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Gordon's Trattoria

231 High Street | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1PE, Scotland
+44 131 225 7992
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
231 High Street | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1PE, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped for a coffee, the coffee led to beers and the beers led to pizza. Finally finished off with a coffee. Highly recommend this establishment for its service and freshly prepared food.

Thank Barrie C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch in the sunshine on the terrace. The service is something else and really made the visit memorable.

Thank LynnWColchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the castle and walking along the royal mil, we became thirsty. A pub and snack was in order. We found Gordon's and were rewarded with great beer and loads of fun. It makes such a difference when customers and host staff can have...More

Thank glenn96
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in here twice on two separate days. We had been wandering up the Royal Mile and just "happened upon" Gordons' Trattoria. So glad we did, it was approx 3pm and the afternoon Sun was shining on us as we enjoyed a delicious pizza...More

Thank PhilF7
Reviewed 1 week ago

First night in Edinburgh and tired after the flight from the states so we decided to stay along the Mile for dinner, even though it's full of tourist traps. Gordon's was an unexpected treat, starting with the greeting from "Gordon's brother," Gary, who is the...More

1  Thank threegigs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gordon's Trattoria was across the street from our rented flat on High Street, but we didn't check it out until our last night. We're sorry we waited that long. My husband and I split an excellent pizza, with leftovers, and the salad suggested by our...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in and was pleasantly surprised at the size, it's narrow but goes back a long way which allows plenty of seats and tables. Treated with a warm welcome and quickly shown to a vacant table. Our drinks order was taken quickly and our food...More

Thank Rich-Shell-boosbeck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistent in both quality of food and service. Personable staff helped create a very pleasant night out. Smack dab in the center of the Royal Mile. Came back for a second time in our three day stimt.

Thank wssimpson3rd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue Seating outside on the royal mile in the sun 👍 Great meal , good portion size Excellent service Pricing ok for the location.

Thank Mix-m8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for an impromptu lunch. It was buzzing. Olives to start. Lasagna delicious. I wish I could replicate it when I get home. My partner had buffalo mozzarella, tomato, avocado and prosciutto. We washed it down with a local ale and Italian red. So...More

Thank Clare D
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 High Street | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1PE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 7992
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