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28-30 Grassmarket | Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2JU, Scotland
0-131 225 6464
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great value, great food, great atadd

Visited with friends on a Saturday evening and the staff were brilliant - had reserved a table with no problems and they were very attentive. Realising that we only had an hour with them they took our orders swiftly and the food arrived in plenty of time. Food itself was lovely - a whole range of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gluten free pizzas are often poor quality bases that are tough and full of disappointment, not here my wife is coeliac so I have the pleasure of comparing the Gluten Free with the wheat version and here there was little difference. Both are freshly made with fresh toppings and are full of flavour. The menus allow you pretty much limitless... More 

Thank Chris T
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was listed as one of the best restaurant in the old town so we booked a table last minute. When we arrived it was not what we were expecting. We thought it would be a little smarter than what it was. I have to say it proves never judge a book by it's cover. The service was outstanding! The... More 

Thank Rebeccahelen1
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with friends on a Saturday evening and the staff were brilliant - had reserved a table with no problems and they were very attentive. Realising that we only had an hour with them they took our orders swiftly and the food arrived in plenty of time. Food itself was lovely - a whole range of different pizzas and they... More 

Thank MrLinford
Concord, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Oct 18,2015. Most of the combinations were more suited to their likely customers, local residents. We bought 2 small pizzas for takeaway - the Veggie and the Matador - as the closest versions to what we might find in the US. Service was fine, pizzas were done competently, but as noted the crust was a bit thicker than we... More 

Thank J S
Langholm, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My friend had said this was a great place for a coeliac to eat. To be honest I was very disappointed in the pizza which was tough and short on the quality of the topping. Sadly it was far from being the best g-f pizza I've ever eaten. The staff were attentive, and pleasant, but it was the food that... More 

Thank Fiona R
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82 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Directly across the street from our hotel, and with many good reviews on Trip Advisor, we gave Mamma's a try. Our server was as nice as could be, the mango and rocket salads were very good and the Peroni was really cold, which was the good news. The individual pizzas were fine, but not noteworthy, the calzone (called something else... More 

Thank Mom529
Elgin, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Myself and husband visited here while staying in the grassmarket in September. I have to say we were not overly impressed with the food although the service was great. Pizza was nothing special and the pasta was bland. Would not recommend or return

Thank mamck129
Livingston, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Delicious pizza. Even better dining experience if the weather is warm or sunny and you're able to sit outside to eat.

Thank auroraskyline
Edmonton, Canada
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69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We ate at this restaurant three times in our six day visit, that's how good the food was. We tried several menu items and every single was terrific. The service was always great and the prices quite reasonable. The Vegetarian Lasagne was exceptional and my boys loved the pizza. Highly recommended!

Thank Sharron R
Denver, CO
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. Having experience some subpar meals in Edinburgh, I definitely was leery of pizza in Scotland. I ordered an onion, black olive and prosciutto 9" stone baked pizza. The crust was very tasty and the prosciutto was not your state-side fake ham. For the adventuresome, there are many unique toppings on the menu-apples, bananas,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28-30 Grassmarket | Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2JU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 0-131 225 6464

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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

Staying in Old Town

Neighborhood Profile
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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