Gurkha Café and Restaurant
Indian and Nepalese
Set in the heart of Edinburgh, Gurkha Café and Restaurant brings a taste of Indian and Nepalese cuisine to this vibrant city. A firm favourite with locals, Gurkha has built up an excellent reputation for its authentic, delicious and beautifully presented dishes and the dedicated team ensures that every guest – whether a regular or first-time visitor – enjoys a relaxed and memorable dining experience.
Inside, the simple, tasteful decor creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere that provides a wonderful setting in which to enjoy mouth-watering fare. The menu is a veritable feast of dishes and the extensive selection ensures there’s a delicious option for every palate. To start, the delicately steamed momo dumplings are a popular choice: choose from fillings of chicken or spicy vegetables. Alternatively, if you prefer a traditional Indian favourite, sample the juicy chicken tikka, or share the tandoori mixed starter with your partner.
The selection of mains at Gurkha is impressively varied, too There’s a range of meat-based and vegetarian dishes on offer, many of which are cooked in the restaurant’s clay oven. For those craving something creamy and rich, there’s the mouth-watering butter chicken or the delicious vegetable korma, while spice-lovers adore the chilli garlic fish and the hot lamb madras – these go perfectly with a side of fluffy pilau rice or subtly sweet apricot naan bread.