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Mussel and Steak Bar

110 West Bow | Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HH, Scotland
+44 131 225 5028
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (794 reviews)
“surf and turf” (121 reviews)
“seafood” (232 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
110 West Bow | Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HH, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been to some seafood restaurants in Edinburgh and this is the best in my opinion! I love the surf and turf. 5*

Thank Axel H
Reviewed yesterday

My family and I were staying in the area and the Mussel and Steak Bar came highly recommended. We arrived moments after they opened for lunch and based solely upon previous Trip Advisor reviews splurged and ordered the Seafood Tower. As expected for the astronomical...More

Thank ebmomNewJersey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is at the downslop is the Edinburgh old town. We went there after finishing the Edinburgh castle n strolling around the Royal Mile n Old Town. But it’s full. So we aborted n went to another Italian restaurant at the side of the...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table because I read the excellent reviews. Disappointed. The inside not very appealing. Good was nice but very basic. Ordered surf and turf. Got a nice steak and large bowl of mussels but that was it. No garnish. Was very busy but I...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prompt service on our starters....over an our for our meal. Food was good. But Not worth the wait. Soup was tasty. (Mushroom) Muscles small.

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a few times now and never disappointed. always prompt service and the chips are very tasty also.

1  Thank Derek C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared a seafood platter which was all well cooked. More than enough for the size of our party. Mussels were also really tasty and a yummy cherry cheesecake to finish. Slightly odd layout but friendly and helpful staff Definitely worth a visit if seafood...More

1  Thank Lisa Emery
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mussels were very good. White wine sauce provided a great flavour that was not to heavy. We had the surf and turf meal. Steak was cooked well but was nothing special. I would suggest sticking to the seafood when visiting. Could hear other tables...More

1  Thank Traveling_Gong_Show
TheMusselandSteakBar, Manager at Mussel and Steak Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. Our seafood is definitely worth coming to visit for, nice to see you agree and was a fan! The Mussel and Steak Bar

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read some reviews before we decided to go but not sure they really did it justice. Anyway just off grassmarket but opposite side to all the bars and restaurants. We hadn’t booked so were told we could come back in an hour for a table....More

1  Thank Sophia P
TheMusselandSteakBar, Manager at Mussel and Steak Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow!! Thank you for leaving such a great review! I am glad to see that we could accommodate you and that you had a lovely dining experience with us! The Mussel and Steak Bar

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh seafood cooked to perfection. We had the fresh oysters, salmon and half order of mussels. More than enough for two people. Try the whiskey and bacon mussels they are unique unlike your typical mussels. Salmon was cooked correctly. Make reservations because it does fill...More

1  Thank kz44tz
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this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
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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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Pat M
3 October 2017|
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Response from Ashvin G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Google the restaurant and their menu Is available online. I tried attaching the link but trip advisor wasn’t allowing it. Enjoy.. super place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 West Bow | Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 5028
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