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Element

) #122 of 1,865 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ , European, British
110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
+44 131 225 3297
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“burger” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 513 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ambiance:8/10 Food:7/10 Service:7/10 We found this place just walking around Rose Street, and decided to give it a try because on the menu outside it said that breakfast and brunch was until 5 pm (!). They have a few tables outside, but the place is...More

Thank ViajandoConChongo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday afternoon with 3 cousins. Was pretty busy when we arrived but luckily we had pre-booked a table. Was shown to a table through the back which appeared to be where people were sat for food as opposed to just in having...More

1  Thank Gael M
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Afternoon Gael M, Thank you for your fantastic review. I was delighted the team looked after you & offer the gluten free menu - this is something the chef & team are passionate about so i am delighted you enjoyed & would recommend! We...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

perfekt restaurant and i strongly rekomend it. we tryed the fish and chips and they made it to a gourmet experions.More

Thank Torbjörn A
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Afternoon Torbjorn A, Thank you for your perfect review! It was great to read that you enjoyed the fish & chips - this is one of our most popular dishes so i am delighted that you enjoyed them. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we basically stumble upon it while looking for some book a table restaurant, the choice was superb. The waitress was super friendly and very attentive to details, like when I drop my fork. Small details apart, the food was surprisingly delicious and well-balanced. The...More

Thank BerniRoig
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Morning BerniRoig, Thank you for the superb review. I was delighted to read that waitress was super friendly & showed good attention to detail - that is all we can ask for from our team - they are a great bunch! It was super...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small gastro pub / restaurant at west end of Rose Street very attentive staff with a very good menu good Scottish fare or a burger if you want to go American we had a coffee as we were early for booking lovely fresh made...More

Thank Thomas R
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Morning Thomas R, Thank you for your good review! It was great to read that you enjoyed our good Scottish fare! It was also lovely to read that the team looked after you. Thanks again for the recommendation & we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for a drink and a snack while visiting Edinburgh. It's a very fun / authentic atmosphere. Service was very good, as was the food (we had the cheese board). And the prices were reasonable. Loved the "Rose Street" area, and glad...More

Thank MSkinner
Phil M, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MSkinner, Thank you for taking the time to write a 5 star review. We really appreciate any feedback our customers have and love to hear when we have left them with a memorable experience. It's great to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at element after spotting they do a vegan breakfast , not only was it a great price but also amazing . Particularly enjoyed the garlic beans, usually places that do a vegan breakfast don't consider having a non milk alternative to make a coffee...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Phil M, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a 5 star review. We really appreciate any feedback our customers have and love to hear when we have left them with a memorable experience. It's wonderful to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a couple of friends here visiting from Canada, for lunch Very good service and excellent food. Portions weren't large but fine for lunchtime. We were given a very comfortable table in the corner - only downside was it was underneath the speaker and the...More

Thank Rona M
Phil M, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rona M, Thank you for taking the time to write us a 4 star review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and found our service to be "very good" and "excellent food". We look forward to welcoming you back soon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is amazing that even normal restaurants think about their vegan customers. Vegan breakfast was delicious. I can not wait to come back.More

Thank bronasabacka
Phil M, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi bronasabacka, Thank you for taking the time to write a 5 star review. We really appreciate any feedback our customers have and love to hear when we have left them with a memorable experience. It's fantastic to read that you loved our Vegan Breakfast....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We searched rose street for a place to eat and this was one of the recommendations on TripAdvisor. Excellent food and service. Very friendly and helpful staff. The atmosphere in Scotland is in general amazing. Had haggis bon bons as a small snack for sharing....More

Thank Erwi87
Phil M, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Erwi87, Thank you for taking the time to write a 5 star review. We really appreciate any feedback our customers have and love to hear when we have left them with a memorable experience. It's wonderful to read that you thoroughly enjoyed our food...More

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rch77
24 October 2016|
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Response from chunkysharp | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Element is a smart bar & eating place, therefore, I think they mean don't turn up in jogging bottoms & a t shirt. Smart/casual is fine, when I visited lots of tourists where there and they wern't exactly dressed up to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$65
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Princes Street and Gardens
  • Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 3297
  • E-mail
Description
Tucked away just off Princes Street in amongst the boutiques of Rose Street you will find Element. The bar has long since established itself as the perfect place to eat, drink and relax right in the heart of the Edinburgh.

Whether you’re sampling a local beer or cocktail in the bar after work or enjoying a lazy weekend lunch in the restaurant, our staff will ensure you feel welcome in our home from home.
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