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St. John's Restaurant

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259-261 St. Johns Road | Corstorphine, Edinburgh EH12 7XD, Scotland
+44 131 334 2857
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Durham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great meal fantastic service even Efes Beer 🍻 I had the special Kebab and as the name it was special Ameretto and Coffee for Desert worth the walk could stand another Toby Carvery Can not fault food service or the bill

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Thank Colin w
Stirling, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My hubby and I used to visit this chip shop regularly when I was doing my nurse training in the mid 80s. We always got white pudding suppers and a bottle of irn bru (of course!) Tonight we decided to take our son back to Edinburgh in the car instead of dropping him at the train station. As we were... More 

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Thank notsoyummymummy89
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Fantastic meal, we enjoyed another excellent meal at St Johns, thank you to all the staff once again. See you all again soon .

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Thank PTB76BBT
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We ordered a fish supper and a white pudding supper from this restaurant to be delivered to our home, Ordering was easy and Delivery was very quick and the food piping hot. overall a very easy and recommended experience. Food was excellent as well !!

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Thank phionna ch
Dunoon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Bought a takeaway here in the first week of December. We had decided on a takeaway as we had eaten out in another local restaurant the night before and chose this establishment to try their fish and chips. Mistake. We only shared one fish supper as we were not overly hungry, which is just as well as the chips were... More 

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Thank lesbishop56
Dundee, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Visited many times over the years and the pizzas and pasta were always very good. What has happened? My visit this time will be my last. The pasta was bland, the black pudding ended up in the bin and the only consolation was the chips which were OK. Oh, the diet coke was OK as well. Suggest the owners sit... More 

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Thank Michael S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I went to St John's yesterday for a friends meal, which I was looking forwards to for a while. I was totally disappointed when I sat down and asked the waiter what gluten free options there are as i have an allergy to gluten in which he replied "no.". I repeated my question and he said "We don't do gluten... More 

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Thank SusaNReview
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been a regular customer of this restaurant for over 30 years ,it has had a few changes of management over that period. I thought it could not get any better, how wrong could I be ! Not only have the new management kept the original menu, they have added an exceptional Mediterranean menu. This restaurant is a hidden... More 

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Thank Alan M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Ordered pizza, chips and pasta, delivery was quick, food was awful. The greasiest pizza and chips i have ever seen, coudn't eat it. Pasta was ok a bit bland. Will never order from here again. What a complete waste of money and it's expensive for a box of grease.

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Thank lc0502
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Bit disappointed when I arrived here expecting a restaurant,not this . However all eight of us had lovely food and left very satisfied . Would definitely visit again next time in Edinburgh .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Cuisine
Fast food, Italian, Pizza, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259-261 St. Johns Road | Corstorphine, Edinburgh EH12 7XD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 334 2857
Description
St John's is a traditional Fish & Chip Takeway & Restaurant. We are fully licenced but offer a BYOB service. We have a busy takeaway and home delivery service and have opperated from the same location since 1980.We have 3 distinct areas of expertise. Our Fish & Chips. Our stone-baked pizza, and our home-made pasta. All types of food are available for Take-away, home delivery and in our Restaurant.

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