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The Pakora Bar

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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$28
CUISINES
Indian, Healthy, Street Food
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Four in for dinner, ordered a wide selection of pakora, Dahl & Nan. Absolutely top notch food and sauces. A lovely wee place with outstanding staff, we'll be back! :)

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing experience and amazing food! Jay was very welcoming and great to talk too! Music was great inside as well!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I came up to Edinburgh last week to visit my daughter and she suggested we go for dinner at The Pakora Bar. I was excited to actually be inside a restaurant/cafe for the first time in months, and the waiter who came to serve us...made us feel really welcome. He took us through the menu, explaining some of the dishes, so that we were able to make our choices without over or under ordering. We chose to eat a vegetarian meal so that we could share everything. The pakoras are light, but filling and the curries are absolutely delicious, particularly the saag paneer and saag aloo. The dips which come with the pakoras are spicy, yet delicious. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. The restaurant is excellent value and I'll definitely make a bee line for it next time I come and visit!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked in expecting to be getting a takeaway and we ended up eating in. The food was amazing and really fairly priced. I had chicken pakora wrap and cheesy chips. It was really flavoursome without being too spicy. Get the mango chilli on the...side. It’s beautiful! The service was brilliant, even though they were run off their feet. They really made us feel valued. They talked to us and asked us why we were up, what sort of meal we were thinking of etc. I was really impressed with this place and would highly recommend it.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was so good, fresh and very tasty. Our server was friendly, helpful and fun. Shout out to Brian. 1st time visit but will be back 😍

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Food was so delicious and filling. Everything was made fresh and delivered roasting. Amazing customer service from Brian and Jay. Never a dull moment and Brian was very welcoming as soon as we reached the door. Will definelty visit again! Top restaurant in Edinburgh. #fae...glesga Mo & KaceyMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and polite service. Responsive to disabled customers needs. Good hygiene standards (by which I mean all looked clean and organised from what I could see and I did get to see the staff toilet). Good portion sizes for refuelling. Pakora was delicately fried without...being greasy, which is what you are after. I had the £5 meal deal on a quiet afternoon and it all went swimmingly so I could press on to my next appointment. Will be back for the £10 curry lunch deal at some point.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the amazing reviews we decide to try The service was amazing everything on the menu explained. The food was amazing and it blew the Covid cobwebs away. We will be back 👍🏻

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great lunch at the pakora bar. Brian and Mark were fantastic and all of the food was top notch - can’t be faulted on any front

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best pakora ever - fresh, crispy and delicious. Generous portions for a really reasonable price. Service was fab - the friendly staff really went the extra mile for us. Great work, Pakora Bar!

Date of visit: April 2021
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December 17, 2018|
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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 offers delivery 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