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The Cockatoo

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#1,173 of 1,874 Restaurants in Edinburgh}
££ - £££, British,
Old Craighall Road | Millerhill, Dalkeith, EH22 1RY, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 660 1211
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good24%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (2 reviews)
“lovely lunch” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
££ - £££
Old Craighall Road | Millerhill, Dalkeith, EH22 1RY, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

21 of the family went for Easter lunch, had different starters main and desert all served with a smile .all the food served was lovely and homely . And no mistakes with multiple orders very reasonable prices overall had great time and would defo recommend...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We had a great meal, the steak pie was absolutely delicious it's a lovely family oriented restaurant and people keep going back again and again, we will certainly go there again. Good wholesome food and if you have the 'big yin' you'll have a job...More

Thank arwync2015
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Went for a meal but hadn't booked so went in and were warmly welcomed. Place was busy which was a good sign. Menu was well laid out and you got a choice of " big one " or "small one". Once ordered we didn't have...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We, other half and I hadn't been out since his knee replacement and we decided we'd go to The Cockatoo to celebrate our missed Christmas, New Year and his birthday on his first day back driving, We were served by a lovely waitress (from the...More

Thank Winnie46Edinburgh
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We had not booked so were pleased that we were seated and served without any problems. Big Yin burger with Haggis was amazing. I had Macaroni, which could have been better, there were more chips and salad than Macaroni, but tasty enough. Staff all seemed...More

Thank Nuttymummy1
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Been going for a number of years and have always found the staff very friendly and efficient. A boon that they do a pensioner's menu-smaller and cheaper portions. Also you can just have a coffee. Nice relaxing area if you want peace to read.

Thank marlyparly
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Remember to take a closer look at your food before you eat it!!!!! I visited this "restaurant" with my gran at around lunchtime, first of all I would like to point out that on arrival we were seated in the conservatory - a very tired,...More

3  Thank SunnyMemories
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Ten of us had a meal here recently. Food and service were very good. Nice place to be on a summer day. Most meals come in big and small portions. The smaller is fine for most people and prices reasonable. Good access for disabled/wheelchairs

Thank DD4Edinburgh
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Have visited this place several times and am completely dumb founded about some of the reviews I have read, as I have always had good food and friendly service. Recently went their for family meal to celebrating my mothers 80 th birthday, great menu selection...More

1  Thank AudreyMay92
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Passed many many times decided to go last night for a birthday meal. Looks lovely on the outside but very dark and dingy on the inside like an old mans pub. Place was empty - 2 other families in for meals and that was it!!...More

1  Thank joanne_j77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Craighall Road | Millerhill, Dalkeith, EH22 1RY, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 660 1211
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