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3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland
+44 131 221 1554
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by our Air BNB hostess. Would never have found this place otherwise as off the main tourist trail. Really great food in unfussy but authentic tapa s restaurant . Highlights were the Chargrilled Calimari and slow cooked pork Also great desserts including cheesecake and great ice cream.

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Thank 875Rich
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I booked a table for last Friday, I was advised that we'd have to be out by nine, which was absolutely fine. Unfortunately, we were having such a great evening, that we didn't notice the time until the waiter politely reminded us (as he put down our coffees) that we should be leaving. Now, I know that it was... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here for dinner early this week and was surprised by the good quality of the tapas. The food is fab however wine could have been better. The Spanish waitress (forgot her name) she was very good and friendly. Will be back!

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Thank MariaTma
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

You order a number of courses to share. Some courses are with inspiration from South Africa. Booking is a must

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Thank Conny T
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an evening meal here last night with my partner and was very impressed with the food and overall experience . Ordered 6 tapas in total for the two of us . 3 meat/fish and 3 veggie, all great. Favourite was either the chorizo or feta cheese wrapped in courgette. Gentleman serving us was very polite and attentive defo be... More 

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Thank Darren M
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is incredible! It was the best way to end our 2 week trip in Scotland and it was our favorite dinner of them all! My husband and I ordered 5 delicious tapas including the tasty croquettes and couldn't resist the torta llorona chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream dessert! Don't forget to order that even though it takes... More 

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Thank Rose K
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Indaba is incredible, one of the nicest tapas I've ever had. All the dishes didn't come out at once which for some that may bother but it meant we were able to appreciate each of them separately. There has been so much thought put into each dish. Such unique amazing flavour combinations. The chicken skewers were out of this world,... More 

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Thank Mona C
Edinburgh
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Food fabulous great choice been meaning to go for ages. Staff excellent. Best tapas in Edinburgh. Trio of desserts a must!

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Thank Karen M
Peebles, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Indaba is a tapas restaurant. It describes itself as being a mixture of Spanish, Venezuelan and South African cuisine. It doesn't look that special from the outside. It's on an unassuming side street and has a slightly garish blue and yellow sign. I wouldn't have been attracted to it if I hadn't first read the reviews online. Once inside, it's... More 

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Thank Craig H
Hereford, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Was recommended to this place as we stayed close by. Food was great, hard to choose a favorite. Service brilliant, friendly and informative. Off a side street, but well worth looking up for great Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 32
Cuisine
African, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace | Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9QJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 221 1554
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.

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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