survey result

Summary

£41
    £
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Get the best seats in the place” (at the back, which offers “beautiful views” of the castle) to make the most of a visit to this city-centre staple, also turning out “enjoyable” cuisine of a modern European bent.

Summary

£41
    £
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Get the best seats in the place” (at the back, which offers “beautiful views” of the castle) to make the most of a visit to this city-centre staple, also turning out “enjoyable” cuisine of a modern European bent.

Summary

£41
    £
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Despite the name, right in the city centre near the main tourist drag” – this “decent” staple primarily trades on its “fun” ambience, and visits can be further elevated by bagging one of the castle-view tables.

Summary

£48
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Extra marks for the ambience if you can get one of the tables with unbeatable views over the castle” at this “fun and lively” (but “very noisy”) fixture – a “reliable” destination for “great tasting” Scottish food.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
No dress code
120

The Outsider Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Outsider Restaurant in EH1, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Outsider restaurant.
Campbell L
Nice buzzy atmosphere. Can get a bit noisy ...
Reviewed 17 days ago

"Nice buzzy atmosphere. Can get a bit noisy later on. Handy for old town hotels"

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Julian S
Simple allergy to overcome, asked if I didn...
Reviewed 1 months, 20 days ago

"Simple allergy to overcome, asked if I didn't mind not having a starter."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£5.80 £15.90 £5.80
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £15.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
15 - 16 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EE
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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