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3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB, Scotland (Calton Hill)
+44 (0)131 523 1030
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Ranked #132 of 1,916 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $103
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: French, British
Neighborhood: Calton Hill
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Only Michelin Starred Restaurant with Rooms in Edinburgh
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Berlin, Germany
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The night of the prentice Of course the stain on the napkin wasn’t his fault – maybe, so we thought, a good omen? The mixed pickles and olives collection we received at the beginning – maybe they came from the pub around the corner. Pretty sour. Should we have ordered a pint? The sommelier wasn’t briefed: we wanted to order... More 

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21212P, Manager at 21212 Restaurant, responded to this review

Interestingly, we have been unable to verify your booking on 9th January, so would greatly appreciate if you could contact us directly to enable us to substantiate your review. We would like to point out that our Sommelier is female, so again, it is perplexing that you refer to her as ‘he’. Additionally, on the date that you claim to... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A pre-Christmas treat of both eating and staying at 21212 set us up for the festive season. This was our first visit to this Michelin starred restaurant and we were impressed by the whole experience. The restaurant has been decorated superbly with an imaginative seating arrangement. The menu was tantalising in its description of the food (for example, Exotic mushroom... More 

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Edinburgh
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went to 21212 on 27th December as a party of 8 in their ATE private dining area. The service was very good. Not in any way pretentious but friendly, attentive and professional. The menu was very inviting and the food did not disappoint. This is top level fine dining and on our experience, deserves its Michelin Star. I won't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I visited 21212 in August when i was at the festival. What I hope would be a wonderful meal was disturbed by many details that just should not have happened in such a place. The staff greeting us were rather pretentious, in fact amusingly so. The restaurant has many eating areas and my party was ushered to an area where... More 

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21212P, Manager at 21212 Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us here at 21212 and I'm sorry it was not the place you would have like it to be ( which is what I think you meant) You have not really said the aspects of 21212 that you did not like so I'm unsure as to how best to answer I'm afraid. Service... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We spent Christmas Eve at Paul's fantastic restaurant. The service and absence was impeccable. The food was gastronomic heaven. What Paul can't do with a carrot isn't worth knowing. Genius. I also observed their teamwork front of house and in the kitchen - it was awe inspiring. I didn't watch them, I listened. It was a symphony of teamwork. I... More 

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21212P, Manager at 21212 Restaurant, responded to this review

What a lovely review to read, I can feel how much you must have enjoyed it and I'm very glad! It is lovely to see the kitchen in action, people do seem to be amazed by it. I'll get Paul working on some more carrot ideas! Many, many thanks. It does mean such a lot to us all to read... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This was our second visit in 6 months - very impressed that they had on record all our various allergies and likes and dislikes. We also liked the warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere created by Mrs. Kitching in her front house role. She certainly sets the right tone with very attentive service but not overpowering as it can be in... More 

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21212P, Manager at 21212 Restaurant, responded to this review

You are too kind! It's lovely to read such a nice review and hopefully it will inspire others to come and see us too. Thanks very much, a nice review to reply to on New Years Day. More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited here on Friday evening. It did not dissapoint, we started with champagne in the drawing room which was beautiful and were then taken to our table. The food was beautiful, we had the 5 course menu which turned out to be about 7 courses we were completed stuffed when we left! My favourite course was... More 

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21212P, Manager at 21212 Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for such a lovely review and taking the time to tell others how much you enjoyed 21212. Your starter you chose is indeed lovely, anything with truffles gets my vote too! We do hope to see you again. More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The food at 21212 was tasty and well presented. The staff were friendly and the setting - an imposing town house in the New Town - was impressive.

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21212P, Manager at 21212 Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review on 21212 and we are glad you enjoyed it. We are very lucky to have such an amazing house. We hope you can come and see us again. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I was part of an evening with old and new friends. It was a civilised dinner and we were having a great time. The dining environment is very pleasant, and initial impression were good. But our friendly waitress was replaced by a condescending gentleman who really put us off. The food was very cleaver, but cliche. If you've seen any... More 

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21212P, Manager at 21212 Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review on your experience at 21212. I believe your friends have also posted a similar review. I'm glad you enjoyed the meal with us in terms of food. Paul does do his own thing and has actually been on the go for a lot longer than Heston and is also a different kind of Chef I'd say,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Stunning room with beautiful decor.We both had the 5 course menu with matched wines along with two Martini aperitifs total cost £270.00. Not cheap but I think worth every penny, the whole meal took around 3 hours all the staff were very welcoming and helpful particularly the lovely young lady sommelier who chose some great wines for us.The food was... More 

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21212P, Manager at 21212 Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for you wonderful review and we are s glad you enjoyed the whole experience. It is good to see the kitchen working away and I guess to see the effort involved in it all. Ha, yes you are right about the forks too, they look great but would certainly encourage slow eating! We quickly realised once we bought... More 

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Additional Information about 21212 Restaurant

Address: 3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)131 523 1030
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Calton Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 103
Cuisine: French, British

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