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The Jolly Restaurant

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9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
+44 131 556 2833
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“ice cream” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to Edinburgh for a short stay and went to Jollys for lunch.what a treat, Jolly is the Right name for this restaurant, the owner was extremely funny, and has a great sense of humour. The food was excellent, and good value for money, really...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. We’ve been so many times. Pizzas are incredible we love getting the half and half with pizza and pasta. Will 100% be back

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best Italian restaurant, I have been going to this for over 30years and will continue to do so.. the staff are friendly and the food speaks for itself.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice Italian restaurant. Family friendly and can accommodate large parties. Friendly staff, good service, reasonable prices. I ordered pasta with shrimp. Good but messy. The shrimp were cooked in their shells. There is limited parking along Elm Row, but it’s about a 5 minute walk...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I am never disappointed when I visit this restaurant. Food is always fresh and hot. Friendly staff who allow you to sit and relax and enjoy eating.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered takeaway from here for collection. The pizza was loaded with a pretty bland thick tomato paste which was also greasy and the base was very doughy. I visit Italy a few times a year and this is not an authentic-style pizza in my...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Come here every so often and we are never disappointed. The staff are so helpful and friendly and the food is always piping hot and delicious, never fails to impress us. Staff are always great with the kids which makes a difference as it’s puts...More

Thank Lauren_clox
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my family love eating there as a treat or going there to celebrate something like a birthday. The staff there are nice and friendly one time they made my little sister a pizza the shape of an animal. The menu is great but...More

Thank euanjreid03
Reviewed 1 October 2017

A colleague invited some workmates, including myself, to dinner on Friday at Jolly... I arrived a few minutes late; 3 of my colleagues are already at the table with drinks. A fourth place is set up. A waitress takes my drinks order as I take...More

Thank robertjleeuk
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I went to this restaurant last month with a couple of friends from New Zealand. At first glance you are fooled into thinking it might be authentic given the old fashioned décor. When I saw risotto on the menu I was delighted. What was served...More

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7 October 2015|
Response from Nicola R |
Yes, pizza and pasta, I've been here a lot and never had any issues with cross contamination. Well worth a visit for a gluten free meal!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Leith
  • Neighbourhood: Leith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 2833
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