Passage to India When Amy from Edinburgh Foody dropped me a line asking whether I’d been to Passage to India, I went back with my views – that it was a pretty ordinary pre-theatre tourist trap – and was met with a firm rebuttal that it was nothing of the sort. Exterior The Edinburgh Foody …

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Punjabi Junction I was in need of a light dinner as I strode down Leith Walk towards a cocktail or two at Mamasan’s. Punjabi Junction soon presented itself as the ideal solution for the purpose.Exterior It had been back in the days when it was trading as Punjab’n De Rasoi that we’d last visited for …

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Kama Sutra Kama Sutra originally opened on Lothian Road but closed – the execrable Wildwood took over the space – and upped sticks to Drummond Street. They opened a few months back in the property that used to be B’Est, a rather misnamed French restaurant.Exterior Part of the Ashoka group of curry houses based across …

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Mughal’s Spice It was Tuesday night and there was beer to be sampled so Our Beer Man and I, after a little wander around a few Leith hotspots, picked up a takeaway and headed to my abode to mix hefeweizen with grapefruit juice in ways that would blow your mind.Exterior Our takeaway destination of choice …

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Bombay Spice Although I don’t claim total city-wide coverage, there are certain neighbourhoods where I reckon I know most places. However, I’ve clearly been walking past Bombay Spice on Duke Street for years without noticing it. I recently rectified that.Exterior It’s not a place that radiates welcoming vibes and further acquaintance with its interior confirmed …

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