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1886 Restaurant

$$ - $$$British, European,
134 Braid Road, Edinburgh EH10 6JD, Scotland
+44 131 447 8888
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
20 Jun 2017
“Very good food, if a little pricey”
14 Apr 2017
“Enjoyable dinner with varied menu”
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British, European, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
134 Braid Road, Edinburgh EH10 6JD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

My boyfriend surprised me with a romantic and lovely visit to the 1886 restaurant for an afternoon tea. It couldn't have been more perfect! The balcony offers you a beautiful and quiet view of Edinburgh, and the interior is very classy. The staff was highly...More

Thank Luisa R
Kirsten E, Restaurant Manager at 1886 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your glowing review of our afternoon tea. We are very lucky with our restaurant and the views it boasts of the capital. I will also pass on your compliments to our staff. Hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Staff are attentive and pleasant and the menu is varied and gives a good joice over all ranges and types of food. all the food I had was well cooked and enjoyable.

Thank William H
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Food was very good, especially the scallops. Steak was a little overcooked. Service was friendly and professional. I would say that the food is just a little overpriced. Still, it is worth a visit.

Thank JC0453
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Each night I chose to eat fish, which was very good. Well presented, hot and tasty, with pleasant service

Thank F R
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We enjoyed a buffet breakfast in the bright restaurant. The staff are helpful and the food is tasty.

Thank Val P
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Overall I was very impressed with the restaurant. The staff were very friendly and polite. I associated the Braids with simple meaty food so I was pleasantly surprised to discover they had a vegan and vegetarian menu. The chef had never actually been asked to...More

Thank Lanarkgal
Reviewed 15 December 2016

My husband ordered the Lamb dish and I ordered the Border beef (served pink). I did ask the waiter how pink the meat would be and he informed me that it had to be fairly rare as, if you overlook the meat it becomes tough....More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I am a simple eater so went for my all time favourite a burger. It was good. cant say more than that, Breakfast was OK bacon and sausages could have done with a few more minutes under the grill..

Thank glenn r
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A great meal at a reasonable price, food was well cooked and staff were polite and friendly. We were not rushed and there is a good choice on the menu.

Thank ayresomelad
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I was lucky enough to visit the attached hotel with work, and ate in the restaurant every night. During my stay, the menu changed and some new options were put on. A very welcome change to the older menu (which was still very nice!) and...More

Thank UKPeteGraham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 61
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Braid Road, Edinburgh EH10 6JD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 447 8888
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Impeccable service, exceptional food, fine wines and a wide range of Malt Whisky... we’re passionate about creating the ultimate dining experience whatever your taste. Each of our dining areas offers a different culinary identity and menu, always focusing on fresh, seasonal produce cooked with simplicity and focused on flavour.

Our most popular dining option is open

Lunch from 12pm-2.30pm
Afternoon Tea from 2pm-4.30pm
and Evening Dining 5pm-9pm
Every day

1886 Restaurant is a spacious, conservatory style dining room with dark wood tables and comfortable leather chairs. The Restaurant is flooded with natural daylight and enjoys panoramic views across Braidburn Vellay Park, Edinburgh City and the Firth of Forth beyond.

Seasonality is the driving force within our restaurant menu, showcasing the best local produce for the time of year.
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