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Chef Stuart Ralston of highly rated Aizle opens his new seafood restaurant in October 2023 in the stylish Royal Terrace premises of the late Paul Kitching’s 21212. The 10-course set menu, for just 28 guests per sitting, is billed as 'an ode to produce from the Scottish Isles'.

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Royal Terrace, Leith, EH7 5AB

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Reviews of Lyla Restaurant in EH7, Leith by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Lyla restaurant.
Ross M
For a start the restaurant is not in Leith ...
Reviewed 4 months, 14 days ago

"For a start the restaurant is not in Leith but very close to Edinburgh city centre on Royal Terrace. It’s a 10 course tasting menu that description will struggle to do justice. This is top 3 in Scotland. Up there with Andrew Fairlie and Lalique. Possibly better. This is Scottish produce fused with Japanese styling that creates the best flavours possible. The setting is immaculate and befits the price paid for the food - classy and beautiful. The staff are faultless in knowledge and service (Stuart and Jade run a phenomenally professional restaurant). It’s expensive and about to get more expensive so I guess I won’t be a frequent visitor but this is exceptional dining - quality ingredients stunningly combined. I’ll struggle to find this quality and combination anywhere else (except Stuart’s other venue, Aizle. There’s a fishy focus that showcases what Stuart does best. We had more “caviars” than I’d expect to have and lots of truffle. The halibut and langoustine courses were phenomenal. The deserts were beautifully crafted. The matching wines perfect (typically I dont think matching wines are great value, but this is serious matching). Overall this is a restaurant punching up to be the best in Scotland."

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Tess M
Outstanding new restaurant at the former ho...
Reviewed 4 months, 21 days ago

"Outstanding new restaurant at the former home of 21212 on the royal Crescent in Edinburgh, highly recommended for the originality of the menu, the relaxed and attentive service, and not forgetting the stunning dishes that celebrate the produce of the Scottish islands, especially seafood."

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Royal Terrace, Leith, EH7 5AB

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