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La Piazza

97-99 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD, Scotland
+44 131 221 1150
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic bread” (32 reviews)
“tiramisu” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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97-99 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Called into la piazza tonight by chance as the restaurant i had planned to visit was closed. I ordered the carbonara and it was cooked perfectly. Service was quick and friendly, prices reasonable and it's next to the tram stop!

Thank Jess P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite frankly, this restaurant was the best Italian food experience I've had outside of Italy. The food was fantastic, and the service was friendly and attentive. To top it off, the prices were very reasonable. Although all five of us thought our meals exceptional, I...More

Thank Esh9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at La Piazza in Edinburgh. It was the first Italian restaurant we found in a week of traveling in Scotland. The atmosphere was friendly and the service excellent (our waitress was from Naples) and the food was excellent. My wife had orrichetti...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good authentic Italian restaurant ,a little cafe style but fresh well cooked food and attentive staff , special mention for Francesco who has an affinity with Napoli and gave us outstanding care and attention. Only critique was the prawn cocktail in filo pastry ,it...More

Thank RollerCoaster999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited La Piazza with a family group of three generations for a significant birthday meal out. The staff were faultless throughout and were very friendly and welcoming, particularly our main waiter, Francesco. I got the impression this friendliness was genuine and I saw it...More

Thank Ulsterpeej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in without a reservation on a Friday night and was still able to be served. We both had different pastas and they were both great. The food is clearly fresh, well presented and served with efficiency and a genuine smile. One of the pastas...More

Thank OzGobo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food from a large menu, lots of choice. We sat outside in the courtyard for a drink before dinner. We shared the mixed seafood platter to start followed by two Veal main courses, all very good. My wife finished with a Tiramisu which she...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Edinburgh many times throughout the year but hadn't tried this resteraunt even though we have passed it so often. Tried it this time following a recommendation - glad we did. The resteraunt is on Shandwick place, between Haymarket Railway station and Princess Street....More

Thank C5371VQjohnh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Italian food served by very friendly wait staff. Celebrated a birthday here on a trip to Edinburgh and had a memorable meal. Food was excellent - veal was very tender and properly cooked and the salmon dish was great. Wait staff insisted we have...More

Thank AlexandriaGrandDad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and wine, matched only by the friendliness and attentiveness of the staff. Definitely on our "must visit" list on any future trips to Edinburgh.

Thank EeeKay
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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97-99 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 221 1150
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La Piazza,the home of authentic Italian cuisine.We believe in offering traditional Italian cuisine,in a modern, relaxed atmosphere.Our broad menu offers something irresistible for everyone.Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner for twoor organising a party for your friends,our front of house team will ensurethat you have a memorable evening with excellent,friendly and attentive service.
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