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73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
+44 131 558 9156
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had booked although the restaurant was very empty on a Monday night. Friendly staff . Good range of specials and reasonably priced. We had fish on risotto and prawn and scallop pasta parcels which were lovely but the scallop and prawn was mashed together...More

Thank Nuala T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cosy restaurant with good atmosphere, delicious Italian food and excellent service. Thank you, I will come back :)

Thank Maia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant Had a nice seafood starter to begin with(a mix of fried squid,prawns and zucchini. To follow i had the most amazing risotto with italian salsiccione and radicchio with a side of panzanella salad. And the service was very pollite and attentive. Will be...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a very wet Friday evening we found this gem before going to the theatre. We all enjoyed the set pre-theatre menu accompanied by superb red wine. Our experience including the staff service was excellent. Our 8 year old daughter says it was the best...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For once Trip Advisor let us down. The reviews read well, and from locals, not just tourists, equally with plenty of restaurant competition. My wife and I were joined by my daughter who had made a surprise visit to Edinburgh to share my birthday, so...More

Thank stillworkingat68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Asti was on the list of places to try, as we are looking at apartment options in the general area (and wouldn't mind having Asti as the local place!). It was terrific! The lunch menu features a very well priced fixed 2 or 3 course...More

Thank DragonChowhound
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I made a reservation for 5:30pm on a Saturday evening and I was made aware the table would need to be returned by 7:30 which was understandable. Arriving on time nobody offered to take our coats or bags and we didn’t receive our food menus...More

Thank SFoy44
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Every time I go to Asti I wonder why I leave it for so long. The service is fabulous from Fiona and her team. I always pick from the specials menu because the dishes are amazing. Last Saturday I had the Pasta parcels filled with...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

We were a party of 4 for lunch at Asti. The choice was good and all choices could be gluten free. The staff were very friendly.

Thank ritatrotter
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little Italian with excellent Arancini & a nice Gnocchi Bolognese too. We’ll return again to explore the rest of the menu !!

Thank TayHD
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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Douglas R
4 April 2017|
Response from erlifjweoirhg | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. I believe it's two courses for around £12 there is a third course option but I cannot remember the price. The desserts are delicious
10 May 2016|
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Response from alanber | Reviewed this property |
Hi Although they fitted us in at short notice on Saturday night it's always better to book ahead to make sure you're not disappointed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 558 9156
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