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Tigerlily

125 george st, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, Scotland (New Town)
0131 225 5005
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Ranked #517 of 1,788 restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $51 - $205
Cuisines: Fusion
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: New Town
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had initially called at Tigerlily for a lunchtime drink, and as it was a lovely sunny day, we sat at one of the tables outside. After a short while, the family at the next table ordered some seafood & the smell was too tempting to resist! We went ahead & ordered the seafood platter & some... More

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Glasgow
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had one night here in January. The staff could not have been more helpful, even conjuring up breakfast before a very early flight. The room was beautiful, complete with four poster bed and amazing bathroom, sadly the fire wouldn't work but otherwise perfect! Very well cooked meal in the restaurant, great service here too but as others have said... More

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Carlisle
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I went with a group of friends and sat in a booth which is great if you have a larger party. The menu is fantastic, so many lovely meals it was hard to choose. The atmosphere on Saturday afternoon was brilliant, really busy but with a modern, fun feeling. The decor is cool and contemporary with loads of funky furniture... More

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Edinburgh
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Was given a luxury voucher for afternoon tea at TigerLily but how disappointing the experience turned out to be. We declined the cocktails but we were given no alternative until we asked if we could just have more tea. The scones were "raw"inside - when returned - barley an apology given. I feel that my friend wasted her money on... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Have frequented this bar and restaurant many times in the past but will definitely not return. Waiter was extremely rude and full of his own self importance with no care for us the customers. When I complained to the Bar Manageress about our lack of good service she seemed very young and in experienced and unable to listen to or... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

It was too dark, restaurant staff were rude and the food was grossly over - priced for poor quality. I took my mum here as a treat, it was a lovely day but Tigerlilly really let us down The cocktails were excellent though (pricey) and my mum and I had a great night once we left the restaurant area.

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My wife and elder daughter were recently in Edinburgh for the day and they popped into this bar/restaurant for adrink. The first choice that they had to make was where to sit as there were several areas in which to do so. Then they had to choose their cocktails from a list of over 60. If I had been with... More

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Had booked dinner for my partners birthday. It did not disappoint. The atmosphere is always electric. The design of the place is classy and modern. A great place to spend an evening. Our meal was delicious. The service was fantastic!! After the meal we move into the bar area and enjoyed some really great cocktails too! Overall, another great experience... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We went to this restaurant on SAT 1ST MARCH. I was disappointed that they didn't mention we would be sitting at a long table shared by strangers. As luck would have it the seats right next to us where empty. The music was so loud we had to lean over our food to talk. I felt like I was eating... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I visited here with my Husband with an Itison voucher. Had the Spanish Charcuterie & Cheese Board + a very large glass of wine plus added some prawns which were to die for. Lovely nibbles in lovely surroundings with lovely staff. What more could you ask for ??? Very enjoyable experience. Have bought another 2 vouchers to repeat. Very good... More

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