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“Ticks the boxes”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of David Bann

David Bann
Ranked #154 of 2,446 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: British, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Old Town
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Ticks the boxes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

I dined here on a Saturday evening with 5 friends (for the record that's 5 carnivores and 1 vegetarian). The food was good, although the service a little slow (this may be explained by the fact that we were the last large booking of the evening - we dined at 8:30pm).
Every single one of us enjoyed our meal although there was a ferocious level of food envy when the following dishes landed on the table:
- Smoked mushroom and basil ravioli with tomato and basil soup.
- Chilli pancake with grilled sweet potato, courgette and chocolate sauce.
- Risotto of roast red pepper, asparagus and poached egg.

  • Visited May 2013
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Brooklyn, New York
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“Great Vegetarian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013

I am a confirmed meat eater but I would have no problem eating at David Bann every night of the week. Excellent quality and creativity.

Visited May 2013
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Overrated shick.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

the place looks nice, decor is modern and stylish.
the food selection is good, the food taste is just ok, unfortunately. the service is good, but not excellent.
we've ordered delicious lentil soup and two mains?: veggie kofta, which was served with curry and chilli lentil pancake with beans. Nice indian food=)
unexpected thing was chocolate sauce with my dosas. But i'm not foodie enough i'm afraid.

  • Visited May 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Superb!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

I'm a meat eater, but this vegetarian food was so good I would happily come back and would also recommend it to everyone (except perhaps children!). Really orignal and beautifully cooked dishes, gentle but effective service, and modern yet comfortable decor.

  • Visited May 2013
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fabulous!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

We visited as a three, two of whom are not vegetarian, on a recommendation from a friend. We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of this meal, we spent a long time and didn't feel rushed at all and had great, friendly service. The food was exquisite and plenty of options - so meat wasn't missed at all! Can't fault this meal.

  • Visited May 2013
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