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Shapes Restaurant - CLOSED

Bankhead Avenue, Edinburgh EH11 4BY, Scotland
+44 131 453 3222
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible9%
19 Oct 2015
29 Mar 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Bankhead Avenue, Edinburgh EH11 4BY, Scotland
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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

This excellent store is let down by the shapes cafe the staff do not know how to make a cappachineo, no froth and put your own sprinkle on,tasted like watery milk with a splash of coffee in,my wife's quiche she said tasted more like eating...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Met a group of friends here for lunch, the outside belies what lies inside, the restaurant decor is quirky and interesting. Shame we couldn't say the same about the food or the service. The menu is very short. Most people ordered a lunch type dish....More

1  Thank ladyguru
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

The food was good but the service was incredibly slow. We had to wait over an hour for our main courses to arrive.

1  Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 6 December 2013

I feel an urge to defend this wonderful restaurant amidst some truly unfair appraisals below. I have been going to Shapes restaurant for years on a monthly basis and though things have changed (shorter menu and new staff) the quality and atmosphere remains the best...More

2  Thank Helen T
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Met friends for lunch to be told due to expense and wastage they no longer serve sandwiches and as a result we were given the lunch menu. We were also informed that there were no meat or fish dishes due to non delivery that day,...More

4  Thank Alison L
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Before dining at Shapes, phone in advance if you are vegetarian as, unbelievably, there is no vegetarian option on the menu. I would also suggest you leave yourself plenty of time as due to limited staff, lunch can take 2 1/2 hours. I would agree...More

2  Thank LyndaW57
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Elegant surroundings, exquisite tasty meals and service is professional, friendly and very welcoming. Exterior is similar to a black warehouse, but don't be fooled, like a raw gem, there is a diamond within. Small menu as everything is home made, you won't hear the ping...More

4  Thank Alice D
Reviewed 8 May 2013

I was overwhelmed by the beautiful decor inside this industrial warehouse. Service was fantastic, menu was short, but delicious dishes, I will be back.

2  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Stopped in with a friend for a coffee and a scone. Was completely surprised by interior, far superior to the industrial estate it's set in! Loved the 'family' feel of the place, with who i assume is the owners mother sitting peeling veg at one...More

2  Thank Bobymax
Reviewed 4 March 2013

We have eaten here about a handful of times, it used to be very good, however, sadly each visit has gone down hill a little and our most recent visit was for lunch was very disappointing. This is such a shame because the restaurant is...More

2  Thank OrchidScotland
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  • Address: Bankhead Avenue, Edinburgh EH11 4BY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 453 3222
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