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One of two Howies in Edinburgh; they are also at 10- 14 Victoria Street (carved out of the rock that the castle sits on) and in Aberdeen.

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Summary

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

David Howie Scott’s flagship venue at the foot of Calton Hill celebrates its 30th anniversary last year as a purveyor of inexpensive Scottish classics. The odd reporter feels that it’s “nice enough, but not the stand-out it could be”, but that’s within the context of pretty solid ratings overall. There are two spinoffs in Edinburgh and one in Aberdeen.

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29 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BQ

Restaurant details

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Howies Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Howies Restaurant in EH1, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Howies restaurant.
Alexander C
Good value lunch all of which was well flav...
Reviewed 9 months, 27 days ago

"Good value lunch all of which was well flavoured. Service was efficient butbnot overbearing"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £14.75 £17.75
Dinner £17.75  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.95 £16.95 £3.50 £7.75
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.95
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Bread £2.20
Service 10.00%
29 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BQ
Opening hours
Monday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm

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