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Tigerlily Restaurant & Bar

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125 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, Scotland
+44 131 225 5005
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We sat in one of the booths near the bar, although pretty busy it wasn't nosy as the tables are well separated. The atmosphere in TigerLily was great; the decor and layout is by far one of the best in Edinburgh. The cocktails are amazing, one of the best I've had, and there's lots of choice. The food was also... More 

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Thank Alice M
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited here for Sunday lunch with friends. Firstly, the place was empty and so no atmosphere. It is very nicely decorated and furnished inside though although very pretentious. The food was just fine and I think quite overpriced for what it was and the portion sizes were small. The main thing I disliked was the service which was so... More 

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Thank April217
Sale, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I like to express my likes and dislikes in a place I don't give 5 stars to… I very much liked the venue and service was good. Unfortunately the eating area was disturbed by a lot of noise - music and customers - in the bar area directly to the side of us. However, food was fabulous!

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Thank Contour4
Blackrock, Ireland
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I first visited Tigerlily's about 6 years ago and loved it so I wasn't sure if it would still be as good. Four of us stopped in for a late lunch the day we arrived in Edinburgh and it was as good as ever. Fabulous staff, the interior is just gorgeous and the food fabulous. The lunch specials are serious... More 

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Thank penelope105
Jersey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting Edinburgh and booked in for dinner. Great service from Serena the whole time we were there. She was a star. Food amazing too....well worth the visit...

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Thank mchaytor
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked the two for one Tuesday. Lovely table and great setting. Service not so good. Staff young and inexperienced- one particular girl very miserable and clearly unhappy !! Had to keep asking for chips and condiments. Finally arrived after we had finished our meal. Bill wrong and they had to go back and check it twice. Wine extortionate at £45.00... More 

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Thank Gail D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had dinner here while staying and it was delicious! The service was fab and the surroundings were amazing, such a briliant place to stay.

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Thank nickandkimberley
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Website, and booking process are great , however after that the experience is disappointing. Saw offer online for Tuesdays so booked for 8:45, would have liked earlier but this was the only option. On arrival we were shown to table and offered a drink. I was surprised how empty it was. Ordered starters and mains which were served in a... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning place to eat and/or drink. This has been my regular for a while now and it never fails to impress. The service can be slow at times, however this is due to it being such a busy and popular spot in town.

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Thank Jazz B
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going here for a little bit of Luxury :) Staff were great as normal,great place to chill for a bit and watch the world go by.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51 - US$205
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 5005

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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