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Perth, Australia
posts: 117
reviews: 131
Lunch

Hi

I'll be in Edinburgh next month and intend to meet friends ( who all live outside the city) for a casual lunch. Brown's and Bar One in George St have been suggested. Any opinions on which has better food or any other suggestions for a lunch venue? Thanks.

Edinburgh, United...
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reviews: 202
1. Re: Lunch

Hi.

Does it need to be George St? There is Cafe Andaluz, which is fine for sharing tapas and sangria. They do lunch deals. Or what about Tex Mex 2, on nearby Thistle St - again they do lunch deals, and amazing frozen flavoured margaritas. Amazing pork carnitas also!

Or for something a bit different, Hendersons, for flavourful and interesting veggie dishes, both salads and wholesome dishes like hotpot and pies and quiches. It is on Hanover St. Loads more besides, depending on your prefered budget and cuisine.

Nothing wrong with Browns and All Bar One, but they are chain restaurants and there are some great alternatives.

Abs :)

Glasgow, United...
posts: 96
reviews: 3
2. Re: Lunch

bar napoli on hanover st just off george st £5.95 three course lunch mon- sat £8 for bottle of house wine

Edinburgh
posts: 484
reviews: 10
3. Re: Lunch

There are some good restaurants in Thistle Street, which runs parallel to George Street - between George Street and Queen Street. We've had a couple of very nice (and not expensive) lunches in Iris, which is in the block between Hanover Street and Frederick Street. http://www.irisedinburgh.co.uk/

Perth, Australia
posts: 117
reviews: 131
4. Re: Lunch

Thanks everybody - will check out all the suggestions.

London, United...
posts: 58
reviews: 27
5. Re: Lunch

Sorry to hijack this thread, but also looking for lunch venue recommendations in the city centre very near Waverly Station. More so for a casual and quick bite to eat (with luggage) and ideally an alcoholic refreshment.

Edinburgh
posts: 395
reviews: 48
6. Re: Lunch

Ideal place for you - http://www.centotre.com/

Edinburgh...
Destination Expert
for Edinburgh
posts: 4,396
reviews: 75
7. Re: Lunch

Out of the station (upper level pathway) onto Market Street, over the road, and into the quaintly old-fashioned Doric Tavern. Or there's a cafe in the Fruitmarket Gallery if you turn left on exiting the station.

Edinburgh...
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for Edinburgh
posts: 4,396
reviews: 75
8. Re: Lunch

Centotre on George Street? Isn't that a couple of blocks at least from the station? (Is that an original suggestion or a hijack suggestion?)

--- confusion happens when you hijack a thread :-)

Edited: 5:03 pm, March 05, 2013
Edinburgh
posts: 395
reviews: 48
9. Re: Lunch

My reply is for original post.

Most places in the city centre are within a short stroll to the station. The hijacker I'm sure can manage a short 6 min walk down the hill to the station?

Scotland
posts: 73
reviews: 3
10. Re: Lunch

Gusto on George street is also a good option: …uk.com/restaurants/gusto-edinburgh