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Cafe Rapido

#1,806 of 1,937 Restaurants in Edinburgh
79 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
+44 131 556 2041
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible49%
31 Aug 2018
“17 years....”
2 weeks ago
“Food was so awful if motivated me to write a review”
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Italian, Scottish
79 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food arrived on time but was of quality that was worse than imaginable. Supermarket frozen food is multiple levels better than the disgusting trash I was delivered. I wasn't expecting much at 3 in the morning but i couldn't believe how incredibly poor the...More

Thank Luke C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to eat here as a teenager and it was great; I recently went again after about 10 years and dear Lord, it's terrible now. Server seemed spaced out. Chips were hard and dry like they'd been cooked twice. My mum had fish, which...More

Thank DinahZippy
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We ordered pizza through Just Eat from here last night. Delivery time was an hour - fair enough. It was over priced for pizza and not one but worth the money. It was cold, 20 mins late than we were told despite being told on...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 31 August 2018

It's been about 17 years since I ate here - even though I live across the street but in my search for a decent fish and chips I decided to try once more. Wish I'd read the reviews first. I was too hungry to wait...More

Thank shug17
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Went here as cafe picante at the top of Broughton Street was too busy. The servers are coked our their nut or were on night of Saturday 11th August. All of them rude and disgusting, making loud racist, homophobic and sexist comments about customers. Really...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Food was horrendously late. Their phone never picks up and the turgid unpalatable filth they delivered could barely be described as food. I think it might taste better on the way out. Ali thanks for taking the better of when I said I didn't want...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

The servers are so rude and make an effort to be unfriendly! The food is below sub-par and takes so long to arrive! The manager needs to fire those workers!!

Thank Ihaterapido
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Not only is the food inedible and edging on dangerous but the people are the most disgusting, insulting and unwelcoming people I have ever met.

Thank hamishneill
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I am a little disappointed on a few fronts. First off, the server did not seem able to count. The change that he was about to provide me with did not look like it was going to be close to the £7.60 that was due...More

Thank noom n
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Disgusting service disgusting people disgusting food shouldn’t be aloud to serve food at all 3 hours for food to come and when it came I would have sent it back if I didn’t think it would take 3 hours for the driver to get back...More

Thank Gavin M
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Italian, Scottish
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 2041
Rapido fish and chips takeaway is right in the city center of Edinburgh serving the best authentic Italian Pizza and traditional fish and chips. We are proud of our food and service.
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