Gurkha Restaurant Edinburgh?

#1
Afternoon guys does anybody know what the really good Gurkha restaurant in Edinburgh is called, because I'm in Edinburgh for a meeting in the castle next week and wanted to take my dad to it after! Is it the Gurkha Brigade on Leith Street?



Cheers Scotty
 
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Sounds excellent! the last time I was at the Castle it was the Gurkhas who were guarding the place, we were lucky enough to have a lad who had transferred from the Infantry to the Sappers and ended up in our Unit, he surprised us all by giving us a tour of the Castle and getting us into places the average tourist isn't allowed; it turned out he had been in the Pipes & Drums and showed us a picture of his former Unit on a wall in a Pub that was plastered in pics of the Pipes & Drums Platoons down the years, just down the road from the castle car park. Edinburgh, and especially the Castle, is a great place for anyone to visit if you have never been there before.
 

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#5
gawanga said:
There's a good one on the Lothian Road and one near haymarket that I have passed and skeked in the window, looks nice.
The Khukuri on West Maitland Street (just off Shandwick Place). I've only been in once but it was fantastic.
 
#6
Having looked into this a wee bit now it seems there are about 10 different Gurkha/Nepalese restaurants in Edinburgh, but thanks for all the replies so far!

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dundeeulster said:
Afternoon guys does anybody know what the really good Gurkha restaurant in Edinburgh is called, because I'm in Edinburgh for a meeting in the castle next week and wanted to take my dad to it after! Is it the Gurkha Brigade on Leith Street?



Cheers Scotty
Nearly. Gurkha Brigade is at the top of Leith Walk (Antigua Street). Never been in but friends have and most love it.
 
#8
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gawanga said:
The Khukuri on West Maitland Street (just off Shandwick Place). I've only been in once but it was fantastic.
I go to this one every time I am in Edinburgh and can strongly recommend it. Try the salmon (Khukuri Sun Koshi Machha). Also the Haymarket pub is just arond the corner for afters.

Full details at:

http://www.thekhukuri.co.uk/
 
#9
Yep...

Having made an extensive study of the subject... 8)

The Khukuri is THE one.. :hungry:

(I know some of the lads that work there)

Namaste!
 
#10
The one on Moringside Road is called "The Gurkha" and I can also heartily recommend it as my friends and I used to go there almost weekly last year for Friday or Saturday night dinners. Possibly a bit far out for you if you're going to be at The Castle, though.
 
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Thers is one just down the road from the Holiday Inn Express and across the road from the playhouse
 

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