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“Venison Bridie” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Magnum Restaurant & Bar

The Magnum Restaurant & Bar
1 Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1 3PY, Scotland (New Town)
0131 557 4366
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Ranked #193 of 1,899 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Price range: $28 - $35
Cuisines: Scottish
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: New Town
Description: For great food and wine and an old-fashioned good time, you can't go wrong with this delightful and traditional restaurant in Albany Street, Edinburgh. As you enter the dark, seductive dining room – filled with candles and tall palms – it will be a case of love at first sight and we guarantee you'll want to curl up in a corner and stay forever. The cosmopolitan crowd love the cosy, comfortable vibe, and we love the walls decorated with whisky-inspired poetry from a local writer. Signature dishes at The Magnum Restaurant include the rib-eye steak served with pink fir fries; the venison burger with chips cooked in delicious, salty beef dripping; and the tempura Peterhead haddock with lemon tartare and a green pea puree.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Venison Bridie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

What a great lunch! I have to say the venison Bridie was just superb. The main was just as good. Great place. Never disappoints.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A treat not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Can't fault this restaurant. Food was excellent, service outstanding we will be back next time we are in Edinburgh.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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54 restaurant reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Good Scottish Fare”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Girly day out in edinburgh finished with a lovely meal in the magnum we definately
kept the best till last would advise you to book in advance staff very friendly nothing to much bother service very good and food cooked to perfection would recommend the cullen skink good prices will be back

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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england
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The Magnum is part pub part restaurant. We started in the bar and I was disappointed that they only had one cask, or real ale, on sale. This was only an average pint. Soon we moved to the restaurant side where friendly attentive staff took our order. The food was very good indeed and we left agreeing we had had a very enjoyable evening. Will go back on our next visit to Edinburgh.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Our first Scottish meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We ate here for our 25th Wedding Anniversary and loved it. The wait staff was very friendly and helpful. Loved the venison and haggis! Try this place and their extensive whisky collection.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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