Abida

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£25 and under
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The Abida is a restaurant that offers a wide variety of Indian and Thai delicacies, located at the west end of St. Johns Road in the Corstorphine area of Edinburgh. The restaurant is spacious, with modern decor and a warm ambience that makes it a wonderful choice for an evening out. The Abida restaurant was opened in 2009 by Mr. Minto Rehman. Since then, it has consistently provided Edinburgh residents with mouthwatering Indian and Thai food. Freshly made food prepared using locally sourced spices and ingredients are complemented by excellent services from the helpful staff. The restaurant was nominated by its customers in the 2015 Scottish Curry Awards alongside the best restaurants in Edinburgh. Make a booking today and savour delicious meals such as exotic Thai noodles, Thai fish cake, par pia jae [spring roll], Thai red curry and indian onion bhaji, chicken kebab, bhuna, korma and mushroom pakora.
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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first visit for a family get together and it was wonderful! Food was delicious, excellent range of choices, good value and the staff were friendly and attentive. Lovely atmosphere, comfortable and clean and we loved the pristine white table linen. Would highly recommend and definitely hope to go back when next in the area.

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EricaM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Delicious food, great service. Would certainly recommend. First visit and we were all very impressed with quality and value of food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is first class

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Deirdre
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service. We were a party of six and had requested the small function room and it was ideal. We could relax at eat and chat at our leisure and listen to the music. Service was excellent could not fault them

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KerryW
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Went for a family meal. All six food options were lovely. Nans and sides were tasty and well sized.

Some dishes were spicer than expected but still enjoyable.

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Deirdre
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and friendly service. My favourite place for a very tasty Indian meal. Choice of tapas and main menu. Good explanation at each dish with recommended side dishes. Good value for money. BYOB.
Very friendly staff

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SusanM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting on a Thursday evening meant that we could enjoy Tapas. Great selection and gave us a chance to taste different foods without wasting a complete meal.

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DavidM
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food good and varied- some of the best curries we have had in Edinburgh - a couple were surprisingly hot!

Service friendly ; but ambience on a Sunday night was a bit quiet - Plan to go back on a different day.

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RobertM
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2018
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our family of four had a lovely meal and relaxing evening at Abida. The food was delicious and BYOB was a bonus when eating out as a family. I would, and have, recommended to other people living nearby. We will be back.

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JIMMAC
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Accommodating management when increasing size of group booking.
Great selection of fine Indian and Thai food. Reasonably priced food and drinks.
Staff service extremely good throughout the evening.
Well worth making an effort to visit this establishment.

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AndreaW
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2017
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Ate here on a Tuesday night. There was only one other person dining so very quiet. Ordered form the Tapas style menu for the 4 of us. All of the curries that we tried were lovely. Well cooked lamb and chicken with a good range of spiciness. Would recommend the food. The chairs were rather uncomfortable though!

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, friendly staff, great environment, great choice of dishes and reasonably priced as well. I would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting a great curry - very enjoyable meal / evening...

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Ickle
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 2 April 2016
Overall4food5service4ambience2

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal in Abida, it was just such a shame that the restaurant seemed so empty. When we arrived at 7 there were a few other diners but I don't think anybody arrived after us and we were the only people left well before the end of our meal. I don't really understand why because we all loved it.

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Abida is rated 4.5 stars by 13 OpenTable diners.