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The Orchard

#397 of 1,821 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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1-2 Howard Place, Edinburgh EH3 5JZ, Scotland
+44 131 550 0850
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly city pub with good choice of drinks and food. Lovely staff. Have been here half a dozen times in the past month and always a warm welcome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in here early one Saturday evening prior to a night out. It was recommended by my B&B. Although I hadn't booked, the friendly staff fitted me in and seated me in the quiet raised area by the window. Service was quick and friendly. I had one course only and opted for the pork belly. This was exceptional. The... More 

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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was brilliant. Staff where very friendly Sticky toffee pudding is a must. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Michelle S
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Edinburgh city centre so it was a bit of a walk to this restaurant, however it was well worth it. The quality of the food was amazing, everyone really enjoyed it and were still saying how good it was the next day! The only slight negative point was that there were only two vegetarian options (one... More 

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Thank Michelle D
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

My friends and I loved this pub. The service and atmosphere was outstanding, so friendly and happy to advise on food choices. The food is of a very high standard too.

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed across the street from The Orchard during our time in Edinburgh. On our first night we wanted to find something nearby since we were tired from traveling. We did not expect to find such a great place so close! We loved the ambiance, the friendly staff and, of course, the food! The steak pie was excellent. The sticky... More 

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Called in for a quick snack before heading to the Botanic Gardens. A quick summary, good food, pleasant staff, great service in a pub with relaxed atmosphere. This place has it all. The place itself is clean and well cared for and looks like it is used, not a place just to look at. A proper pub. When we walked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our lunch today. The steak pie was exceptional, the wine by the glass selection is interesting, unique and varied.

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Thank Derek Y
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

visited the orchard many times since my last review and must comment on the sunday roast, i have visited many times for the sunday lunch. the roast beef is of the highest quality and is the best i have eaten also must mention yorkshire pudding and the gravy are not to be missed.last but not least the staff could not... More 

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Haugesund, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a lovely spot, be it for a pint, a glass of wine ( they have a good variety of wines by the glass) or lunch/dinner. The food is restaurant standard, I especially recommend the cod with lentils, one of best fish dishes I´ve had in a long time. The staff are great; fulll of fun and banter, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Howard Place, Edinburgh EH3 5JZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 550 0850

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?