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Gusto Restaurant & Bar

135 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JS, Scotland
+44 131 225 2555
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (178 reviews)
“meatballs” (28 reviews)
“fillet steak” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JS, Scotland
Neighbourhood: New Town
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the food. Loved the ambience and service. A must visit for food lovers. Loved the risotto I had ordered :)

Thank Meeta27
Reviewed 4 days ago

Brilliant restaurant with excellent service in a fabulous atmosphere. We were there as a precursor to going to Murrayfield as were many other patrons that day and the restaurant could not have made the occasion any better congratulations! We stayed for about 3 hours the...More

Thank rogermdeane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Gusto in George Street with my daughter for a meal, staff amazingly friendly and attentive, food was nice, a bit overpriced but heyho its Edinburgh, everywhere is expensive. Would I go back again? Most definitely.

Thank John H H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit; central location with warm ambience and memorable montage of pictures. Wide ranging menu to suit all tastes. Great pizzas, interesting pastas and fish and steaks all reasonably priced. Good wine list. Highly recommended

Thank 14darrelljm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with a group of 13 lads for lunch, the staff were brilliant, very helpful attentive, friendly i cannnot fault them. The food however was average, the bruschetta was poor, this was deducted from the bill for all 4 people, i had meatballs,...More

Thank Sheardypants
gustoedinburgh, General Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sheardypants, Many thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant. We really do appreciate all feedback from our guests both positive and negative. Firstly, I’m so glad that our staff were brilliant, attentive and helpful, that’s lovely to hear and I will certainly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb Italian. Food fantastic,attentive but unobtrusive staff and a modern, buzzing atmosphere. Can even cope with large parties.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here with my partner and a mutual friend on Wednesday afternoon for lunch. When I was sitting down in the booth I (embarrassingly) pulled the table cloth and spilled our drinks everywhere! The waitresses was lovely and replaced them all for free but...More

Thank Aimee L
gustoedinburgh, General Manager at Gusto Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Aimee L, thank you very much for taking the time in reviewing our restaurant. It is only through our customers feedback we can review and improve the quality of our food and service standards. I am very happy you appreciated the fact your drinks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal at gusto with friends booked for a hen doo. Really lovely surroundings we were given a great table upstairs. Service quick & friendly Hummus & pitta pocket was beautiful huge fresh pitta bread, I ordered the pasta arribiata for my main, in the...More

Thank Vikki W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in what is called New town. It is so busy that I would encourage getting a reservation. If not you can wait for a while, or if you are lucky, you may eat in the bar area. It normally can get very...More

Thank saptraveler_21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal here on a Thursday night. Our table wasn't quite ready for us when we arrived, but we were told to take a seat at the bar and have a drink. Our table was ready before we even got a chance to...More

Thank Sun_Holi
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Do you allow dogs?
30 October 2016|
Response from Heather T | Reviewed this property |
Geraldine T
As a lone diner on a Friday evening will I get a table? Friday 19th August.
11 August 2016|
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Response from Imliooper | Reviewed this property |
I was a lone diner that evening. It was probably not a Friday. I went in, not very confident as other places did not have a table. But staff were immensely helpful. Did not even ask, as they do to make you feel terrible, if... More
Do you get a 50% discount if booked through a girl called Angela gusto In afternoon
17 January 2016|
Response from gary c |
I'd be shocked if you didn't
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 62
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 2555
  • E-mail