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Nilgiri Spice

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Perfect location in Edinburgh
1. Perfect location in Edinburgh
"Visited twice in our stay in Edinburgh for the Festival "
Ian L
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2. Trying something new
2. Trying something new
"This restaurant specialises in South Indian food"
Thargon
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3. Hospitality at its finest!
3. Hospitality at its finest!
"Service is extremely friendly, courteous and second to none."
alfonzw
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here since I am staying in the Tollcross neighborhood. Gentlemen were helpful in menu choices and gracious. Chicken curry and naan very tasty.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank svjanis
nilgirispice, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Svjanis, Thank you for stopping by and trying our food. Glad you liked it. See you again. Regards,

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant specialises in South Indian food. I never realised how different this would be from the curry I buy in the Midlands. There is lots of fish and vegetarian choices, in fact they account for half the menu. The staff are very attentive and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Graham H
Manoj K, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review Tharogn. We are glad that you found the exact cuisine you were looking for. Your review is much appreciated. See you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have found it very difficult to find good South Indian food in Edinburgh and it was an absolute delight to find Nilgiri Spice that tasted almost identical to the food that my mum cooks at home in Kerala. I was delighted to find fairly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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nilgirispice, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lakshmi281, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad that you found our food "tasted like home". Exactly that is what we want to offer our guests in Edinburgh who may not have been discovered the most delicious side to the...More

Reviewed 19 February 2019 via mobile

Went to try out this place before a show at kings theatre. The service was very friendly and quick - the waiter knew what the vegan options were in the menu and double checked when in doubt. We had pakoras and potato croquets for starters...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mara N
nilgirispice, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mara N, We are absolutely delighted to know that we have met your exceptions when you chose to try a different cuisine in Edinburgh. As we always claim about our authenticity when it comes to food, such great reviews that support our claim means...More

Reviewed 4 February 2019

Nilgiri Spice specialises in South Indian cuisine and is serving up a delightful and interesting menu. The food was simply delicious and the service impeccable-friendly and attentive. We highly recommend the chef’s specials. Good wine list too. We will definitely be back very soon.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jennifer R
Quest791710, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for the kind words. I'm delighted to hear that you had such a great experience with us. I will definitely relay that message to the rest of my team.Feedback like this helps us constantly improve our customer experiences by knowing what...More

Reviewed 29 January 2019

We are delighted to give a wonderful review of Nilgiri which we discovered by chance on Sunday. We enjoyed a mixed starter platter with many items we hadn’t tried before, all delicious surprises. Main courses of lamb and king prawn were generous, exciting and mouth...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Quest791710, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

Dear Brothock, Thank you for your 5 star rating and fantastic review. We are glad that you had a great time whilst visiting our restaurant. Your honest thought on our food and service means a lot to us. Look forward to see you soon. Best...More

Reviewed 11 January 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed this super South Indian restaurant. The menu is compact with some really genuine South Indian food, which, if you aren’t familiar with, does have some differences to ‘normal’ Indian restaurant offerings. Absolutely loved the Masala Dosa, took me right back to my travels...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nan K
Quest791710, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Dear Nan K, Thank you for your 5 star rating and the loveliest review about your experience whilst dining in our restaurant. Glad that you found our food authentic and deliciously different from normal Indian cuisine widely available elsewhere. Look forward to your visit again....More

Reviewed 30 December 2018

This was our second visit in as many times in Edinburgh. The food selection is excellent, with a lot of Goan and southern Indian food on offer. We loved the Dosas (a plain one is the best), and got very useful advice from the staff....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Quest791710, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Dear A N, Thank you for your fabulous review about your whole experience at Nilgiri Spice. We really glad that you enjoyed the food and service from our team. Look forward to see you back in Edinbrugh soon. Best Regards Nilgiri Spice

Reviewed 30 November 2018

Found this lovely restaurant just around the corner from my hotel. Love Indian food and wasn't disappointed in here. Had the lamb Nilgiri made with 21 spices and you could taste every one of them.it is by far the tastiest Indian I have had. along...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Quest791710, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2018

Dear Sunny-jas, Thank you very much for your lovely comments and five star rating. We are glad that you had a great time whilst visiting our restaurant. Special thanks for recommending our restaurant to others as well. See you again. Regards, Manager.

Reviewed 28 November 2018

Staff very nice - the food is cooked well and the meat/seafood used is good quality but is cooked to a very different style to the party I was with were used to hence the 3 rating If you are adventurous then you will enjoy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Quest791710, Manager at Nilgiri Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thank you Martyn54 for your kind review. Although you rated us 3, it is indeed a positive comment for us because you stated that you found the food of quality and tasty with a different style and the service was good. That's what actually we...More

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Hi, Most of our dishes are gluten free except for some breads and starters. There are many suitable food to chose from the menu so welcome to Nilgiri Spice. Thanks Nilgiri Spice
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