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Gordon's Trattoria

231 High Street | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1PE, Scotland
+44 131 225 7992
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (98 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (20 reviews)
“focaccia” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
231 High Street | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1PE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Small from the outside but long and large on the inside this Italian eaterie was excellent. Our group ordered soup of the day, delicious, Risotto - huge helpings, Gamberetti - huge and served on a slate and finally Lasagne which was a tad oversalted but...More

Thank newington
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We chose this restaurant for its location and because it offered gluten free pasta. Food and service were average. The ricotta and spinach stuffed ravioli with butter and sage was ok.

Thank cneuen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are from Australia and have Italian background so we are used to quality Italian food. Looked up this restaraunt on TA and we were looked after from the moment we walked in by the owner and the staff. Fantastic service and the food was...More

Thank crowcint
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fancied pizza and came across Gordon’s on the Royal mile, a small fronted restaurant with outdoor seating, however the outdoor option was full so we headed indoors, the seating area is alongside the food preperation and cooking area which adds to the atmosphere of dining...More

Thank Jofrod
Reviewed 6 days ago

Food is very good, location is perfect and social competens of the staff is through the roof. In the three years I've visited I've not once seen an unhappy customer. Staff and management are excellent sales people and always try to give you that little...More

Thank Imma0505
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never disappoints. Food great and so fresh. House red wine is lovely. Staff make this place, so much ambiance and friendliness. Nothing is too much trouble for them.

Thank AG23E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A local tour driver lives in the neighborhood where we are staying, and he recommended Gordon's. We never thought we would get in on a Saturday night in August (during Tattoo), but they seated us quickly, and the food and service were both wonderful! We...More

Thank RDX1953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb host, wonderful food, brilliant atmosphere. We both had pasta which was superb but the pizzas looked amazing too

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gary who is Gordon's brother is a bit of a charmer. Very much in charge but with a purpose. He wants to ensure that you get exactly what you want. He'll change the menu to give you exactly what you want. The food was superb....More

Thank killiemanScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

food poor-- for starter, bruchetta tasteless! main lasagne. didn`t come with anything so ordered some garlic bread (3 slices arrived) One slightly burned. lasagna soggy not much taste. Glass of house wine average!

Thank 660derekr
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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19 August 2018|
Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are, but I would check with the restaurant to see if there are any restrictions in the evening
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 High Street | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1PE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 7992
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