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“lovely” 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.
athens
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Friendly place, awsome food, very good wine, cosy atmosphere, exceptional service, what more would you need? A visit to the Magnum is a must! We had the most enjoyable meal during our time in Edinburgh!

  • Visited March 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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Glasgow
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126 reviews 126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Lovely food, lively atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Had a lovely meal here. The choice, quality and presentation was excellent. It is not for a quiet meal as the place is lively but that just added to the evening. Staff were friendly and helpful and the wine was a good price and quality.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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UK
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Great quality food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Had the fixed price lunch time menu which is great value for money. Food was excellent, well cooked, presented and interesting. Lovely atmosphere with friendly, knowledgable and attentive staff. I would highly recommend.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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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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