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David Bann

56-58 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SX, Scotland
+44 131 556 5888
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“smoked tofu” (78 reviews)
“koftas” (73 reviews)
“udon noodles” (29 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
56-58 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really loved this restaurant. So much veggie food to choose from- beautifully cooked and presented. It was reasonably priced too. Tuesday evening and the place was well full so would recommend you book in advance. Our only complaint- this restaurant isn't based in Birmingham!...More

Thank happytravelling4us
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

we came here for lunch on a weekend and didn't have a booking and got a table fine. there's so many good things on the menu so it was hard to choose! our favourite was the aubergine, chickpea and cashew koftas.

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been to a vegiterian restuarant, went there since my wife is both gluten and dairy intollerant so she was bound to find more dishes here. She did, food was good, service was excellant. Busy place, you're better off booking before if you don't want...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

After discovering this gem, we ate here 2 nights on the trot. All the meals were very flavoursome & carefully considered. Our compliments to the chef. Staff were efficient without being `in your face`. The decor is slightly quirky, but tasteful at the same time!...More

Thank RickPGtBentley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Edinburgh for the National Portrait Gallery exhibition, we popped in here for lunch. What a treat. We shared olives & bread, delicious queen olives that we savoured. Then my husband had the aubergine koftas & I had the stuffed courgette. Both were perfect, full...More

Thank RachTheH
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fourth visit, and yet again it did not disappoint. Husband ordered kofta's so I went for the stuffed courgette. Both were very flavoursome and expertly cooked. Enjoyed every mouthful. The puddings are also delicious. Only drawback was that we were driving and...More

Thank Weemac52
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just passing and thought we would give this place a try. Glad we did, great service and food. Definitely going back when we revisit Edinburgh.

Thank Malcolm O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant serves vegetarian cuisine and appears to aim at being as indistinguishable from a modern meat-serving restaurant as possible. They've succeeded. Starters of blue cheese and tomato tartlets and tagliatelle with pine nuts gave way to excellent mains of vegetarian bean-quinoa chili and risotto...More

Thank dxmyekat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the night out. Good food. Service from the two men with beards was festive ! Good food and no complaints at all. Nice Bulgarian white wine which was a nice change. Would recommend.

Thank davey j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few classy vegetarian restaurants in the heart of Edinburgh. We had lunch here and were a family group of six including two young children. The menu was quite extensive and everyone could find a main dish of their choice. There was a...More

Thank Vinod500
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 22:15
11:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-58 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 5888
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