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Sambuca Italian Restaurant

103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
+44 131 667 3307
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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“veal” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“scallopini” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

This is a restaurant we have been aware of for ages but for no good reason have only now got round to a visit and I wish we had come ages ago. It was simply wonderful. The minute we walked through the door we were...More

Thank Neil P
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Sambuca is a lovely wee intimate restaurant with attentive friendly staff and wonderful food. We have been a number of time and particularly enjoy the veal dishes. The house wine is also very good.

Thank Scarletmum
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Visited here with my wife. Had a superb tuna steak, cater well for vegetarians! Very friendly staff who are extremely attentive. We will be back!

Thank mjamieson004
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Came for a business lunch. Had to leave before even ordering. Not at all accommodating, especially for dietary requirements. Very cold all round.

Thank Calum S
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I've eaten pizza in MANY places, however Sambuca was just the BEST! The crispiest crust on a proper thin and crispy Italian pizza. None of your deep pan Americanised rubbish here, just proper pizza the way the Italians intended it to be. Great service and...More

Thank Cliff_Pike
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Another lovely meal in this friendly unpretentious Italian restaurant. It definitely worth a visit. Just wish I lived nearer. The staff are great and the food is excellent. Whether you want pizza or pasta or chicken etc. But it's the starters I really enjoy -...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Walk or travel just a couple of miles within the centre of Edinburgh to discover a well-run family Italian restaurant with a great selection of food. Proper Italian Pizza, great pasta, fish and meats. Fabulous for children, quiet meals or just a night with a...More

Thank ANomadicSoul
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

A great wide range of traditional Italian meals all served with a smile. The flexibility of the staff was wonderful, offering half portions and slight additions to the pasta dishes although loses a star for lack of rose wines available

Thank Anna C
Reviewed October 12, 2016

It's a small Italian restaurant, very typical in a good sense. Fair menu, not expensive, friendly staff.

Thank Linxmas
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Small local Italian, friendly welcome and service, excellent specials and really good house wine. Enjoyed the ravioli last time, also very good fish. Recommended for singles, couples, small groups, looking for good food and good value.

Thank Jessica T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 3307
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