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lilahsdad Aug 7, 2011 05:08 PM

I'm looking for good restaurants in Edinburgh. Any suggestions?

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  1. sped98 RE: lilahsdad Aug 11, 2011 07:51 AM

    Theres the Witchery , proper gothic , totally "one off " and serving traditional Scottish produce , good prices and lovely meals i ve had there.Check out their website for the food pics i took during lunch and dinner.
    For tip top michelin food the number one place to eat is Wisharts , prob best in Scotland.
    The "Kitchin" is almost as good.
    21212 is the place to go for innovative cutting edge food.

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      CarrieWas218 RE: sped98 Aug 15, 2011 08:17 AM

      Wow - I'm shocked The Witchery still gets recommended. I was there last fall and it was all I could do to not walk out on The Witchery.

      The Kitchin, however, was outstanding and has been on my Top 10 list of meals last year (I live in San Francisco and have dined in the U.K., France, New York, Spain, etc...)

      All I can do is tell people to avoid The Witchery as over-hyped and very mediocre.

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        AWaiting RE: CarrieWas218 Aug 17, 2011 07:17 AM

        Carrie, I totally agree with you and generally if you look over the Edinburgh threads the general trend is to avoid The Witchery as style over substance. Each to their own though.

        Plenty of comments on previous threads regarding Edinburgh sugestions but let us know if you have specific queries.

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      DavidT RE: lilahsdad Aug 15, 2011 10:48 AM

      Did you see this thread from just a few days ago? It reviews 3 places in Edinburgh.

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/801450

      Also, be sure to go to the upper right hand corner of this page and search for Edinburgh. You will find a number of discussions already here for you to review.

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