Restaurants, Indian

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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…

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…

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 Aroma 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…

Mother India's Café

3–5 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT

The Indian 'tapas' concept is here presented with such assurance that it is puzzling not to see it replicated in curry houses across the city. The menu consists of around 50 dishes, each at around a fiver, all about the size of a generous starter. Four…

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The Mosque Kitchen

31–33 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX

Whether the original Mosque Kitchen is actually here or by the Central Mosque a few streets away is largely immaterial. All that matters if you are meeting someone is that this is the one on Nicolson Square, and that Friday lunch starts late after…

Ashoka at the Quay

The Quay, Springfield Quay, Glasgow, G5 8NP

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Indian Gallery

450 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD

This modern tandoori restaurant offers mid-range dining on the busy main drag of Sauchiehall St. Sleek service meets Bhangra and Bollywood bling in an intimate but comfortable setting. Images featuring Bollywood stars and cultural icons adorn shiny…


126–130 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5RJ

Meandering down Easter Road, you could easily walk past the humble exterior of Rivage. But once inside, your senses are rewarded with alluring aromas from the tandoor oven, which is visible from the main dining room. Since opening in 2007, Rivage has…

Tuk Tuk

1 Leven Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9LH

Since opening in late 2012, Tuk Tuk has brought a dash of modern India to this corner of Tollcross. On offer is a westernised take on the Indian street food delivered in small bowls, saucepans and tin plates by Tuk Tuk wallahs dressed in black aprons…

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Lorne Hotel, 923 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G3 7TQ

Exposed brickwork and duct pipes give Bukharah an industrial feel that is complemented with contemporary furnishings, warm lighting and carefully positioned partitions that create an atmosphere more intimate than a space this size should. The…

Indian Lounge

129a Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DT

Variously known as The Indian Lounge, Tipu's Indian Lounge, or Tippoo Sahib (its previous moniker that lingers on menus and framed certificates on the walls), this stalwart of Rose Street has been serving up traditional curries and Punjabi specialities…


1 Canmore Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7NU

With close links to one of Edinburgh’s most admired Indian restaurant operations, Khushi’s has been on the dining landscape of Dunfermline’s town centre for nearly five years now. Decked out in sleek wood flooring and leather banquettes, with Indian…

The Spice Pavilion

3a1 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QG

Tucked into an unassuming New Town basement, one could be forgiven for thinking Spice Pavillion was just your typical neighbourhood Indian. But a look inside the restaurant will make you think again. Its elegant yet warm, welcoming surroundings make…

Alishan Tandoori

250 Battlefield Road, Glasgow, G42 9HU

A familiar spot in suburban Battlefield, Alishan Tandoori has been delighting locals for over 25 years. After passing between two huge fish tanks that keep takeaway customers largely out of view of the small dining space, diners can flick through pages…

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57 West Regent Street, Glasgow, G2 2AE

A spacious restaurant that offers good-value food in a more upmarket setting than the prices would suggest, Assam’s is conveniently located for office workers and shoppers to take advantage of its many special offers. It’s decorated in restful neutrals…


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…

Bay of Bengal

164 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QS

Situated slap bang in tourist central on the Royal Mile, Bay of Bengal is well placed to attract passing trade. Established in 1978, it has recently given itself a modern makeover, replacing its dark reds and Indian fabrics with turquoise flock…

Cinnamon Lounge

181 Twickenham Road, Isleworth, London, TW7 6AB

Cinnamon Lounge in Isleworth offers ethnic and progressive Indian cuisine, where traditional methods of Indian cooking, using fresh herbs, raw material and aromatic spices, are all subjected to an innovative gastronomic approach. The restaurant has…

Kama Sutra

105-109 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9AN

If you’re looking for a spot of nourishment in between hitting a couple of Lothian Road’s bars and pubs, then Kama Sutra may serve as your pit-stop. With a menu incorporating classic curries as well as slightly more unfamiliar dishes, there’s plenty…

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235 North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DL

The Koh-i-Noor is Glasgow’s oldest Indian restaurant. Celebrating its 50th birthday in 2014, its longevity is testament to a formula that clearly works, and it’s something they’re very proud of – a photocollage of famous visitors is displayed on the…

Masala Twist

192–194 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8SN

It shares the same apricot colour scheme and genial atmosphere as its sister establishment and, with an additional first-floor dining room, Masala Twist can easily accommodate a crowd. And while there’s no shortage of eating establishments on Byres…

Noor Takeaway

56 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9PS

Takeaway review Tucked into the student area of South Clerk Street, Noor offers a wide range of Indian and Pakistani dishes. Guaranteeing freshness and healthy ingredients on their website, these promises are delivered in their very palatable, if a…

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…

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…