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The Jolly Restaurant

9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
+44 131 556 2833
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (49 reviews)
“garlic bread” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to the traditional Italian this evening after walk through Edinburgh and past many other Italian restaurants. We were enticed in by a three course dinner for only £10.95 (we love a good bargain). However we changed our minds after seeing what else was to...More

Thank Max A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food fantastic friendly staff and Vito is a legend the place never changes and that’s what I love about it it’s a home from home!

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

was recommended by a friend and it was worth the visit. Food was amazing and the set lunch menu was a great price. Staff were attentive and were full of great banter. Would recommend to anyone visiting Edinburgh who wants to experience a friendly atmosphere...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing pizza and good athomesphre, one day we will come back , shame they don't do take away to London! 😂😂

Thank AlexandreT795
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent and staff were very attentive. Very traditional Italian atmosphere. Very reasonably priced will definitely be back

Thank Nicolley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place entirely by accident after visiting Edinburgh to see the musical Wicked. The place was already busy and was genuinely surprised they managed to find us a table as seemed to have a strong clientele and booking is probably advisable. We were a...More

Thank XmasCake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and Atmosphere. Cheaper than most in area. Shame cleanliness and creepy owner are not to match. Toilets difficult to access.

Thank Camali11
Reviewed May 10, 2018

We had lunch here and thoroughly enjoyed it, the lunch menu is such amazing value. For £6.65 you get a starter, a main and dessert. We had garlic bread, Minestrone, Pizza and Pasta and then Ice cream and cheese & crackers. The young waiter was...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favourite restaurants in Edinburgh. It’s been here for years and always has trade - easy to see why. Great value, authentic wood fired pizza and a wonderful atmosphere. This isn’t trendy fine dining - it’s a family-run old School Italian...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Visited the jolly yesterday evening for a birthday dinner. Food is always fresh and hot and very flavoursome. Love the option of half pizza half pasta. Staff are all friendly and attentive. Even got a birthday cake and candle for my special day! Looking forward...More

Thank RMC33
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Questions & Answers
October 7, 2015|
Response from Nicola R |
Yes, pizza and pasta, I've been here a lot and never had any issues with cross contamination. Well worth a visit for a gluten free meal!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Leith
  • Neighborhood: Leith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 2833
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