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Pancho Villa's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
+44 131 557 4416
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff,good atmosphere, quick service, excellent meal.. only gripe didn't have their usual draught lager. Definitely will return.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent Mexican food. I ordered a Burrito which was ok. Service was quick. Staff was helpful. They serve a lot of dishes with rice on the side. Card payment is accepted. On pricing, it is not the cheapest one in the area. Personally given the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a starter of mixed nachos followed by a vegetable fajita Really nice and tasty but the portions are big so you need a hearty appetite Enjoyed the meal

Thank Glenn R
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Because of the recent reviews, we passed this restaurant several times, until the Inn on the Mile Pub refused our reservation because we had children with us (age 10 and 12 - nothing posted on reservation or website to indicate any issue with children) Pancho...More

Thank TravelsWithKids44
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

When we first entered we were standing for over 5mins before any staff arrived to greet us. No apology, greeting or even smile from the man server who the full dinner very clearly didn't want to be there. The food was very lovely and speedy...More

Thank JenFleming13
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Me and my partner visited Scotland over a year ago and are keen on Mexican food. Having seen this on Tripadvisor, we decided to check it out. Not too far from the station, we were worried it was a tourist spot. We loved the food...More

Thank TravellerChris95
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I was visiting Edinburgh with my sister the week before Christmas and we decided to visit Pancho Villa and I left wishing we hadn’t bothered. When you walk in the atmosphere is a little dead, the barman was leaning on the bar on his phone....More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Hadn't been to this place in years, went for a group dinner and honestly there are much better Mexicans now in Edinburgh which aren't as expensive, with better atmosphere and actually taste good. The food was mostly cold which arrived, and the drinks overpriced. It...More

Thank HonestTruthRach
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This was honestly one of the best Mexicans we have had out of Mexico - we absolutely loved it! The atmosphere was really calm, quiet and nice and the service was really good. Very friendly staff! Loved this place, must visit if you are on...More

Thank Jamie-LeighRoehrig
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice little spot. Had the tacos and natchos, we attended as a couple and we did not want to order 2 full meals we said we would share a dish we requested this and was met with very accommodating staff. The only reason I...More

Thank Mark M
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this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
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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
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17 May 2017|
Response from Craig s | Reviewed this property |
sorry I'm not sure but I'm sure they do and will taste amazing!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 4416
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