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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“pizza” (129 reviews)
“king prawns” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
9 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I just happened upon this restaurant, exhausted from our trip from the States. Vito(with his multi colored vest, different from day to day) welcomed us and made us feel as if we had been his customers for years. The pizza choices were...More

Thank RickA1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 4th trip to Edinburgh. We eat at Jolly every year as it's so close to the Youth Hostel. Our party of 22 children aged 11 had a lovely meal-great choice of menu & range to suit all tastes. The adults chose from...More

Thank Topsaz65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended this restaurant and I wasn't disappointed. I opted for half pizza and pasta and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The pesto chicken pasta was really yummy and the pizza was fresh and tasty. A delicious meal was had at a most reasonable price....More

Thank TessRendall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just walked by on our way back to the hotel. We love pizza already, but can be a bit stuck up about quality... GREAT QUALITY AND GREAT PRICE!!! Yummy... Owner there and ensured he spoke with customers, they were very busy; which often lets...More

Thank Chandra O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First started going here in the late 70s/early 80s as a young kid with my folks and always liked this place. Vito was there as a young boy at the time also and now runs this family restaurant. Me and my partner started going here...More

1  Thank jambonian2
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely to die for gluten free seafood pasta. ......best I've had in a restaurant yet, fast and friendly service even tho it was busy , will definitely return .

Thank joolzgf1
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I've used this family run restaurant on several occasions and not been disappointed. Our recent visit was prior to an international football match at a nearby stadium and it was packed. The welcome was warm, the food up to scratch - my seafood pasta was...More

1  Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Seven of us turned up without a reservation and were accommodated because we were early. The food was really good, plentiful and service was good. We had starters, mains, dessert and drinks. Everything was very good and we were not rushed to finish as so...More

Thank Dot G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I've been to Jolly's many many times, probably over 50 so if you don't want to read any further then that's all you really need to know! Only just started using Trip Advisor so thought that I should leave a review. I love this restaurant,...More

Thank ChristopherO1980
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great pizza very good value for lunch time, service is quick staff are friendly.If looking for quick lunch in town easy parking outside restaurant

Thank Lesley S
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Do the jolly cater for gluten free customers??
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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