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1 George IV Bridge | G&V Royal Mile Hotel, Edinburgh EH1 1AD, Scotland
+44 131 220 6666
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 George IV Bridge | G&V Royal Mile Hotel, Edinburgh EH1 1AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was absolutely delicious. The ambiance was amazing. Fashion that looked like Milan. The service was excellent.

Thank pearlmiriam
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had just arrived from the US earlier that day and were pretty exhausted. So much so that my 18 year old slept right through dinner. We had such a great meal (one of the best dinners of our entire two week stay in Scotland...More

Thank molliechristie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had booked dinner through an offer for dinner. The restuarant within the hotel is very contemporary and welcoming the art theme is very well done and even continues to the drinks menu complete with paint brush. The deal included a glass of proseco but...More

Thank noworkweek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought a voucher for an afternoon tea for two. Beautiful hotel and surroundings, very plush, thought this is going to be really lovely. The waiter showing us the teas was really friendly and welcoming but that was the only time we saw him. It was...More

1  Thank Scottishperson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wandering around Edinburgh last evening looking for somewhere to eat we found this restaurant in the main mile area went inside to enquire if there was any available tables as we hadn't booked we were greeted by a very friendly member is staff and escorted...More

Thank martin j
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Let me state the obvious before getting started. When anybody goes out for dinner we all look for the same thing. We look to be surprised, challenged and left feeling satisfied. Cucina surprised us, this little gem tucked in both above the hotel or through...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Cucina is in the G&V, a five-star hotel. The included breakfast is served at Cucina, and is outstanding: anything and everything you would want is served. The service is excellent, the atmosphere is very nice and ALL of the food is nicely presented, fresh and...More

Thank Wireb0y
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Firstly a huge thank you to all of the staff that attended us on May 6th, you were all wonderful and brought a lovely end to our special day. From my recollection there was only one issue that was corrected within minutes of it being...More

Thank Gavin B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Staff incredibly attentive and offered suggestion for wine choice which was beautiful. Great food selection, spoilt for choice, when we finally decided we were not disappointed. We all ate differently and all thoroughly enjoyed our food. Beautifully fresh ingredients and managed to squeeze in pudding...More

Thank GillW1981
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Three of us dined here on a Saturday evening. We each had three courses and not one of us was disappointed. The food was delicious and the interior has quite a glamorous feel. The service was initially attentive, helpful and professional. This is by no...More

Thank 243rachel
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
Average prices
USD 42 - USD 179
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 George IV Bridge | G&V Royal Mile Hotel, Edinburgh EH1 1AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 220 6666
  • E-mail
Flawless hospitality. From early morning till late at night. Our award-winning destination restaurant Cucina is the pulsing heart of G&V. Cucina is where you'll find authentic, seasonal, modern cooking. Menus inspired by classic Italian cuisine, with Head Chef Mattia Camorani at the helm. Pushing boundaries, whilst serving the classics. Created with the finest ingredients, freshly prepared with passion. Where the rich flavours of the Italian regions meet in the beautiful G&V surroundings. An exciting selection of wines from the old world to the new, matched perfectly to every course. Flawless, friendly, five star service. Filled with laughter and knowledge. For every occasion whether dressing up or down. A place for special events, for making memories or for doing business. All day, every day.
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