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Dubh Prais - CLOSED

123B High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
+44 131 557 5732
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scollop” (33 reviews)
“lemon sole” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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123B High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 894 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We almost didn't eat there as we couldn't find it - the reason being there is scaffolding round the door and the restaurant is in the basement. Very pleased we finally found it though. Food was excellent - both taste and presentation, and the staff...More

Thank Cumbriafoodie2014
Reviewed 17 January 2018

If it were not for the great directions provided by the man at John Knox house we never would have found this almost hidden Jewel. The food was marvelous and the service was fantastic.

Thank JKCrowley
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Booked well in advance as we were wanting to eat on St Andrews day. The restaurant is very small probably about 30 covers (although they are about to extend the premises) The food was traditional Scottish and delicious. Freshly prepared, waiters were courteous and friendly....More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Seems to have changed name to Hewats but standard of food excellent and service friendly. Tiny access down stairs but warm cozy atmosphere. We had a range of traditional Scottish food from broths to steak and all very good. Even mixed up some of the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for dinner. The food and service absolutely top notch. Can’t recommend highly enough. Only problem was a table of noisy folk. At least that’s what the folk at the table next to us probably thought. Steak is immense. Ribeye perfection.

Thank GeorgeMidcalder
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We used to visit this restaurant when it was Hewatts and the high standards have been maintained. The setting is smaller and a little more cramped but the atmosphere is warm and friendly. Food is beautifully cooked and presented and of a high standard and...More

1  Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and friendly attentive service. The steak and fish were top quality. A lovely evening.

Thank Fi C
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Heard great things about this place for a while and finally got a chance to eat here on our most recent trip to Edinburgh. Great little space with attentive staff ...and the food? Out of this world.

Thank Laurence P
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Went to Dubh Prais for a special occasion - a dinner with my family for my graduation. The power was down due to problems with the provider. The staff handled the emergency extremely well and turned the venue in a nice and cozy candle-light restaurant....More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Really enjoyed the starters but I did think that the main courses were quite average. I had to return one of the dishes because it was over-salted.

Thank aj4
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123B High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 5732
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