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21212 Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Broughton & Calton
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3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB, Scotland
+44 (0)131 523 1030
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited 21212 for lunch before we started our Fringe experience and what a great start it was. The food was simply outstanding, portions were just right, the staff were brilliant and the wine was perfect. And the pricing was right. What more can I say!

Thank MarkandGillian
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoy visiting here during our annual trip to Edinburgh Festival. Luxurious decor, warm welcoming staff and an upstairs lounge where you can enjoy pre and after dinner drinks. We had a couple of minor issues with our dishes that, whilst not catastrophic in themselves were enough for us to mark them down a notch from what we would usually... More 

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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked the Pod for meal after our daughter's graduation, and it was excellent. Both food and service first class, and chef coped with various food allergies without fuss. Katie extremely helpful during booking process. All in all, another excellent meal.

Thank East_Lothian_Scot
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our annual visit to 21212 is eagerly anticipated and never disappoints. Staying there provides a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of Festival. Dining there on our last night, guarantees ending our Festival visit on a high note. Each year, our expectations are exceeded. Can they do that again next year? Of course they can! Paul has the secret... More 

Thank loganre
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122 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for lunch, and though there were a couple of empty places, you could say the restaurant was full. Clearly it’s popular. The surroundings are pleasant, with a nice luxurious feel to them. There is an upstairs drawing room where you could have a drink before and/or after your meal. It’s a very nice room, with a good... More 

Thank sp33dbird
Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

T his Michelin star restaurant is located in what was a residential area and is sited on the ground floor. The menu was very limited with only three choices per course. The main problem was the description whilst appearing to be detailed one dish, of which the main ingredient was Guinea fowl contained both black and white pudding of which... More 

Thank John M
Aliso Viejo, California
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

21212 is an exceptional dining experience. The service was superior at every part of the experience. Making a reservation online from America was easy and pleasant. Our party of six arrived early for the dinner, shortly before the restaurant was open for dinner yet they were kind enough to welcome us in and let us relax in their beautiful drawing... More 

Thank mrsp-alisoviejo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool and elegant place. Found the place to be really friendly and casual but the food very serious and each dish was perfect. Amazing flavours and combinations.

Thank Vandertravel
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I have visited the restaurant, this time to stay. Food as expected was spectacular, always full of surprises. The restaurant and other rooms were beautifully decorated, stylish and comfortable. Couldn't have asked for more. Breakfast the next morning was another fantastic experience with a twist from the norm. Staff were welcoming and really helpful. Already... More 

Thank Zebe7486
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just can't get enough. Time and time again just faultless - what else is there to say! Well obviously I need to say more as TA won't let me post unless I write more!

Thank FussyChef969

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $89
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighborhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)131 523 1030
Only Michelin Starred Restaurant with Rooms in Edinburgh

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

Neighborhood Profile
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighborhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicenter Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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