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The Espy

) #282 of 1,865 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
+44 131 669 0082
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (120 reviews)
“crusty bread” (5 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
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Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been for lunch and evening meal and both great. Recommended are home made ginger beer ,antipasti sharing platter and fresh fish. Good service,relaxed atmosphere

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been here on numerous occasions and as always find the staff very friendly and helpful. There is always a good selection of ales (on average 4). It's dog friendly and the mcespy burger is awesome. I love that it's not pretentious with a...More

Thank Rugbycal
Reviewed 6 days ago

At one time, The Espy on Portobellos Esplanade used to be the place to go for good food, great service from friendly Aussies on a career break/year out, and terrific views across to Fife. The views are still there but sadly neither the food nor...More

Thank merrywanderer2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

lovely staff with an open friendliness toward us we really enjoyed food and drinks, would come again.

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into the Espy in Portobello for a family meal last Tuesday. This is a very welcoming, child friendly, and relaxed restaurant and the staff made us feel welcome and at home in this busy restaurant. We mainly went for the homemade burgers which were...More

Thank MacBiscuits
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on a Saturday afternoon following a sunny day on Portobello beach. Decent service and cocktail list was interesting, if very overpriced. Food however (again extremely overpriced) was really uninteresting/bland. For example, our 3 year old daughter ordered the "kids" menu fish and chips...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favourite place to spend some time after hard day at work. They have great selection of beers, good food and staff is absolutely amazing. I would recommend to everyone!!!

Thank Mateusz W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small bar/restaurant was one of the highlights of my trip to Scotland! Arran was our server and he was simply the BEST by far! We stayed for hours, and laughed so hard we cryed. I got an ice cream & liquor dessert that was...More

Thank P_April2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place always busy so have to book in advance drink always good staff are very nice and food lovely always a good choice right on the beach too

Thank Frances G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We're regulars here as the burgers are great and the staff are friendly. Tap water provided without asking - a rare thing for some reason!

Thank Anthony G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 669 0082
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