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The Fountain

$$ - $$$, British,
131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
+44 131 229 1899
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A quick bite to eat and a 'couple' of wines and we were not disappointed. Service was quick and staff were smiley and very helpful. Staff advised us if we were hungry to try their steak pie and I've got to say it was just...More

Thank onebrawlad
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have visited a few times before and always a mixed bag. Service can be a little hit or miss and on this occasion was a little slow. The battered fish was exceptionally greasy so a little disappointing. Overall the service and food was pretty average....More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Decided to visit after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. Thanks to all the previous customers! The service was charming, the food ( Haddock & Steak ) was cooked perfectly and well presented. Thanks to all the staff!

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming to the fountain the service and food is always fantastic The fish and chips is fantastic if there was going to be a very small criticism it would be the tartar sauce was not as nice as it was the last time...More

Thank Hibernian1973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in the Fountainbridge area and The Fountain is our favourite place to hang out with a drink or two. Super cosy and comfy, staff are great and food is good too. Main menu and the bar nibbles are both nice.

Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The people were nice, and we really liked the food too. I recommend this place. You have to visit it.

Thank Myra Z
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

We came here for a drink after dinner at Fountain Park, and were delighted with the service! I asked for a white zinfandel wine, Kirsty served us and said they didn't have one, but let me try a couple until I found one I liked....More

Thank Jade S
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

This is another one of my go to restaurants in Edinburgh! It's small and quaint and has delicious food and a great staff. The location is not in the historic downtown so therefore you have to make it a point to get here! I thought...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch today for first time in a few months. . We did not have starters but steak sandwich and fish and chips were great. Fish and chips are priced at two levels and lower level gives a smaller portion which was enough for...More

Thank Bob E
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Menu is small but that is not a bad thing in this case, presentation is great and the food is perfect. Great prices. Staff really on the ball and friendly. Amazing gin and wine selection and it just looks amazing inside. Worth a visit and...More

Thank Amy J
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2017

Hi Amy J. Thank you very much for your review, it's great to hear our customers thoughts. I'm pleased you enjoyed the selection of food available on our menu which our chefs take great pride in putting together whilst I agree, we have some fantastic...More

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April 12, 2015|
Response from David R | Property representative |
Yes everyday from 11am until 3pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $33
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 1899
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