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bar italia

100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
+44 131 228 6379
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (84 reviews)
“ice cream” (58 reviews)
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 667 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We bring friends and family here whenever they visit us. We arrived and drinks took nearly 20 minutes. There we're four of us and the service was so slow 2 hours beginning to end. For the first time ever food was mediocre. We will go...More

Thank Poops59
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here for the first time - and happy to say will be delighted to return. I was not so hungry so passed on a starter - although there were lots to tempt me. Lovely waiter - saw me and my husband to a nice...More

Thank WeeBasilRathbone
Reviewed 1 week ago

i went with friends last week and we had great food as always, theres always a friendly atmosphere. Ive been there a few times and will be going back again.

Thank lauracooper80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice little Italian restaurant not that far from the Royal Mile. Nothing pretentious ..... just good food in a comfortable environment. A decent though not extensive wine list and food served with fresh ingredients. You can't go wrong.

Thank ggcaiazzo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Italian restaurant, not exactly a bar. Good and honest good with a Nice italian atmosphere. Very friendly staff.

Thank Marcelo T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy, buzzing bustling trattoria, very helpful pleasant staff, nice ambiance, quite similar to one just closed near us in Terenure in Dublin, from the 1970-80s wave of restaurants. Food is fine, wines v good, good value. Only grumble was vongole clams were microscopic in a...More

Thank PeterADH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Edinburgh's finest Italian restaurant. Fantastic atmosphere,great service and fantastic food. Couple with us wanted slight change to risotto on the menu which the waiter obliged without hesitation and the award winning ice cream is class! Hazelnut and bubblegum was my personal favourite with many combinations...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was sure that the food would be delicious since the staff were Italain. I guess one should not be presumptuous. Unfortunately, my fresh pasta was overcooked and drowned in sauce. Also, the appetizer was not well seasoned and the tomatoes were not ripe. On...More

Thank Mtraveller16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After eating pub food for a week, we were looking for something different. Our hotel recommended this place. We ordered pizza and salad...the pizza was outstanding, just like authentic Italian pizza. The salad as also very good. You must try their award winning ice cream....More

Thank vacationhappy_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in and it seemed very busy, but the waiters we're very kind and even though we did not have reservations they still found us a table. The food and environment felt like you we're inside of a restaurant inside of Italy. The waiters...More

Thank Matteozk16
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 33 - US$ 41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 6379
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