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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Authentic Indian cooking in buzzing café setting

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At a glance

All day dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

Open since 2008 and boisterous Edinburgh sibling to the Glasgow mothership, this bustling Indian café is tucked away behind the university buildings but it’s well worth going off the beaten track for. With its mismatched furniture, unclothed tables and disposable napkins, it’s chaotic and unpretentious.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25–26 December and 1 January
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Dinner served until: 10.30
  • All day dining


  • Chef(s): Ajay Kumar Sharma

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Indian tapas
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 8
  • Wines by the glass: 8

Price guide

  • Service charge
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 3
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 110
  • Off-site parking available: NCP nearby

Getting here

100 metres from Royal Mile to south, near Royal Oak.

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Nearest train station

Edinburgh Waverly
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