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Frizzante Proseccheria

95 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9AW, Scotland
+44 131 229 7788
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (66 reviews)
“tiramisu” (29 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30 Hours
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
95 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9AW, Scotland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Frizzante Proseccheria
1. Pre-Theatre Dinner
"This restaurant is a little gem. Fabulous food, attentive staff"
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2. Great authentic place
"Food was great, had the wild boar ravioli - would recommend."
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3. Couldn't fault it!
"A wonderful family run restaurant where nothing is too much trouble."
Kathy H
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1 - 10 of 742 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

When they say family run Italian, they mean it. The food was fantastic and the owner and chefs went out of their way to accommodate food allergies (gluten-free / vegetarian) and dish modification requests. Everything we had was really well done but the wild boar...More

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

On the busyLothian road this family owned Italian restaurant is a real gem. The owners take pride in what they do, very amiable and helpful in helping you choose your meal as well as talking with pride about Edinburgh. The food was awesome especially the...More

1  Thank Ravi C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner for four prior to a show. Awesome food, nice choice and good portions. Very friendly staff and owner who walked around singing ! The food was had, different, and all cooked and tasted great authentic Italian. Grazzie Millie

1  Thank Miallo_Man
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best Italian restaurant in Edinburgh. The food is absolutely delicious you are made very welcome and the service is fantastic . A definate must place to eat.

1  Thank susan s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely ,food , staff best Italian food in Edinburgh very relaxed atmosphere well worth a visit try it you will not be disappointed

2  Thank raymond s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My bruschetta was a bit soggy and the pasta dish was quite tasteless. Not up to the standard I’d hoped.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last week with work colleagues. 15 of us so quite a big party. Everything from making the booking to enjoying a fab meal was handled with ease. A very good atmosphere and a great meal. If you are in Edinburgh give this restaurant...More

3  Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2nd visit here and this time brought along 4 other friends. Not enough words to describe how amazing this little gem is, right from the welcoming staff to the delicious food that was served. Will definitely be back on our next visit.

3  Thank KirstenStorey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here to carb up for the Edinburgh marathon. Was super served, pasta brilliant, al sentence and tasty. Sea food pasta 10 points ! Was talked into dessert- recommended to taste il capitano Frizzante’s tiramisu. Amazing. When the host got to know I am running...More

3  Thank mcdomia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal got off to a great start. Girlfriend and I shared the calamari starter, and it was the best part of the meal. Service, sadly, was lacking. I bit unfriendly, and slow. The wine list was lacking to the point where we passed (which...More

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Questions & Answers
26 June 2016|
Response from Livia S |
it's a set menu but you have the choice of pre theatre or al a carte
26 June 2016|
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Response from Cheeko83 | Property representative |
set menu £ 14.95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$78
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Lothian Road | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 7788
  • E-mail
Frizzante is a family run restaurant with over 30 years experience. Situated in the centre of Edinburgh on Lothian Road in the Heart of the theatre district, a stone's throw from the main shopping district, Frizzante prides itself on serving the finest in Mediterranean and Neapolitan cuisine. With daily and monthly specials as well as our a la carte menu, you're sure to find something to satisfy even the fussiest eater. All food is freshly prepared on the premises. As well as vegetarian meals we have wide range of gluten free dishes. We are fully-licensed and have an excellent wine list and a selection of beers and lagers.
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