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La Barca

23 Edinburgh Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HR, Scotland
+44 131 331 4727
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Edinburgh Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HR, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An average service but amazing mussels and a quite good pizza. But the pizza was nothing remarkable. So it was n mit Not an overaverage Choice.

2  Thank Ralphfrank
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Having been before to try it with my partner at a quiet time, all seemed about average and we left with full stomachs. The food was as expected if not rather splenidly large portions. However the atmosphere was off and the staff not very attentive...More

2  Thank Kristofer C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We arrived at the restaurant on Friday evening and managed to get a table for two during this busy time without booking. Being repeat customers so knew what to expect, however we noticed that the menu had changed and some items were missing - for...More

2  Thank upintheairEdinburgh
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times when in the area service and food are very good and will accommodate going off post. The location could not be greater but the place needs a facelift to servive. Don't left this establishment become the kids local pizza...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Very cozy atmosphere listening to the waves crash below looking out onto the bridges during a stormy evening. I had bruschetta and carbonara and my fiancé had the lasagne. Food was very hearty and had a true home cooked feeling to it. Would if you...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Busy Saturday evening. Neither waiter could help with choosing wine from the wine list. Mix up both with one of the main courses ordered and the coffee. Both sorted. Food was acceptable. Nothing special . Ladies toilets were shocking. One was filthy, likely caused by...More

1  Thank lovesscotland55
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We both had the lovely Lasagne al Forno, honest to goodness Italian food. Not high end but, good nonetheless.

1  Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered Pepperoni Pizza. It came with 6 whole pepperoni slices. Nearly one per slice. Someone on here has mentioned that this is the best Italian restaurant they've ever been too. They must have had a very deprived life.

1  Thank Johnnyhornetfan
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Just finished pizza for lunch and my recommendation would be do not bother or bring your own toppings. One of the table ordered a pepperoni pizza and it came with 6 whole slices of pepperoni that looked like they had been nuked.

Thank James E
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

La Barca is quite simply the best Italian restaurant I have ever visited. My partner and I first discovered this hidden gem several years ago and have been back numerous times. Not only is the food superb and cooked to perfection, but the staff are...More

Thank Trigger2810
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18 February 2017|
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Response from Lorna_8 | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know
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Response from SueBridgend_UK | Reviewed this property |
I suggest also that you call them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Edinburgh Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh  >  South Queensferry
  • Phone Number: +44 131 331 4727
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