Surgeons' Hall Museums
Housed in a grand Ionic temple designed by William Playfair in 1832, these three fascinating museums were originally established as...
Talbot Rice Gallery
This small art gallery has three exhibition spaces: the neoclassical Georgian Gallery, designed by William Playfair, houses a permanent...
Edinburgh University’s Old College is a neoclassical masterpiece designed by Robert Adam in 1789; today it is home to the university’s...
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
A beautifully restored art-deco theatre with a modern frontage, the Festival is the city's main venue for opera, dance and ballet, but...
Expect shared tables and disposable plates, but this is the place to go for cheap, authentic and delicious home-made curries, kebabs,...
7 Nicolson Sq · interesting places nearby
Kebab Mahal information
Sophisticated it ain’t, but this is the Holy Grail of kebab shops – quality shish kebab and tandoori dishes washed down with chilled lassi for around eight quid. It’s a basic cafeteria-style place with a stainless-steel counter and glaring fluorescent lights, but the menu is 100% halal and the kebabs and curries are authentic and delicious.