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After the “heart-breaking decision” to walk away from their much-lauded Leith restaurant Norn, Scott and Laura Smith launch this new venture in Edinburgh.

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Summary

£110
£££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This ambitious and ultra-seasonal take on modern Scottish cuisine produces “really enjoyable” meals, served in the form of multiple-course tasting menus in a minimalist city-centre venue. Launched three years ago by chef Scott Smith and his wife Laura as the follow-up to their highly regarded Norn in Leith, it has put its early unevenness behind it and these days puts in a consistently strong performance. Scott grew up in rural Aberdeenshire and now has a kitchen garden outside Edinburgh to grow specialist ingredients. The name derives from the Gaelic for ‘true’.

Summary

£64
  £££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This two-year-old from ambitious chef Scott Smith and his wife Laura follows the closure of well-regarded Norn in Leith, and presents his take on modern Scottish cuisine in a minimalist city-centre setting – the name derives from the Gaelic for ‘true’. Feedback has been limited so far, and splits between praise for “a really interesting tasting menu” and dismissal of an experience that’s “just unmemorable… apart from the bill!”

Summary

£64
  £££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This yearling from ambitious chef Scott Smith and his wife Laura follows the closure of well-regarded Norn in Leith, and presents his take on modern Scottish cuisine in a minimalist city-centre setting – the name derives from the Gaelic for ‘true’. Feedback has been limited so far, and splits between praise for “a really interesting tasting menu” and dismissal of an experience that’s “just unmemorable… apart from the bill!”

Summary

£57
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With the closure of Norn, chef Scott Smith and his wife Laura launched this minimalist summer newcomer in the city-centre too late for any survey feedback. The food focus is on ambitious experimental cuisine with a strong emphasis on local sourcing.

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Fhior Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Fhior Restaurant in EH1, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Fhior restaurant.
Geoff C
Just an exceptionally talented kitchen with...
Reviewed 1 months, 10 days ago

"Just an exceptionally talented kitchen with fantastic front of house, what more could you require."

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Rosi P
Innovative without being challenging - the ...
Reviewed 3 months, 13 days ago

"Innovative without being challenging - the food is head and shoulders above the Michelin starred restaurants in the City (although the ambiance could be warmer)."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £35.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 80.00 Dinner only 7
Menu2 105.00 Dinner only 10
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
36 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3SB
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday6:30 pm‑12 am
Friday12 pm‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑12 am
Sunday12 pm‑12 am

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