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Reviewed 2 November 2020

We've been there before the lockdown, and we had some Spaghetti and Tortellini. Both tasted pretty amazing. The portions were satisfying and overall very delicious. Not too expensive as well! Staff is very helpful, friendly, and kind. We will go there again for sure, after...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 July 2020

Tucked away from the Main Street, well worth looking out. Unpretentious and delicious cuisine that is just like Italian home cooking. We always make a trip out of our way to here when we visit family in Edinburgh. My husband loves the lemon sole (the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

Great small restaurant. Lovely menu and staff. Very reasonably priced fantastic food. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 22 November 2019

Went here for my mother in laws birthday. We got there at 8 and while I will acknowledge this is a bit late it was no excuse. My mother in law orderd a steak medium rare and it was more than over done, my fiance...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 16 November 2019

Went for an extended lunch Friday. Brilliant service with a smile. Really good menu choice, with lots of different dishes to suit all palates. The prawn dippers and ham/vegetable risotto were excellent. High quality food, good portions, beautifully presented. A real hidden gem this! A...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 6 October 2019

Had an amazing time with friends and the service was perfect it was such a nice place I did really enjoy it.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 6 October 2019

Had great time there and delicious coffee afterward. Very friendly service and top-notch ingredient quality. Definitely, recommend!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 14 August 2019

I've pretty much visited this restuarant every year during the Edinburgh Festival for the last 15 years, and never been disappointed. It provides well-priced authentic Italian food, and the Italian owner and staff are fantastic.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 8 August 2019

Perfect Minestrone soup. Exquisite Veal Milanese and roast potatoes. Delicious Tiramisu without equal. Excellent friendly service.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 20 July 2019

Have lived in Edinburgh for years, and love bringing friends here. Would recommend the wholesome bean soup. The staff are very friendly and can help with vegan options, especially the charming chef.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sambuca Italian Restaurant
    Does Sambuca Italian Restaurant offer takeaway?
    Yes, Sambuca Italian Restaurant offers takeaway services.
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    How is Sambuca Italian Restaurant rated?
    Sambuca Italian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5