About us

Indaba Deli is the sister to Indaba restaurant. Situated at 17 Causewayside, by the East end of the Meadows, in the heart of Edinburgh’s historical Southside.

Indaba opened in 2010 in Tollcross, with the then couple (and now married) Begoña and Charlton (from Spain and South Africa respectively) at the helm. Since then, Indaba has been “Hitlisted” four times in the “Round the World ” category in  THE LIST Edinburgh & Glasgow Eating and Drinking Guide, and awarded TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” five years in a row.

Begoña’s friend Rosana recently returned to Edinburgh from Valencia, and the idea for a deli gained momentum. After a long search for a second outlet, we settled on 17 Causewayside on Edinburgh’s vibrant Southside, a short walk away from the Meadows, Edinburgh University and the Old Town.

Indaba Deli retains the ethos and atmosphere of the original Indaba restaurant, and indeed sells many of the products used in Indaba’s kitchen, along with a selection of Spanish and South African favourites for the cupboard and booze cabinet.

Charlton is rather fond of wine (and other non watery drinks); he has a predilection for full bodied reds, crisp whites and was weaned on spiced rum (so they say).

Actually, the booze selection here is quite serious – we offer value for money, everyday drinking wines and spirits, and for those who wish to indulge in something a little out of the ordinary, we should be able to fill that gap too. Remember though, Spain and South Africa will be the predominant countries represented at Indaba Deli, should you have a request for something not from there, please ask and we’ll see if we can assist.

Salud, Gesondheid, Cheers!