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First Coast

97-101 Dalry Road | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH11 2AB, Scotland
+44 131 313 4404
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
97-101 Dalry Road | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH11 2AB, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I popped in on a busy Monday with my boyfriend and had a lovely experience. Despite being busy, we were provided prompt and friendly service. Nice selection of wines, beers and spirits (plenty of variety without a overwhelming list). The food was absolutely delicious! Interesting...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow. I had heard good things about this place and so wanted to like it.... and I loved it! Adored the wine list (Great Grog may have had a hand?) and such a winning menu it took me way too long to make up my...More

Thank ShirazBlues
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice dinner, the foind a table for 2 even if they were full. The food was great as correct prize and the waitress was lovely.

Thank aurelien90
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had wanted to go to another restaurant, but the wait was too long. To our benefit. We walked in and they make a space for us even though they were booked up. We were very hungry and we went with waiters recommendation. Our starters...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit this local eatery, passed by often, always talked about trying it out....so glad we did ! Saturday lunch time is when First Coast offer up the Small Plates menu and it did not disappoint. The selection is more than enough for...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 5 days ago

On Friday night I went for a large family meal to first coast. The service is excellent and very professional. They definitely know their stuff and are completely on the ball with the menu. Highly trained staff. The chef is fantastic and can't recommend the...More

Thank Lindsey T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great value, quality, food and flavours. The thai fishcakes are recommended. The affragatto has become my normal desert now as we have been here a few times. A little gem.

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Scottish Tapas! Great food, inspired menu, lovely professional team. The dishes are simple and delicious. The surroundings are nice. I like the area which now seems to be up and coming for restaurants. We will be back.

Thank Marc T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely bistro very near to Haymarket station. This is an ideal place for dinner before seeing something at the Usher Hall, the EICC, or seeing nothing other than good quality food. The dishes had a creative range of flavours, the atmosphere was relaxed and...More

Thank JudeGlasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friend suggested this restaurant and so glad we went. I forgot to tell them I need gluten free when I booked, but waitress was able to tell what I could eat from the menu - and they had great gluten free bread too! Thai fish...More

Thank 03Brenda03
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24 February 2017|
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Response from FirstCoast | Property representative |
We can take bookings as far as 18 months in advance
Steven V
26 August 2016|
Response from FirstCoast | Property representative |
We can sit up to 90 people in the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97-101 Dalry Road | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH11 2AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 313 4404
  • E-mail
Opening Hours:-Lunch Monday - Friday 12pm-2pm, Saturday 12pm - 4pm. Dinner Monday - Saturday 5pm-10.30pm. West Edinburgh wasn't a dining hotspot, but charming, inviting, delicious First Coast is one of the establishments that have been changing that. A comfy toddle from Haymarket station, First Coast is quite an intimate, relaxed shop front restaurant done out the blues and greys of the sea, with rough hewn centre wall and super smart detailing. The frequently-changing modern Scottish menu lists meat and fowl as well as fish. Starters include very tender marinated squid, soy and sesame salad, mains include spicy grilled chicken breast with homemade sweet chilli sauce and coconut rice, and sweets include deep fried jam sandwich with vanilla ice cream- seriously. Short, thoughtful wine list, good vegetarian choices and warm service.
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