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The Jolly Restaurant

9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland (Leith)
+44 131 5562833
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Ranked #910 of 1,899 Restaurants in Edinburgh
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
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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
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
3 reviews 3 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
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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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It is twenty years since I first ate at this restaurant, and unfortunately that was also the last time however not because I didn't like it but rather due to the infrequency of my visits to Edinburgh. I loved it then and am glad to say it hasn't changed. The Atmosphere of this small intimate but fun filled restaurant has... More 

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Stonehouse, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Best pizza I've ever had anywhere. Other goodies on the menu include seafood, all inexpensive. Unpretentious.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

After afternoon matinee at Playhouse Theatre to see 'Jersey Boys ' a slow five minute walk brings you to Jolly's. Although it was very busy 'Kojak ' got us a table, 5.30 on a Sat we were lucky without booking. The menu is extensive with both Italian and European fare, attentive staff soon had our drinks on table and food... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A good Italian restaurant with one or two weaker points. They have packed in as many tables as possible so its very cramped. Also there isn't a great deal of room on the table (particularly if people have 14" pizzas!). However, the food is good. For a main course I'd recommend the half-and-half, that is half any pasta and half... 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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