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Omar Khayyam Indian Restaurant

#319 of 1,807 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
West End
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1 Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh EH12 5ED, Scotland
+44 131 225 2481
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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West Lothian
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are frequent diners at the OK and love the food. No exception this time with great food, large portions and attentive service. On to my comment regarding the drinks. I ordered a pint of Kingfisher which is priced at £4.25 which is reasonable for Edinburgh restaurants. However I decided to order a half pint of Kingfisher later as I... More 

Thank chubandtricia
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy but great service. Make sure to book in advance but don't be late as you will have a long wait. Great food and service. I'll be back.

1 Thank domda64
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Maybe it was the time of day we were going or they need to advertise more. This place must be the best Indian restaurant that I have been to. The decor is fine dining and all the staff are dressed very smart. The service is very efficient, which will be good for the majority of people who want to eat... More 

1 Thank Michael L
Voghera, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely dishes And Fair prices. 4 dishes - Bread with oil (like pizza) - Rice per 2 with grilled vegetables - Chicken And yogurt yogurt sauce And a piece of pie for £42.

1 Thank lorenzo i
Scotland, United Kingdom
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1,151 reviews
518 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,462 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Near the Haymarket railway station, tram stop and many buses, it is easy to reach. Near to hotels in the Haymarket area. Can get very busy but the staff quickly clear tables which reduces any waiting time.

2 Thank Keith J
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked passed this restaurant and decided to give it a go. The staff were very helpful and even thought the restaurant was busy every table was being quickly served and well looked after. We had a starter and a main and the food was served quickly and well. Personally I found the food a little spicy but my husband said... More 

1 Thank cazdeano
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131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here for the final and once again had to visit Omar's. The food was plentiful, delicious and really hit the spot. The staff are so pleasant , nothing too much trouble. Saved the day too as my friend left behind her walking stick and they ran after us to give it to her! Can't praise highly enough and will be... More 

1 Thank MJM61
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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426 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with a friend for an evening curry. The restaurant was buzzing and consequently the atmosphere was good. Despite being busy, we were well looked after and our food came out quickly. We started with popadoms and I had a lamb bhuna to follow. All very tasty indeed and well prepared. Overall a pleasant evening, friendly staff and great food.... More 

1 Thank Joe B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant looked lovely inside HOWEVER, when we sat down at our table we were asked if we wanted poppadoms. I thought this was starters and i said for veg pakora, the waiter said this is just some nibbles for now. We had no menu or anything at this point so it seemed liked we were going to get some poppadoms... More 

Thank Pritpal K
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our first visit here... recommended by friends .... but I will be back! The food was lovely, the service was exceptional, and the cost was reasonable (I felt) We ate on a Friday evening, and although it was quiet when we arrived (6pm) it soon became very busy, and booking is definitely recommended. The menu is good and varied, and... More 

1 Thank Janet H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh EH12 5ED, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 2481

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

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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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