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Malvarosa

262 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 2AT, Scotland
+44 131 669 7711
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (40 reviews)
“tapas” (105 reviews)
“chorizo bread” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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262 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 2AT, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my second visit and as a party we were keen to retry the £17 a head party menu which had been so nice the last time. We were not disappointed as all of the food was fresh and absolutely delicious, even nicer than...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch. Nice decor, friendly young waitress, gave order of five tapas dishes from the set menu, very basic food. Received our wine, had to ask again for water. 40 minutes later still no food, by now after 2.00pm. Had watched the man in...More

Thank chocsEdinburgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having eaten in this Restaurant in the last five years,it never disappoints on quality of Tapas they produce and the good service from the staff,Not over priced for food or wine The menu stays the same with the addition of specials added to the menu...More

Thank PrestonpansEast
Reviewed 15 January 2018

First visit for dinner with friends in their neighbourhood. Lovely atmosphere and host was quirky and funny. Very good menu. As a veggie, I’m alwa us concerned about choice, but not here. All the dishes were superb and the staff attentive. I’ve no doubt we’ll...More

Thank handif
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is the third time we have been and there is a good variety of excellent tapas from vegetarian, fish and meat choices. Calamari and the garlic prawns were exceptional we tried nearly every other tapas dish also excellent and only the black pudding was...More

1  Thank DaveNorwood
Reviewed 27 December 2017

My husband and I organised this for our friend's 60th - as something different! Situated in the heart of Portobello and recommended by a Spanish friend of my husband's as being totally authentic, we were not disappointed. The service was fantastic and the surroundings were...More

Thank HEATHER B
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious tapas lunch served and cooked by Alvaro who despite working solo provided great food in a very cherry manner.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant for a late lunch we we're made very welcome b you the owner/chef. We decided to go for the 3 tapas per person with coffee for £12.30. Although there were only about 10 selections there was ample to...More

Thank Mickey M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a nice neighbourhood restaurant. The tapas were very nice, tastes like home cooking and with lovely bread baked in-house. The wine is rough and over priced. All in all, though, it's a nice evening out and I'd go back.

1  Thank Rory D
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Cozy place with friendly service, wines a bit overprices, the food is alternatively good: patatas bravas not very tasty, calameres good, good bread. will be back, but not on a special occasion

1  Thank giulia a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 2AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 669 7711
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Description
Friendly neighbourhood restaurant, serving delicious authentic tapas, paellas, sharing-boards,traditional homemade cakes and regional wines. Our selection of homemade breads are baked here every morning in the premises - you can even order them to enjoy at home, as with all our dishes. We are happy to organise group bookings, at-home 'tapas parties' and open-air paellas!
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