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Ecco Vino

#399 of 1,953 Restaurants in Edinburgh
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19 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BP, Scotland
+44 (0)131 225 1441
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 103
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic wine bar

Some friends took us for a drink and nibbles early Saturday evening. The wine menu was fabulous. We also had olives,bread and tasty dips. Such a lovely atmosphere. Really enjoyed it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Sugden
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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226 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Knutsford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Some friends took us for a drink and nibbles early Saturday evening. The wine menu was fabulous. We also had olives,bread and tasty dips. Such a lovely atmosphere. Really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I had a chorizo salad but have been a few times and had risotto or pasta all of which have been good. You can't book a table at the weekend but I've managed to never wait more than a few minutes. The wine is good too. But the best thing about ecco vino is the atmosphere, nice lighting and cosy.... More 

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Edinburgh
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We should have booked something for a Saturday night in Edinburgh - we came across this wine bar/restaurant by chance and thought it might be OK. It was busy and fairly noisy and the staff were running about all over the place. But we ordered our drinks and had a look at the menu. We started with the Charcuterie Plate... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place when walking around Edinburgh. We liked the look of the menu so had lunch. The service was great. The waitress and chef were both lovely. For starters we had bruchetta and soup, both of which were delicious. The ingredients were fresh and packed full of flavour. Mains we had melanzane parmigiana and creamy penne. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Visited here when I was in Edinburgh for the weekend. Excellent food and service and will surly visit this restaurant again.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Called in here as close to hotel and didn't want to travel far. The place was full- a good sign for a Sunday night. Only one waitress on for about 25 covers so service was a little slow but it she was delightful and helpful. My daughter asked for a plain tomato sauce on pasta which they mustered up no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Ecco Vino never fails to delight! A fantastic range of wines and the most delicious freshly cooked rustic Italian food in this little wine bar; this is the first time I have taken my Italian friend who is exceptionally difficult to please food wise but even she was impressed! Whether it's something to eat or just out for a drink... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Went there with a friend to have some wine. Waiters were very professional and friendly, advised us on wine, and it was an excellent choice. We also got olives bowl - very delicious. I'll definetly will be back for food and more wine :)) I highly recommend this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Love this bar/restaurant having discovered it in December 2014. Find the staff to be very friendly and welcoming and the space to stunning inside. Have lived on Edinburgh for over ten years and cannot believe I haven't been in before. Great space to go and enjoy a cracking wine with some awesome food. Prices are reasonable and the waiters are... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Me and my cousin were looking for a place to go to share a platter. I've seen Ecco Vino on internet, never been there before and we decided to try. We took the large platter : it was really tasty and the vegetables were perfectly cooked. We ended our dinner by a succulent homemade brownie.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)131 225 1441

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 27
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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