survey result

Summary

£53
   ££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tucked away” in a “cosy” Georgian Stockbridge basement, chef Paul Gunning’s ‘casual fine dining’ venue serves “exceptionally delicious” cuisine “at a fraction of the price of other restaurants serving food of this quality”. “I’m amazed by how good the menu and dishes are for such a small restaurant”.

Summary

£53
   ££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tucked away” in a “cosy” Georgian Stockbridge basement, chef Paul Gunning’s ‘casual fine dining’ venue serves “exceptionally delicious” cuisine “at a fraction of the price of other restaurants serving food of this quality”. “I’m amazed by how good the menu and dishes are for such a small restaurant”.

Summary

£49
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Superb, imaginative food as good as any in Edinburgh” (fish-centric and “ridiculously great value”) from à la carte as well as five-course and seven-course tasting options, makes this below-stairs Stockbridge spot one of the city’s top ‘casual-fine-dining’ choices; service will have you feeling “like a special guest”.

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Restaurant details

Portions
No dress code
22
6+

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £29.95 £34.95
Lunch £14.95 £17.95
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 60.00 Always available 7
Menu2 50.00 Always available 5
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
33A St Stephen Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AH
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑11:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑11:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑11:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑11:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑11:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑11:30 pm

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