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) #59 of 1,811 Restaurants in Edinburgh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Mediterranean, European
73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
+44 131 558 9156
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Asti was a recommendation from our hotel receptionist based on her experience. She was right. It's good! We both had the Arancino from the specials to start. Very good. Squidgy mozzarella and yummy tomato sauce. I had the tuna salad for main. Excellent. Served medium....More

Thank Tmbwarwickshire_12
Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked late in the day and the restaurant were able to accomodate us. Main courses were very enjoyable. Desserts a bit disappointing.

Thank Holidayaddict67
Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter booked this place for myself and my wife before we went to see a show at the playhouse. The seating area isn't very big so may be a bit of a squash if it's sold out but the service was great and the...More

Thank robin c
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here on Tripadvisor recommendation as it was just round the corner to where we were staying and we were not disappointed. Lovely food and cosy atmosphere. Would have walked passed it if we hadn't read the reviews. Went on a Monday and it was...More

Thank Philps49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Asti on numerous occasions with family and friends. We live locally so are always happy to wander up the road for dinner, lunch, or breakfast. The food is always fresh and definitely brings you the flavours of Italy. Polenta chips and suggo...More

Thank klrg23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently with 4 friends and we were very well looked after. We were seated in the window seat at the back of the restaurant which was perfect for our party. Service was good and they have an extensive menu choice which is supplemented by...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been visiting here for some time and am glad the standards are still very high. The choice of food and wine is good, pre theatre menu, a la carte and the specials board. I had the arnacini as a starter and thought the...More

Thank W4494TItomf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked blind from the internet for a group of 7. We were made very welcome end enjoyed delicious fresh cooked dishes including lobster ravioli, sea bream with risotto, swordfish steak and mussels. Limoncello pannacota with plums was a delightful finish to my meal.

Thank Juliet2691
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We went to the Asti Restaurant at the last day of our Edinburgh trip with five persons. The atmosphere is very nice for a italian diner. We ordered bruschetta and salads to start and were not disappointed. The bruschetta was very big and delicious the...More

Thank Nils M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A group of 6 of us booked for lunch on a Sunday. One of our group is Coeliac and needs to eat Gluten Free and this little restaurant went a big way not to disappoint. The restaurant only seats about 20 max. The staff were...More

Thank db1366
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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Douglas R
Do you have a lunch deal?
5 April 2017|
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Douglas R
Do you do a business lunch offer?
4 April 2017|
Response from erlifjweoirhg | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. I believe it's two courses for around £12 there is a third course option but I cannot remember the price. The desserts are delicious
Good evening, D Do you recommend that we book this restaurant in advance, as we are going to the theatre on Thursday.
11 May 2016|
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Response from alanber | Reviewed this property |
Hi Although they fitted us in at short notice on Saturday night it's always better to book ahead to make sure you're not disappointed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 558 9156
  • E-mail