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Purslane Restaurant

33A St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AH, Scotland
+44 131 226 3500
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“purslane” (263 reviews)
“scallops” (111 reviews)
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French, British, Scottish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
33A St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AH, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...which is all you can ask of a tasting menu! Good value fine dining offering a choice between table d'hotel, 5 course tasting menu and 7 course tasting menu. We had the 7 course....why wouldn't we. Each course was well balanced and tasty. The scallops...More

Thank eddi10c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meal excellently prepared and service attentive and friendly. Good wine list. I would definitely return.

Thank michaelhH5372IG
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant deserves it great reviews on tripadvisor. Loved the 7 course tasting menu with the matching wines, with the portions just right. The service by the waiters was very attentive, with both the food and wine being described in detail. Great experience - wouldn’t...More

Thank Elizabeth2345
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in a small restaurant .Nice atmosphere.The portions were small but everything was good. I had scallops and they were lovely. It is been a nice experience and the service friendly...

Thank marcus c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a bit out of the centre but what a suprise. Tugged below street level there is a supersmall place with only a few tables but what a delight to eat here. They seem to mix spanish and scottisch cuisine together but either way...More

Thank bnbass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had read about and reserved a table at this restaurant before our trip to Edinburgh from the south coast and am very pleased I did. I hadn’t appreciated just how small it is ( only 20 covers) as the website would suggest a larger...More

Thank RHarr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this little restaurant while visiting friends in Edinburgh and what a find! We decided to go for the 7-course tasting menu with matching wines and we had one of the best meals of our life. 100% recommended!

Thank Paco J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not a French restaurant although it has some French inspiration combined with typical UK/Scottish ingredients such as black pudding or haggis. The combination is just wonderful. I had the chance to try the scallops and the lamb. Both were amazing and the waiters...More

Thank Carlos_foodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing dinner we experienced tonight, 7 courses everyone perfect in terms of quality, flavour and presentation. Visited due to previous customer reviews and would agree with everyone. Service also top class.

Thank GordonMac1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited here steak times. We are always satisfied with the wonderful Scottish cuisine with very good value. We love here very much.

Thank Robert C
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling
a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s
small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s
first hip neighborhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s
most desirable, though many bohemian touches have
fallen away as its residents have matured and the area
has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but
mostly residents display refined tastes in basement
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Questions & Answers
January 16, 2018|
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Response from PurslaneEdinburgh | Property representative |
Hello due to the premises license children under 6 can’t eat in the restaurant but if they are older they are more than welcome to dine at night.
Sam G
October 4, 2017|
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Response from Paul G | Property representative |
Hi Sam sorry for the late reply, depending on the size of your table we have a few options. The first is to have your table away from the speakers or the second is we can turn the music down and play something that is a... More
December 5, 2016|
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Response from Tracy B | Reviewed this property |
No, it's in the lower ground floor of a building and has stone steps down to it, which is unfortunate if you are not so able bodied as its a great restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $66
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33A St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighborhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 3500
  • E-mail
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