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We will now be closed on Tuesdays
from 27th July

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about Itihaas


Itihaas is a word derived from Hindi referring to history. In Dalkeith, Midlothian – Itihaas is known as an award-winning Indian Restaurant. Due to its recognition, Itihaas also serves diners coming from Edinburgh and afar.


Delicious Dishes



Once you have made your choices it is then up to the staff of Itihaas restaurant to repay the compliment. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the experience of Itihaas and its Indian cuisine.

  • Lunch

    Currently not available

  • À La Carte

    Indian dishes to savour again and again.

  • Sunday Banquet

    Currently not available

  • Takeaway

    Call and Collect your dishes to take home.

Customer Favourites

Popular Indian Curry Dishes at Itihaas


Salmon Tikka

The finest Scottish Salmon marinated in spices, herbs and olive oil cooked in our Tandoor – served with an Indian touch.

Garlic Chilli Chicken

Chicken Kebabs cooked with fried green chillies, garlic and a variety of herbs and spices. A popular Indian curry with our local guests.

Tandoori Chicken

A quarter spring chicken marinated in yoghurt with delicate Indian herbs and spices, skewered and roasted in our Tandoor (clay oven).

Chicken Jalfrezie

A most popular Chicken curry dish cooked with fresh herbs and spices in a fairly hot sauce. Garnished with fried green pepper, diced onions and green chillies. Hot!

King Prawn on Puri

King prawns in a subtle Indian style sauce enhanced by fresh coriander on a bed of puffed fried bread and accompanied by green salad.

Achari Gosht

Tender pieces of marinated Lamb cooked in a tantalising pickle massalla, garnished with whole green chillies and fresh coriander. One amazing Indian curry!

Chicken Pakora

Lightly spiced minced chicken balls, shallow fried and served with salad and mint sauce. Recommended.

Ginger Murgh

A fairly hot, Chicken Kebab Indian dish cooked in a ginger sauce with lots of coriander.

Sabzi Pakora

An Indian cuisine classic. Deep fried balls of gram flour, onions, mixed vegetables and a variety of spices, served with special sauce.

King Prawn Tikka Massallam

An extravagant Indian curry dish. King Prawns cooked in a mild flavoured sauce with fresh herbs and spices.

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Recommended Meals


Experience new Indian dishes from our Recommended Meals feature.

We’ve put together several dish combinations for you to savour.



Rated 5 Stars on TripAdvisor

“Consistently great”


“I’ve only eaten in the restaurant once or twice but order take away from Itihaas every other week or so. I don’t consider any other place in our area, the food is always seriously great and clearly made with high-quality ingredients.”

Discover the Finest Indian Cuisine at Itihaas Restaurant

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