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The Fountain

) #620 of 1,864 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ , British,
131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
+44 131 229 1899
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pie” (22 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly superb the roast chicken was cooked to perfection the staff are once again a credit to you we have never had a bad experience here can definitely recommend and will definitely be back

Thank Hibernian1973
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner live around from this place and had considered going for a while. When we finally did it crushed our expectations. The staff were rude and wouldn't let us sit at a table as food was being served for another 10 minutes......More

Thank DeniseHouston13
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Evening DeniseHouston13. Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time in writing your review, we really do appreciate all of our guests feedback, whether positive or indeed not. I am saddened to hear that you're long awaited visit did not live...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Spur of the moment visit for dinner which was just one course but was very good. Smoked haddock rarebit was a real treat

Thank AEuanK
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We enjoyed a splendid meal and evening with family when we visited them in Scotland. We have a dog so being able to take the dog too was SUCH a bonus as we would have been unable to leave the dog alone in the hired...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Fountain is in a great location, especially if you're going to the cinema across the road. I had the steak pie and chips which was fantastic. The decor is very bright and fresh. The staff were very attentive and friendly. Recommended.

Thank MattyJM
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We came to The Fountain for a birthday meal for a group of 9 people. On arrival, staff were excellent and friendly and offered to keep the cake we had brought in the fridge. They also stored some presents so they didn't clutter the table....More

Thank ElaineRumney
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We found this pub as just moved nearby - it's attempting to be a gastro pub - nice ambience but unfortunately food quality is not up to the price tag. £16.50 for sunday roast and £1.50 for soda and fresh lime!! wouldn't be going back...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend regularly visit here. Always excellent food and a fantastic range of drinks. Staff are always attentive and friendly.

Thank FiGordy
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the Fountain with my wife, my daughter and her boyfriend. Menu is great loads of choice. We all ordered different main courses and all the food was fantastic. We really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere, can't rate it highly enough. We will be...More

Thank Room_101Scotland
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent set menu, everything was perfect and the staff are brilliant! The food was exceptional, thank you for accommodating a large group of us and being amazing

Thank Karen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 33
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 1899
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