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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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“pasta” (52 reviews)
“agnolotti” (5 reviews)
“profiteroles” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First visit following recommendation from a friend, it was a birthday celebration for our daughter. Meal was delicious, lovely atmosphere and good service. I'd mentioned the special occasion on booking and this was marked by strawberry cheesecake to share, brought to table by waiters singing...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 1 week ago

As visitors to the city, we were tired of the same old places in Old Town and read the reviews and found this wonderful small Italian Restaurant. It is a very cozy place, busy but with attentive service and sporting an extensive menu for a...More

Thank JKVictor
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as a result of the feedback on here and we were not disappointed. Excellent scallops for starters off the specials board and then we both had different pasta dishes which were delicious. Neither of us had room for s dessert! Wonderful food...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here as a family before going on Holiday and was very impressed. It was a Friday night so was busy however not noisy and there was enough room to enjoy the meal without feeling crammed in. I went for their Spicy Pizza and...More

Thank Timecapsule
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Papilio restaurant several times a year with friends and family. The food is good and varied and I particularly like the steaks. The staff and helpful and friendly. I can thoroughly recommend this restaurant. Iain.

Thank Iain W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty meals! We shared garlic bread and a rosemary focaccia to start then I had the pesto risotto with king prawns! Delicious!!! Staff were so nice to us and were very helpful to everyone in the restaurant! Loved it!

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a lovely quaint traditional italian restaurant, just stumbled across it by chance, just come over from Ireland on tour from Australia wanting great food and we got it would definitely recommend to all

Thank LeaChadwick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the two course lunch menu with fish of the day. Fish was served with chips and some green leaves (with olive oil provided). Followed by the Sicilian cassatta, which is really good. All washed down with a large glass of the house white (and...More

Thank Obderver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit, and we had such a lovely time I wanted to write a review. The food here is absolutely delicious and the atmosphere cosy, relaxed and friendly. It is so refreshing to visit a restaurant where the staff and owner/manager take...More

Thank LouiseAltonofYork
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Delighted with this restaurant, fantastic traditional Italian food at great prices. Well worth a visit.

Thank Snowtime_11
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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$14 - US$47
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, 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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