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La Piazza

97-99 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD, Scotland
+44 131 221 1150
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (144 reviews)
“garlic bread” (32 reviews)
“tiramisu” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
97-99 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was a nice find. The sharing boards to start with a lovely and a good variety of choice. Staff were attentive and the food nice. Some of the fish tasted frozen rather than fresh, although the other meals such as Pizza and other...More

Thank Kate E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner had the lobster ravioli and we are pretty sure it was not proper lobster! It looked like mush in the past. My pasta was fine but no flavour. The staff were very good and did apologise for the long wait.

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I couldn’t fault this place for its service or pasta. The BEST service I have ever wanted in an Italian. The staff couldn’t do enough for us. The pasta is incredible too. A truly authentic Italian with top class ingredients. Reasonably priced for the quality....More

Thank BecciLouise94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this spot whilst looking for Italian food. Staff were very friendly and helpfu and Italian, so authentic Italian food! We enjoyed a lobster ravioli and lasagna along with a glass of Primitivo red wine. Food was good. Venue pleasant.

Thank louiseswart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very fortunate to arrive just in time to get service at La Piazza after having accidently gotten on a train to Glasgow rather than Edinburgh! La Piazza is a really beautiful restaurant, tastefully decorated and with a lovely ambience even on a late...More

Thank df86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistently really good food and great service; handy location in the West End of Edinburgh, only a short walk from Lothian Road and Princes Street. I have eaten here with my partner in the evening and with colleagues for business lunches, and am never disappointed....More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant twice now and it has been a great experience. The food is wonderful with all the usual Italian favourites plus some amazing and unusual menu items. The service is second to none - friendly staff all smiling and welcoming -...More

Thank Lesley08_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our last night in Edinburgh, we just needed a quick bite and found La Piazza on Trip Advisor. It was nothing short of outstanding - atmosphere, food, staff, price. We dined on bruschetta, La Piazza salad, homemade pasta carbonara, lasagne, lamb chops and tiramisu. It...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my girlfriend for a quick lunch.The staff was all very friendly and competent while the food was very good, we had 2 pasta dishes which were absolutely stunning! The orecchiette with gorgonzola and sausage are a MUST TRY! Strongly recommended!

Thank Alessandro A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here and immediately greeted by friendly staff. Menu had a great choice so something for everyone. Waiter was very friendly, very professional and hospitable. Didn’t catch his name but believe he was from southern Italy... only negative and this is trying to find a...More

Thank Kevin M
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97-99 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 221 1150
  • E-mail
La Piazza,the home of authentic Italian cuisine.We believe in offering traditional Italian cuisine,in a modern, relaxed atmosphere.Our broad menu offers something irresistible for everyone.Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner for twoor organising a party for your friends,our front of house team will ensurethat you have a memorable evening with excellent,friendly and attentive service.
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