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bar italia

100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
+44 131 228 6379
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (99 reviews)
“ice cream” (59 reviews)
“tiramisu” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Conveniently located in a busy area with lots of competition, we chose for menu and environment. Great service, food selection and reasonably priced. We had three different pastas and all were delicious. Server was friendly and accommodating. Too bad we ran out of room for...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful. Atmosphere and ambience perfect 👌. Could have been in Italy 🇮🇹 Waiter first class and knowledgeable. Brochetta and meat platter to start. Pasta dishes and chicken main course with garlic breads in the middle of the table for sharing. £35.00 a head including...More

1  Thank Thejuniperclub
Reviewed 5 days ago

Busy night on the Royal Mile so we looked a little farther out and chose Bar Italia. Authentic, high quality food and service!! Walk able from our hotel near Waverly Station in the theater district. Menu was diverse, including pizza. Combination veal and eggplant for...More

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had early evening meal following an afternoon concert. We had a great meal with excellent wine. The service was excellent without being obtrusive.The fresh pasta was delicious. Great ice cream, do not miss it. We will be returning as soon as we can.

1  Thank paul186575
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great meal here. People were literally queuing out of the door but we'd made a reservation. It looked full but magically our table for 7 people appeared. Food was traditional Italian but well cooked and service was great. Atmosphere great. Try the...More

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous authentic meal, I had the veal ragu fettuccine which was delicious and my son loved the haggis ravioli. The ice cream was extremely nice. The service was impeccable and friendly. It reminded us of a restaurant we went to in Milan so definitely authentic!

1  Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic pasta and service! Try the ice cream, it is homemade and very good! The fettuccini tastes made from scratch. Excellent.

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit here in 25 years, as we don't visit the city so often now. The food staff and service are still as great as back then. Traditional food service and surroundings. Couldn't recommend more highly, we just loved it. Thanks for a great...More

1  Thank Scott H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered pizza, restaurant was busy but was waited on quickly and food was prepared fast. Very tasty. Good use of spice but not overpowering. Proprietors are italian and care about your experience. My waiter's name was Christian. Very nice and knowledgeable. This restaurant stands out...More

1  Thank faurot60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meeting waiters who like their jobs, having fun in serving delicious Italian meals and give you a feeling of beeing a realy welcome guest are seldom? Not here! Come in, eat tasty Pizza and enjoy as the staff is doing! Ask for Christian. Best man...More

1  Thank Steffen M
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 6379
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