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13/A Brougham Street, Edinburgh EH3 9JS, Scotland
+44 131 478 2856
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (80 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (14 reviews)
“iberico” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13/A Brougham Street, Edinburgh EH3 9JS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ridiculous! we’ve only just found this amazing little place! We’ve lived here for two years and it’s less than 2 minutes away. It was pouring with rain this week, son was visiting, needed somewhere close!! OMG the food was amazing, just hit all the hunger...More

Thank Poops59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just had a lovely tapas meal at this restaurant. Excellent service and everything was absolutely delicious

Thank tgirlvancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At least one that I have finally found as they tell me they've been around for a while! Intimate little place in Tollcross serving up delectable Spanish delights. Pork cheek stew, asparagus wrapped in sweet peppers and the mushroom croquettes were particular highlights. Service attentive,...More

Thank J2705
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this restaurant! It is small, intimate and very authentic. We loved every one of the tapa we tried. Great wine and sherry choices too. We'll definitely be back the next time we are in Edinburgh.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic......best vibe.....great food.....excellent waiter ......once i found it....i returned and returned......food is delicious....atmosphere is soothing

Thank Tania K
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Bijou venue belies the big welcome. Great menu and despite there being just one waiter, service was reasonably slick. We had a mixture of delicious tapas to start followed by two "mains", sampling a succulent mix of fish, chorizo, iberico pork, chicken - all of...More

Thank BrendanEugene
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This place is SPANISH. All Spanish wine and authentic Spanish food. The staff is Spanish and you get the snse they speak just enough English to take care of you. The chicken on a skewer with onions and peppers is some of the best chicken...More

Thank vtgay3
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived late and couldn't decide what we wanted so eventually decided to ask the chef for a random selection of food, beyond the time they would normally have stopped serving, and what they brought was absolutely fantastic. Very much enjoyed our meal and will...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Brought my father here for his first tapas experience. He loved it as did we all. The service and dishes were amazing, especially the pork cheeks and pardon peppers. The wine is reasonably priced and the service was excellent. Highly recommended and we will be...More

Thank edm1887
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Very happy to discover this place. Lovely spanish food and service. Authentic. Also they put up with me chatting away in dreadful spanish. Good wine list. Pop in for tapas and a great mediterranean experience.

Thank Rockflight
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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Margaret B
20 July 2016|
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If you google El Quijote Edinburgh menu you will be able to find it! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 21
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13/A Brougham Street, Edinburgh EH3 9JS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 478 2856
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Traditional Spanish Tapas Restaurant from across South of Spain. Really friendly environment.
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