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The McKirdy's Steakhouse

££ - £££Steakhouse, British,
151 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8AG, Scotland
+44 131 229 6660
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (354 reviews)
“haggis” (78 reviews)
“curly fries” (16 reviews)
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Steakhouse, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
151 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8AG, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must start of by staying it has to be the best steak my partner and I have ever eaten! The mixed grill was amazing, you won't leave feeling empty that's for sure. Mine was the surf and turf, totally amazing would highly recommend to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank alexisb88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool place, great food and awesome service! Colin was funny and provided great recommendations. Parents and brother had great steaks and I licked my ribs clean. Will definitely be visiting again on next trip to Edinburgh!More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Alexis A
Colin M, Owner at The McKirdy's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alexis, Thank you so much for your kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your food and time with us. I think your son may have left his blue primark hoodie, it was on the floor near his seat. If you want...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a few times when visiting Edinburgh, always enjoyed. T-bone and Steak and haggis is delicious and not forgetting homemade cheesecake! Would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ritaandgarethhughes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great quality food at a sensible price. Staff friendly and good service... just a great local little restaurant

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank familysmith1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Superb char grilled steaks- we had ribeye, sirloin, med rare rump and med-well done rump. These were all served concurrently and were all cooked just as we liked it Steak fries were also v good, if I was to be slightly picky then some of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Stopped here whilst on a business trip, I cam in early (6pm) and it was empty, but don’t let that put you off. I went for the rump and portion sizes were great, as was the quality of the meal. I would certainly recommend and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fatmore
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. Great menu dor starter, main and dessert. First class portions. Great table service. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andyonekanobie
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

If you like a steak this is well worth a visit. A small intimate place,great steaks and service. Would go back again.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Been going to McKirdys for a while now but haven’t left a review for a while. The meat arrives straight from the farm, they even make their own sausages! Therefore, everything is very fresh and it shows. This isn’t a Gaucho, or a Miller and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank andhewittscores
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Lost wallet on the way to the restaurant in the Taxi we arrived in, did not realise that until we sat down. Explained that to Colin, the proprietor, as we were leaving, he said where are you going, sit down, order your meal, you can...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Global771921
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3 January 2017|
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Response from Nicolewoolley | Reviewed this property |
I assume so, it is very laid back
Anne F
18 July 2016|
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Response from mckirdys151 | Property representative |
Hi there,yes we do offer BYOB but this is only for wine and there is £3pb corkage. Thanks Colin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8AG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 6660
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