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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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From the team behind New Chapter, a restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh's West End serving our take on classic brasserie-style dishes.
US$13 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
European, Scottish
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

Otro is a smart city centre restaurant offering lunch, pre theatre supper and dinner. Conveniently located on Coates Crescent in the West End it is an ideal venue for business or tourists. The food is modern with good use of local produce. There are well...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ron G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An excellent Sunday lunch with good menu choice. Service was exceptional and friendly. A small point was how quickly the food cooled on the plate. Not marking down as such and didn't raise this at time. Always a challenge to keep food hot- same at...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sheila H
Reviewed 2 days ago

I booked private dining at Otro for my husband's 40th birthday and was impressed throughout the whole process. We booked more than 6 months before the event and both Mike and Daniela the events team were incredibly helpful throughout and put my mind at rest...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank redsparkle010
Reviewed 4 days ago

We are spoiled in Edinburgh by the variety and number of top class restaurants. Otro is without question in the top ten. There are not many restaurants who can conjure a gastronomic vegan meal with no notice - but Otro did - and did it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank familygathering1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Otro is in a great location at the west end of Princes Street just off Shandwick Place. A party of five we struggled to get a late booking for dinner on a Friday night but Otro was free. Otro is situated in an old town...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank smoboz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had a number of pre rugby lunches here all have been superb. The food,wine and cocktails have been great. Staff are very attentive they know we are on tight time scale and service is always slick to ensure we depart with time to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank carole s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked Otro for a family get together to celebrate our parents 60th Wedding Anniversary. From the minute we arrived until the minute we left everyone was so lovely . Our table for our group of 11 was in the downstairs part of the restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JackieM2603
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Pre theatre menu 5pm to 6.30pm. Friendly helpful staff, lovely surroundings. Can the pear and rocket salad starter and pigs cheeks main. Reasonably priced set menu for 2 or 3 courses. Very enjoyable will return.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 498lynnr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group of 24 for a hen party meal. We ate in the private room downstairs which was beautiful. The staff were amazing and we were well looked after. The food was incredible there wasn’t a bad choice on the menu! Everyone...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sunnyails
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OK so first of all the food was good. Interesting combinations on the menu and 3 course special was decent. Wine was very expensive though not short of £10 for a small glass although was also good. Meal for one of my friends was not...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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