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Gusto Restaurant & Bar

135 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JS, Scotland
+44 131 225 2555
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (194 reviews)
“meatballs” (30 reviews)
“steak” (76 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
135 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JS, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place used to be a cut above, good menu, great setting, good attentive service..... But we were there for the food, and it was nowhere near as good as it used to be. Cold stale bruschetta out of the fridge 3 mins after ordering,...More

Thank Billybhoy999
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here for work's Christmas lunch. Fantastic food at reasonable price. Great service from helpful staff and good atmosphere too.More

Thank Nicky S
gustoedinburgh, Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Nicky S, Thank you for the fantastic 5* review following your recent Christmas lunch at Gusto Edinburgh. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the celebratory meal and found to service to be attentive from my colleagues. I hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here the first night in Edinburgh. They hummed and hawed saying they had no table and "just about" fit the 2 of us in despite there being lots of available seating when we sat down and for the length of our dinner.. The...More

Thank 186605Karen88
gustoedinburgh, Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 186605Karen88, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Gusto Edinburgh. I am pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your meal and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, India Gill Business Development Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although very busy the service was excellent, the food we had was well presented and delicious. The best Calamari I have had in a long time. Really good atmosphere.

Thank anth0nymurray
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here this week one evening. Very busy, so you will need to book in advance. We booked on the day, so think ahead and you will be fine. Great service and good food. We have eaten here before, but the difference this time that...More

Thank guy c
gustoedinburgh, Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guy c, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at Gusto Edinburgh. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and noted the service provided by my colleagues. Your review has been a pleasure to read and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply the best pizza I have had outside Italy. Excellent service. We will be back for sure. Friendly welcoming staff who give great advice about the menu. Shame you don’t have a restaurant in Aberdeen,More

Thank stuartsimpson19
gustoedinburgh, Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear stuartsimpson19, Thank you for the fantastic feedback following your recent dining experience at our restaurant. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and will take great pleasure in sharing your words with the team. I hope to welcome you back again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the night and food so much. As party to the diners club with 20% off food it was so great value for moneyMore

Thank Michelle L
gustoedinburgh, Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michelle L, Thank you for your kind feedback following you recent dining experience with Gusto Edinburgh. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your evening and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, India Gill Business...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with a work colleague at a busy time of the day but we managed to be given a seat. The spacious seats make you feel relaxed and the staff are excellent, making you feel welcome - a good start. The menu is...More

1  Thank ciaoLincoln
gustoedinburgh, Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ciaoLincoln, Thank you for the fantastic 5* review following your recent visit to the restaurant. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal along with the seating and service provided by my colleagues. I look forward to sharing your words with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for an early dinner and the place was packed. Glad we had booked as not sure we would have got a table. Three of the four of us asked for something that was on the menu, which was long and varied, but they...More

1  Thank A P
gustoedinburgh, Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear A P, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our restaurant. We appreciate all feedback as this is invaluable to our improvement. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food that you received though it is disappointing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Best pizza in town. Had a table upstairs overlooking the chef spinning the dough to make the great tasting thin pizza dough. Very busy due to the time of year but service was first class. Only reason it wasn't I didn't give an excellent was...More

Thank martinb1963
gustoedinburgh, Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear martin1963, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review following your recent dining experience at Gusto Edinburgh. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed meal and consider our pizza to be the best! I look forward to sharing your kind words...More

Nearby
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with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
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jaderx2016
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Response from FlorrieF18 | Reviewed this property |
A dress would be lovely, I would always wear a dress here; even on a Sunday
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michelle473
29 October 2016|
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Response from Imliooper | Reviewed this property |
I was a lone diner that evening. It was probably not a Friday. I went in, not very confident as other places did not have a table. But staff were immensely helpful. Did not even ask, as they do to make you feel terrible, if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$64
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 2555
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