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MUMS Great Comfort Food

4A Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
+44 131 260 9806
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4A Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not at all fussy, just really good food. Service was excellent, as was the haggis. My only regret was not ordering an Irn Bru. Next time!

Thank mhlibchuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, the food was delicious. But what really made the experience memorable was the awesome service. Both waitresses were funny and gave good recommendations. Great place to grab a bite in Edinburgh

Thank SwampDiary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On tonight's form this is an excellent, unpretentious place for a relaxed meal. Simple vintage cafe decor, Formica table tops and traditional British dishes: sausage and mash, fish and chips, meat and veg - up to date without style being allowed to trump substance. Friendly...More

Thank Jack186306
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a no fuss place to eat with excellent staff who appear to be very happy to be at work and are easy to talk to. We had breakfast here a couple of times and as I am a fussy eater I like to...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I went to MUM'S I was not only deluded with their prices but their food was so very delicious. It also is a lot of food so either come hungry or plan on having left overs. The staff was super friendly and had chats...More

1  Thank AmericanSchnitzel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend a I went there this afternoon, asked about specials, got told they were on the board, waitress walked away. Not very helpful in my opinion. Also felt that the place could do with upgrading. Did not order any food and went elsewhere. Very...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very kind and as you enter this place they welcome you as an old friend, which is very pleasant. There is a great choice of typical dishes of the local cuisine and the gluten-free options are marked in the menu. I had...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried three of their starters, two main dishes and two desserts. Everything was great. Also, the waiters were all really friendly and fun. I would highy recommend the place

Thank Ines K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From outside this restaurant doesn’t attract much attention, but once you will be served you will completely change your opinion. The staff is very kind and nice, some of them speak different languages or try to help you in case you have some difficulties, and...More

Thank David_Fini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Mums because our guide recommended it, and we weren't disappointed. The service was quick, the prices were reasonable, the food (shepherd's pie and venison pie) was good although probably not genuinely homemade and authentic. Would nonetheless recommend.

Thank claudialalla
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4A Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 260 9806
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