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The Cockatoo

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) #1,234 of 1,808 Restaurants in Edinburgh ££ - £££ Bar, British, Scottish
Old Craighall Road | Millerhill, Dalkeith, EH22 1RY, Edinburgh, Scotland
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
“great meal” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
££ - £££
Old Craighall Road | Millerhill, Dalkeith, EH22 1RY, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Family arrived 30 minutes before us not offered drinks service terrible meals very expensive for poor food had to ask 3 times for 2nd round of drinks place empty but staff not interested then charged us for drinks we didn't have! Very disappointed won't be...More

1  Thank Diana M
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

I live near the cockatoo so go there maybe once a month for lunch or dinner and i'm never let down. Great burgers and lasagne and the portions are very generous. Also the staff are very friendly. It is a good family restaurant.

1  Thank Clairecc88
Reviewed 26 October 2014

My Husband and i often visit the Cockatoo as this is one of our locals, we always have good quality food, the service is great, staff are always friendly, portions are always way to much for me and they always let me order the pensioners...More

Thank jackieedin
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

After coming here for many years its always been very very good...never been known as cheap but it was always huge plate fulls but now its more expensive and smaller amounts...i got fish and chips was £12.50 and fish was very very small...

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Visited with friends family for birthday and as having a dairy allergy they phoned ahead to check they could cater for me, said "yes,just say when visit". I informed staff of my allergy, anafalaxix, not intolerance or choice, so I could only eat one starter...More

Thank Rhikin
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Lovely welcome when we arrived. The conservatory was a lovely place to eat and we were served straight away. They catered very well for all age decades within our group and the men in particular we're pleased with their portion sizes. Food hot and very...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Was very hungry. There is no dogs allowed any where. Which for me is off putting, but I needed to eat. I order a soft drink and my boyfriend got a pint he took a sip and could taste cleaning fluid took it back no...More

Thank Orra C
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Although the restaurant was fairly busy it wasn't full and we had to wait 1 hour 10 minutes after our starters for our main meals to be served !! No member of staff approached us to apologise and no one even checked if we required...More

Thank donnasquires
Reviewed 25 July 2014

This is one of my favourite restaurants when I visit Edinburgh, recent road works have made access slightly difficult, but it well worth the effort. The staff are great, the young waitress has the longest false eye lashes I have ever seen, worth going to...More

Thank Southpaw1211
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I read the reviews for this place and its a bit of a mixed bag but I thought lets give it a try. So me and my partner went down one Friday night for a meal. We were greeted upon entering the place by friendly...More

1  Thank kiltman75
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Restaurant Details

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