EDINBURGH

POPULATION : 477,660 approx (2010) The ethnic population is 4.1% of which 1.6% are from the Indian sub-continent. 

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Until the late 18th century, Edinburgh consisted, almost exclusively, of what is now known as the Old Town (the area where you'll find the Castle, Royal Mile and Grassmarket).

The world famous University was founded in 1583, setting in motion the city's educational and professional development. The Bank of Scotland was founded in 1695, the first of many new ventures that would see Edinburgh established as a leading financial capital by the end of the 20th century.

1707 saw the Act of Union, which joined Scotland and England together politically, and moved power from Edinburgh's old parliament to London's Westminster. With streets steeped in history and a thriving cultural scene, the City of Edinburgh offers the perfect balance between all things traditional and contemporary.

The UNESCO World Heritage Site at the heart of the city combines the medieval Old Town, the Georgian New Town and award winning modern architecture. Explore Edinburgh at your leisure, you’ll see views that make for perfect picture postcards, mysterious winding streets, elegant terraces and an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants.

The beautiful city of Edinburgh is an enchanting place for a spring and summer break. With a wonderful menu of events and festivals including the spring International Science Festival, the Film Festival and the Edinburgh Festivals including the Jazz, Book and Fringe - you’ll be spoilt for choice.

EDINBURGH CURRY SCENE PROFILE

Although Glasgow and Edinburgh are not very far apart in mileage they are very different in curry restaurants both in style and cuisine. Trip Advisor lists 1400 restaurants in Edinburgh 103 of which are Indian and Yell list 84. Choices range from the hugely popular Britannia Spice and Indian Cavalry Club to Kismot, Kebabish, Radhuni, Mithas, and Vinyasa to the branches of restaurants coming from Glasgow such as Mothers India.

TEAM TO REPRESENT EDINBURGH :

Four restaurants have been chosen with the help of your votes to represent Edinburgh for judging purposes.

Vote for your favourite city on votecity@fedrest.com

The team voted to represent Edinburgh 2016 is :

Mumbai Mansion 250 Morrison Street Edinburgh EH3 8DT Tel 0131 229 7173 www.themumbaimansion.com
Navahanya
Mother India's Cafe
Shezan