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Ophelia Mar - CLOSED

Portobello, EH15 1AN 78 Portobello High Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1AN, Scotland
+44 7771 177251
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“feijoada” (5 reviews)
“rissoles” (5 reviews)
“stew” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Portobello, EH15 1AN 78 Portobello High Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1AN, Scotland
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21 - 30 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 8 February 2016

Didn't know what to expect from Portuguese food but was pleasantly surprised. All very fresh and tasty cooked to order, presented in a very homely way (not pretentious...which is a good thing!). BYOB makes it a very reasonable meal - under £20 per head for...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I have been here several times while living in Edinburgh. This spot is well worth the trip to Portobello. The food has been excellent every time with a diverse menu of traditional Portuguese dishes. Last time I visisted I had the spicy chicken breast which...More

2  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Really good cooking every time I've been to this friendly and unpretentious cafe. Not a huge menu but always some variety.

1  Thank Pete C
Reviewed 24 December 2015

The ambiebce, decor, menu and service all make for an enjoyable meal at an affordable price. Thoroughly recommend.

1  Thank Traveller119123
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The food is of excellent quality and the prices are very reasonable. The service is good and welcoming. I have tasted quite a few different things on the menu and one of my favorites is the Feijoada (excellent winter dish) and from the new menu...More

1  Thank Justbefree
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The food is fantastic, well prepared and not expensive for the quality. The atmosphere is warm and the chef (who gives the name to the restaurant) is also a sympathy. Thank you, Ophelia, don't doubt I will return to try the "feijoada".

1  Thank teresamouracosta
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We had group (11) Christmas dinner at Ophelia Mar and everybody enjoyed the food and friendly atmosphere. We had a three course menu: A mix of traditional Portuguese starters and pre-discussed choices of main courses (Fish, meat and vegetarian options) and choice of desserts as...More

2  Thank StE_Edin
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Visited with a friend and the staff were really friendly. The restaurant looks lovely although it was quite cold. Starters were fine,I had chorizo and my friend had mushrooms. We both ordered stuffed peppers with beans. It was basically baked beans stuffed inside a pepper...More

Thank gaylee83
maria o, Gerente at Ophelia Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2015

Dear Customer Thank you for your review, we appreciate the opinion of our customers as it helps us to improve our service. It is unfortunate that you had a less than satisfactory experience at the restaurant. We wish that you had let a member of...More

Reviewed 5 October 2015

Went on a Saturday evening and the food was excellent. It is a menu with a difference as it specialises in Portuguese dishes. The restaurant is small probably holds about twenty people. The menu is small as well probably about half a dozen choices of...More

Thank IAN B
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We ate here early one Saturday evening and really enjoyed the informal atmosphere and the food was authentic and tasty --- a wee gem of a find!

Thank shirlham
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$24
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Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
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  • Address: Portobello, EH15 1AN 78 Portobello High Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1AN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 7771 177251
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