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Michael Neave's Kitchen and Whisky Bar

€€€€European, British,
21 Old Fishmarket Close, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 226 4747
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21 Old Fishmarket Close, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely few drinks. Knowledgeable English bar man. Lacked atmosphere as lights too bright and only patrons.

Thank Alka P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my daughter and friend for lunch this week. We hadn’t booked and walked in dressed for the cold weather. We had a lovely welcome and excellent service. Living in the south of England and working in London, the £9.95 express...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a Friday night having tried to get in during November post recommendation. Though we waited a couple of months we weren’t disappointed. The food was amazing, beautifully presented and tasted amazing. The service was great and the ambiance perfect. So far...More

Thank Claire N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous gin menu, fabulous staff offering excellent service, wow the food looked and tasted amazing, splendid wine list and all at a very reasonable price considering how wonderful everything was! I will be back! Amazing menu!

Thank jacquibaggaley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of work colleagues & myself planned a celebratory meal here for six people. I have complex allergies & follow a low histamine diet, it can often be very difficult to dine out. I emailed the week before & was advised to give the...More

Thank Firstforfootcare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a repeat review, five years after our last visit. We were pleased to find that Michael Neave has not changed the basic character of his excellent but unpretentious restaurant. He is still offering his Express Lunch for a stunning £9.95. A la carte,...More

Thank sp33dbird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another visit to MV & once again, it didn’t let us down. Fantastic food &service for £11.95 - two courses. Today it was delicious goats cheese tart & spicy brisket with mash - to die for. All washed down with a couple of bottles of...More

Thank McAnnie1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to celebrate my wife's birthday with the family and had a wonderful meal.I would recommend the scallops as a starter nas rthe venison as a main course. The presentation is beautiful and it is true that taste starts with the eyes.

Thank AlanSmith57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant last Wednesday to try the express lunch. What a treat. Great service, great food,superb ambience and value. It is now on my list of best places to eat in Edinburgh. No need to say more. Try it.

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most lovely evening on Saturday for a family birthday meal. The service was impeccable, we felt really looked after. We didn't feel rushed, very relaxed and ambient atmosphere. The food topped off the night, we ordered everything from pigeon, steaks, lamb and...More

Thank Tracy S
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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18 January 2017|
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Response from MonsoonScotland | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry, as you can see I don't come on very often. As others have said no dress code.
Ann A
24 October 2016|
Response from MacKenzie B |
Yes. You simply need to pop in.
Emma S
16 October 2016|
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Response from Explore_Our_Worlds | Reviewed this property |
No they focus on cocktails and wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Old Fishmarket Close, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 4747
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