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The Pakora Bar

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$25
CUISINES
Indian, Healthy, Street Food
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All-round fantastic. Accommodated our large group, gave a detailed explanation of the menu, came back to check if we were ready at basically the exact right time, AMAZING food, good prices, great service. Lovely place to be too. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was really good, the service was great. It was clear that the know a lot about the the food. In addition, the decor was also very well done. I highly recommend this place, if you love Indian food.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay but we've never had such bad service before. I had such high expectations of this place, it is safe to say they were quickly drowned. Owner was disrespectful and rude. Will not be returning and I'd certainly recommend giving this a wide...birth if I was you.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff, very quick service. The food is fantastic. Just a great atmosphere away from the hussle and bustle of Edinburgh's other restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited many different Indian restaurants in Edinburgh and The Pakora Bar, just blow them all out the water. The food is quirky, tasty and different, bring a new twist to real India street food and the hospitality was one of the best I've ever...experienced, making it a real delight to be there. This is a must for any foodie.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here can be good but the staff are so disorganised. I have been served the wrong food three times now, been over charged a couple of times, I am often left waiting to be served and despite the restaurant being empty I have...been told to wait outside (this is after all covid restrictions in Scotland have been lifted) in the cold for my take away to be taken out. Here's hoping they bring out the right order this time and at least I was charged the right amount today.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really disappointed with our visit today. We sat at a table outside for lunch however it appeared the restaurant was very understaffed. We were reassured on 3 occasions over 30 mins that someone would come to take our order however nobody ever came. We ended...up leaving and not ordering. Very disappointing as we had heard the food was very good here.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st visit to the new place, astounding food, 1st rate service and attention, just the best Thank you

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing place for a reasonably priced lunch. Food was excellent and our waitress was very polite and attentive. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 8, 2022 via mobile

We were served by the lovely Jas, who was warm and welcoming. The food was authentic tasting with good portion sizes and great value 👌 we're definitely going to be back during our stay in Edinburgh

Date of visit: April 2022
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Only the Chicken is Halal
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July 27, 2017|
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We would definitely recommend a reservation just to avoid disappointment upon arrival!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Pakora Bar

Yes, The Pakora Bar offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Pakora Bar is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Pakora Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5