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Kama Sutra Edinburgh Indo Tapas Restaurant

16 Drummond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9TX, Scotland
+44 131 556 6040
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Drummond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9TX, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were wandering around Edinburgh in between Fringe shows and fancied a sit down meal. We saw the Kama Sutra down a side road and were interested by its claim to be an Indian tapas restaurant. The menu is not many small dishes but some...More

1  Thank SmileyBean
Reviewed yesterday

There were 5 of us looking for food and our friend's favourite place was full. We were doubtful about this place because of the strange name and that it was fairly empty, but we were ready to eat, so we went in. We shared a...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

9pm on a fringe Saturday night so we had to wait, 20 minutes or so later we were seated (next to Jason Manford no less), got some drinks and poppadoms (drinks ok, pops were greasy and lacked good chutneys etc ) "Tapas" mains were generally...More

Thank TheWifenI
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My reviews usually end with whether I would visit again or not. This one starts with a most definite yes! We arrived (unreserved) not long before closing time but the welcome we received was lovely, they were more than happy for us to be there...More

2  Thank MrLew99
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my first visit to the latest incarnation of the Kama Sutra as a tapas restaurant. The food was as outstanding as it was on Lothian Road, but the tapas style allows you to order more dishes and try out different things that you...More

2  Thank Gary F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here with some friends recently during a visit to the 'Fringe' Applying the Tapas idea to Indian food works really well, presenting the opportunity to try and share several dishes, all the food we had was excellent, freshly prepared and quickly served. It...More

2  Thank craghopper1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a meal and a sit down between Fringe shows we came upon this place. Once seated we felt a shudder of regret - Indian Tapas?? The waitress explained the menu very well and we relaxed a little, even ordering Mexican and Mediterranean dishes...More

1  Thank Hubblebub
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, great food - the chicken tikka masala is to die for. There are no table cloths and it is not fancy but it is clean, funky and great value for money. I am going back next week.

2  Thank Mreid77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Edinburgh isn't exactly short of good Indian restaurants, but this one is right up there with the best. We went there with our daughter to celebrate her passing her Highers, and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. I can't answer for the fusion food as we...More

3  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting in the the restaurant at the end of our meal and the bill has just arrived. All I can say is that for the superb quality of food and excellent service this is extremely well priced. The Indian tapas was superb and everyone in...More

Thank Nigelsabout
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Rachael N
25 January 2016|
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15min walk or take a bus number 2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Drummond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9TX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 6040
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Kama Sutra literally means aphorisms of love and encompasses all sensory pleasures, thus aromatic foods, seductive music, sensuous aromas and sultry surroundings all come within the Kama sphere.....welcome to the Kama Sutra.
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