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Blonde Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, British,
75 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QR, Scotland
+44 131 668 2917
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Late 'lunch' with friends. Staff very welcoming and accommodating. Had a great afternoon, food very good. However a number of small groups in all having a great time no one boisterous but having to speak very loudly to be heard. A definite need to consider...More

Thank Brian8253
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time here and pleasantly surprised. A little bit away from the centre of things but well worth a visit. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Very good food, well presented and at a reasonable price. This is a restaurant I would be very happy to...More

Thank VRO53
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Website looks amazing, so was really looking forward to eating here. Booked for 8pm and was a bit concerned when we arrived and the front of house tables were all empty. We were taken through to a room at the back which was like a...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fourth visit to Blonde. This time with a Group of 8 friends. Tasked with choosing a restaurant - Blonde was the obvious choice, great menu, sensible prices with a range of options to suits all tastes. Nice relaxed bistro style surroundings & friendly service...More

Thank KenR906
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our work Christmas meal here and went for the 3 course set menu. Everything was excellent with good service and ambience. Starter: Chick pea Bon Bon Main: Veggie Chilli Dessert: Chocolate cake

Thank MM1501
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, daughter, and I dined at Blonde on our second night in Edinburgh. We compared all of the other dinners we had to this restaurant. The food was delicious, the service was good and the decor hip and comfortable.

Thank FabulousKathy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been many times and never disappointed. Great food and great friendly staff ever time. Best restaurant in Edinburgh.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is not far from Holyrood but off tourist beaten track. The food is excellent. I enjoyed haggis croquettes then a smoked trout salad. Everyone in our party was happy with their dishes. The wine list is versatile, and it was nice to see...More

Thank PompeyMike56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Table booked for 9people at 8.30sat night ...we arrived by two taxi s and were seated promptly ...we were attended to instantly ..the first waitress inquiring if any of us had anyfood allergies ..as one girl amongst us was lactose intolorant we were hughly impressed...More

Thank Sheelagh L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blonde is a bit of a rustic mix of a place, and is homely and welcoming. Was there as part of a group, and the service was excellent. the food was ever so good. The chowder starter and venison casserole were great, and oh, I...More

Thank crawfie
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighborhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 668 2917
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