Always look forward to eating here, small and with a great atmosphere, attentive staff and varied menu. Already looking forward to my next visit.
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We usually eat here 4 or 5 times a year, We have yet to be disappointed. The menu has a great selection to choose from, The restaurant is just a nice size, staff are very friendly. We usually go at weekends and would recommend you...More
I visited this restaurant with my daughter and teenage son during our first visit to Edinburgh (21-22 January 2018). We stayed at Martins guest house which is nearby and an employee recommended it. The restaurant is small and drafty if you are unfortunately seated in...More
We have been to this restaurant four or five times and never been disappointed. The atmosphere is old school Italian bistro, small and very friendly. The two course lunch deal is great, stunning mussels followed by breaded veal in a delicious cream and spinach sauce...More
This is an area of town where coffee shops and bistros come and go and others constantly revamp themselves to be on trend. There's nothing trendy about Papilio, just good honest Italian food which is great value. The service is friendly and efficient. They do...More
This is our favourite Italian restaurant - have been going here since it opened in 2004. Excellent service, excellent food and a lovely vibrant atmosphere. It's always the first choice for a family celebration.
Visited Papilio's restaurant on wednesday the 3rd of january 2018, booked for myself and my husband, after reading reviews,, i had Lasagne, which came out bubbling like mount vesuvius, straight out of the microwave,, pasta was stodgy, and lasagne lacking meat,,, but will say was...More
It was nice to eat in a restaurant where the main focus is the food. The staff are helpful and friendly, always willing to give you recommendations from the menu when you ask them. The pasta dishes are wonderful. Reasonably priced and very much an...More
This is my mother’s favourite restaurant, and the clientele tends to be older, but don’t let that put you off. Small unit, very cosy but this helps with the atmosphere. Service is excellent, food first class. Highly recommended.
Recomended by my daughters to give it a try and was not disapointed four of us in total dined and the menu was extensive, the food all arrived together and the service was wonderful , next time we visit this city papilio will be having...More