full of…

Ashoka at the Quay

The Quay, Springfield Quay, Glasgow, G5 8NP

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The Den at Dining In with Mother India

1347 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AD

The bistro-like ambience of The Den relaxes and intrigues while the thoughtfully selective menu reassures the discerning diner that this is no mere Indian takeaway sit-in. Dishes are tantalisingly described by their ingredients. A range of fresh fish…

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10 Antigua Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3NH

If at first glance you thought the stylish interior of Khushi’s restaurant, with its warm, vibrantly coloured patterns stencilled on to muted grey walls, seemed a little modern to belong to Edinburgh’s oldest Indian dining establishment then you may be…

The Prince Balti House

11/12 Seafield Road East, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1EB

Spice Quarter - Leeds

2 Millennium Square, West Yorkshire, Leeds, LS2 3AD

Billed as 'the ultimate buffet', Spice Quarter brings four different cuisines together to create a new concept in dining out. Located in the Electric Press Building in central Leeds, the restaurant offers diners a choice of more than 100 dishes from…


7 Church Street, Glasgow, G11 5JP

Dining at Balbir’s is a sumptuous experience. The large elegantly designed space creates an immediate sense of well-being while the interesting, reasonably priced wine list and well-stocked bar ensure that all tastes are catered for. Negotiating the…


4–8 Lochrin Buildings, Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9NB

Downhill from Bruntsfield Links, between the Cameo and the King’s Theatre, Iman’s claims to offer ‘a true taste of Punjab’. This is backed up with 'Mum’s home cooked specials' – eight desi saag, (traditional spinach, potato and fenugreek) dishes…

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2/3 St Patrick's Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9EZ

Vegetarian dining can be a minefield of narrow and samey choices. Not the case at Kalpna, whose menu declares a dedication to the pleasures of Indian vegetarian food. The interior is curiously decorated with mirrored mosaics and plaster relief under…

Kebabish Grill

323–325 Victoria Road, Glasgow, G42 7SA

Kebabish Grill’s lime green neon sign has been a landmark on Victoria Road for almost ten years, and its enduring popularity with its primarily Asian clientele is easy to understand. On entering the cheery, well-lit restaurant you first pass a huge…

Rawalpindi Tandoori

321 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3HW

Turn your back on Sauchiehall Street and you could be in a good Indian restaurant anywhere from Jakarta to Singapore to Bradford to Glasgow. A Bollywood video is screening, the service is impeccable with iced water and sparkling white-linen napkins on…

Royal Spice

3 Hunter Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1QW

Royal Spice is a welcoming, family-run restaurant in the Royal Mile area of Edinburgh. We serve up wholesome, traditional Punjabi home cooked meals, and our menu includes all your favourite dishes plus a few unique Royal Specials. We also guarantee to…


2 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5JY

It’s almost a running joke when someone new sets up at this jinxed venue at the bottom of Byres Road. Nothing ever lasts it seems – even the clout of Tony Macaroni couldn’t maintain operations recently for more than a few months. Nearby Tribeca ’s…

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Bengal Cuisine

12 Brick Lane, London, E1 6RF

Family-run Bengal Cuisine is a colourful, popular restaurant in the heart of Brick Lane serving authentic home-style Bengali cooking. Fish is central to the traditional menu, with the kitchen's signature fish tikka curry particularly acclaimed. Minimal…


45 St Patrick's Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9ET

Entering Bindi you are met with welcoming smiles and a pleasing waft of incense and spices. Charismatic owner/chef/host Bindiya Kanani has created something special here: a marriage of vegetarian East African and Indian flavours that draws on family…

Café India

29 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1LH

Since it opened in 1987 Café India has had mixed fortunes, thriving in Charing Cross before it burned down, moved across town and suffered a revolving ‘under new management’ sign over the door. In October the original owner bought it back so technically…


22-24 King Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5AX

Smart, contemporary Kury is a stylish Indian restaurant in the centre of Aberdeen next to the Castlegate. An extensive array of regional à la carte dishes is served in the intimate restaurant, decorated with curvy tub chairs and comfy banquettes, while…

Mint Leaf Restaurant & Bar

4 Suffolk Place, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HX

Darkly seductive, Mint Leaf has a sophisticated take on the traditional Indian restaurant experience. The dramatic interior, full of rich colours, low lighting and intimate nooks, is a haven for those seeking privacy with their meal. The food displays a…