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La Bruschetta

#313 of 1,830 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
West End
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Haymarket 13 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5DR, Scotland
+44 131 467 7464
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal wasn't to sure what to expect and was totally blown away the fillet steak was head and shoulders above any other I have tried. From starter to Dessert and wine a beautiful meal in a beautiful setting with incredibly attentive staff.

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Thank Alastair A
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This small compact restaurant has about 20 covers and is a delight from its pure linen tablecloths to the charm and care of the waiters . The menu is not large but they have a great selection of specials. I had scallops and my partner Bruschetta followed by veal Milanese for me and tuna for my partner you have to... More 

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1 Thank sara1362
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This small restaurant with friendly and efficient staff offers the best Italian food I have ever eaten. I have visited it off and on over a good few years and have never come away anything other than 100% satisfied by the food and the service. It is a little more expensive than the run of the mill Italian restaurants, but... More 

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Thank Easton337
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

6 of us visited to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. The service was excellent with attentive staff. Food was delicious. I'd definitely recommend a visit.

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Thank jeh41
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Our party of 4 did not know what to expect as this was our first visit. It is small and felt a bit formal to start with. However this did not last long as the people looking after front of house made us welcome and set a relaxed and friendly tone throughout. The food was absolutely delicious as was the... More 

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Thank thebriggie
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Snuck in tonight to shelter from the rain. It's a tiny place but charming. Food was amazing. Highly recommended.

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Thank midlifechrysalis
Keswick, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The restaurant is really small, but tidy. White linen on every table. The menu is not huge, but interesting with inspired dishes. Not your bog standard Italian pasta place. The main courses are coming on its own unless you order, some veg or potato with it. I have ordered the saltimbocca with some rosemary potatoes and both were delicious. The... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I arrived early , but was welcomed in despite them not being fully open. Friendly lovely food great atmosphere Thank you

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Thank cottingwood
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This little restaurant serves delicious authentic Italian food in a pleasant and calm atmosphere. The service is excellent and the menu has a wide selection of dishes including the best veal escallops I've ever tasted. Would definitely eat here again.

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Thank seagull97
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Love this place. Very authentic and proper Italian food. However, when the bill comes it always surprises me that it's a fair bit more than I'd expect it to. Won't stop me going but I will not spend a lot of money on drink. Please don't over price yourselves La Bruschetta!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$69 - US$69
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haymarket 13 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5DR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 467 7464

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

Staying in West End

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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 the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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