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Slug & Lettuce

#1,654 of 1,883 Restaurants in Edinburgh}
$$ - $$$, , European
Omini Centre, Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH1 3BN, Scotland
+44 131 524 7700
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2 weeks ago
“Good Quick Bite to Eat”
10 Aug 2017
“ok, but won't hurry back”
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Gastropub, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Omini Centre, Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH1 3BN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Good food, poor management. The food was enjoyable. However, service was unfortunate at the fault of management not the staff. We arrived, sat down, and waited for wait staff for ~10minutes. When we approached the bar for service, we were told we had 3 minutes...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 3 days ago

I arrived at the slug & lettuce, Omni centre, greenside place at 8.30pm on a Saturday and was told by a waitress cleaning the tables that they have stopped doing food because they had a "big" order from two tables and wouldent be able to...More

Thank keithhogg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had birthday meal before show at playhouse,lovely decor,great food although slightly pricey and limited menu,cocktails were fab but pricey good choice.

Thank susandmcginnis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a quick bite to eat after a long day of doing a bus tour. Only one waitress covering the full restaurant. Ah, but she was great! My chicken, bacon, cheese sandwich was good and my wife's butternut squash lasagna (you heard that right)...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent as usual. Value for money. Good food. Helpful staff. Been there twice in a week. Recommended.

Thank fjc8791
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere??? Didn't have one...waited nearly 20 minutes at a sticky table...with sticky menus...girl serving didn't know what a dark and stormy cocktail was or if they did them? I should have,walked out really but the thought of the tortilla chicken salad was tempting...how wrong I...More

1  Thank raven1GeordieLand
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Service was prompt but they forgot our side order of fries. Food came VERY quickly . Tempura vegetables were tasty , as were the potato omelette fries which were very light and crispy. However the Nacho sharing platter was very bland. Tasteless cardboard nachos with...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Choose some small plate dishes all were just average but not really surprised didn't expect great food from a place which more cocktails and other drinks but service and hygiene of restaurant was v poor table was sticky which is a basic not sure we...More

Thank Foodbugs
SandLManager, Manager at Slug & Lettuce, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us some much appreciated feedback. I'm disappointed to hear about your recent visit to S&L Edinburgh - the service and hygiene of our restaurant is extremely important to us and I apologise that this was...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for a few drinks good atmosphere and friendly would recemend to come here but would book a table next time as it gets very busy.

Thank munrokatie273
SandLManager, Manager at Slug & Lettuce, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your experience at S&L Edinburgh and will share your comments with the whole team. Kind regards, S&L Management

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Good pub grub but nothing very special. The offers give you better value meals than the Wetherspoon type pubs around the Slug and Lettuce. Reasonably busy - not many staff on duty but they did work hard. Tables cleared quickly but not always wiped down...More

Thank PhilEdinburgh
SandLManager, Manager at Slug & Lettuce, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review. I'm glad to hear that we are doing a good job and I will show your comments to the whole team, as they will appreciate it. Kind regards, S&L Management

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mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
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17 September 2016|
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Response from daviePerth | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for the late reply but just back from holiday. Sorry but didn't know they did a buffet menu but wouldn't think at that price you won't get very much.I would think the fact that the Omni Centre has a Cinema and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Omini Centre, Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH1 3BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 524 7700
  • E-mail
The Slug and Lettuce is just right for combining with any event that's going on - located as we are at the top of Leith Walk in the Omni Leisure development centre, right next door to the Playhouse Theatre. At The Slug we pride ourselves on catering for all occasions - a place to relax and take things easy even if it's just for a coffee or you want a pre or post-theatre meal. Or maybe you'd like to meet up for drinks - or enjoy a proper night out on the town? Whatever you're looking for, we aim to exceed your expectations.
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