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bar italia

100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
+44 131 228 6379
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (86 reviews)
“ice cream” (54 reviews)
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stumbled across this place and couldn't have been happier. Really great pasta and calamari. Highly recommend the cannelloni

Thank JayHTexas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious delicious food. Homemade pasta and ice cream (which is incredible!). Great warm Italian restaurant atmosphere. The service is fantastic! Perhaps slightly more expensive than a student would want to pay without their parents there! But I really love it here.

Thank MollyJessicaAnn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with a group on a midweek evening. Good service, good choice of food and drink and value for money. If you are looking for a low to mid priced Italian restaurant try here.

Thank Chief_squiggle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for my son (8yrs) and I whilst visiting Edinburgh as we both love Italian and we weren't disappointed. We shared a started and the buffalo mozzarella was amazing and followed this by the clam pasta for my son and pesto, roast pepper and goats...More

Thank Louise K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was within the same block of the Sheraton Hotel so it was an easy choice during our first day there as our room was getting prepared. Small, lively, family oriented with a very friendly staff who remembered us the next few times we...More

Thank nancygY4034NZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect place to get a pre-theatre meal. Friendly, speedy service, great atmosphere, and the food is delicious! We both had the seafood risotto which was just the right consistency and taste. It's a good idea to pre-book if you are going to a show.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was excellent and waiter was helpful when considering the menu. As something different ordered the haggis ravioli with a whisky sauce. Absolutely delicious ! Would recommend and definitely go back if I am in the area again.

Thank jkd66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for 4 at 6:30p. We travelled to Edinburgh because I was running the marathon. We had dinner at Bar Italia the night before the race, so we started dinner rather early. In summary, I would say the pasta and service made up for the...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken to this restaurant by our son and his partner who are devotees of this place. We have now joined them in this adoration. The food was simply excellent and the service friendly but in obtrusive. However the ice cream delights for sweet...More

Thank Stranathro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate less than 20% and asked for check to leave. Salad was terrible, both entrees were almost inedible. Worst attempt at a meal in memory.

Thank Quaker1
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$41
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 6379
  • E-mail
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