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.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm


295A St Johns Road, Corstorphine
Edinburgh EH127XF

Menu Highlights



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

More about Abida, Edinburgh

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.

15 Abida Reviews

15 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
George R.3 months ago · 1 review

Nice and quick with the food and service was good. Food was tasty and plenty of it. Staff are nice and friendly and has a nice atmosphere.

Peter J.8 months ago · 2 reviews

Excellent food and service in a comfortable and enjoyable environment, providing plenty of choice for all pallets with aa new menu offering along with traditional indian cuisine

Kathryn S.9 months 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