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Yellow Bench

#574 of 1,831 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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31 Crighton Place, Edinburgh EH7 4NY, Scotland
+44 7510 861842
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

what a great wee place!! service spot on and the food, wow!!! all the flavours and size of the portions, just amazing!! would recommend to anyone who would like to try some good old school polish cuisine :)

Thank jahiniusz
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The dumplings are very tasty! The restaurnat retains a simple yet appealing decor. The prices are fantastic value for money. You get large portions of tasty food! I'll be back again and again!

Thank Luke B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Yellow Bench spilt from the sushi place and moved next door a few days ago. Food was very tasty with huge portions but their new premises needs some care and attention.

Thank Benjamin D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Traditional Polish food (plus another menu of Sushi). More like a cafe than a restaurant, but the food is fabulous! I've been here twice in recent weeks, and both times I was very impressed. Large portions for the hearty eater, and very very tasty :-) great value for money, and very friendly service. I'll be back again soon I hope.

1 Thank Davy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend loves sushi, and while I'm not as big a fan, there's something for everyone here. The panko prawns are delicious and they come with lovely shredded vegetables. The interior of the restaurant is small but cosy (plus there's a real yellow bunch just outside!) They also have leaflets inside for delivery! 5/5

2 Thank Brittany R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Different because you don't see much Polish restaurant in Edinburgh, and they do lovely Japanese food, sushi, gyoza, maki, and noodles. For starter, I had the fried gyoza and it was lovely. For main, I had fotomaki and pad Thai. I felt the pad Thai was very dry and lacked a bit of taste and spice, I had to ask... More 

1 Thank Ben S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Tasty food and a great place to hang out! Cheap, good portions, great staff, great ambiance. Highly recommend as a low key local

1 Thank Marie-Sophie J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Tried Polish food for the first time and I was really impressed. I came here as a friend recommended the place and don't regret it at all. The service was great, the food lovely and amazingly well presented. Really big portions for a very affordable price. The only thing I missed was the dessert, as they had none available that... More 

1 Thank Layla X
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

If you are in Edinburgh, you must try this delicious tiny inexpensive restaurant. Although you can go for delicious polish specialties, this time we chose sushi, and believe me, nothing to envy many reputed Japanese restaurants. You won't be deceived, I assure you a lovely experience. Lovely waitress!!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Tiny quirky cafe with super friendly waitress. The food was really tasty and fresh though could have been a little warmer but the waitress happily heated it for us and was very apologetic and even gave us a small discount. The portions were very generous and with the BYOB it was an excellent value for money meal in comfortable surroundings.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Polish, Eastern European, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Crighton Place, Edinburgh EH7 4NY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 7510 861842

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?