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David Bann

56-58 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SX, Scotland
+44 131 556 5888
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“kofta” (133 reviews)
“smoked tofu” (81 reviews)
“fritters” (60 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

What a delicious food!! It was perfect from starters to desserts, great flavours, great presentation. Service was okay, not very friendly but by the end of the meal I did not care anymore as I enjoyed my meal so much. Also interior and atmosphere of...More

Thank CalamariAR
Reviewed 3 days ago

We met friends from Dundee who knew this place for Sunday lunch. The menu was full of tempting choices! The food was delicious and service efficient. Great choice!

Thank Gruenemann
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here with my vegan daughter. The place was well reviewed so were looking forward to it. Reception were welcoming but our waiter was rather off putting. We decided to just start with a started and one main to see how we liked the food...More

Thank sparklehorse11
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was taken here for my birthday and everything about the place was excellent from the service to the decor to the food & drink. Everything is clearly marked for vegans and dishes can be adapted. I had the broccoli 7 tofu fritters which were...More

Thank johnnyh335760
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We dined here on a busy Saturday night. The restaurant was full and service was uneven — at times unsettlingly slow. We had starters, mains, and shared dessert. The “Thai” dishes would probably be better labeled “Asian-inspired.” The Scottish-style dishes were good, but a tad...More

Thank mr_dendrocacalia
Reviewed 6 days ago

We usually go two or three times on a trip to Edinburgh. We arrived around 5.30 without booking and it was about a third full on a Monday. As we ate it got busier although the upper room was still empty. The choices seemed to...More

Thank Pete3080
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Myself and some friends visited here one Friday evening before seeing a show. The service was excellent, the food was incredible and there was so much voice for vegans! The atmosphere was lovely and I'd love to go back again.

Thank Islay95
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was delicious. I had the risotto and my mother had the kofta. Both excellent! Great flavours and presentation. And the service was fantastic. Attentive and friendly. Look forward to going again next time I’m in Edinburgh!

Thank HC1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went here, having seen reviews on TripAdvisor. Neither of us are vegans and my husband enjoys his meat, but we both had an amazing meal and would definitely like to return. We rang ahead as it was our first time in...More

Thank chrris1689
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a card carrying member of the meat eating party and really enjoyed my meal. I survived a veggie meal and will return. Just go there.

Thank tonyrad
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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10 October 2017|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
I went without a reservation but that was a Tuesday evening and there were only a couple of tables free, I would recommend booking.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:15 PM
11:00 AM - 10:15 PM
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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