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) #4 of 20 Restaurants in Dalkeith €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian,
17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
+44 131 663 9800
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“poppadoms” (22 reviews)
“curry” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 588 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have ordered from here for many years the best curry I have ever had and such courteous service. Not many places where the staff hold open a door for you but here they do.

Thank FmcG15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After eating here many times, we decided on sampling their takeaway menu - which you collect. As expected it was exceptionally good, if a little more expensive than competitors. I also got the impression that portion sizes were larger...

Thank ProfIan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely meal but service a bit awkward tonight. Restaurant was busy and we were about 15 minutes late being seated. A couple of different waiters came up and asked what drinks we wanted before the meal. Oops! Whose table was it meant to be. Took...More

Thank ImeldaRobertson001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was lucky enough that Itihaas agreed to deliver to me at Crossroads Cottage as we are a fair bit away. We ordered a mixture of lamb curries, starters and mushroom rice omg the food was amazing. If that's how good the carryout is we...More

Thank d_rowse
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your superb review I will pass your comments to the head chef No dought he will be very happy I Am so glad you have enjoyed your takeaway from itihaas please do come in to the restaurant for dinning in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food both tasty and hot, Full to the brim with change from £20. I will look forward to getting back to this place. Well done guys.

Thank Spockeyes1
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review we value and appreciate your feedback

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited here several times now and the food has been consistently good. Staff are friendly and the restaurant has a great atmosphere. We've never had a bad dish, but particular shout-outs for the green herb beef, chicken korma and prawn pathia. There's loads of...More

Thank crackertwo
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you sir your review is very much appreciated by my team I Am so glad you have liked the food itihaas is all about quality

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I was really impressed with the menu and the execution of the dishes. There were dishes I had not seen on the menu of other Indian restaurants and I thoroughly enjoyed everything I ate. I'd definitely recommend this if you like Indian food and want...More

Thank Garstar
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious. The staff were helpful and welcoming. The surroundings were nice. We will definitely return.

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I've alway raved about the food at the Itihaas, any any reviews I have done have always been 5 star, however I phoned in an order and was given approx time to collect, an hour. We collected the food and brought it home approx ten...More

2  Thank Blackbroon
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I Am so sorry please accept my sincere apologies (any complaints I deal with it inhouse when I know it first and given chance to rectify ) also I can't see any five star review from your good self on (trick advisor ) However thank...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Have recently visited Itihass and can highly recommend it. Chicken Thali was outstanding in taste and value. Treated well by Robert and Ronnie.

Thank Kay B
Matin K, Owner at Itihaas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your candid comments

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Questions & Answers
26 February 2016|
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Response from Neil N | Reviewed this property |
As other reviewers have stated, open on a Saturday 17.00hrs 23.00hrs See their website for all opening times.
30 April 2015|
Response from Matin K | Property representative |
Hi davie Yes you can park at kwik- fit car park just behind the restaurant on croft street from 6 pm Thank you Regards Itihaas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 - 19 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 9800
  • E-mail
A multi award-winning family managed Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant established in 1997. Open 7 days a week.
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