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23 Edinburgh Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HR, Scotland
+44 131 331 4727
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We both had the lovely Lasagne al Forno, honest to goodness Italian food. Not high end but, good nonetheless.

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Thank Stuart W
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered Pepperoni Pizza. It came with 6 whole pepperoni slices. Nearly one per slice. Someone on here has mentioned that this is the best Italian restaurant they've ever been too. They must have had a very deprived life.

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Thank Johnnyhornetfan
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just finished pizza for lunch and my recommendation would be do not bother or bring your own toppings. One of the table ordered a pepperoni pizza and it came with 6 whole slices of pepperoni that looked like they had been nuked.

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Thank James E
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Barca is quite simply the best Italian restaurant I have ever visited. My partner and I first discovered this hidden gem several years ago and have been back numerous times. Not only is the food superb and cooked to perfection, but the staff are very pleasent and couldn't do enough to make you feel welcome. I cannot stress enough... More 

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Thank Trigger2810
Shetland
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice meal here, and despite not booking they found us a table. Menu is extensive with the expected Italian choices. Fish risotto and tagliatelle with spicy sausages were our choice, followed by coffee (we weren't very hungry!) We had a table by the widow and the view of the Forth rail bridge was lovely. Staff were... More 

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1 Thank Braeland
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a family dinner after being on one of the boat tours, friendly, fast service & yummy food. Glad the other restaurant we tried was busy.

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Thank susan a
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I walked in to this restaurant and asked if they had any tables, they asked us to return in 30 minutes so we waited in the cold and returned after 30 minutes to be told that there are no tables and we would have to wait a further 30 minutes. The staff were unhelpful and clearly were... More 

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Thank Daniel R
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Seafood risotto made with long grain rice and frozen seafood, like something out of a can. My partners spaghetti was not al dente, with a bland seafood sauce that again tasted like something out of a can. Lemonade was completely flat. The waiters are friendly and seem to be Italian but the chef has no idea how to cook Italian.... More 

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4 Thank Richard L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Staying over in South Queensferry, wanted somewhere to eat and take in the view of the 3 Bridges all lit up. Good Italian food, established restaurant, staff really friendly and attentive, relaxed atmosphere. Pizza was to die for the base was like eating clouds. Would go back

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1 Thank Scaifee2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner go to La Barca on a regular basis and absolutely love it! This year we decided to go for valentines night and it did not fail to impress us as per usual. The waiters are so attentive and always there to get you what you need.. the food is delicious and not once have we found... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Edinburgh Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh  >  South Queensferry
  • Phone Number: +44 131 331 4727

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?