Edinburgh is known for its top dining destinations and at Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant diners can indulge in some of the cities finest Nepalese cuisine. Alongside specialities from Nepal, you’ll find all of the time-honored Indian classics too, so no matter if you’re looking to try something different or you’re craving your favourite curry – there’s plenty of options on the menu here. The team behind Gurkha Restaurant pride themselves in using only the finest, freshest locally-sourced ingredients and you can really taste the difference in each and every mouthful. So whether you’re planning a cute date night, a get together with some friends and family or if you’re looking to impress – book a table at Gurkha Cafe and head on over to Cockburn Street in the Old Town for a real feast!
With its traditional decor and wooden beams creating a warm and intimate ambience, Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant in Edinburgh’s Old Town feels quite like a cosy Himalayan mountain hut. No trip to a Nepalese restaurant would be complete without trying Nepal’s most famous dish: momos (steamed dumplings filled with spiced chicken or mixed vegetables) and we recommend beginning your meal with some. Then move on to a flavoursome curry, like the lamb khutta (lamb leg cooked with traditional Nepalese herbs and served with rice) or Ghurka Cafe’s special chicken (roasted chicken prepared with chef’s blend of spices served with daal makhani).
As well as Nepalese dishes you’ll find some Indian favourites available Gurkha Restaurant, from korma to tikka masala, with plenty of options for vegetarians and seafood lovers too. You’ll find Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant conveniently located on Cockburn Street in the Old Town, close to Edinburgh Waverley train station as well as Princes Street, putting it in the perfect location for a feast after spending the day shopping or sightseeing. To avoid disappointment, book a table in advance!
Service was a bit slow, but then again, the restaurant was packed! Always a fab meal at Ghurka. Menu has been updated to include some new and fun items. This round there were 6 of us - we ordered 5 different appetizers - thought they were so yummy - we ordered them again - then dinner! Always look forward to returning when in Edinburgh.
Absolutely amazing food. Fab service. Thank you for a lovely night. We would definitely recommend this restaurant and would come back again in the future.
A great restaurant! We've been before and loved it but this visit was even better. The food was incredible but the best part is the atmosphere and service. Genuinely friendly staff but with just the right level of attentiveness really made our evening. Would go every week if we lived nearer!