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Mussel Inn

61-65 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NH, Scotland
+44 843 289 2481
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (161 reviews)
“mussels” (1,083 reviews)
“seafood” (357 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
61-65 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NH, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch on Saturday having wanted to try this place for a while and it didn’t disappoint. Lunch menu was amazing value at £6.95 for mussels, bread and chips or salad and we also opted to share a starter from the main...More

Thank Christie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had heard of good reviews for this seafood restaurant, and hence came here for dinner. Ordered the seafood chowder, poached salmon fillet which was the day's special, and a pot of mussels cooked in white wine, onions, shallots and cream. The chowder was flavourful, but...More

Thank amylimTA
Reviewed 4 days ago

Mmmm not sure on this one. It came recommended but we were disappointed and for what the restaurant was we found it expensive. I had black pudding and scallops for a starter, but it was spot the scallops as I have never seen such small...More

Thank Gillwaite
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner in this seafood restaurant. We were disappointed that the restaurant had run out of mussels at our last visit, so we made a point of visiting the restaurant again. The restaurant did not disappoint! The mussels in shallots/white wine sauce...More

Thank LamChin T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small seafood restaurant is always full of people. The interior is rather dull and reminds a typical fast food eatery. And it has, inevitably, a cooked fish smell all around. Not so good for start. The staff, on the other hand, was very friendly...More

Thank Nicktrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Noticed the excellant reviews and since we were in the area wanted try the seafood. We were not disappointed. I had 3 natural oysters - so good, Queen Scallops with butter & garlic and house salad. My friend had their Seafood chowder and Piri piri...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a recommendation from a friend I headed out to the Mussel Inn seafood restaurant, I wasn’t disappointed! As a lone diner I was warmly welcomed and and seated. Service was swift and the waiters/waitresses were attentive checking regularly but not so to me annoying....More

Thank Atlanticbreakers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because we specifically wanted fish. However, we were a little surprised to find they only had 2 fish options - sea bass on the main menu and salmon on the specials. All the other options were either meat or shellfish. The other...More

Thank DerekParsons
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mussel Inn is a very popular seafood restaurant. It serves generous portions of quality and interesting fish and shellfish. Their seafood platter is a marvel of superbly cooked and presented food that is really tasty. The serving staff are all very pleasant and our...More

Thank anthonyl994
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to have dinner around 7PM on a Monday. We were warmly welcomed, asked if we had reservations. We didn’t, and were told it might be 15 minutes. Some diners left, and we were seated. Two ladies at the next table were having mussels, and...More

Thank sander s
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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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, rather informal actually.
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Yes. The website shows you the directions to online booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 17:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-65 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Princes Street and Gardens
  • Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
  • Phone Number: +44 843 289 2481
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The Mussel Inn Seafood Restaurant in Edinburgh is firmly established as one of the city’s most popular restaurants. Located on Rose Street just off Princes Street right in the heart of the buzzing city centre, we are a favourite choice of locals, tourists and business people alike.Mouth-watering, fresh seafood dishes created with top quality ingredients such as mussels, scallops and oysters sourced from Scottish waters, and prepared to the highest standards by our chefs is guaranteed with every visit.
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