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Element

) #113 of 1,868 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ , European, British
110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
+44 131 225 3297
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 533 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is without doubt my favourite bar in Edinburgh. It's cosy and has a lovely atmosphere. The staff are also incredibly friendly. I've not been here for food yet but I will definitely need to try the menu at some point.

Thank David B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First and definitely not last visit. Service and food of a high quality. Can I come back real soon ?

Thank Bob B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can never have a bad word to say about this place, great for a chilled out Sunday lunch with good atmosphere and a cracking menu

Thank RobbieBaillie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere is nice. The kids are allowed till 8 Pm. We e ate the beef burger (the meat was good but too well done so not tender), fries were fine and the sauce also. The haggis was good but I wished there were more...More

Thank gabitzo
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Evening gabitzo, Thank you so much for your lovely review It was great to read that the team looked after you & the kids & that you enjoyed the burger & haggis. This was especially enjoyable to read as the head chef Viktor does...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. The best battered fish & chips I've ever had (& I'm British & 60!). Outstanding. Super eggs Benny too. Staff vg.More

Thank John S
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Evening John S, Thanks for the best ever review! It was great to read that you enjoyed our fish & chips - this is one of our most popualr dishes so i am glad we are doing it right! I hope the next time...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for lunch whilst in Edinburgh for the Tattoo. What a fabulous place we had the homemade butternut squash, tomato & lentil soup which was to die for. We also tried a couple of the cocktails, they were delicious. All the staff were very cheerful,...More

1  Thank Vicki6555
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Evening Vicki6555, Thanks for the fabulous review! It was great to read that you enjoyed both the food & cocktails during your visit but it was especially pleasing that the staff looked after you - they are a great team who really care! We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here with friends. Service and timings were fab especially since it was a festival Saturday night! When we told them we had a show at a certain time they were just fab. Food was delightful everything was perfect. My burger was...More

Thank chrisi2007
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon chrisi2007, Thank you for the excellent review! It was great to read that you enjoyed your meal on Saturday. It was fantastic to red that the team looked after you - they are a great team who genuinely care! I am delighted that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After an afternoon of strolling we wanted somewhere to sit and chill. Not sure if we wanted a drink or food, we found somewhere that offered both. On arrival we were greeted and rushed to the restaurant section, whilst explaining we just wanted to relax....More

Thank TravellingSquirrels
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon TravellingSquirrels, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - all feedback is vitally important for us to continually review what we do. I am genuinely disappointed to read that you did not enjoy the experience. As a business we strive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening on my first visit to Edinburgh. Lovely setting Service was not great but not terrible either

Thank Tara O
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Evening Tara O, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am glad you enjoyed the setting, we hope the next time you are in Edinburgh you come & see us Thanks again

Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a great brunch menu and awesome GF bread. The weight staff was knowledgeable to allergies and had great suggestions I had the avocado smash sandwich and it was wonderful. They have great cocktails and coffee here. Great location on Rose street.More

Thank amarleykennedy
Jon W, General Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon amarleykennedy, Thank you for your awesome review! It was brilliant to read that the team looked after you - they are great team who genuinely care. It was lovely to read that we were able to accommodate with our separate gluten free menu...More

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rch77
24 October 2016|
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Response from chunkysharp | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Element is a smart bar & eating place, therefore, I think they mean don't turn up in jogging bottoms & a t shirt. Smart/casual is fine, when I visited lots of tourists where there and they wern't exactly dressed up to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$64
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Princes Street and Gardens
  • Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 3297
  • E-mail
Description
Tucked away just off Princes Street in amongst the boutiques of Rose Street you will find Element. The bar has long since established itself as the perfect place to eat, drink and relax right in the heart of the Edinburgh.

Whether you’re sampling a local beer or cocktail in the bar after work or enjoying a lazy weekend lunch in the restaurant, our staff will ensure you feel welcome in our home from home.
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