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Asti

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Broughton & Calton
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73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
+44 131 558 9156
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited Asti with a close group of friends and what a wonderful team from the booking to the second we all left. The team when we booked were so nice and welcoming and it was such a wonderful experience. The table was set up and ready for our party. All the staff were so attentive from the welcome to... More 

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Thank 1bright
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My second visit here last night, good Italian, tasty food. Pre Theatre menu, great value for money. I had calamari followed by salmon ravioli in a fabby lemon dressing. Couldn't fault it. My friend had a dessert, black cherry tart which was recommended by the waitress. He was delighted with it, I managed to.pinch a fork full it was delish.

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Thank Wendy M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food had a night out with friends service was great and so was the food . The chocolate cake is out of this world .

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Dundee, South Africa
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for a lunch date. Three courses. Can't remember exact price but was very reasonable. I had calamari starter which was well cooked and tasty and coley for my main which again was very well cooked and the Parmesan crust was delicious. The fried potatoes were really very nice. I don't normally have desert but the had a... More 

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Thank erlifjweoirhg
Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this restaurant for a family trip for my daughters 18th birthday but sadly took ill so the family went without me but they said everything was amazing. One of the family has to eat gluten free and the staff were very attentive to this and there were plenty of choices including a gluten free chocolate cake which was... More 

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Thank Joe1OB
London, England, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came without reservation but were lucky and got the table. It was busy night but our orders came in nicely spaced time. Starters were big, we always take two different ones and share but I could not finished my share. The main for me was gnocchi and my partner had one of the specials of the day. My portion... More 

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Thank Edyta2013pl
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here on 17th March on the recommendation of a friend who lives in Edinburgh. We were staying in the city for 3 days to celebrate our anniversary. We booked earlier in the day as we realised it may be busy being Friday evening. we were greeted in a friendly and professional manner by our waitress... More 

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Thank Mystarrynight
edinburgh
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed nice meal off the preset Theatre meal, staff friendly and attentive without being over powering. Both had glass wine, starters of one soup and squid. Cosy environment, and homely setting. Main course was beautifully cooked and very enjoyable. We both decided to have desserts, partner enjoyed blackberry cake, while I did the chocolate. Highly recommended. Do come down... More 

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Thank kevinodonnell
Guildford, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here after finding it on trip advisor. The food was amazing.. the restaurant has specials on everyday which are well trying. The food was of great quality and the service was fab. Can't fault it and would defiantly recommend!!

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Thank aabb92
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go often to this restaurant which is always excellent. You can have a light lunch or a full dinner, both great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 558 9156

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Broughton & Calton

Neighbourhood Profile
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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