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Papilio Restaurant

158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
+44 131 229 3325
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very welcoming Made you feel at home Service was fantastic Food was great and excellent value for money Made us feel very welcome the whole meal Highly recommended!

Thank ianrdavies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my Girlfriend on Saturday lunch time we asked for the lunch menus which we received my girlfriend asked if there was any gluten free options and the manager said yes so she ordered pasta bolagnais for her main I asked if I could...More

Thank DavyMacf1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the staff at the hotel we were staying at down the street recommended the Papilio Restaurant. I’m so glad he did! We enjoyed a fantastic dinner. We went early so were able to get in without a reservation but I would recommend doing...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner often visit this place. We love it. The staff are always so friendly. It is always packed and the atmosphere is great. And the food is quality and reasonably priced. Love it. Great spot!

Thank Charlotteastley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in at 7:30, the place was packed...the manager said he would be happy to have us come back at 8:00, so we did...& we were warmly welcomed, “so happy you came back!” His name was Mimo, & he was so very gracious, checking on...More

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely, charming, cozy, romantic spot! My husband and I just popped in for dinner one evening, and chose Papilio simply because of it’s proximity to where we were staying. We had no idea how fortunate we were in our choice, and the fabulous...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Papilio today and took advantage of their 2 course lunch menu for £10.50, a good deal considering starters are around £5 and main menu dishes are mostly upwards of £12. The staff were very courteous and made sure we were taken care of...More

Thank Si_Dev_1
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Visited today with friends who had been before . Lunch time deal was fantastic. Good choice and food tasty. Lobster ravioli and sea bass authentic and fresh. This is a real local find - will now return on a regular basis. Restaurant was buzzy and...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are visiting from Australia and we're catching up with family. We came upon this restaurant and managed to get a table for 4 , it was mid week. Superb service and the waiter thanked us for coming and explained the menu...More

Thank a_boath
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We nearly just turned up but were glad we phoned up an hour before we wanted to go, as several people were turned away once we were there. It's quite an extensive menu which can sometimes mean that the quality isn't comparable with the quantity,...More

Thank GaryW14
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Questions & Answers
Gordon M
10 November 2017|
Response from Beany6567 | Property representative |
Apologies but no. Plenty of street parking in the vicinity.
Jude P
6 July 2015|
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Response from Ross H | Reviewed this property |
About 3 months ago a gentleman in a wheelchair was at the table opposite me, so it is definitely possible. Call and book a table and explain the situation ahead of time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$46
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Bruntsfield
  • Neighbourhood: Bruntsfield
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 3325
Family run Italian Restaurant since June 2004, serving a wide range of excellent Italian dishes. Children welcome (kid's portions) and Gluten Free Pasta available.
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