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The Rosehip

#194 of 1,821 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
New Town
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43 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NH, Scotland
+44 131 225 8028
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came on a recommendation as wanted nice family meal at the end of our short break. And what a find!! Right in the heart of the City Centre near Princes Street, interesting and informal decor- very welcoming and attentive staff and superb service. A very good and appropriate selection of wine, beers and whiskies( of course) and a great choice... More 

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Thank Stromski
Bierton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely evening here on our first visit to Edinburgh. The staff were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. There was a good selection on the menu and the food was well cooked and tasty. We thought there was a lovely atmosphere here and would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Worlass46
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, fab gin selection, friendly staff Went with my husband, both had a burger, very tasty! Loved the selection of gins and local beers. Good atmosphere

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Thank sarahdixon43
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both my husband & myself had delicious dinner here . Booked through groupon & can honestly say we were very impressed with food and service. Being a resident of Edinburgh we have walked passed this place many times without realising it was there. Will definitely return

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Thank Shirley G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came across by accident with my girlfriend when looking for a restaurant in a very busy Edinburgh. We were given a table straight away. Staff were attentive and the food was amazing. The sea bass I had was excellent and sticky toffee was a delight. Prices were also reasonable will come again when back in Edinburgh.

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Thank Cammy210793
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food variety. Something different from you can find in Edinburgh. The portions are huge, enough to share, and they're also very tasty and well cooked. The servers are effective and polite and the environment is cosy and relaxed, but maybe too dark in some points. The ox cheeks are really good and the mussels -main meal- are enough to... More 

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Thank Ángela C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely meal staff really friendly steak melted in your mouth got it at a reduced price through groupon we would of paid full price if we had to well worth the money

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Thank steve637914
Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first night in Edinburgh left us hunting for somewhere to eat, and we all fancied a steak! Walked passed The Rosehip on the way back to our hotel and took a look at the menu which was extensive and good choice of steaks. Booked our table and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening with great service & great food. The... More 

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Thank Andrew S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here, during a trip to edinburgh..The cocktails are absolutely amazing!!! Had the salmon & asparagus salad for my meal and it was beautiful, i would go back! I loved the girly supplies they had in the toilets, the decor around the restaurant was very chic and simple i loved it

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Thank Caitlin W
Cramlington, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of many restaurants on Rose Street which is much nicer inside than it looks from the street. Not busy. Tasty soup and sandwich. Good value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 8028
Description
The Rosehip offers a real genuineness in their friendly relaxed service, with a background of vintage decor, the clinking of antique crockery and chilled out tunes. A supremely fresh high quality of rotating specials and classic main meals, there is also the generous grill menu for those who need a more hearty feed. The head chef has a flare for finding fish and meat from the local suppliers which is evident in the tasting. Of a lunch time a quick bite can be found in the soup and sandwich menu for £6.50, And the restaurant is child friendly. The bar offers the biggest selection of whiskies in the New Town, an extensive wine & spirits list and a range of Scottish bottled and draught beers. It certainly is nice to see a quality central site independent of any of the chains which are so prevalent these days. Open for a hearty breakfast from 10am-12noon during weekends, the summer and festive season.

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Staying in New Town

Neighbourhood Profile
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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