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The Walnut

££ - £££British, European,
9 Croall Place | Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH7 4LT, Scotland
+44 131 281 1236
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meringue” (17 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:30 Hours
British, European, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9 Croall Place | Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH7 4LT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

BYOB! Always a plus. Service is great, the food is fresh and outstanding. Highly recommend it. It's very popular so booking a table would be advisable.

Thank Seli S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I go there for lunch quite often . Their Sunday roast is great . Amazing food , great service and friendly staff . Highly recommended

Thank zeus43
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food here is absolutely sublime. I love how unpretentious The Walnut is despite the high standards and attention to detail. Service is impeccable.Highly recommend the lamb shank and the cheese board! I actually considered not leaving this review because it's quite a small restaurant...More

Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blown away by the food. Hands down the best meal I've had, ever. Chicken skin was crispy and perfect and the meat was juicy and DELICIOUS. all the flavours were perfect and the portion size was just enough to leave me feeling really full but...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent Sunday roast at The Walnut. The restaurant is small and cozy with friendly service. The food is really yummy. You find traditional food but also lovely modern combinations on the suggestion list.

Thank Leen7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb venue with lovely good. A group of 11 looked after very well by attentive staff Food was great. From Sunday roast to Vegan dishes.

Thank Isobel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to the wallnut as much as I can. I just love it. I won't tell how good it is, go and try it (if you can get a table). I can't believe the quality for the price. Bon appetit everybody.

Thank Olga G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 2-course lunch today for £10. Great value for money. Only negative is the unisex toilet - needs a serious upgrade.

Thank 94JudW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Walnut is the sort of place that, without prior knowledge, one might well just walk past and ignore. That would be a terrible mistake! It is a small and entirely unpretentious place in the main road from Edinburgh to Leith. A couple of tables...More

Thank CWRnNorfolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a magnificent meal here. Disclaimer: I’m not a foodie', not a fan of super frou frou micro meals but have decent taste buds. And those taste buds were much pleased! My husband had Tender lamb and an apple meringue crusted tart. I had...More

Thank Schlintz
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Questions & Answers
Charles S
13 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Benjamin W | Property representative |
One of the owners is one of the chefs.
Antonella T
4 January 2018|
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Response from Benjamin W | Property representative |
Yes, this menu is available from 12 until 2pm Monday to Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Croall Place | Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH7 4LT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 281 1236
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