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The Jolly Restaurant

9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland (Leith)
+44 131 5562833
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Ranked #907 of 1,914 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Leith
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
troon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Went with my daughter to see Wicked in Edinburgh yesterday and wanted to have something to eat before the matinee. My daughter decided that she wanted Italian, so I remembered being in an Italian restaurant just down the street from the Edinburgh Playhouse some 20 years ago. We decided that this would be best because of the proximity to the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Visit regularly and thought it was about time I left a review. Was there for lunch yesterday and the food was great,soup was lovely and the pizza huge and tasty as always.not many other places I know where you can get a 3 course meal for 6 quid ! I'd highly recommend jollys to anyone!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

have been going to the jolly for many years now but sadly it has started going downhill. the main problem appears to be inconsistency as you rarely get the same meal done the same way twice which is down to the chef or chefs. Vito the owner is one of nicest people you could hope to meet is always friendly... More 

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Scotland
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111 reviews 111 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a great restaurant, were very helpful when we were phoning to book. Lovely food and friendly ambience, highly recommend

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Edinburgh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you concentrate on the food primarily it is a nice authentic Italian restaurant. If you were to look about the walls at the decor you'd think you were back in the 80's with some very strange bits of tat on the walls. Add into the mix the Christmas decorations that look a bit old and shabby it can only... More 

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Found this place near the theatre luckily for us there was one free table ,It was very crowded which is a good sign the staff were friendly and efficient ,the food was excellent best pizza I've had , pasta was delicious, so good in fact we went back the next night. great food at great prices highly recommend ,I will... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A family favourite of ours for over 20 years! The log fired pizzas are my favourite with the thin base. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for an Italian. Great menu, great food, great service and great value for money!!!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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108 reviews 108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Noisy, slow, next to no service, food was marginal at best, my personal meal was awful. I guess at least it wasn't expensive. Much better out there.

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East Yorkshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Cosy, intimate Italian restaurant in Edinburgh's "little Italy". The tell tale signs of a good restaurant are if it is relatively busy early in the week and if it is frequented by regulars. Both are evident for this restaurant. Having visited on 4 occassions over the last few weeks and tried different dishes, I can say that the food, service... More 

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edinburgh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is the first time back since we moved to the other side of Edinburgh, it was a surprise 60th for me and it was a surprise it has always been a favourite of mine as I remember it opening when I was still at school recently its been getting some bad review's but all I can say is ba... More 

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Additional Information about The Jolly Restaurant

Address: 9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 5562833
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Leith
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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