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The Constitution

) #747 of 1,808 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
48 Constitution Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6RS, Scotland
+44 131 538 9374
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Constitution Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6RS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of seven arrived to have a meal on the evening of the 9th May and found the welcome very good and the food excellent and we will go there when we visit Edinburgh again for sure Mavis and Bruce Duncan

Thank maddogmave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the constitution many times, but this night has to be the worst service i have encountered in any restaurant/bar. The waiters managed to get 2 main courses wrong out of the 4 we ordered, they left us for long periods of...More

Thank Chelsea G
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Really friendly bar staff which makes this Place stand out, good food, great variety of cocktails, have been several times and would go again

Thank Eilidh W
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely bar! Went to watch the rugby six nations match on a Friday night. Got a round of 4 beers and 1 double vodka coke for £20, so fairly priced. Lovely relaxed atmosphere in the bar with several massive TV screens so no problems with...More

Thank GeeAliThorne
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Called in around 7.00pm on Saturday after the rugby. Lively bar with buzzy atmosphere, good staff. Had teatime rugby on big screen.

Thank mallyduk
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Went for a meal here which we had booked, the chairs were old and broken, the food took a long time to come after ordering as did the drinks. We ordered cocktails and they took ages to come and there wasn't a great amount of...More

Thank karritough
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Although Constitution has been recently redecorated, the food remains as bland as it was before the refurbishment --huge disapointment! Lack of flavour and makes you feel that the cook was in a hurry. I've tried their burger and their "vegetarian chilli" and was not impressed...More

Thank gkullis
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Staff were really friendly and there's a nice atmosphere. However the food was average and not that warm when it arrived. Good value for money though!!

Thank 08091995
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Booked a table for eight, for 7.30. Eventually after sitting for 30mins, had to ask for the menus, also had to ask for someone to take our order, although the waitress said they were busy and the food would be about 30-40 mins, we were...More

Thank susieq07
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visited with an itison deal for burger and beer and took our two kids as well. The kids had macaroni and it was lovely, we had a bleu it burger and a highland fling burger. Both were amazing, best burger I've ever had. Chips...More

Thank ythmsn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Constitution Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6RS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 538 9374
The Constitution is a fantastic Grill bistro-style casual Leith eatery.
Our menu is locally sourced and freshly created.

We have over 20 local craft ales and draught beers, an attractive wine list to choose from as well as a special cocktail menu.

The Red Room is our exclusive place for parties,intimate dining, birthday