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Sambuca Italian Restaurant

103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
+44 131 667 3307
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“pasta” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

My husband and I love Sambuca! Food is always great and the staff are very friendly. We feel it's great value for money. It's one of many eateries around Causewayside and it's always full of locals and visitors. Keep up the good work guys ⭐️⭐️

Thank Christina1540
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

My Wife and I have just had a superb lunch in a really friendly atmosphere. We both had excellent avocado starters then pan fried haddock fillets in breadcrumbs. As always, everything was beautifully cooked and presented. This restaurant really is a favourite of ours and...More

Thank r1950
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

My friends recommended me this restaurant and I went to try it. They have different food, everybody was happy with the meal and I highly recommend this place.

Thank _jandrov2
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

When asked what we wanted to eat, we were still saying what we wanted to order and the waiter interrupted by saying “Next” as if we were not fast enough. The food was ok, but the portions were quite small. The irish coffees we ordered...More

1  Thank Gilles V
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Booked a table of 8 with friends for a 7pm Saturday night. When we arrived we informed staff that due to last minute family obligations there would only be 6 of us, we could tell that they weren't happy with us but it's not something...More

Thank Rachelkei
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The restaurant is warm and friendly Excellent choice of main courses - we all chose different things and each was excellent Staff friendly and helpful

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We felt the waiter was pushing us to order more than we really wanted in all things - drinks, good, appetizers. We cannot eat as much as when we were younger, and it was a bit uncomfortable. On the other hand, the food was fine...More

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We've been using this family-run restaurant on a near-weekly basis for years. Everyone receives a very warm and friendly welcome and the food and service are always excellent. It has a great following amongst locals with many very regular customers - which I always think...More

2  Thank Grant1967
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food here was lovely and freshly cooked (lunchtime) but we weren't made to feel very welcome even though the restaurant was almost empty. Maybe this was because we asked to see the menu first.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

After booking at last minute myself and family were accommodated within 30 minutes. We had a lovely meal with great service from the waitress. Sadly things changed when I wanted to pay for the meal at the till. I wanted to pay to avoid a...More

Thank maness271
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103-105 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 3307
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