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Pizza Express

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23 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1SB, Scotland
+44 (0)131 557 6411
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Made the order and the waitress brought kids starters but forgot adult starters and drinks. Ludicrous start. Then they said drinks and starters were on the house - fair enough, nice touch. But when we said we were paying with tesco vouchers they went back on this and charged us anyway! Won't be going back here.

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Thank Kingofgeography
North West England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Before we made our 5 or so hour journey home we decided to stop for pizza, the service was great and so was the food. Only problem is that we were charged for water which wouldn't have happened if the waiter had specified the types of water we could have chosen. Overall, very enjoyable.

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Thank lxurenlouise
Greater London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked in. Wasn't greeted. After a wait, had to find out own table. Just weren't very friendly or well informed. Insisted they do not accept Tastecard. I showed them the terms and conditions on the app and it did not show what they were talking about. The pizza was okay but tiny (We got Leggara pizzas). Not good value for... More 

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Thank Marcel L
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous open layout suitable for all young and old, drinks are in my opinion over priced (but that just might be the location -in Manchester you can get refillable drinks) the serving staff were friendly and welcoming. The Pizza was mouth watering! Try the extra for £1.70 for the flat stonebaked.

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Thank 104kerryann
Eden
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pizzas are of a good standard, drinks are quite expensive, and quite a wait, but on the whole a pleasant dining experience. It just has not got the menu choice of the Manchester restaurants.

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Thank EdenCumbrian
Warrington, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love pizza express for their consistency, I know what I'm going to get before I even go and it will be the same , my only qualm is they took the spinich and ricotta cannelloni and veggie lasagna off the menu. We were waiting quite a while to be seated and service was slow but they were exceptionally busy... More 

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Thank raiyaan
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First I was pleased that this place was open so late. Being a chain I knew I'd get consistent type service and food. So on arriving I was seated and after a dash caused by to much lager at shows earlier I went through the menu. The clue is in the name it is largely pizza! Looking at plates on... More 

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Thank gappygrin
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is decent quality. Price is reasonable. Service is slow although staff is friendly and helpful. . Don't stop here if you are in a hurry.

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Thank 14KimS614
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit today and as it's at the heart of the festival, I was surprised to get a table but we got seated pretty quickly. The starter portion of calamari was ok. Not the best as it was baked and not traditionally fried but it wasn't the worst I've ever eaten. I had the low calorie option pizza with... More 

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Thank AlexV85
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit twice this month with a nectar voucher . Staff on both occasions extremely helpful as we all customised our preferred pizzas. Can't fault this venue Wine affordable and no problem asking for a large jug of water for the kids thank you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$43
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1SB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)131 557 6411
Description
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Edinburgh (North Bridge) offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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