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Papilio Restaurant

158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
+44 131 229 3325
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 17 min
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Moses went above and beyond when we booked a 21st dinner this week. We had a delicious meal. Started with calamari and mussels in a tomato sauce. We ordered Prawns in a tomato and chilli sauce, Creamy seafood pasta, and lobster and scallop pasta plus...More

Thank K A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited early on a Sunday evening as a group of 8 people. We were made to feel very welcome, including the two young children in our party. The waiters were excellent, and provided efficient and friendly service. All the food was superb - there...More

Thank barbaraandclive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service. I had the avocado and prawns to start and prawn risotto. Risotto was quite a dish and one of the best I've had. Thanks guys

Thank Craig O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat at the Chop House, fortunately they said they could accommodate us and anyway they appeared disinterested! They said wait an hour and it should be Ok. As visitors to the area & hungry we said no thanks! As we were walking...More

Thank Huw222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely friendly Italian restaurant serving great food. Steaks and veal particularly good. Service is first class, and extensive menu with many choices.

Thank East_Lothian_Scot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic Italian food. Imaginative menu. Good cooking. Good wine and service. What more can you ask for?

Thank IanAberdeen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a walk by opportunity and had not booked at a table The waiter helpfully got us a table quickly and followed up with drinks promptly The starters were good and arrived quickly. The mains were good and well portioned. This had a nice...More

Thank LoughtonEppingForest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw great reviews and came with expectations, but maybe we just got a below average night? Asparagus starter wasn't special. pasta main course came highly recommended on menu. It was ok, but a bit heavy going and not that special. Nothing wrong with this place,...More

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is perfect. Amazing food, of which there is so much choice and all excellent, pizza, pasta, fish, meat ........all really really good. Great house wine. Lovely service, so welcoming every time we come and a great dessert menu (if you have room!) We’ve...More

Thank HBirdNevis
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Papilio is one of our favourite restaurants and we visit often. It’s such a lovely cosy setting. The staff are and service is great, we are always made to feel so welcome. The menu has a lot to choose from and everything we have tried...More

Thank Michelle B
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Questions & Answers
Gordon M
11 November 2017|
Response from Beany6567 | Property representative |
Apologies but no. Plenty of street parking in the vicinity.
Jude P
7 July 2015|
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Response from Ross H | Reviewed this property |
About 3 months ago a gentleman in a wheelchair was at the table opposite me, so it is definitely possible. Call and book a table and explain the situation ahead of time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 49
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Bruntsfield
  • Neighbourhood: Bruntsfield
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 3325
Family run Italian Restaurant since June 2004, serving a wide range of excellent Italian dishes. Children welcome (kid's portions) and Gluten Free Pasta available.
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