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Ciao Roma


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for dinner after reading good reviews on trip advisor and it did not disappoint. Quick and efficient service, the staff were very pleasant and the restaurant is very inviting along with lovely traditional food and very reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jodieholmes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place. All staff were very friendly and accommodating.they managed to squeeze us in even though they were packed. The food was fantastic and would highly recommend the mussles they are to die for. If ever wanting good food, service and an amazing...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great Italian restaurant- can’t ask for anymore than good food great service from friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. The menu has a wide choice and house wines were great. Remember to leave room for desserts - yummy!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elle G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Off to the Festival Theatre to see Les Miserables. There was six in our group including a teenager and a child. Not sure where to go for a meal but TripAdvisor seemed to indicate a place worth trying. From the moment we walked through the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 409clivea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I fell in love with the decor! The main restaurant is full of Italian charm and the other room (la Hispanola) is quirky and fun as it's pretending to be a pirate ship. We had a pre-theatre menu (just across from the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HeleneT72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best Italian restaurant I have ever visited. From the moment you walk through the door the ambience strikes you. The staff were friendly and extremely efficient. The food was delicious and well presented. We enjoyed our lunch so much that we tried to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EricA685
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here on Christmas Day. Enjoyed a wonderful meal of pasta with lamb ragu. They were quite busy, but service was very good, staff very friendly and attentive, and prices reasonable. Good atmosphere. Large parties arrived as I was dining, and there is apparently...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Ciao Roma twice this month on visits to the festival theatre. Absolutely fantastic food and atmosphere. Staff are friendly and courteous with great service. A proper Italian restaurant and proper Italian food. Would strongly recommend to everyone. As a footnote my daughter left...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Robert c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice during a short break to Edinburgh. Staff were brilliant, surroundings very pleasant and the food was really tasty. Good sized portions and very good value.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jburgs21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pre-booked before a show at the Festival theatre a table for three. Arrived and quickly shown to our table and ordered drinks and given menus. Ordered a focaccia to share then 2x pasta dishes and a pizza. Asked to mix a pasta dish on menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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