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The Black Fox

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
17 Albert Place, Edinburgh EH7 5HN, Scotland
+44 131 553 2268
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (27 reviews)
“blue burger” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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17 Albert Place, Edinburgh EH7 5HN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited for drinks on a Saturday evening as one member of the party had been before. The customer service was outstanding (barman, septum piercing, beard). The bar was busy we didn’t have a reservation he allowed us to occupy a table that was reserved...More

Thank Palliduspedes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to come to black Fox as it had a lovely outdoor area and large windows that opened up to outside. We have visited a number of times before and have always been more than happy with our experiences. Today, was...More

Thank WrenMcH3232
Blackfox2015, Owner at The Black Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wren Thanks for your lovely feedback. Your servers would be Nina and Aaron, two of our best staff. We're always glad to hear our team are looking after our customers. We try tasty new slushie mixes every week so be sure to come back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was scrumptious although very large portions. I had the fried halloumi salad. I would definitely eat hear again when I’m in Edinburgh.

Thank Hilda C
Richard H, Owner at The Black Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers Hilda! We do indeed serve massive portions! No-one ever leaves us hungry or out of pocket. Kind Regards Richard Haigh General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place with a very casual vibe. Staff were very helpful in regard to menu, local sights to see, etc. Which made us feel valued Interior is different in the best kind of way and the food itself was delicious, fitted I could only...More

Thank mrdirector98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Edinburgh on Friday afternoon and wanted to find somewhere relaxed and low key for Friday night. We found the perfect place in The Black Fox - a local pub with great food. The food is burgers - sounds simple but to do...More

Thank Fiona T
Richard H, Owner at The Black Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers Fiona! The burger is indeed easy to fire out but difficult to master. Luckily, we've had a bit of practise with them! Kind Regards Richard Haigh General Manager

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Loved particularly the halloumi cheese as a starter and the burger with blue cheese and bacon. The flavour of the meat is amazing, paired with delicious sweet potato. On the main plate, there was a pink sauce that my partner and me both loved. The...More

Thank bili12015
Blackfox2015, Owner at The Black Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Hi Bili Thanks for the lovely review! The sauce in question is our own home-made bourbon mayo! Kind Regards Richard Haigh General Manager

Reviewed 9 June 2018

I'm not vegetarian but I like all foods and they don't have to contain meat. Met up here today with a friend we hadn't seen for ages. I chose the chickpea spicy falafel burger today, with sweet potato fries. It was gorgeous, I loved it....More

Thank KarenRichardson
Blackfox2015, Owner at The Black Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Hi Karen I'm really glad you enjoyed our veggie treats! Afraid the recipe is a secret the chef inherited from his great great grandfather, a family secret passed through the ages for superb falafel. We've tried to get it out of him but he's having...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend whent there for dinner, we were super happy! It's a nice place, both food and drinks were great and the service were amizing. I would recomend everyone comming to Edinburgh to visit the Black Fox

Thank Smygekatt
Blackfox2015, Owner at The Black Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thanks dudes! Come back again soon. Kind Regards Richard Haigh General Manager

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Really intelligent bartender! Told us the difference between champagne and Prosecco, the latter being made with pears instead of grapes. We were befuddled by the fact that they didn’t know what Mimosas were as they call them something different in Scotland. Very enlightening visit with...More

1  Thank nhlfan91
Blackfox2015, Owner at The Black Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Nhlfan91 Happy to hear our staff went the extra mile to make you feel at home! Come back soon. Kind Regards Richard Haigh

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

What a lucky find! Fantastic food , service and drinks. Nothing too much trouble! 2 dogs, a pregnant mum to be and a garlic intolerant person and we were all dealt with with perfectly. The burgers and (hot) dogs were amazing. We didn’t have cocktails,...More

1  Thank holidayheaven91
Blackfox2015, Owner at The Black Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Hi Guys Happy to accommodate you! Please come back with the dogs and pregnant mum anytime. Kind Regards Richard Haigh General Manager

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Kathryn H
5 August 2017|
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Response from Blackfox2015 | Property representative |
Hi Kathryn First of all I must warn you that, due to the small size of our kitchen, we can't guarantee any of our meals are 100% free of allergens. Having said that, we find that if we remove the bun from the equation and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Albert Place, Edinburgh EH7 5HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 553 2268
  • E-mail
Description
The foxiest thing to ever hit Leith! The Black Fox is the place to come for scrumptious food, delectible wine and fantastic cocktails. Our friendly staff will greet you with a smile and ensure your visit goes off without a hitch.
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