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Tempting Tattie

18 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DT, Scotland
+44 131 556 7960
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  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“potatoes” (13 reviews)
“tatties” (34 reviews)
“jacket potato” (5 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
18 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DT, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wondered what the fuss about potatoes was and we learned! This is small place with seats for maybe 6 people. A large selection of topping and really good, perfectly baked potatoes. I had a regular spicy sausage and it was so topped with goodness...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just around the corner from the John Knox House is this little gem. Going down the Royal Mile turn left at the corner after the John Knox House. As the road curves there is Tempting Tattie and his mountain of beautiful baking potatoes. He has...More

Thank Liamsmamo
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Stopped in here while on vacation in Edinburgh. What a great find! Huge portions of super yummy food. Quick, inexpensive and filling. The fellow running it was really nice, too! Would definitely go back!

Thank Cpalisa
Reviewed 20 August 2017

First time I had haggis - was a bit apprehensive about trying it at all, but this little place looked so inviting that I simply had to go in and then seeing them serve a combo of jacket potato and haggis made me go for...More

Thank Millivist
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Fantastic food with extensive array of fillings all based on tatties in a choice of three sizes. I had the large tattie with Mexican Chicken filling, followed by a coffee with a vanilla slice. The huge serving meant I had enough left over to take...More

Thank DerekWilliams
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

the basic baked tattie - not something many get excited about - BUT here you can not been in ages (just happened to be next door to a site we were getting kit out) staff v helpful/funny the tattie itself was crisp skin on outside...More

Thank Steedsy
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We popped in for a late lunch. Great value and a very filling meal and located just off the Royal Mile. Eat in is on stools and you dispose of your own plate and place the cutlery in a tray. Different size potatoes and a...More

Thank happyjack816
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

First time eating haggis and it was good. Definitely a milder way to experience Scotland's famous dish.

Thank Gerald C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

5 min walk from St Giles Cathedral. Seats around 7 people inside. Great range of fillings and excellent portions! Delicious baked potatoes and super friendly staff!

Thank Zais L
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Nothing more to say, the best tattle shop in town and good value. Its not open late though. So make it an afternoon or early evening stop.

Thank bangormaine
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, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 7960
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