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Tigerlily Restaurant & Bar

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125 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, Scotland
+44 131 225 5005
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Blackrock, Ireland
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I first visited Tigerlily's about 6 years ago and loved it so I wasn't sure if it would still be as good. Four of us stopped in for a late lunch the day we arrived in Edinburgh and it was as good as ever. Fabulous staff, the interior is just gorgeous and the food fabulous. The lunch specials are serious... More 

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Thank penelope105
Jersey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visiting Edinburgh and booked in for dinner. Great service from Serena the whole time we were there. She was a star. Food amazing too....well worth the visit...

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Thank mchaytor
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked the two for one Tuesday. Lovely table and great setting. Service not so good. Staff young and inexperienced- one particular girl very miserable and clearly unhappy !! Had to keep asking for chips and condiments. Finally arrived after we had finished our meal. Bill wrong and they had to go back and check it twice. Wine extortionate at £45.00... More 

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Thank Gail D
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner here while staying and it was delicious! The service was fab and the surroundings were amazing, such a briliant place to stay.

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Thank nickandkimberley
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Website, and booking process are great , however after that the experience is disappointing. Saw offer online for Tuesdays so booked for 8:45, would have liked earlier but this was the only option. On arrival we were shown to table and offered a drink. I was surprised how empty it was. Ordered starters and mains which were served in a... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stunning place to eat and/or drink. This has been my regular for a while now and it never fails to impress. The service can be slow at times, however this is due to it being such a busy and popular spot in town.

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Thank Jazz B
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going here for a little bit of Luxury :) Staff were great as normal,great place to chill for a bit and watch the world go by.

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Thank RussAbb1317
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

wow what an amazing place -we booked for valentines night at the brilliant trendy restaurant bar -and we weren't disappointed -it was fantastic -a special touch on our arrival was a pair of lovely gin glasses given to everybody as a special memento -great food -fantastic service and a lovely touch of great background music which created a lovely atmosphere... More 

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Thank garywooding
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited on 9 February for afternoon tea. We chose the prosecco afternoon tea, and after a lengthy wait, 2 glasses of flat and lukewarm prosecco finally arrived. When the sandwiches were eventually served, they were slightly stale and beginning to curl. The vegetarian selection was uninspiring - dry white bread and grated cheddar anyone? I ordered... More 

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Glaagow
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We received an afternoon tea voucher as a gift and it was really lovely. Water as soon as we sat down (free) and didn't wait too long on everything arriving. Prosecco was great, selection of sandwiches and cakes was varied and more than enough. We were stuffed by the end but still had room for tea! My fish sandwich was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$51 - $205
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighborhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 5005

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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 New Town

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighborhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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