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La Barca

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23 Edinburgh Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HR, Scotland
+44 131 331 4727
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I walked in to this restaurant and asked if they had any tables, they asked us to return in 30 minutes so we waited in the cold and returned after 30 minutes to be told that there are no tables and we would have to wait a further 30 minutes. The staff were unhelpful and clearly were... More 

Thank Daniel R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood risotto made with long grain rice and frozen seafood, like something out of a can. My partners spaghetti was not al dente, with a bland seafood sauce that again tasted like something out of a can. Lemonade was completely flat. The waiters are friendly and seem to be Italian but the chef has no idea how to cook Italian.... More 

4 Thank Richard L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying over in South Queensferry, wanted somewhere to eat and take in the view of the 3 Bridges all lit up. Good Italian food, established restaurant, staff really friendly and attentive, relaxed atmosphere. Pizza was to die for the base was like eating clouds. Would go back

Thank Scaifee2
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner go to La Barca on a regular basis and absolutely love it! This year we decided to go for valentines night and it did not fail to impress us as per usual. The waiters are so attentive and always there to get you what you need.. the food is delicious and not once have we found... More 

2 Thank Kimberley A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal nice staff throughly recommend & would definitely be return I can recommend chicken tomatoes & red peppers followed by tiramus

Thank Lorna_8
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Although very busy we were accomodated at short notice. A lovely location to enjoy some fine food. The filleto Rossini was a delight. Thanks La Barca.

Thank DaveF12345678
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

My boyfriend and I visited recently and were delighted with this restaurant. Reasonably priced, huge portions and a delicious authentic Italian meal! We sat by the window and enjoyed dramatic views across the water. Customer service was excellent. I have no hesitation recommending this restaurant. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Claire C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

My husband and I ate here tonight and were delighted with the fresh food, kind servers and lovely views!

Thank aimeeks2
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We read Mr Angrys review and just laughed (and that was before we went) but it didn't put us off as he obviously have problems! Anyway, we nipped along on Friday night just before new year and we had a great wee time......... garlic mushrooms which were okay and then we had pizzas each which were great....... really good service... More 

Thank Heidi M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

A grotty dump in desperate need of a makeover. The Seals Craig/La Barca site is prime real estate in South Queensferry (which is sadly overrun with restaurants) and the current owner hasn't got a clue. He simply doesn't have a business mind. La Barca could be the best in SQ if it were in better hands. The view from the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Edinburgh Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh  >  South Queensferry
  • Phone Number: +44 131 331 4727

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