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Omar Khayyam Indian Restaurant

#282 of 1,808 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
West End
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1 Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh EH12 5ED, Scotland
+44 131 225 2481
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First time both hubby and myself have been here. Was not let down we went in the afternoon and the staff could not do enough for us. The food was great I let them recommend something for me and it was delicious.will definitely go back.

1 Thank dre46
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arriving at a empty restaurant we came and were seated very quickly , popadoms where good, I ordered chicken madras and nan and my friend ordered the steak and that’s where the problem started it was the most disgusted dish I have ever had, the waiter was not willing to change the dish and charge us full price, The manage... More 

Thank Shuaib F
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband walked passed this in the daytime we went back of a night from outside it looked lovely when we entered the restaurant they welcomed us sat us down and brought some poppodoms they was fast with our drinks and the food didn't take long either the dishes were huge and the food was fresh and tasty I wish... More 

1 Thank Redtraceyy
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to eat a take away here before Xmas as we came for the Xmas market we come to visit 4 times a year we order chicken tikka massula no take at all poor rubbery chicken and my tray was half full and 5 small chunks of chicken not great value for money I ordered a shish kebab mild... More 

1 Thank sarah1971Cumbria
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant on few occasions and every time the food was great & with a varied choice on menu also service is very good they have a drink licence but your welcome to bring your own

1 Thank derek r
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went into Omar khayyams with 3 young children, whilst on holiday. The service was faultless, the staff were so professional but also super friendly , they looked after us and our children so well, they made whole experience so easy for us. Normally family friendly restaurants mean you compromise on food quality, bit this was not the case. The starter... More 

1 Thank Gerryarmour
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for a 3 course business lunch but as soon as the "manager" left we were put out after only two courses as the staff wanted to shut. The staff hoovered over us and swiped the pates from us if it looked like we had finished. I had to tell the waiter to leave my bowl alone. Horrible people... More 

2 Thank Punk R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Omar khayyams for a meal and wasn't impressed. The starter was Luke warm and they served it while we where still eating our poppadums. The main course came and there was hardly any chicken in it very small portion. The waitress couldn't wait to take the drinks off the table even tho there was still some beer in... More 

1 Thank john197711
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful New Year Family( 9) dinner at Omar Khayyam Restaurant. Excellent food as always and great service from all the staff. Thank you once again for a lovely time at your restaurant.

1 Thank PTB76BBT
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before but definitely worth another visit. Excellent friendly and helpful service. Food is excellent, I had the butter chicken with mushroom rice, hubby had king prawn tandoori, peshwari nan. Will be back.

2 Thank Wendy065Scotland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh EH12 5ED, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 2481

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

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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