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$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
+44 131 667 0123
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (411 reviews)
“naan” (107 reviews)
“pickle tray” (26 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Veg.Jalfrezi..was superyumm.hot n spicy, just like i wanted it.!! You made my day at edinburgh. What a lovely dinner!

1  Thank Ankita P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday evening: the restaurant is fool, service is fast and attentive, food very good. This is a Bangladeshi and Indian restaurant, starters and curries are very tasty and good, pilau rice just a bit bland and overcooked, portions generous and well-presented, the place casual and...More

1  Thank giulia a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is fantastic - traditional but not afraid to include their own unique twists! The staff are as friendly as I've ever encountered in any restaurant - they never seem rushed and don't shy away from friendly banter. The atmosphere was relaxed, not at...More

Thank Sc0z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my visit to kismot, the food was incredible, especially the Irn bruna! Naz and his family are so friendly and look after their customers very well. I'll be coming back every time I visit Edinburgh now.

1  Thank Tiffany J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to an empty restaurant and a super friendly guy (owners som) who seated us and was very attentive. The menu has some differences which we soon discovered when our food arrived. Tons of food with loads of flavour. Even the dipping sauces were...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was absolutely excellent - nothing to say. The portions are quite big as well, so very good value for the money ! (we actually ordered a bit too much for us but they let us take a doggy bag with all the left...More

1  Thank Sara M
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Family run restaurant with mum and dad in charge from the kitchens. BYOB and take any uneaten delights home with you actively encouraged. A mix of traditional and contemporary curries but whatever you choose you will get healthy portions, quality ingredients and a great tasting...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Kismot is probably my favourite Indian restaurant in old town Edinburgh. They have a good selection of curries categorized by taste on their menu so it's easy to narrow down your choices - which can be challanging sometimes in other Indian restaurants. They don't offer...More

1  Thank MrsKantor
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I went in search of curry and found Kismot, I really wanted Akbar’s but this is not Any worse for the wrong name And is worthy of its fame Akbar runs it and his food is tasty and hot.

3  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely family, really unique and delicious food! Will definitely make this our regular Indian curry place

1  Thank getmeonaplaaane
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 0123
Wee Family run Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant.Mum and Dad cooking with the kids at the front of house.Bring your own bottle (no corkage charge, wine and beer only)Food cooked and served with alot of love and affection.Try our mums homestyle cooking chicken and lamb on the bone (what we have for dinner at home !) Dont forget the chocolate nan bread and other dishe's only available at our place my friends ! ! ! :)Open every day 4.30pm to 11.30pm
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