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Fabio's Restaurant

#387 of 1,853 Restaurants in Edinburgh
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23 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8HW, Scotland
+44 131 3342300
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Italian food

We met up with the 'Scottish wing' of the family for an evening meal. A great menu, lots to choose from, large portions of delicious food, good wine. The service was 'Italian'...as friendly as you can get with a bit of a 'cheek'. What a lovely place- if you stay in this part of Edinburgh - it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
anita-anna
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plymouth
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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  • French first
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing place a wonderful happy buzz in this restaurant, no wonder you have to book. We had superb meals here, very good service. We did not book on our first visit but they did manage to fit us in after a short wait. Don't be put off by the area.

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Bellingen, Australia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Our last night in Edinburgh and we headed to this restaurant after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. What a great meal. Two different types of beautiful pasta and a Tiramisu TO DIE FOR!!!!! Service was great & attentive but not annoyingly overbearing. Overall would highly recommend this restaurant for a high quality and authentic Italian meal.

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plymouth
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We met up with the 'Scottish wing' of the family for an evening meal. A great menu, lots to choose from, large portions of delicious food, good wine. The service was 'Italian'...as friendly as you can get with a bit of a 'cheek'. What a lovely place- if you stay in this part of Edinburgh - it is well worth... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Well experienced in going out to restaurants and we have never found another Italian that comes close to this place for quality of food and friendliness from the manager to all the waiters. I have the same starter and main meal 90% of my visits but my wife has various meals each time from fillet steak to chicken dishes to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We chose this restaurant by chance and so glad we did. Was made to feel welcome even though we were not regulars. All staff were very attentive and the food was gorgeous. Will definitely visit again when in the area.

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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Favourite local restaurant. Love the food here, atmosphere is great and the staff very friendly. Feel very comfortable taking my kids here who love it as much as I do

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We found this restaurant quite by accident on Saturday evening. At first we thought it might just be a take away. But we went in to take a look, and glad we did. We could see then that there was a nice sized dinning area. We were shown to our seats, and drink orders taken and an appetiser. These came... More 

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Aberdeen
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Being the closest restaurant to where I was staying, I chose to eat here recently. I started with the Bruschette which arrived on 2 pieces of well done sliced bread, not the way I've had it before, there certainly wasn't any pesto kicking around there, the tomato and dressing was pretty non-descript though. The wafer thin prawns looked as though... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was a chance visit when we were desperate for food after a four hour drive. The result was a pleasant surprise experience where the food and service was very good. The service was especially good in that it was efficient without being overbearing as can be the case. All the family were content.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

A birthday treat for the 4 boys. 2 reached 21, 2 reached sweet 16. Then a mixture of ages of up to almost 70. 9 in total. A fantastic venue for a mid week celebration. Well presented venue. Friendly greeting . And warm welcome from Fabio himself. What a charming young host. Your genuine Italian fresh cooked food. Good portions.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8HW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 3342300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?