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National Gallery

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Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 19:00All hours
Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there on a whim, and found really good food, as well as very lovely natives who asked us about our stay and shared their insights about our country.

Thank darthvadersmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Scottish National Gallery is placed on historic centre of Edinburgh, full of relics and works of art such as sculptures, paintings and etc. You must go there.

Thank AntonioCoelho1968
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

WW stopped for a light lunch. The food was excellent, reasonably priced, the staff very polite and the setting perfect. Definitely go again

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Had superb lunch here.. Had the platter to share and other friends had sandwiches and soup. Excellent standard of food and service would really recommend.

Thank 871Hreed
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Although this collection of Turner paintings is displayed every January, as part of a bequest, I'd never heard of it before. By pure luck, a friend told me about it, so as an anniversary treat, we went up to Edinburgh. It is well worth a...More

Thank sueconvey
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Finding a decent place to have a quiet restful coffee with a view in Princess Street has always eluded me.That is until I happened on The Scottish Cafe.There is plenty space to stretch out in with great view of the gardens and Scott's Monument.The coffee...More

Thank RRJ55
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went here with my girlfriend to look at the photography of the year photos as we do most years the staff are always very friendly and most of all the photos are always amazing with great detail behind them! Good to look round the other...More

Thank Chrisc-1214
Reviewed 8 September 2016

a small exhibition of 5 small galleries but I learnt so much more about Monet, Van Gogh and i knew nothing of daughney? enough information to keep my interest, is £9 expensive for a senior? book was expensive..poster would have liked but have no space...More

Thank MissW55
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

For me this is the highlight for anyone visiting London or for the people living in London. This gallery is one of my favourite! My favourite thing is that is free and my favourite is the impressionist paintings! They have a great collections. It is...More

1  Thank silvia38
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited the " Inspiring Impressonism" exhibition a clever insight into the works and influences of Daubighny well presented with paintings also from Monet, Van Gogh.and others. Plenty going on at this Scottish gallery for a return visit. Great value.

Thank Ugandalad
Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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12 May 2016|
Response from bruce h | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are lockers down next to the restaurant and information desk at the entrance from the gardens.
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Princes Street and Gardens
  • Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
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