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Papavero Restaurant

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18 Howe Street | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6TG, Scotland
+44 131 225 8204
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (57 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (10 reviews)
“pollo” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
18 Howe Street | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6TG, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place about 9pm on Wednesday evening, the place only had a couple of customers in and we thought we'd try it. Nice waiter serving us with a smile, plenty of garlic bread and olives for our starter. The meals we had were...More

1  Thank TheBigfella601
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was not terrible... it was shockingly terrible! Booked a table through tastecard, told the waiter on arrival that we had a tatsecard. Sat down to two pizzas... pepperoni. What came out? A pepper pizza!! After explaining to the gentleman that we ordered pepperoni he...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The food here is absolutely delicious! I had a pasta dish and my girlfriend had risotto, both were perfect with great portion sizes. We will definitely be back!

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We visited this restaurant using a Groupon deal and would definitely come back again. We have a lovely evening with friends - the food was absolutely delicious. There was plenty of choice on the menu and the atmosphere was perfect and the owner spent some...More

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

You simply couldn’t fault this restaurant on the quality and quantity of their food. All of the choices that my family and I had were delicious. The food was so filling as it was packed with lots of fantastic flavours. The food menu for dinner...More

1  Thank Erin M
Reviewed 16 February 2018

My friend and I came decided to visit Papavero as it is near where I live, and a wee bit out of the way of the hustle and bustle of Stockbridge, which is a good thing in my eyes. We went for the set lunch...More

1  Thank edin64
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Papavero was recommended by a friend. Went for lunch & was not disappointed. An authentic Italian restaurant. Food was fresh, hot & tasty. Service friendly & attentive. Lunch menu is excellent value-for-money. Overall very impressed & definitely recommend.

1  Thank Charlie59_11
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Having been once before (when my husband and I were very impressed with the standard and value of the meal) I suggested to a group of friends that we eat here. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the food, which was excellent and very good value. A great...More

1  Thank F M
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We had lunch here - the food was delicious - perfect authentic Italian cooking - recommend the BBQ pizza with chicken,pancetta and fresh red chilli - mouth watering. My partner enjoyed meaty spaghetti bolognaise. The banoffi pie was homemade and deliciious. Coffee was perfect too.

Thank 324fionam
Reviewed 5 January 2018

On a brief trip to Edinburgh for the New Year celebrations with teenage family. We booked this restaurant as it was 2 minutes around corner from where we were staying and based on the majority of TA reviews, although we were a little concerned regarding...More

Thank Milomow
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Howe Street | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6TG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 8204
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