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The Verandah Restaurant

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17 Dalry Road | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH11 2BQ, Scotland
+44 131 337 5828
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
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17:00 - 23:30
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very flavoursome and hot delicious food that I would recommend! Staff friendly. Only downside is decor and in need of a bit of a clean up

Thank Emma L
Worcester Park, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Four of us ate for dinner in this small restaurant. However we were the only customers all night. The food was very good although some of the dishes were rather on the milder side, they were still very tasty. Surprising that an English steak dish came with the trimmings and chips, was well received. The staff were friendly and we... More 

Thank Mike D
Livingston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was our second visit to this restaurant and we will keep going back as the food and service is wonderful. The restaurant was quite empty when we arrived but we were made to feel very welcome. We had pappadum and mushroom pakora to start with then rogan josh ,jalfreze, pillau rice and garlic nan along with a pint of... More 

Thank Thomas G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here last night. We had bought a groupon deal which allowed £20 worth of food for £10. Food was freshly prepared and very tasty and staff were attentive. Only negative was there was no music on in the background and we were the only 2 in the restaurant to begin with so there was a bit... More 

Thank RMC33
Edinburgh, Scotland
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had a lovely night with a large group of friends here. The restaurant had laid out a long oval table which meant we could all interact quite easily and share food etc so had a good feel to the place. There is an extensive menu to choose from and all fairly reasonably priced apart from one thing which unfortunately I... More 

Thank LAllan
Bangor, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

On a recent break in Edinburgh. We found ourselves in Haymarket, looking for something to eat. We called into The Verandah Indian Restaurant. The meal was fantastic. We had some poppadoms with chilli, & mango chutney to start. I had a mixed tandoori with nan bread and my friend had a chicken bhuna with pilau rice. The meals was fantastic... More 

Thank Ade B
Rajshahi City, Bangladesh
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I love my country food! Super cooking, but very costly... if they could give free salads with each meal.. that would be perfect

Thank athoynilima
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The title is not an exaggeration! I ate here opting for the tandori prawns (£14.95 for FOUR prawns) and the chana masalan (£4.25). Not only were their only FOUR prawns averaging £3.75 each, they were overcooked and dry as toast. Restaurant manager Hizal (not a nice man) initially stated this was the size of a standard order and feigned offence,... More 

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Verandah_Edinburgh, Manager at The Verandah Restaurant, responded to this review

In response to the above review, the order was made on the 13 Jan 17 via Deliveroo at 19:10 and Deliveroo driver left the restaurant at approx 19.45. We received a phone call from Deliveroo around 20.30 to tell us that the customer was not happy with the food portion. Shortly after reviewer called to complain about the delivery time... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I've had takeaway from the Verandah previously, and really liked their brinjal bhaji. I went for sit-in once, but the portions seemed much smaller, which was disappointing. I recently bought a Groupon deal. The deal page describes the fact that all dishes are "available for takeaway", and nowhere on the page or the fine print of the voucher did it... More 

Thank Eledinburgh
Verandah_Edinburgh, Manager at The Verandah Restaurant, responded to this review

Confused ........... Is the reviewer complaining about Groupon or the Restaurant ? After reading the review I am clear reviewer was told by the restaurant about the voucher and deal and this is something he/she should take it up with Groupon. PLEASE READ the fine prints I copied from Groupon page. The Fine Print Expires 4 months after purchase (excl.... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very friendly with good food. They made some good suggestions about what to order and were helpful in advising us about what we would like. We went on New Years Eve. Good experience

Thank Sarah12342013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Dalry Road | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH11 2BQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 337 5828
The Verandah has won the "BEST in SCOTLAND" by Pat Chapman's Cobra Good Curry Guide 2013.The Verandah offers the finest, authentic Bangladeshi & Indian cuisine in a stylish, comfortable setting, with high quality service and value for money that is second to none. Visited by Sir Cliff Richard, Clint Eastwood and many others.

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