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Papilio Restaurant

158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
+44 131 229 3325
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of visiting Papilio’s when we were visiting Scotland for the week from the US. My husband had the Pizza Fiorucci and I had the Spaghetti Bolognese. These were both quite delicious meals and they came in large servings! The atmosphere was...More

Thank kflucks
Reviewed 5 days ago

we had 2 dinners in this restaurant during our stay in the city. It serves italian traditional dishes, we tasted seafood tagliatelle and pasta with figue on the first night, while salmon and fried calamari, aubergines gnocchi on the second dinner. Desserts are fine as...More

Thank Fulvio972
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A ‘proper’ Italian restaurant - go here before you go to any large or small chains! We had a light supper before a theatre, so some simple food, but this was good and the wider menu looks good. Very friendly and good service.

Thank NDMEdinburgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come here almost weekly and must say hands down it’s the best Italian in our town. Goodness, I could be a poet... ha! The food is always fresh and cooked to perfection and the staff are friendly and warm. My favourites are the Pompei...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Bruntsfield and had read previous reviews of this restaurant, all very convincing - so off we went. And it was worth it. From the very friendly reception by Moses to the wonderful food, we thoroughly enjoyed it. We started with a...More

Thank J M
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Moses went above and beyond when we booked a 21st dinner this week. We had a delicious meal. Started with calamari and mussels in a tomato sauce. We ordered Prawns in a tomato and chilli sauce, Creamy seafood pasta, and lobster and scallop pasta plus...More

Thank K A
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We visited early on a Sunday evening as a group of 8 people. We were made to feel very welcome, including the two young children in our party. The waiters were excellent, and provided efficient and friendly service. All the food was superb - there...More

Thank barbaraandclive
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and service. I had the avocado and prawns to start and prawn risotto. Risotto was quite a dish and one of the best I've had. Thanks guys

Thank Craig O
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to eat at the Chop House, fortunately they said they could accommodate us and anyway they appeared disinterested! They said wait an hour and it should be Ok. As visitors to the area & hungry we said no thanks! As we were walking...More

Thank Huw222
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Extremely friendly Italian restaurant serving great food. Steaks and veal particularly good. Service is first class, and extensive menu with many choices.

Thank East_Lothian_Scot
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Gordon M
November 10, 2017|
Response from Beany6567 | Property representative |
Apologies but no. Plenty of street parking in the vicinity.
Jude P
July 6, 2015|
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Response from Ross H | Reviewed this property |
About 3 months ago a gentleman in a wheelchair was at the table opposite me, so it is definitely possible. Call and book a table and explain the situation ahead of time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$47
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Bruntsfield
  • Neighbourhood: Bruntsfield
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 3325
Family run Italian Restaurant since June 2004, serving a wide range of excellent Italian dishes. Children welcome (kid's portions) and Gluten Free Pasta available.
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