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

The all-day caffè-bar attached to Edinburgh’s legendary Italian deli (est. 1934) is most tipped for a quality coffee-stop or light bite. Open later on Friday and Saturday evenings, the big draw is a wine list, which “must be the best Italian-based (and priced) in the UK” – effectively it includes every bottle stocked in the deli’s drinks department, for the shop price plus a £5 corkage charge. The accompanying food is “OK… enjoyable” but unlikely to evoke Tuscan hillsides, the Amalfi coast…

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£38
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This famous deli (it was established in 1934) is a “Scottish institution” notable for its “strong tradition”, and has a more modern, surprisingly big dining annex; though food and service can lag, it’s “good fun”, and “for £4 corkage, you can drink any of the (vast) selection of wines sold in the excellent shop”.

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

The large size of the dining annexe attached to this famous 80-year-old deli and wine importer, at the start of the road to Leith, can come as a surprise, and is something of an Edinburgh institution. Service can lag though, the food is often not as special as one might expect, and the only thing consistently recommended here this year was the coffee!

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£39
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

No foodie visit of Auld Reekie would be complete without a trip to this wonderful 80-year-old deli and wine importer, at the start of the road to Leith. Its dining annexe serves some superb vintages at retail plus corkage, but achievement on the food front is surprisingly modest given the venue’s potential.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu
70

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies
£4.00 £14.00 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.00
Filter Coffee £1.95
Extras  
Bread £4.00
Service 10.00%
19 Elm Row, Edinburgh, EH7 4AA
Opening hours
Monday8:30 am‑5 pm
Tuesday8:30 am‑7 pm
Wednesday8:30 am‑7 pm
Thursday8:30 am‑7 pm
Friday8 am‑8:30 pm
Saturday8 am‑8:30 pm
Sunday10 am‑4 pm

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