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Asti

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Broughton & Calton
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73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
+44 131 558 9156
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This little restaurant tucked away on Broughton Street gives you a wonderful choice of food for a very reasonable price! Very friendly staff and a lovely ambience to the venue. Would recommend!

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Thank ElonaSmith
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Out for lunch with friends so thought we would give the place a try. We were certainly impressed. Staff could not do enough for us. We all chose a 2 course lunch which was very reasonably prices. We all enjoyed our food but as the portions were quite large we had no room for dessert. The menus were good and... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding food, great service, and a nice relaxing quiet dining room. It's a great escape from the sightseeing hustle and bustle.

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Letham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greeted by very friendly staff who were very attentive. I had the polenta chips as a starter which were great, and then lasagna which was also excellent. Good portion sizes and the food came out very quickly. We went here before a show and weren't worried about time at all. Would definitely go back.

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Thank sarzmarzbarz
Belfast, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here last week. Food was fantastic and very good value. Staff were so pleasant and helpful. Will definitely return.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant probably one of the best Italian eateries we have visited service food and price was very good

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Italian restaurant. They manage to accommodate us without booking but with an hour and a half restriction which was more than enough time for a great two course dinner and lovely Bellini. Great start to our NYE celebrations 🎉

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Thank Taiana_Pereira
Stirling, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us visited Asti in Broughton St, Edinburgh. Three had the a la carte and one the pre-theatre menu. What superb food. That, coupled with pleasant staff, made for a great evening. Small but intimate restaurant. I've had a few risottos in my time but I have to say the risotto al pesce affumicato was outstanding. Great little find.... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went for a pre-theatre dinner at asti. The restaurant looks very nice and decorated like an Italian restaurant should be. Our waiters were very attentive and we really enjoyed our food, especially the mussels as a starter were delicious.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for a bite to eat and were on a tight timeline. The staff were excellent, they managed to find us a table even though we hadn't booked. Also when we said we were short of time, they were super fast in serving us and very pleasant too, but not to the detriment of the food. All... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighborhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 558 9156

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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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