survey result

Summary

£43
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great wee place”, this Stockbridge institution is “still good and reliable” – and a reminder that burgers have been fashionable for almost 50 years. “Fond memories – we took our children, and they’re now wanting to take their children”.

Summary

£43
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great wee place”, this Stockbridge institution is “still good and reliable” – and a reminder that burgers have been fashionable for almost 50 years. “Fond memories – we took our children, and they’re now wanting to take their children”.

Summary

£40
    £
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “basic” Stockbridge institution is an “old-time favourite” (est 1972) that, bar a brief BYOB phase long ago, “hasn’t changed over the years (but in a good way)”; “as always great for burger and chips”, although the menu extends to haggis sides and sundaes too.

Summary

£32
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Nothing fancy – just decent burgers, friendly service and a laid-back ambience” is the deal at this no-nonsense diner, which has been a Stockbridge standby since 1972: “it seems like it’s been here forever! But it’s totally reliable”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
No dress code
24

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£4.50 £9.50 £3.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Bread £3.70
Service 10.00%
7 St Stephen St, Edinburgh, EH3 5EN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday5 pm‑10 pm
Friday5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday1 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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