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Taste of Italy

9 Baxter's Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AF, Scotland
+44 131 557 9998
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
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Italian, Pizza, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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9 Baxter's Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to for lunch wife works local so can meet there and have a great choice for lunch and the latte is to die for. Great as well if going to the playhouse theatre 🎭 2mins walk also have an ice cream 🍦 window...More

Thank Bob K
tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind and perfect review. Your custom is valued and appreciated. Please keep in mind we have a wonderful take away menu on offer in case you are in a hurry for your lunch. You can call ahead and have it waiting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food but was disappointed with the extra charges for toppings, had to pay an extra £6 Service great, got a table straight away which was good as was with my young daughter.More

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tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We offer a great selection/ range of pizzas and have the create your own as well. A create your own is not as economical as a set pizza but we always offer a choice. I hope you enjoyed the rest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Taste of Italy is quite decent food and reasonable prices — and exceptionally well prepared. The cooks/chefs there do a terrific job, and you can taste it! Service is good, it can get hectic at times. That all said, it is perfect for a quick...More

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tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fast and friendly Italian eatery serving excellent quality food made to order best decribes Taste of Italy. Thank you for your excellent review and for your custom. We appreciate both. Angela Crolla

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to eat out . Tasty food , great atmosphere and good service . I would definitely visit again .

Thank 187069Emma
tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Open from 8 till late Taste of Italy is perfectly located just a few steps from the Playhouse Theatre. We value your kind comments and your custom and we trust you will be back to eat with us again soon. Angela Crolla

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit didn't disappoint. Great service and can recommend the Omelettes as well as the the Eggs Benedict.

Thank TringTraveller
tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recommendations. We are very pleased that you enjoyed both experiences and appreciate you taking the time to review Taste of Italy. Angela Crolla

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff! We stopped in for a snack. Had great lime and pistachio cake and every coffee you could think of.More

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tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A much needed break from touring our city or coming down from the climb at Calton Hill, Taste of Italy is the perfect rest stop. We are open from 8 till late daily and offer an extensive take away menu as well! Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit as usual excellent food,great service and very good value Fantastic location and perfect when you want a quick dining event with the pleasure of really good choice in foods We started with bruschetta garnished with plenty of tomatoes,rocket and teased with ample balsamic...More

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tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We are pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your meal and service with us. Next time save room for a dessert as we have wonderful ice cream and a cheese cake of the day that is simply...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great but the waitress/waitre was a bit rude as we need to ask about the ingredient in the sandwich but they didn't really pay attention to it. I was there about lunch time.

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tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We apologise for this issue and we will be providing more training for our team to ensure that they fully understand all ingredients in our dishes. Angela Crolla

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a breakfast at Taste of Italy and everything was perfect. Fresh fruits, awesome coffee (good sizes too!) and delicious eggs benedict.More

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tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Open from 8 am, Taste of Italy is the perfect location to start your day. Freshly made Italian blend coffee and breakfast to go if you are in a hurry. We recommend sitting in and enjoying, as you did, one of special breakfasts on the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to like this place for its cheap and cheerful food before I became a vegan. Tripadvisor states that there are vegan options here, so we decided to give it a go as we were nearby. However the menu had no allergen / special...More

1  Thank Heleret R
tony c, Owner at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. It seems that the information given from our team lacked knowledge and we will be providing training to correct this issue. As we serve the majority of our dishes as pizza and pasta fresh to order, most pizza and pasta...More

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16 December 2015|
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Taste Of Italy do great GF pasta, which they're happy to use in the majority of their pasta dishes. Just ask on arrival, and they'll do it for you. The staff seem really switched on to allergens, so you should have a great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 14
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Baxter's Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 9998
Description
Taste of Italy is an all-day, casual dining café with a passion for authentic Italian food - from fantastic breakfasts and a great selection of light bites, to freshly prepared pizzas and pasta dishes, plus indulgent home-made cakes. Pop into Taste and discover food that is fresh, tasty and good value for money, served up in a friendly, relaxed environment.
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