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Abida

Corstorphine · Indian
Excellent
5.3/6
10 Reviews

About Abida

A unique dining concept in Edinburgh, Abida serves some of the area’s best Thai and Indian dishes, all under one roof. Since its establishment in 2009, the restaurant has seen a rapid growth in popularity, quickly managing to become one of the city’s most popular destinations for a spicy and exotic dinner. You’ll find this standout Asian restaurant on St John’s Road in Corstorphine, just down the street from Gyle Public Park and a stone’s throw from South Gyle station.

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Address

Abida
295A St Johns Road, Corstorphine
Edinburgh EH127XF

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 2:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Chef's Choice

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Starters

Tod Mun Pla – Thai Fish Cake (medium)

Kafie fish, lime prawns served with salad and yellow sauce

Par Pia Jae – Spring Roll (medium)

Noodles, mixed vegetable stuffing and herbs served with salad and sweet chilli sauce

Tom Yum Soup – prawn or Chicken ( sour & spicy )

Lemon grass, galangal, lime leaves, prawns, tom yum paste
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Mains

Pathia

Specially cooked with oriental herbs and spices to achieve hot, sweet and sour flavour. Lightly fried onions in a thick sweet and sour sauce. A hot dish with a distinctive aroma

Rogan Josh

A delicately spices sauce, cooked with sweet pimentos, capsicums and tomatoes. An original authentic Indian dish with a great aroma. A very satisfying dish

Bhuna

A combination of special blend of spices, onion and tomatoes fried together to provide a dish of medium strength and rather dry consistency
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Desserts

ICE CREAM

TEA OR COFFEE

Further Information

To experience the best of two separate cultures at once, one mustn't go any further than Abida on Edinburgh’s St John’s Road. Providing a unique dining concept that’s unlike any other in Corstorphine, Abida sets the bar high for both Indian and Thai cuisine, and restaurateur Mr Minto Rehman intends to keep it that way. Abida even offers a private function room, perfect for your next celebration, that’s as beautifully decorated as the rest of the restaurant.

No matter whether you’re a spice fiend or you prefer your food on the milder side, Edinburgh’s Abida provides diners with an array of options that are sure to please. Indian delights like the tandoori chicken, aubergine & mushroom jalfrezi and the Lahore sabzi karahi can be found on the menu alongside Thai specialities such as vegetables with cashew nuts, Thai green curry with duck, lamb with Thai chilli basil or tom yum soup – mix and match your appetiser, main and dessert for a truly Asian-fusion meal. As one of Corstorphine’s most popular restaurants, Abida is known to pack out. Reserving ahead is highly recommended.

10 Abida Reviews

"Excellent"6/6
Kathryn S.10 days ago · 1 review

The food was delicious and served in perfectly sized potions. Great vibe in the restaurant, don't know why it's not busier! Very good value for money

"Excellent"6/6
imgSteve L.3 months ago · 3 reviews

This is the second time I've dined at this restaurant and was not disappointed. Comfortable, pleasant surroundings and music at an appropriate level to talk,our table of four had a great evening. The food is very good and the portion size of the dishes were just right. Our guests for the evening were equally impressed, so no hesitation in recommending this establishment.

"Excellent"6/6
Susan M.5 months ago · 2 reviews

Great menu, good service. Every visit is good.The restaurant is well situated in Corstorphine and appears to be popular. Prices are competitive and the food is to be recommended.

"Excellent"6/6
Janice W.5 months ago · 1 review

Food and service fantastic as usual. Nothing is too much trouble, great portions and food quality brilliant. Definitely recommend, will be back soon. Take away also 1st class.

"Excellent"6/6
imgSteve L.10 months ago · 3 reviews

This restaurant has been recommended to me several times and can say that that our visit lived up the hype. The restaurant is tastefully decorated, staff were helpful and friendly but most importantly, the food was great. Everything ordered was delicious and piping hot. Perfect. Loved the fact that the Balti dishes, which food was served in, had lids to retain heat too. Looking at the menu, I notice the prices are a little higher than usual but I, personally, don't mind paying a bit more for quality fare and the portions are quite generous too. Only minor gripe for our party of four, was the nice looking cutlery was a little awkward in use. No problem recommending this restaurant

"Great"5/6
imgBrigid W.7 months ago · 1 review

Lovely food and great value but very quiet, only 1 other table was filled in the restaurant. It's a shame as the range and quality of the food was great.

"Good"4/6
Joe W.2 months ago · 21 reviews

Unusual mix of Thai and Indian dishes, my preference was the tikka masala not so sure about my partners green curry it did not come close to aThai restraint so I would advise stick with Indian menu

"Good"4/6
june m.7 months ago · 1 review

The food was very good and a great variety of options on the menu - particularly enjoyed the starters. BYOB is a real bonus. The cost was very reasonable and the service good.

"Great"5/6
Hilary F.a year ago · 1 review

Very tasty food from vast menu, served by pleasant staff. There was no rush to leave so we spent the whole evening in the restaurant.

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