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) #824 of 1,863 Restaurants in Edinburgh €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian,
295A St. Johns Road, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland
+44 131 334 9998
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“nan” (7 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
295A St. Johns Road, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fantastic and the service attentative and very friendly. I will come back everytime I visit Edinburgh.

Thank HerbSherman
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This was the worst Indian meal I have ever had! I have ordered takeaways and visited this Indian since it opened and have never had a bad meal, however what I just received was nothing short of disgusting. There was no taste to any of...More

Thank ClarabellAEGON
Motiur M, Manager at Abida, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

We take your complain on board and again we do apologise regarding the meal you have received recently. We also have refunded your money. We offered you for a full replacement for your meal which you have declined.as the meal was brought back we wanted...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Nice environment but service was very very slow! Understaffed Food took ages to come out and we had some smaller children with us and it wasn't easy waiting as long as we did! Starters were amazing Mains were poor If I could of had two...More

1  Thank KarlandCathJohnson
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Group of six for an early evening meal. We each ordered individually and by and large the choices were excellent, but with the addition of rice and naan we really ended up with too much food! Food was very competent, although a couple in the...More

Thank Edbit
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious meal. Great bargain on the lunch time menu plus BYOB Recommend a visit and looking forward to going back for more tasty food

Thank Louise79G
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Served great food with a huge choice of vegetarian meals. The waiters weren't very friendly and we didn't feel welcome. However, the food more than made up for this.

Thank kerry h
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Saturday evening for an evening dinner. Pleasant atmosphere and very good food. We had all vegetarian dishes from the menu which had quite a good selection. The service was quite laid back and not rushed which suited us. The restaurant was...More

Thank hickmagp
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Ate here with some good friends, they live near there and we where invited by them. We arrived on time and where told that our table was not ready. There where empty covers so we all found that strange however we where seated within a...More

Thank chrizz66
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had been to Abida a few times to eat in and found it ok so thought a takeaway would be the same. How wrong we were. We had to wait an hour for food, even though they told us it would be ready in...More

Thank Susan0096
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice staff, decent food. Worth a visit or a takeaway. Freshly cooked and very tasty. Would recommend.

Thank Noeleen H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295A St. Johns Road, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 334 9998
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