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Frizzante Proseccheria

95 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9AW, Scotland
+44 131 229 7788
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
95 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9AW, Scotland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Frizzante Proseccheria
1. Pre-Theatre Dinner
"This restaurant is a little gem. Fabulous food, attentive staff"
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2. Great authentic place
"Food was great, had the wild boar ravioli - would recommend."
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3. Couldn't fault it!
"A wonderful family run restaurant where nothing is too much trouble."
Kathy H
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1 - 10 of 771 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Having been to this restaurant twice before we were warmly welcomed to our reserved table for 8 people. When only 4 starters were served and there was a ten minute wait for the others ,we knew that all wasnt going to plan in the kitchen....More

2  Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

On the busyLothian road this family owned Italian restaurant is a real gem. The owners take pride in what they do, very amiable and helpful in helping you choose your meal as well as talking with pride about Edinburgh. The food was awesome especially the...More

4  Thank Ravi C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Frizzante on Sunday 12th August at 7pm for a family meal, whilst visiting Edinburgh for a few days to watch our son in a play at the Fringe. The restaurant was recommended by our son, as he had eaten there with friends, who...More

3  Thank Emma S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were looking for some good Italian and this place met all expectations. Had the Johnny’s pasta half order and a pizza. The pasta is really good. Be sure to have one person in the group get it. Wife had a pizza with all her...More

2  Thank Phil G
JGChierchia, Owner at Frizzante Proseccheria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Phil I'm delighted you enjoyed the Johnny and its a strong recommendation (being the Johnny named after the Johnny, I'm bi est and think its our best dish). My staff and my self are all really close and hope this crates a relaxed and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were delighted with the friendliness of the staff only surpassed by the excellent food! Can’t wait to go back !

1  Thank alistair s
JGChierchia, Owner at Frizzante Proseccheria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Alistair I'm glad we surpassed your expectations, Were all really liked like each other here and it makes a happy work place. I'm glad you want to return to Frizzante, and we cant wait to see you again. Jonathan

Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful family restaurant all staff very friendly and happy to have a chat and laugh with customers such a relaxing atmosphere. The food was simply delicious my husband had seafood risotto absolutely full of seafood never had a risotto was so much body I had...More

1  Thank jones8992
JGChierchia, Owner at Frizzante Proseccheria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello I'm glad you enjoyed the experience here at Frizzante. The risotto Seafood is one of my personal favourites, and must be one of my dads too as he east it by the tons. I'm gutted you only found us on your last night, but...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Warm welcome; delicious pizza and great Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, as ever. Back again next week with other friends. Thank you!

2  Thank Elaine N
JGChierchia, Owner at Frizzante Proseccheria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

And thanks for coming back to see us. And your welcome. I look forward to seeing you next week.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited this busy well known restaurant last night with friends before we went to the Tattoo, As we have for the last 3 years We returned because of the standard of food service and atmosphere, one of my friends needs gluten free and they have...More

4  Thank Alan L
JGChierchia, Owner at Frizzante Proseccheria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. At Frizzante we strive to make every visit a positive experience, We are not infallible and yes sometimes things do go wrong. I can sympathise with the irritation with your starter but your response and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of our favourite places to eat in Edinburgh. We booked a late dinner after a concert - and were warmly welcomed by the family who run this wonderful establishment. All the food is freshly made and is truly amazing. I can highly...More

Thank CMG465
JGChierchia, Owner at Frizzante Proseccheria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello I'm glad were one of your favourites. A lovely place is made by it's lovely customers.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice staff and owner. Delicious food. Fantastic gelato. Love family room businesses. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Jennifer G
JGChierchia, Owner at Frizzante Proseccheria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Jennifer Thank you so much, we try.

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citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
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Questions & Answers
21 June 2018|
Response from JGChierchia | Property representative |
They are all on the website if you click the link on top with our details.
27 June 2016|
Response from Livia S |
it's a set menu but you have the choice of pre theatre or al a carte
27 June 2016|
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Response from JGChierchia | Property representative |
set menu £ 14.95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 7788
  • E-mail
Frizzante is a family run restaurant with over 30 years experience. Situated in the centre of Edinburgh on Lothian Road in the Heart of the theatre district, a stone's throw from the main shopping district, Frizzante prides itself on serving the finest in Mediterranean and Neapolitan cuisine. With daily and monthly specials as well as our a la carte menu, you're sure to find something to satisfy even the fussiest eater. All food is freshly prepared on the premises. As well as vegetarian meals we have wide range of gluten free dishes. We are fully-licensed and have an excellent wine list and a selection of beers and lagers.
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