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Curry Cafe

#992 of 1,806 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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30 Elm Row | Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AH, Scotland
+44 131 556 8435
12:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed, all the food tasted like it had been doused in curry powder. The korma and butter chicken tasted exactly the same, very spicy but not in a nice way it was just bland and hot. Very low quality meat, couldnt tell the difference between the chicken and the lamb it was that tough and chewy. naan breads were... More 

Thank RM T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great curry, was sweating so very hot but also sooooo tasty, great naan as well, chilli garlic chicken, so good, try it

Thank 699Gary699
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately couldn't place a simple order for takeaway, thought I had ordered only to be called back 3 times to confirm, last call 40mins later so I had to cancel and try else where. Not recommend.

Thank Robert L
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Whilst visiting Edinburgh as a family we decided to get a takeaway one evening. Curry Cafe didn't disappoint one bit, well maybe only the fact that I dont live closer so I can use it more! We got poppadoms and pickle tray and two starters between four. The pickle tray had very good helpings and all tasted fresh and very... More 

Thank Darthshearer
Cockburnspath, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

From the outside, the cafe looks like a takeaway place. It primarily is, however, having a sit in meal, is suprising. The food is freshly prepared and delicious. The service is great too. So don't "judge a book by it's cover" and book a table.

Thank Gabrielle H
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Been going here over six years and never had a bad meal once. Ordered a takeaway last week it was nothing like the same meals I always order. One tray of lamb curry had shredded lamb and one chunk of lamb, the other had 9. Usually both have 10 to 12 pieces with a thick sauce this was so runny... More 

Thank karen m
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

was looking for somewhere to have q quick bite to eat before a show at the playhouse theatre when I stumbled across this little take away come cafe, what a find one of the tastiest curry's I have ever had, chicken malayan and fried rice £11 with a diet coke not bad at all and the guys in the cafe... More 

Thank mrgusman
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is now my favourite place to eat curry in Leith, every time I come here to is have dinner with friends. The place is small though but with a very friendly service and a big menu full of chooses and a good price. I had try a different curry every time I go there and I've never been disappointed.... More 

Thank moonsky7
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The best takeaway meal I've ever had. Tasty food, plenty of it and good value. We will be back when next in Edinburgh. Thankyou Curry Cafe!

Thank Topratingfoodie
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had the deluxe set meal for two and it was a blast! The curries were delicious, the mango lassi so tasty and the atmosphere was lovely, lots of charachter, simple but amazing place! Will definitely be back again!

Thank Sara S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19
Indian, Asian, Pizza, Middle Eastern, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Elm Row | Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 8435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?