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57-59 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9PP, Scotland
+44 131 667 6601
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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57-59 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9PP, Scotland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Souq
1. Very well worth a visit
"The halloumi fries were lovely. My young son loved them"
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2. Excellent food
"The food here was just to die for"
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3. Pre theatre Dinner
"I’d passed several times on the bus and thought it looked promising"
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Reviewed yesterday

£3.90 for two smallish flatbreads is cheeky and £2 corkage PER BOTTLE of beer is OTT -, but overall this is a good package. There's a good range of tempting main dishes in slightly-large-tapas portions, so you can sample quite a variety. Service is prompt,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank IgnorantBystander
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Very atmospheric decor and incredibly delicious food. Not licensed but it's BYOB which makes it cheaper and you get to choose what to have with your food. The owner is very personable and welcoming and the staff are friendly and efficient. Very laid back pleasant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Slackhead
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The positives - reasonable prices, fast service , friendly owner . BYOB keeps the overall cost down , so not expensive. The food itself was fine - a bit underpowered I thought , the lamb tagine was unlike the more authentic versions I’ve had abroad...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank killieman47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to chill out on New Year's Day and this place was perfect. It was so relaxed- despite the fact we were the only customers there still felt like a nice atmosphere because the staff were friendly and the decor was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a "family" visit to Souq this weekend to celebrate a birthday and I have to say we were not dissapointed. Having been met on arrival by a very enthusiastic member of the team we were shown to our table. The interior and decoration were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 3 December 2018

This is a large, but quiet restaurant with beautiful lighting. The service was relaxed, but well paced and unlike many restaurants in the city, we did not feel rushed. The food was excellent. It is byob, but we felt £4 per bottle for corkage was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank keskarosie
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Food was quite tasty, but food could have bit hotter temperature-wise. Portions weren't big. This was our first try of Morrocan food. Overall good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Culture02412078677
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

I had the lemon chicken and WiFi’s had the lamb and prunes - both delicious in an enchanting setting and excellent service. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank W1165OKdaveb
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The atmosphere here is great, the staff so friendly and helpful. Beautiful colourful ceramic tagines and light fittings to look at whilst you eat and chat. We chose hot mezze and shared this as a starter. I went for a filled flat bread as a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PHandLaura
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Small menu choice but food delicious. BYOB We went on Saturday and there was entertainment - a belly dancer. Excellent value. £90 for 4 adults. Personally prefer sister resteraunt Pomegranate. Staff were all helpful and efficient

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Y1554VDrebeccac
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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27 April 2018|
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Response from Jamal-Owner | Property representative |
Hi, We are about a 15 min walk away of a few minutes by bus! Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57-59 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9PP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 6601
  • E-mail
Moroccan Street food in the heart of Edinburgh, we bring delicious mezze and speciality tagine dishes all served in our Souq inspired surrounding. Browse the Souq shelves as you enjoy the experience and pick up some specially imported Moroccan pottery, lighting and gifts too.
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