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The Constitution

#709 of 1,824 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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48 Constitution Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH66RS, Scotland
+44 131 538 9374
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Turriff, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Went for a meal here which we had booked, the chairs were old and broken, the food took a long time to come after ordering as did the drinks. We ordered cocktails and they took ages to come and there wasn't a great amount of choice. The food came and was warm not hot, it tasted okay but wouldn't come... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Although Constitution has been recently redecorated, the food remains as bland as it was before the refurbishment --huge disapointment! Lack of flavour and makes you feel that the cook was in a hurry. I've tried their burger and their "vegetarian chilli" and was not impressed with any of them. I would recommend this place only for drinks.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Staff were really friendly and there's a nice atmosphere. However the food was average and not that warm when it arrived. Good value for money though!!

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Thank 08091995
edinburgh
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Booked a table for eight, for 7.30. Eventually after sitting for 30mins, had to ask for the menus, also had to ask for someone to take our order, although the waitress said they were busy and the food would be about 30-40 mins, we were watching the football so it didn't really matter. 9.15, almost an hour after we ordered,... More 

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Garstang, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visited with an itison deal for burger and beer and took our two kids as well. The kids had macaroni and it was lovely, we had a bleu it burger and a highland fling burger. Both were amazing, best burger I've ever had. Chips and coselaw really lovely too. We shared a starter of ribs and frickles. Never had... More 

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Thank ythmsn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Dan is an absolute legend. Looked after us from the moment we came in and provided an excellent commentary throughout the evening. Johnny is equally as humorous and gave a few anecdotes of the Edinburgh night life. An absolute must of a place to eat and drink in Leith.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Their full Scottish breakfast is fantastic! My dad had never tried haggis or blood pudding, but he loved it! The service is very good and their selection of beer is great.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Brilliant time celebrating our daughters 21st in the red room excellent service from the staff & buffet was fantastic would definitely recommend

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here for lunch countless times times and have never been able to complain about the food, it is always so nice and the prices are excellent. £5 for fish and chips and a drink from the lunch menu is a bargain. We also held a birthday meal here, where they shut off the entire restaurant seating area just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I chose the Red Room function suite for our Golden Wedding celebrations on Saturday last. This was our second choice as the first was unavailable and you always worry. There was no need to worry Jo and her staff were fantastic, the buffet excellent and good value for what was paid. Would definitely recommend for a small... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 17
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Constitution Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH66RS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 538 9374
Description
The Constitution is a fantastic Grill bistro-style casual Leith eatery.
Our menu is locally sourced and freshly created.

We have over 20 local craft ales and draught beers, an attractive wine list to choose from as well as a special cocktail menu.

The Red Room is our exclusive place for parties,intimate dining, birthday

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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?