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Blue Parrot Cantina

49 St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AH, Scotland
+44 131 225 2941
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ceviche” (8 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
49 St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to this restaurant and definitely not the last. Food was amazing and excellent value for money. It is a small restaurant and was empty when we arrived but soon filled up and had a lovely ambience. Staff were friendly and helpful. Homemade salsa...More

Thank Kerryanne1970
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This place is a great find, lovely authentic Mexican food rather than the usual chain type Mexican which a lot of people will be used to! The restaurant is a small, cosy and welcoming place. Staff are very friendly and the place has a generally...More

Thank ZoeScotland39
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Delicious, authentic little Mexican place in the heart of Stockbridge. A very warm atmosphere and loved the nachos! We'll be back.

Thank Taya A
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This basement cantina is a true gem. Anyone with serious mobility issues however couldn't get down/up the stairs and the loos are clean & comfortable but outside, and, again, not usable if you have mobility issues This said, all else is positive! These days it's...More

Thank hfulton32
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This was the best and most authentic Mexican meal I have ever had. Very cosy and informal. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Once again another great meal Superb starter quesadilla mmmmmm Followed by a chicken enchiladas that was yummy. A small jug of margarita and a bottle of corona Happy days again in the Blue Parrot Ps great tunes also

Thank Getagrip2013
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Had a lovely meal at Blue Parrot Cantina. Simple tasty food, great price and simple homely surroundings. Good service.

Thank scottsteven38
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Very friendly service. Starter was dips with Nachos. A large number of nachos but became boring after a while. Mojitos were interesting. Red Wine came cold but the waiter sorted that out. I cannot remember what the main course was so it obviously was not...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I have been in this cantina with my girlfriend and another couple. I really enjoyed the food, and that was a surprise. I live in Edinburgh from a year and I always struggle to find good Mexican food. The Blue Parrot is definitely one of...More

Thank Freddyemme
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We love the Blue Parrot It is a favourite of ours and have always had a great meal and fun experience here The food is reasonable priced and very tasty The Margarita's are strong and delicious Next visit can't come soon enough

Thank Getagrip2013
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling
a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s
small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s
first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s
most desirable, though many bohemian touches have
fallen away as its residents have matured and the area
has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but
mostly residents display refined tastes in basement
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
15:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 2941
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