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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was recommended to come eat here by a work colleague, did not disappoint, food was plentiful and amazing, served by fantastic host , a beautiful find we will definitely return if back in Edinburgh❤️

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place offers top notch tapas in a wonderful setting. The staff make you feel special and the food was devine. So unassuming from the outside but very personal inside. We weren't on a date but this would be the place to go if you...were. Perfect from start to finish. Five stars does not do it justiceMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were walk-ins early on a Tuesday evening. Friendly service and the food was lovely. We had five dishes between two, then desserts, plus drinks and a coffee, and the bill including service charge came to £77 for the two of us. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

Lovely food, great selection of dishes. Great service and welcoming team. Off the beaten track so definitely worth seeking out!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 December 2023

Off the beaten track, but what a great wee find. Fabulous food. Great service. And the best house white wine I've had. 10/10. We will be back for more.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

Such an amazing restaurant - definitely worth going slightly out of the city centre for. Food was absolutely incredible!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 11 December 2023 via mobile

Amazing food and atmosphere! The padron peppers were absolutely delicious and overall just a great experience. Great portions for the price - we ordered 5 plates for 2 people and were perfectly full at the end! Definitely recommend :))

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 4 December 2023 via mobile

Read the reviews and booked sometime ahead of our visit. We were not disappointed. The welcome was great, the ambience was lovelly and the food excellent. I feel disappointed that I probably won't get a chance to visit again, it was seriously good.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 3 December 2023 via mobile

This place is a find! Fantastic authentic Spanish tapas that was just delicious. So much to choose from and just the right portion size. Super service too. Worth the Uber from the city centre. Will definitely revisit when back in the capital ❤️

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 December 2023

Fabulous lunch with family! Tapas excellent, cava delicious, service friendly , attentive and very welcoming. Great find in a quiet area of busy Edinburgh. Def planning on a return visit or 2. 😁

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 December 2023 via mobile

I would only write a review if a place was truly exceptional or diabolical and this is certainly the former. Incredible little place. The pulpit dish was one of the best I’ve ever had, anywhere. Reasonably priced and great portion sizes. Also loved the meatballs...and the tomato salad. Amazing placeMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 25 November 2023 via mobile

First visit here and enjoyed it very much. Service was excellent and staff were very friendly and attentive. All dishes we had were fantastic, we had three each but portions were so big we could have had two and still felt satisfied. Good wine list...and very reasonably priced. Looking forward to coming back soon.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 18 November 2023 via mobile

This was my first visit. My friend and I brought our hunger but no specific expectations. Cosy feel, relaxed atmosphere , good music and a friendly vibe. A glance at the other tables proved the food well presented and intriguing. I ordered a rioja, which...turned out to be rich and complex. I am not much of a cider fan, but the one my pal had could easily change that, it was a treat. We ordered 3 tapas each as this was basically breakfast as we had saved our hunger all day. I choose prawns, aubergines and the veg v special with egg. My pal chose patatas, chorizo with wine and black pudding with cheese. All were spot on. We played with the flavour combinations and shared everything. I kinda don't want to spoil the delightful surprise by going into detail here. Incredibly, better was yet to come. I had the cheese. I was slightly miffed when it came without biscuits (which were rapidly supplied on request). It didn't need it. The resident expert Elliott is an expert on cheeses and sourced fabulous choices. Complimented with quince and fig this is a cheese board fan's dream come true. For the quality we had the bill was very reasonable. Staff were perfectly attentive, but not too busy or intrusive, yet always on hand when needed. A new fave!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 10 November 2023

I celebrated my birthday here with family and friends. We were booked into the function room and had a fantastic evening. The venue was gorgeous, the waiting staff lovely and very on the ball and the food was absolutely wonderful. My family and I know...our Spanish food and we couldn’t fault anything. It all tasted exquisite and the chef should be congratulated. We will most definitely be back. 😊More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2023

This is a gem of a restaurant. The staff and friendly and helpful and the food is delicious. The menu selection wasn't too overwhelming although choosing was still difficult. The portions are generous making this an ideal venue for a family or group event. If...I lived in Edinburgh this would definately be somewhere I would visit regularly.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Tapas3 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5