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13/A Brougham Street, Edinburgh EH3 9JS, Scotland
+44 131 478 2856
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (83 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (14 reviews)
“iberico” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13/A Brougham Street, Edinburgh EH3 9JS, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic......best vibe.....great food.....excellent waiter ......once i found it....i returned and returned......food is delicious....atmosphere is soothing

Thank Tania K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bijou venue belies the big welcome. Great menu and despite there being just one waiter, service was reasonably slick. We had a mixture of delicious tapas to start followed by two "mains", sampling a succulent mix of fish, chorizo, iberico pork, chicken - all of...More

Thank BrendanEugene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is SPANISH. All Spanish wine and authentic Spanish food. The staff is Spanish and you get the snse they speak just enough English to take care of you. The chicken on a skewer with onions and peppers is some of the best chicken...More

Thank vtgay3
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived late and couldn't decide what we wanted so eventually decided to ask the chef for a random selection of food, beyond the time they would normally have stopped serving, and what they brought was absolutely fantastic. Very much enjoyed our meal and will...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Brought my father here for his first tapas experience. He loved it as did we all. The service and dishes were amazing, especially the pork cheeks and pardon peppers. The wine is reasonably priced and the service was excellent. Highly recommended and we will be...More

Thank edm1887
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Very happy to discover this place. Lovely spanish food and service. Authentic. Also they put up with me chatting away in dreadful spanish. Good wine list. Pop in for tapas and a great mediterranean experience.

Thank Rockflight
Reviewed 8 July 2017

With Spanish chefs, waiters and the very best of Spanish cuisine, we have not eaten better in Barcelona or Madrid. We were looked after by a delightful waitress with superb service in this modest and intimate little Tapas restaurant, 100 yards from Tollcross. The tapas...More

Thank dunworkingforever
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We walked in on a Wednesday evening around 6.30 and within half an hour the place was full. Probably best to book as people were turned away. It is very small but has a lovely atmosphere. We went for a selection of tapas and I...More

1  Thank ClaraB76
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Visited for the first time on Friday night on the recommendation of a work colleague. Tucked away with a modest entrance in Tollcross it would be easy to walk past without noticing it - don't! Everything was fantastic, especially the pork cheeks. We had 6...More

Thank Ms-Hospital-Corners
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, wonderful staff, absolutely wonderful place. Be warned, it's small, and constantly busy, book a table! AND I CANNOT STRESS ENOUGH HOW MUCH YOU NEED TO HAVE THE IBERIAN PORK.

Thank Louhellbaby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Margaret B
20 July 2016|
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If you google El Quijote Edinburgh menu you will be able to find it! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13/A Brougham Street, Edinburgh EH3 9JS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 478 2856
  • E-mail
Traditional Spanish Tapas Restaurant from across South of Spain. Really friendly environment.
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