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The Pakora Bar

96 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, Scotland
+44 131 225 1115
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pakora” (104 reviews)
“curry” (32 reviews)
“spicy chips” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Healthy, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
96 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are first time there just listen host recommendations. Main meals are amazing and spicey. Deserts are below average, but i belive it was just bad day for deserts. Street food five stars 😊

Thank 560stjepan_
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I wanted to panneer, but just the plate they have with panneer was sold out, I made a special request for a Veg Curry with Panneer and there was no problem, they cooked it for me, the cook came out of the kitchen and put...More

Thank karlaKleinhans
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit and thankfully we timed it nicely to grab a seat. There is a great choice of food on the menu but we couldn’t come here without trying a selection of pakora. The quality of service matches the high standard of...More

Thank Adventures_of_Mike
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my must go to place in Edinburgh. I always have a chicken pakora wrap...which is amazing! Everything is cooked from scratch and the salad is the freshest you will get anywhere in this city. Standards are at a premium in this place, you...More

Thank babestheassasin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An amazing restaurant - great food and great service. We had the dhal and lamb curry with a naan bread. We've never tasted a naan bread like it!

Thank beccajackson28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best fish pakoras I’ve had! Being punjabi we were very happy with the spiciness and taste of them! Food and service were great! Definitely recommend paying a visit, will definitely be back again if we’re back in Edinburgh.

Thank lakhan323
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's not beat around the bush here: I am Scottish. I've seen more than my fair share of fried food. This is hands-down the best pakora I've had. The chips and samosas keep the standard high too. The guys behind the counter were great too....More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in Edinburgh, we fancied something a little different and seen the Pakora Bar wasn’t far from Princes Street. Didn’t know what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised. The venue is cosy and staff are very friendly and attentive. The food is lovely and...More

Thank Kelvin365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple restaurant offering tasty Indian food Curries are quite light, and not too spicy unless you ask for it

Thank Steven O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were expecting a traditional Indian restaurant so we’re quite surprised when we rocked up to find no more than a take away bar with a few bench tables in the front. They do serve a very limited selection of wine & beer. The food...More

Thank ExpatFoodie321
New Town
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of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
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July 27, 2017|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 1115
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