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C$14 - C$35
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Indian, Street Food
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Reviewed today

Good place for traditional street foods. Rashmi was really kind and helpful, I would recommend if you want to try authentic street food of punjab.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great food & drink - the Mango lassi pale ale was a treat! Samosa chat & pakoras very tasty. Friendly service from Rashmi 😀

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed yesterday

Great Punjabi food along with great service and friendly people. Always worth a stop in Edinburgh if you can make your way there.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good food and vibe. Our server Vinayak was very good. Mango lassi was also good. Xoxoxoxooxoxoxooxxoxooxoxoxooxox

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was delicious! We had the chef’s choice Pakori and the Punjabi and butter chicken curries. The butter chicken curry was particularly delicious. Our server Rashmi was very friendly and provided helpful recommendations. Staff was also very efficient and it’s conveniently located off the...Royal Mile. Definitely a worthwhile lunch stopMore

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food - can recommend the chicken pakora, vegetable samosa chaat, spinach Dahl and lentil Dahl. The cocktails and IPA home brewed mango beer were lovely. Cameron our server and all the staff were very attentive. Excellent service, lovely decor, amazing food and drinks. Highly...recommend.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a terrific meal at the Pakora Bar. Loved the Punjabi lamb curry as well as the dhal and delicious pakoras. Service was outstanding. Brian and Cameron were both personable and attentive. Best meal we have had Scotland!

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food, good vegetarian selection with authentic flavours. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Our main server, Cameron was especially kind and attentive. Will definitely be back if we are in area again.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ive been to alot of indian restaurants, and this one stabds at the most. Best food and service ive had. Chicken pakora and the butter chicken are fantastic! Great value for what you get, food is fresh and hot. Service is perfect aswell. No complaints...at all!More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a place to eat, we happened upon the Pakora Bar on a rainy Friday evening. Even the miserable weather couldn't take the smile off this happy place! Staff were friendly and accommodating, happy to explain their menu and take our tourist questions amid...the great light and ambience within. The menu is limited, but diverse and not overly expensive, despite being so close to Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Our host provided a free sample of their new IPA beer, which was a tasty mango-flavoured delight. Wine was equally awesome, as was the Thistle Cross cider. Food was excellent, spiced to taste and the sundries couldn't have been better. Make sure you give these guys a shout if you are looking for this kind of dinner. As an added bonus, our host brought us a dessert not listed on the menu, and was possibly the highlight of the night. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, excellent service. The best Butter Chicken Curry ever. Thanks to Cameron for very positive and professional service 👍

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The chai(tea) was fantastic the pakoras were good but the main was horrendous talk about frozen bread and you will find it here. Even the Tesco's frozen naan is better than the ones we had here. We ordered 3 parathas all of them were under...cooked and were still sticky the main curries were nothing but pathetic and had a strong taste of the garam masalas(the bad one) the service was great the lady who served us was nice and generous enough to swap one of the naan breads as well. Won’t really recommend this place if you want anything but tea and pakoras.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing foood! One of the best authentic Indian places in the UK!!!! Should expand to more places in the UK. Rajma chawal is a must!

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely brilliant food, brilliant service, brilliant staff. That said, our waiter, Cameron, was a little talkative. But, like, a good kind of talkative. Like when you have an older relative get on a roll with story after story and you just sit there knowing they...are going on and on, but you're more than happy to hear them out. Cameron is that, he's good value. He's passionate about that Mango IPA beer, convinced me to have a pint and I'm not even a beer drinker. Enjoy yourself, enjoy the food, we'd definitely go back! Chicken Pakoras are delectable, get some!More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible food. Friendly staff who are lovely. Highly highly recommend!!!! Pakora and curry is the best we’ve had in Scotland!

Date of visit: June 2024
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The Pakora Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5