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295A Saint John's Road, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland
+44 131 334 9998
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (13 reviews)
“lamb dishes” (3 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
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Thai, Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
295A Saint John's Road, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for a meal - 2 adults and a 5 year old (who is partial to reasonably spicy food). For mains, we chose 4 tapas dishes, some naan and rice. Fantastic. All of us really enjoyed it. We enjoyed the mix and match, and...More

Thank Buzzaway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always like this place for a relaxing and chilled night out with good food and no pressure. Dress how you want and food is brilliant. Staff are really good.

Thank scottishtravellers96
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as we were staying in a hotel along the road and were looking for something last minute to eat in. The restaurant was quiet but that didn’t stop us! There were three of us and the service was very quick. Two...More

Thank Aliebali80
Motiur M, Manager at Abida, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. It was great pleasure to serve you and looking forward to see you again with friends and family. Team AbidA

Reviewed 3 January 2018

The service in this restaurant was excellent and the food delicious. We had the private room for a party of about 15 people which gave us privacy and also allowed an experience of karaoke as entertainment to follow the meal. We had a great laugh...More

Thank annemarie m
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Husband and I were down in Edinburgh for the weekend and chose this restaurant, we had booked a table but as there was rugby on we found it difficult to get a taxi so called to let them know we would be late, no problem....More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My thanks to Nur and the team at Abida for making my sons 21st birthday celebration so special. Everyone enjoyed their food and given the size of our party we were pleased that it was served to everyone at the same time. This restaurant is...More

Thank sharon_grant11
Motiur M, Manager at Abida, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you very much for your review and considering us to celebrate your special time. It was our great pleasure to entertain you on your precious moment. Looking forward to see you again. Team AbidA (Nur)

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered a delivery from Abida last week the delivery was about an hour late and it was very cold I don’t think I’ll be ordering again

1  Thank davidmurray065
Reviewed 30 September 2017

There ordering / delivery system is a joke. Ordered online at 7.38, said it would be here by 8.23. It is now 9.27 and the food hasn't even turned up. Phoned to complain and see where the delivery was and they said it would be...More

3  Thank marnott881
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Passed this place last night and decided to give it a try. Glad I did. The staff were friendly, place was clean and the food was excellent. Can’t fault it. Will definitely go back

Thank Billy2609
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This place is a gem in Edinburgh! We were slightly wary of this place due to its lower ranking. However, we are here during festival and desperate for a decent Indian meal away from the crowds, so we tried it. Let me say that not...More

Thank TravelD0ve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295A Saint John's Road, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 334 9998
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