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Stuart Ralston, chef patron of Aizle, has opened a new venture offering a casual dining experience influenced by his time working in New York, and named after Stuart’s late friend and NYC celebrity Bob Noto.

survey result

Summary

£40
    £
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.

“Excellent food and service” win all-round approval for this chic New Town venue from chef-owner Stuart Ralston: a follow-up to his Aizle which is inspired by his time in NYC (and named after his roomate there). There are strong Asian influences in the cooking, and a “front-of-house bar for a pre-dinner drink, sadly a rarity these days”. Top Menu Tip – “the sesame prawn toast is a favourite (as is the North Sea crab!)”.

Summary

£39
    £
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.

Chef-owner Stuart Ralston's diner-esque follow-up to Aizle, inspired by his time in NYC, and named after his roommate there, food snapper Bob Noto. A “great city-centre location”, bang in the heart of New Town, and “outstanding” small plates with a strong Asian slant complete the picture.

Summary

£33
    £
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Stuart Ralston, chef patron of Aizle, has opened this new venture offering a casual dining experience influenced by his time working in New NYC and named after his late friend, food photographer Bob Noto (who, it is said, ate at Spain’s famous El Bulli more than any other guest). Early press reviews suggest this is one of the better openings in the City in recent times.

Summary

£33
    £
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Stuart Ralston, chef patron of Aizle, has opened this new venture offering a casual dining experience influenced by his time working in New NYC and named after his late friend, food photographer Bob Noto (who, it is said, ate at Spain’s famous El Bulli more than any other guest). Early press reviews suggest this is one of the better openings in the City in recent times.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
No dress code
32

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£4.00 £14.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
47a Thistle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1DY
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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