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“Excellent catering!!”

The City Restaurant
Ranked #278 of 2,609 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $28
Cuisines: Italian, Scottish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
Description: Family run restaurant in the city centre now celebrating 20 years in business and with a fresh new look and menu! Great for all parties, couples,families and small/large groups of up to 50! We are open most hours of the day. We welcome booking or walk-ins! Regards City
Reviewed May 8, 2013

The KJO Symphony Orchestra - 75 musicians and 5 staff member - visited Edinburgh to perform at the Reid Concert Hall. The City Restaurant took care of the catering at the concert hall. Excellent food for a very reasonable price, excellent service!! The Pia-family does a great job: very friendly, warm welcome, eye for detail, authentic. EXCELLENT!

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Marco P, Owner at The City Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2013

Hello Eric,

Thank you for the great review. It was a great experience to do the outside catering for your group. I hope the tour went well and hope to see you in the near future. Next time you should come in for a meal!

Regards

Marco

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Took a group of Children and Adults to the Restaurant on a Saturday night, we had already spoken to Marco, who had aranged for a set menu, the food was wonderful, everyone enjoyed them selves, the staff where very helpful couldnt do enough for you,

The meal was that good we came back the following evening and did it all again.

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Thank Alison R
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Marco P, Owner at The City Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2013

Hello Alison,

We had good fun serving you and the group on Saturday, and it was such a compliment to have you all return the following night! We do our best to cater for all our customers and many groups ask about set menus which we are now hoping to put up on our website!

I hope the tour was great also, and hope we can be of service to you all again.

Thanks again and say hello to everyone from us.

Marco

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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Visited this restaurant when seeing a show at Festival Theatre - its situated right next door. We booked a table and so glad we did as it was so busy afterwards. Food was great and well priced, service good and meal served quickly. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for somewhere decent to eat. Was also nice to see the manager being hands on and working with his team.

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Thank Fifetrio
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Marco P, Owner at The City Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2013

Hi there!

Thanks for the wonderful review! Being a family business, we take everything personally so try our best to satisfy in all fields. We truly have lovely customers and find that work is more like a hobby and passion so we tend to always be amongst the action! When pre theatre, I always recommend booking!

Thank you again and look forward to seeing again.

Kind regards

Marco

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Ideal to have a first floor room to,eat cheap fish and chips with my 25 Swiss students. We have all appreciated

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Thank Daniel M
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Marco P, Owner at The City Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2013

Dear Daniel,

Thank you for visiting us with your student group. We are happy to serve large groups and glad everyone enjoyed their fish and chips. I hope we can help again in the future. Thank you for reviewing us.

Kind regards

Marco

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Excellent Value for money, in this city center restaurant. I often grab something before a show at the Festival Theatre and it's often wise to book a table as it can be really busy. There's SO much more than fish and chips but that's what I tend to go for as the fish is huge and tastes super fresh - Brilliant. I'll be back soon.

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Thank Susan S
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Marco P, Owner at The City Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2013

Hi Susan,

Thank you for the lovely review. The festival theatre brings us a lot of custom and bookings which is great, keeps us busy and fit! The menu is very large, but we have a great team to handle it and credit has to go to them.

Really look forward to seeing you next time.

Kind regards

Marco

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