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MUMS Great Comfort Food

) #136 of 1,855 Restaurants in Edinburgh €€ - €€€ , European, British
4A Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
+44 131 260 9806
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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4A Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We happened to be staying around the corner from here and stopped in to get lunch just after arriving in Edinburgh, suitcases in tow. They were gracious enough to let us put our suitcases in a corner and sit down. The food was fabulous. The...More

Thank Laurenfcu89
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delicious and cheap food! The pies and stews are amazing! Simple place but great atmosphere. Service is also great!

Thank Liaires
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mums was a really pleasant dining experience! The food was brilliant without being pretentious, the service was of a high standard. Prices were excellent! A place worth visiting.

Thank keith102015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place!!! Food was excellent and the atmosphere was fun. It was definitely comfort foot- mashed potatoes and sausage. Also ate breakfast there- pancake serving was HUGE and so tasty!

Thank mitchamcl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited mums after reading about it in our guide book, what a find the food was fantastic, I had the steak and ale stew and my partner had the venison pie. The place was packed and they had to turn people away. We had...More

Thank Cathy140
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently went there on Monday, 12 June, around noon, and we absolutely loved it!! The place was fairly empty and the waitress was quick to find us a seat and get us a menu. We ordered the haggis as a started...More

Thank lizette o
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really looking forward to coming here, after reading rave reviews and seeing all the desserts they had on their menu. My experience here back in May wasn't great - the restaurant was busy, but we managed to grab a table after a 10min...More

Thank KittyG-Auckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered a burger and a pie. The pie comes with chips. the beef inside the pie was very tender and perfectly cook, however, imho, it is not savoury enough if you can't say it as bland. but there's always salt and pepper for you...More

Thank fcl306
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a spot of breakfast......Not overly impressed. Standard fayre despite reviews....for example bread rolls just basic large batch catering pack bread which just diminishes the quality of the filling. Service slow considering number of diners. Would we go back? Not with so much more on...More

Thank Dex D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Raining all day; we needed comfort food and Google pointed us to MUMS fortunately. Lovely staff were attentive but not overly so. Steak and ale casserole and venison and redcurrant stew with dumplings were equally good but the crumble (Apple for our visit) with some...More

Thank Asiotye
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4A Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 260 9806
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