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Sambuca Italian Restaurant

103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
+44 131 667 3307
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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“veal” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“scallopini” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Four of us ate here before walking to George Square for Jazz evening. Two of our number had a tasty pasta dish and two had meat - one chicken and the other veal. All the meals were hot and very tasty. Washed down with good...More

Thank 645evelynd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyable and authentic Italian experience. Enthusiastic Italian speaking Manager and waitress could not have been nicer and more helpful. With four picky teenagers there was plenty of choice and everything was fresh and tasty. The complimentary amaretti biscuits and Baileys were a nice surprise...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We booked here for our pre night marathon meal. We had Salmon Tagliatelle which was very creamy but needed more salmon. The dessert we wanted was not available but the ones we had were lovely.

Thank Lespez
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here with a friend and we shared a pizza and a portion of cannelloni. When the food came, the cannelloni was tiny with 4 pieces of pasta between the 2 of us. When I asked the manager about it saying it was a tiny...More

3  Thank We_hunter
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Authentic Italian restaurant with great food and excellent and friendly service. Will definitely go back.

Thank dugs27
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I have been to this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The food is authentically Italian, flavoursome and excellent. The wine is very good too. The service is excellent, reminding you of a good old restaurant in Italy. Generally a very enjoyable evening.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a restaurant we have been aware of for ages but for no good reason have only now got round to a visit and I wish we had come ages ago. It was simply wonderful. The minute we walked through the door we were...More

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Sambuca is a lovely wee intimate restaurant with attentive friendly staff and wonderful food. We have been a number of time and particularly enjoy the veal dishes. The house wine is also very good.

Thank Scarletmum
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Visited here with my wife. Had a superb tuna steak, cater well for vegetarians! Very friendly staff who are extremely attentive. We will be back!

Thank mjamieson004
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Came for a business lunch. Had to leave before even ordering. Not at all accommodating, especially for dietary requirements. Very cold all round.

Thank Calum S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 3307
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