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Rapido Caffe

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79 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
+44 131 556 2041
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Well I would love to review the food... but how can I when it didn't show? After placing an order to sober us up which came to £17.90 we were told it would be an hour. Understandable on a Saturday night! The time until delivery then increased by 45 mins. We were getting very hunger and tired at this point... More 

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Thank Kathysmith123
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I placed an order last night, which to start with took over an hour to arrive..... over an hour - to cook chip and fry a few things... The hamburger did not come with a burger bun or toppings, something which should have been noted on the website. The burger itself that I received was not edible, it was tough... More 

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Thank Martyn B
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered a substantial quantity of food from this place in the middle of the night and it took an hour and a half to arrive!! I was not told it would take this long when I ordered the food. We finally received our delivery and were completely disappointed. The chicken tasted like cardboard in breadcrumbs, the chips were soggy,... More 

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Thank SRKA93
1 review
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Ok feed but don't support businesses that charge for the use of debit cards. That's the cost of doing business.

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Thank Felix H
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Patheric excuse for Italian food, horrible food we had delivered ( had to use our own oven to heat the food) called the takeaway to complain and they said they'd call me back in a couple of minutes and they still haven't received the call, used just eat to make order, next time I'll use a different Takeaway Waste of... More 

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Thank Joseph M
Beverly, Massachusetts
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203 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We had fish and chips here the other day. The food was fine, but not the best I've had. The service was very quick and efficient. I would probably try them again if I'm nearby.

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Thank Eve1717
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a surprisingly friendly place, good Italian food, deals often available.It is a nice place for an earthy meal out. Food was pretty average, and one of the pasta dishes had to be sent back because it was cold. To be fair the cost of the pasta dish was knocked off the final bill.

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Thank Anice_Coburn
Edinburgh
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place used to be okay. However, today we purchased two portions of chips. When we arrived home and opened them up, we were confronted with two portions of greasy, mahogany coloured, brittle, reheated chips. Horrible! Hopefully they will read this review and up their game.

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2 Thank GranCanFan
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Food very overcooked to the point it was almost burnt, and tasted reheated and very greasy. Staff not very friendly at all. Won't return. Highly unrecommended!

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2 Thank kevinm1978
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is a sort of everything take away. We had fish and chips on an ordinary Saturday night, not late. Fish tasted like it had been cooked day before and chips were poor. Very pricey as well. We ended up tossing most of it away. Would not recommend.

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Thank Peter F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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