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Reverie - CLOSED

1 Newington Road, Edinburgh EH9 1QR, Scotland
+44 131 667 8870
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Sep 3, 2015
“Good customer service”
Sep 1, 2015
“Great find outside of the city centre”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Newington Road, Edinburgh EH9 1QR, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed September 3, 2015

Had booked for 9:00, but they phoned at 7:30 to say that a few items had already sold out and did we want to reserve anything or make another booking. As it turned out only about four or five things were unavailable when we ordered,...More

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great food with a local flavor. Good selection of ales and whiskies. Fresh seafood specials daily. Local music is a nice addition. Lots of locals in the restaurant/bar.

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Reviewed August 31, 2015

The meals were great. Had the steak pie and my wife had the soup of the day. Staff was friendly. Recommend it to everyone.

Thank Joao C
Reviewed August 28, 2015

We visited The Riverie on a Thursday night during the festival, when the restaurant was pretty busy. My husband explained my dietary needs, being gluten free and vegitarian to the waiter, who was very knowledgeable and helpful. The item I ordered from the menu had...More

Thank CraignJac
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

went out on Saturday night about 9pm , was busy but even though we found comfy seats. We've ordered sharing platter with Spanish meats, olives etc. It's was very quick to arrive and very tasty. Just after it the service become to fast to clean...More

Thank Ewelina S
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Popped in for a meal before show at Edinburgh Festival. Relaxed friendly atmosphere with attentive but non pushy staff. Totally excellent meal.

Thank Derek O
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Found this spot around the corner, had space to accommodate our party of 5, and we were thrilled with the service, the atmosphere, the food (very affordable, delicious roast scottish salmon) and Dixieland Band! Just a charming, comfortable spot with friendly, helpful staff. I bet...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

This is the closest restaurant to the flat we have rented for the fringe month. Spotted the Moules Frites as part of the window display. Needed to eat early as we had tickets for ISIHAC at the playhouse. Sat down at 5:30 pm. The food...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had heard rumours about Reverie having good food. So when we happened to walk by early in the afternoon late in july we dropped in for a beer, relaxing, and something to eat. It was indeed relaxing, and the food tasted good.

Thank HarryCure
Reviewed August 3, 2015

This restaurant was found by chance while walking to another eatery The food service and presentation were all excellent. It had a comprehensive and interesting menu. It was so good we went back for a second evening.

Thank JonBerk
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

Average prices
$5 - $41
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Newington Road, Edinburgh EH9 1QR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 8870
  • E-mail
Reverie is a pub with a lovely relaxed atmosphere - red wallpaper, floorboards, gold mirrors and plants. We offer a whole host of Scottish meals including haggis, salmon, beef and ‘build-your-own’ burgers, all cooked in-house with fresh ingredients. There are over 50 malt whiskies to sample, plus ales, beers and wines. We hold a variety of live music evenings throughout the week, including folk on a Tuesday.
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