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The Salisbury Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
58 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AD, Scotland
+44 131 667 4518
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“pork belly” (20 reviews)
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Gastropub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
58 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good atmosphere, if a little noisy. We had hoped for a quieter area for our party of six so we could talk. But, to the food. The number in brackets refers to the number of folk who ordered the dish. Starters: Beech mushrooms (2) and...More

Thank albanman
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the Festive lunch here on 25 November 2017. It was only chance our group had of getting together before Christmas. Nice atmosphere, though I think ours was only table set up for Christmas so we got one or two strange looks. Good service and...More

Thank Andrew G
Robin J, General Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Andrew, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Christmas lunch with us and also the service provided by the team. I'm sure the looks were of jealousy as you were all having such a good time! We all hope you have a lovely...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was good , staff helpfull in recommending a Sunday roast. Where I was sitting unfortunately their was no table service, but apart from that a very enjoyable mealMore

Thank HUGH B
Robin J, General Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Hugh, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our service and also our Sunday roast. We hope to see you again this coming Sunday, if not sooner. Thanks again, Nicole...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my in laws visiting from Ireland and family through from Glasgow- we went for Sunday lunch and it was beautiful all 8 of us had top standard meals and the staff were friendly and attentive- we will definitely be back (also my mother...More

Thank beaniesmum2014
Robin J, Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for the great review. We are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your time with us and that we managed to cater for everybody. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thanks again, Liam & The...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting from Manchester we had another very enjoyable evening at the Salisbury Arms. We last visited 3 years ago and the standard of food and service is excellent. We will definitely be visiting again in the future. Keep up the good work!More

Thank iaincampbell492
Robin J, Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Iain, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable evening with us and enjoyed the food as well as our service. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Salisbury Arms on a Friday evening having booked in advance. We had 3 courses with one in the party being a vegetarian. All 3 courses were good as was the service. A good dining experience.More

Thank ochust
Robin J, Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ochust, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the food as well as our service so much. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thanks again, Nicole...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Last night I ate RAW CHICKEN. Not only was the chicken pink, it was purple- absolutely raw cold chicken. I realised too late, and had eaten a few bites. The waiter took the plate away and offered us a refund for that dish. Fine. When...More

Thank AliceMcK17
Robin J, General Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear AliceMck17, I am incredibly sorry to read about your experience and I offer an apology for what was clearly a poor experience. As you might imagine, I take this issue incredibly seriously and have conducted a full investigation on the back of your comments....More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My partner and I fancied some lunch after a walk up Arthur’s seat so booked a table here. I hadn’t been here in about 10 years but I was very impressed with how smart and different it looked. We sat in the bar area as...More

Thank Megan M
Robin J, General Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Megan M, Thank you very much for your kind words. We're really glad that you had a great time and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Nicole & The Salisbury Arms Team

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Opposite the Commonwealth Pool with plenty parking. The restaurant is attractive and the food very good. However the service is very slow.More

Thank aanncc22
Robin J, Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Aanncc22, Thank you for the great review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your food with us but also very disappointed to hear that the service was as slow. Our aim is to provide all guests with exceptional service and it's sad...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went here for mother in Law's 97th birthday lunch and was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food for a 'pub lunch'. We were in the private dining area which was very good and the staff were very pleasant and attentive. The atmosphere of...More

Thank Catherine B
Robin J, Manager at The Salisbury Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Catherine, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our service and food as much. We sincerely hope your mother in law enjoyed her special day and we hope to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$54
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 4518
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Description
Our beautifully refurbished Gastropub, not far from Edinburgh city centre, serves delicious fresh food daily with a great selection of wines and local beers. In the warmer months enjoy Al Fresco dining in our beer garden with outdoor fire-pit and Peroni Bar and when the winter nights set in join us in the bar around the fire or in the dining room with indoor fire-pit. Scottish Entertainment Awards 2017 Finalists - Scotland's Best Gastropub - Scotland's Best Outdoor Hospitality Area
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