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L'Alba D'Oro

Stockbridge & Dean Village
Fast food, British, Scottish, Seafood
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7 Henderson Row, Edinburgh EH3 5DH, Scotland
+44 131 557 2580
17:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say as a resident of Edinburgh all my life, this chip shop is up there with the best. I also travel through to Fife and experience famous places like the Anstruther chippy and L'Alba D'Oro is just as good, if not better! The ability to keep up with the freshness of the produce with those that are on... More 

Thank Ross M
Milan, Italy
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried some chippies here and there, but this one is just amazing. We dropped in by chance thanks to an advice by the round the corner bar tender. We had plain fish and chips. An amazing experience! Filippo the owner is very kind and funny, we had some chat in Italian and we felt at home quite instantly (ah... More 

Thank Fabrizio P
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158 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I popped in on the way home from training, and attracted by the aroma, tried the smoked sausage. In contrast to the dreadful things in other shops, this is a meaty bratwurst style sausage with lots of flavour. Excellent chips too. Ignore the negative reviews, keep coming.

Thank avermes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Been going here for years and have mostly been very pleased. Last time we ordered the food arrived freezing cold. We gave it another go however thinking it would be a one one. Placed order to be told it would be an hour 15 mins wait for 3 fish and chips. An hour and a half past, phoned up to... More 

Thank lolabubs
Gino C, Owner at L'Alba D'Oro, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I apologise for your negative experience. We may have been very busy when you ordered, but you would have received a confirmation email with the estimated delivery time. Furthermore, orders are always freshly cooked before dispatch, therefore it is almost impossible that it arrived freezing cold. However, had you contacted me directly I would have gladly... More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I’m not fully qualified to judge fish and chips, but this New Town spot seemed popular with folks who know what they are looking for. Fish suppers (with chips) are £6.50; the haddock breading is crispy and delicious. The special of the day was calamari, and the guys ahead of us ordered the fried haggis, though we stuck with fish... More 

Thank b8brooks
Gino C, Owner at L'Alba D'Oro, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed it! More 

Beverly, Massachusetts
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187 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We got take away from here recently. I got a chip buttie which was huge and delicious. My friends had pizza and hot/ spicy chicken. We all enjoyed our meals! I would love to try more of the food on the menu. It all looked so good!

Thank Eve1717
Gino C, Owner at L'Alba D'Oro, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed it! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Menu great and portions reasonable. Food has always been fresh and not heavy and greasy like some places. I would definitely recommend L'Alba D'Oro for it's seafood as well as other options.

Thank Rocarex
Gino C, Owner at L'Alba D'Oro, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed it! More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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202 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Enjoyed the fabulous fish at this location. Outstanding flavours and excellent portion size. Last time I tried this was over 30 years ago and the quality still remains.

Thank Sportygirl1959
Gino C, Owner at L'Alba D'Oro, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed it! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Oredered a fish supper and black pudding on line ( 14/7/16 ) and when it arrived the fish was RAW, However i ate the chips and the black pudding as i was hungry, I then call them to tell them they has sent out a undercooked fish, The answer was they would come and pick it up, I did not... More 

Thank robinh20mrv
Gino C, Owner at L'Alba D'Oro, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thank you for your review, but I wish to correct some statements. It is almost impossible to send out raw fish, as we cook fish for several minutes at around 150 degrees celsius. Your fish was freshly cooked to order and delivered. Although you were quite aggressive and rude when you called to complain, we kindly asked to... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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806 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great chippy. In fact it is split into two take away shops with a range of food including pizza. We went for fish and chips and had a really tasty meal, served in a box rather than the usual paper. Really tasty c

Thank ScottishTemplar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Fast food, British, Scottish, Seafood
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Henderson Row, Edinburgh EH3 5DH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 2580

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Staying in Stockbridge & Dean Village

Neighbourhood Profile
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many bohemian touches have fallen away as its residents have matured and the area has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but mostly residents display refined tastes in basement bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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