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SPATCH

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Sponsored by: SPATCH
Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
1. Great Friendly Service
1. Great Friendly Service
"Service was fantastic."
Hannah C
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2. Delicious Food
2. Delicious Food
"The pork ribs are really good, and Barry, our server, was great!"
Kevan M
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3. Meet "The Cluck Norris"
3. Meet "The Cluck Norris"
"Really tasty chicken, decent selection of drinks, good service "
Katie M
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About
You can find us in the heart of Edinburgh’s bustling Old Town, we specialise in mouth-watering charcoal-fired chicken, burgers, ribs and steak. The atmosphere is lively, and our upbeat staff achieve the perfect level of attentiveness. The decor combines contemporary style with vintage touches, with exposed brick, industrial lighting and floral tapestry upholstery.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Reviews (424)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an unexpected delight that I stumbled across recently. Just off the Royal Mile, so very central and easy to get to. Very pleasant interior, nice decor, great bar area and a stylish and comfortable restaurant. The menu is quite extensive, interesting and well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TartanWanderer
R2803CFamya, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review us. This was a lovely review to read. I love it when a plan comes together. Thank you again, see you soon!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Been a couple times and not been disappointed there's a great variety of food to choose from great drinks and good service. The food is so good that you have to actually stop yourself from over eating.

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Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Louise T
Sarah B, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you, Louise T, for leaving us such a great review We love feedback and always aim to serve the best food with the most awesome service! We're glad we didn't disappoint! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here a lot! The food never disappoints (especially the wings), child friendly, very nice staff! Always reccommend this place to visiting friends.More

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Date of visit: November 2018
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R2803CFamya, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review us. What a great review. We always aim to please and knowing your a patron is even more rewarding! Have you considered a career in 'Bigging Up'? or 'Promotional Town Cryer'? but obviously just to tell...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm visiting Scotland for the first time. My friends stopped by Spatch because the inside looked so inviting from the window. We were not disappointed. Jade was a great waitress, friendly and helpful with helping us narrow down our choices and the food was excellent....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank asoumalias
Sarah B, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving us such a lovely review, asoumalias I’m glad to hear that you found us inviting, friendly and helpful! I’ll be sure to pass on your kind comments to Jade! We look forward to seeing you again, don’t be a stranger!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best chicken we have had. Our server, Jade, was very pleasant and cheerful. Drinks were nice as well. We found the place originally on Yelp and we were glad we went. If you are around the Royal Mile, a visit is well...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Getaway33737409709
Sarah B, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave Spatch and Jade such an awesome review! We love chicken here, and we’re glad that you do too! Be sure to pop back in the next time you’re on the royal mile, we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, generally quieter than the other bars in central Edinburgh. They do very good pink fizz cocktails.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlliAlliL
Sarah B, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, AllialliL for leaving us such a lovely review I'm so happy you loved Spatch, and loved our Pink Fizz, too! Pink gin's great, but adding prosecco makes it sooo much better! Hopefully we'll see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Really nice decoration and generally cool place. The chicken was average and the wings the same. Admittedly we're chicken wing lovers and have come to expect blue cheese sauce etc as standard. I'm sure they would have provided if asked so can't mark them down...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nm598
Sarah B, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review Spatch, nm598 I'm glad you had a nice time and liked our décor and atmosphere! I'm sorry to hear that the food, however, didn't meet your standards and will be sure to pass on your feedback to the...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic small place, food is great, service is fab. The bar lady makes a mean cocktail. 100% all round.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brenda M
Sarah B, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the fab review, Brenda M! I'm pleased you enjoyed yourself at Spatch, and glad that Kayliegh dazzled you with her mean cocktails! I'll be sure to pass on the message to her Don't be a stranger, we can't wait to welcome you back!

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Barry, our server, was super attentive and friendly, making easy conversation while promptly accommodating all our needs. This vegetarian American didn't expect to find veggie-friendly BBQ in Scotland, but what a gem! (The mac-n-cheese bites are no joke.) My fiance said his chicken burger brought...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MeganE1006
Barry K, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you Megan for your nice review. It was nice to have ye in for food and that ye had such a great time in Edinburgh celebrating your honeymoon. I'm sure a day on the slopes in Aspen will burn off all that delicious food.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The spatch half chicken came with a leg and some part of the chest with the wing. It is sizable for one. I ordered the buffalo sauce. Really really good sauce. But the chicken keeps marinating from one day to the other and you can...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Felipe A
Barry K, Manager at SPATCH, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you Felipe for your kind review. We here at Spatch are mad about our Buffalo sauce with the chicken so you made a wise choice. And everyone that comes to Scotland has to try haggis. We have so much more delicious food on our...More

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Response from missmara1209 | Reviewed this property |
I would say so. It is a restaurant so I can’t see why not. It’s a lovely place I hope you enjoy it Amy really looked after us :)
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