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Dil Se

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti
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7 Bridge Street, Kirkwall KW15 1HR, Scotland
+44 1856 875242
16:00 - 23:00
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited early doors on 01/03/17, mainly as a result of their website stating that they offered a number of special offer deals, including an early evening special offer menu. We were the first in, so we were quickly greeted and seated and presented with menus. No sign of the Special Deals emblazoned all over their website, so when I enquired... More 

Thank pownick2016
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I had a first date with a lovely lady , cinema then a meal , a nice curry i thought .Turned up at Dil Se at around 2030 sunday night , empty ! No greeting , just shown to a very scruffy table ( the chairs where yuccy and stained the table bare and chipped ) i changed my chair... More 

1 Thank northernnic2014
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Throughly enjoyed our meal here this evening, six of us all had different dishes and everyone enjoyed there meal, lovely tender lamb and chicken, nice staff. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank ork51
Qormi, Malta
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Been here numerous times and always been good. We came during the quiet week between Christmas and New Year. Arrived about 9.45pm and there were two other tables in. As usual the house wine supplied was better than stated on the menu. Food was very good although we were given a couple of things we didn't order (not charged). By... More 

Thank BBA2012
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

On a work trip to Orkney, I decided, on the basis of TA reviews, to eat here on my first night. It was a Tuesday in December so I was one of three diners in the restaurant. Unfortunately I seemed to ask questions which all resulted in the same negative answer: do you have wifi? Can you do me a... More 

Thank sunloverLanark
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you are a typical Scottish "curry" diner you will probably enjoy this slop. Ask for a Pathia, a Rogan Gosh, a Balti whatever, its the same gravy with the addition of a different spice or vegeable. This isn't curry how it should be and if you appreciate decent food then wait until you get back to Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester... More 

1 Thank Leon A
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered a large take away for two families food was good just a Shane the portion sizes were so small

Thank stupot1073
Daphne, AL
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I was looking forward to getting good Indian food at this restaurant (date: 12 October 2016). Was staying at nearby The Kirkwall Hotel so was convenient. I didn't want huge meal so ordered a glass of wine and a sampler appetizer. I was told that I had to get full meal as this was their policy and could not get... More 

Thank Ainslie54
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

It is allways nice to be able to have curry house that give you the opportunity savour the flavours form It is allways nice to be able to have curry house that give you the opportunity savour the flavours form India and Bangladesh ,,dilse gives you that in the heart of Kirkwall,and specifically food form the spice capital of India... More 

Thank Motosir A
Norwich, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My son is a enthusiastic fan of Indian food and had been looking forward to this for weeks. Neither of us were disappointed!

1 Thank Anthony B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Asian, Balti
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Bridge Street, Kirkwall KW15 1HR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 875242
Award Winning Restaurant. Recommended by the ‘Which? Good Food Guide 2011’ FOUR years running!! & “WINNER of Best Take Away in Taste of Orkney Food Awards 2007”. Our Executive Chef Moina Miah has cooked for Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and Actor/ Comedian Billy Connolly.Our diverse menu is packed full of flavours from North India and Bangladesh. Each dish is always thoughtfully prepared with locally sourced produce.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?