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Malvarosa

262 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 2AT, Scotland
+44 131 669 7711
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (40 reviews)
“tapas” (103 reviews)
“chorizo bread” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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262 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 2AT, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious tapas lunch served and cooked by Alvaro who despite working solo provided great food in a very cherry manner.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant for a late lunch we we're made very welcome b you the owner/chef. We decided to go for the 3 tapas per person with coffee for £12.30. Although there were only about 10 selections there was ample to...More

Thank Mickey M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is a nice neighbourhood restaurant. The tapas were very nice, tastes like home cooking and with lovely bread baked in-house. The wine is rough and over priced. All in all, though, it's a nice evening out and I'd go back.

1  Thank Rory D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Cozy place with friendly service, wines a bit overprices, the food is alternatively good: patatas bravas not very tasty, calameres good, good bread. will be back, but not on a special occasion

1  Thank giulia a
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We used to go here a lot when it first opened. The service and food was good, the owner and the female waitress attentive. We went there last Sunday. Terrible. Paper table cloth had stains as did the menus, the owner was barely civil on...More

1  Thank lieban
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We popped in for a quick bite. We had a couple of lovely tapas to start followed by a paella. It was delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening there.

Thank Tasjan
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My wife & I dropped in last minute. Restaurant accommodated us, the waitress was excellent as was the food. We enjoyed it so much we returned the following night. Would advise pre booking.

Thank j s
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The real deal in this restaurant is the Paella 🥘. Cooked with talent, art and professionalism. Other that that, including starters, sangria and service speed, all average. However, need to admit that the waitress was so friendly and tried to do her best..... Lunch time,...More

Thank Loay E
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great choice. Party menu recommended. Tapas fantastic. Great friendly service. The take away churros icing on the cake

Thank VDUUBYA
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Took a walk down Portobello for dinner but we weren't sure where to go so on reading the menu outside we decided to head in. We didn't have a reservation but were given a table and told it was reserved but we had an hour...More

1  Thank Nicola C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 2AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 669 7711
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Description
Friendly neighbourhood restaurant, serving delicious authentic tapas, paellas, sharing-boards,traditional homemade cakes and regional wines. Our selection of homemade breads are baked here every morning in the premises - you can even order them to enjoy at home, as with all our dishes. We are happy to organise group bookings, at-home 'tapas parties' and open-air paellas!
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