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The Pakora Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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US$4 - US$9
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Indian, Healthy, Street Food
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
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All reviews pakora lamb curry mango haggis wraps black pudding salad burger indian street food vegan options home made gluten free amazing food small place quick bite friendly service great lunch
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a tiny place, but was ideal for me to grab a quick dinner when on my own with work. The staff are so friendly and welcoming, and there's a lovely atmosphere with some decent music just a lovely vibe about the place. The food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Compass594698
Reviewed 4 days ago

Using a voucher we went for a curry lunch. Inside it was benches and tables nothing fancy but the restaurant was quite full. We did not know what to expect but were blown away with the friendly service and the quality of the food. It...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Scenic666131
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came in for lunch and found the food, staff, and ambiance to be terrific. It’s good value for money too and is right in Edinburgh city centre. I’d give it six stars if I could!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ulsterpeej
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wandered in to this tiny curry house on Hanover street looking for a spicy supper and it did not disappoint . We were greeted warmly and explanation given that the tables are shared as the seating is at long benches. We were lucky enough...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank spiderwiddas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a voucher for two curries but also bought the mixed pakoras - chose the haggis and black pudding - really tasty. We then had Punjabi chicken and lamb curries - both with rice - again very tasty. Only downside was the cost of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kathryndob
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked past a couple of times in our Edinburgh stay and promised ourselves a visit - very glad we did! Great ambience and Ismael and Mark are doing a great job. Food was lovely and obviously very popular with 'locals'. Give this place a try...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tracycymru
Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't sure whether to try this as its a tiny place that looked like a basic cafe, however the food is fantastic. It has a small menu but all that we tried,( a mixed pakora with sauces and a couple of different curries) was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank karen987650
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is fantastic. We often get pakora to take away after a night out. The options of pakora is great and the sauces to go with. The staff are always so friendly and obliging. Me and my boyfriend ate in on Saturday as...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank meggyrobo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small restaurant with limited seating but customer turnover is quick and even our party of 5 was accommodated quickly. The staff are friendly, welcoming and passionate about their wonderful little business and I couldn’t recommend it more highly. I asked for some advice about...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EmmaCoburn83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in a couple times now for a quick munch with friends. We ate a few different types of pakoras and they were all delicious. Mmm. Quick service and the chef / owner was very charming and enquired about our night and explained the food....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Only the Chicken is Halal
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Response from BenjiPC92 | Property representative |
We would definitely recommend a reservation just to avoid disappointment upon arrival!
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