South Indian restaurant serving delicious, good-value dishes, including vegan and gluten-free options, in a café-style setting.
A staple of South Indian cooking, the dosa is a pancake-like dish, light, crispy and simple in its consistency but highly versatile in terms of the ingredients, fillings and toppings that accompany it. Tanjore are the true kings of the dosa in Edinburgh, serving up everything from the traditional masala dosa, stuffed with seasoned potatoes, onions, spices and more, to the Tanjore special which features a mixed vegetable curry filling. Presented with sambar and a mix of chutneys, you can't go wrong with any of the options here; each one is just as rich and appealing as the next. But they also excel in the range of curries, like the Hyderabadi biryani or the spinach and lentil-infused keera curry. You can enjoy the benefits of no corkage charge if you choose to BYOB but if not, the drinks menu has some wonderful homemade lassis, milkshakes and specials like jiharthanda. To finish, desserts such as the traditional warming payasam or decadent banana dosai go down a real treat.
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Halal options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: South Indian classics
- Capacity: 40
- Largest group: 35
- Open since: June 2011
- BYOB: no charge corkage
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