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19 Shore Pl, Edinburgh EH6 6SW, Scotland (Formerly Tapa Leith)
13:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Sun - Thu 13:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to this restaurant several times and I've never been disappointed. The roughcast walls and general ambiance give it a Mediterranean feel. The food is great, from the bread and dips, through to my favourite main; the cured ceviche. They have a nice looking drinks menu, including plenty of gins, but so far I've stuck to the red wine... More 

1 Thank James S
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food could have been hotter, nice ambience but we left wanting to go to the chippy. Small portions but lovely food despite that. Lots of choice of Spanish sherry and gin, but we wouldn't go back

Thank Lmm0
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit to Tapa and again we all thoroughly enjoyed it. We went for the £25 per person option which came with bread, ham and cheese with dips then each person chose 2 tapas dishes then followed by a cheesecake, macaron and truffle as pudding. Some staff more helpful than others as can be confusing on how... More 

Thank Caketin93
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to pretend or feel that you're on holiday in Spain simply visit this establishment of an evening and you'll be transported (at least your taste-buds will). I'd heard about this place for a while but never got around to visiting mainly because it is only two minutes from my work but also the location is not in... More 

Thank jimtrish219
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service excellent. Lovely atmosphere. Have been a few times for lunch and dinner and never been disapointed. Love that you can keep ordering a few dishes at a time. Spoilt for choice. We will definately return.

Thank SharonMcDine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. Like that the waiter recommended ordering a couple of dishes at a time. That meant we didnt overorder a n d dishes came hot. Our only problem was what not to have. The seam bream and pigs cheek were both sublime but all the food was delicious. As for... More 

1 Thank Terry M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here a few times now and everytime we go we get very well looked after and the prices are amazing for the size of portions you get, we normally go with four of us and we get extremely well fed for a very fair price, i have tried most of the dishes and i have been satisfied.... More 

2 Thank andrewdeans2016
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Tapa, but will not be the last! Booked online which was very easy, was quiet at 5.00pm, so as you would expect service was attentive and prompt. Had 5 tapas between two which was exactly he right amount for us. Almond cake for desert was amazing. Finished up with a Valentia gin and tonic, was really refreshing.... More 

1 Thank James R
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106 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading glowing reviews in TA we decided to try it and weren't impressed. We had sea bream tapa (2 tiny, lukewarm pieces of fish topped with a green sauce), pollo al inferno (nice, hot tomato sauce), beef croquets (greasy), cod and prawn skewers were small but tasty and baby squid which was more like lots of batter and miniscule... More 

Thank 013757
Livingston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable lunch in Tapa on Saturday. The menu was clearly described to us, including a suggestion of how many dishes to order, which turned out to be spot on. The portions are larger than other tapas which means when sharing you feel that you're getting a good taste of the dish. Good lunch time atmosphere, with... More 

1 Thank Gillianpw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$50
Mediterranean, Spanish, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Shore Pl, Edinburgh EH6 6SW, Scotland (Formerly Tapa Leith)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: 441314766776
No matter where you are in Spain, a moments walk from the main tourist traps will almost always immerse you in the hustle and bustle of real Spanish life- busy bars and restaurants full of animated discussions conducted over fresh, homemade food. With this in mind, we selected our home of 19 Shore Place as the perfect venue to recreate this wonderful ambiance in Edinburgh.

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