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Butternut Squash

10 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1EY, Scotland
+44 7843 013445
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1EY, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to meet friends good selection on menu, best to book and you are welcome to take your own drink. Good food.

Thank Sharman977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, great service and friendly staff, we have been a few times now as a group and I’m sure we be back again soon

Thank 20_Katie_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my First Visit and Delighted with the 2 Course Lunch Menu plus The Home Made Soup Was Very tasty. With a Friendly Staff, Clean Toilets and Very Reasonable Prices This is a REAL LITTLE GEM just off the Main High Street in Portobello....More

Thank Walter M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great wee restaurant/cafe recommended by friends. Went for lunch. Good menu with plenty of choice. Really reasonably priced and quality food. Generous portions. Small fish and chips very adequate! Will definitely return.

Thank JBA58
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Keith and his team are ever smiling, ever patient and provide great service and great value. We (and our dog) are regular visitors for Sunday brunch and occasional weekend dinner. We rate it very highly and every neighbourhood should have their own version of Butternut...More

1  Thank bumboarder
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We had our dinner at Butternut Squash last weekend. We just stumbled upon the place when walking back from the beach and decided to eat there. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of service and food. Definitely a great place to eat while in...More

2  Thank Arnas B
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Used to visit here quite regularly however have not been for a while. Took my young son and infant daughter for lunch on a Thursday afternoon. They were busy but not full, we sat inside and although the cafe is quite compact there was enough...More

1  Thank Saw2009
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We went to this wee gem of a place & it was superb! As soon as you enter it’s a lovely atmosphere, & a warm welcome. The menu has great choices & prices are good. We had starter & main. My husband said his potato...More

Thank fergiex2
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Had the afternoon out of the city, some fresh sea air and headed here for an early dinner. Glad I did. Lovely cosy place and a lovely welcome from the owners. As I sat down, carafe of water put on the table straight away which...More

Thank Cashbox
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I feel duty bound to update my review of this Cafe mentioned above. Think twice when you sit down, and have ordered your meal,eaten it and enjoyed it very much then paid. I did this today and as I left the counter a member of...More

3  Thank Angela L
ksturg, Owner at Butternut Squash, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Well let me put you right on the 1st point the attitude did not come from a member of staff but from the co-owner You were not accosted. The person in question actually said excuse me to you and asked you not to return as...More

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Angela L
16 May 2018|
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Response from susan r | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what this has to do with my review. You leave reviews for the establishment and the atmosphere and food. And I still rate them highly. So much so I have been back 3 times since my last visit. The last I looked they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1EY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 7843 013445
  • E-mail
We are a family run business that is determined to provide good home cooking at great value for money with friendly service. We go out of our way to make you feel welcome and enjoy great food at the most reasonable prices in Edinburgh. With our 11 item breakfast plus tea / Coffee & Toast for £5.50 With free refills. We are open for dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5pm with last orders in the kitchen at 8pm & closing at 11pm. So with our ever changing dinner menu and our bring your own bottle you cannot get better value. We are dog friendly so bring your best pal with you. Please note we do not accept credit cards in a bid to keep our costs down which helps us to deliver our infamous value for money.
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