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Summary

£69
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “superb choice and quality” of the fish and seafood at chef Roy Brett’s “lovely” 15-year-old venue in the Old Town make it “an Edinburgh favourite”. “The food (which these days includes some meat dishes) is always cooked to perfection”.

Summary

£68
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Top-notch oysters, shellfish and fish” make Roy Brett’s “superb restaurant” a “must-visit when in Edinburgh” – and a more frequent “treat” for those lucky enough to live nearby. In a new departure last year, selected cuts of British meat were added to the menu, ‘simply grilled to perfection’.

Summary

£68
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Edinburgh’s best fish restaurant – bar none” is a claim often made for Roy Brett’s “excellent” Old Town venue, and long-term fans say it’s “as good as ever”. “My lobster was so fresh and beautifully grilled, the staff were friendly and helpful – a great evening”.

Summary

£62
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fantastic fresh seafood and fish”, “beautifully and imaginatively cooked”, draw a lively crowd to Roy Brett’s “atmospheric and professional” Old Town venue, where guests are greeted by a spectacular array of oysters. “We return year after year – it’s simply the best fish restaurant we know”.

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Highchair,Portions
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No dress code
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Ondine Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Ondine Restaurant in EH1, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Ondine restaurant.
Susan P
The two of us ate here and although we were...
Reviewed 1 months, 2 days ago

"The two of us ate here and although we were at the same table our experience was quite different. Service appeared efficient but the glass of fizz recommended was in fact a crisp Spanish white. It was good but not what I’d asked for. The oysters on ice weren’t the best, I’m pleased we didn’t order the fish platter. The lemon sole on the bone was excellent but I couldn’t help thinking that for £38 it should have been served with a few steamed vegetables at the very least "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£16.00 £26.50 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1AD
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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