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La Rusticana

90 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EL, Scotland
+44 131 225 2227
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (37 reviews)
“garlic bread” (14 reviews)
“profiteroles” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
90 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EL, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 371 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I've been here twice in the last 6 months. Once with friends and once with my partner both for dinner. Each time service and food was excellent. No complaints and will certainly be returning here again. Each time was busy but we still got served...More

Thank Steph R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ordered the house red wine which was awful. Almost undrinkable. Our complaint was dismissed and we were told we should have ordered a more expensive bottle. Food was alright but service slow. There were four persons in our party and no one finished their...More

Thank Reston613
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got seated, still were open tables and waited, waited AND waited and we were seated in the front where they had to walk by us to pick up the prepared food or get the drinks. Water went empty to where I was pouring my own...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to La Rusticana and wasn't disappointed. The food offering is good basic Italian cooking, mostly pizza and pasta but other options as well. I had garlic bread for a starter and enjoyed it. Our mains were pizza and pasta, be warned, the...More

Thank Hector7777
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be our local, when we lived in Edinburgh, so hadn't been in for a while; however, have never been disappointed and this time was no exception. Great service, fantastic and piping hot food, from an excellent menu packed with falour and choice....More

Thank scottmckenzie1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went looking for a beer and dinner near our hotel after an evening tour and this was the only place we found still serving food. Not much of a beer menu at all and only one other table dining. Shared a pasta dish and...More

Thank Kari G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled in during a nasty rain storm and were the first people there. They went out of their way to make us comfortable, chatting about our trip and the weather, making recommendations for starters. The service was quick, the food was wonderful, the staff...More

Thank Spurfy
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered pizza calzone and spicy chicken wings Bottle of Gavi wine Not complicated one would think Pizza was worse than a frozen packet pizza Chicken 4 pieces not worth bothering with Wine below average Wait staff arrogant and fully engaging with only two other customers...More

2  Thank Deb L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Have visited La Rusticana several times now, never disappointed. Great atmosphere on Saturday night. Good choice on menu. Decent sized portions and very hot. Family run not a chain.

Thank john A
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Went looking for a quick bite to eat, noisey generous family restaurant, food wholesome, quick, well cooked, busy, everyone was having a great time. Recommend

Thank M7424ZIjanett
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 2227
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