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Isola is specialize in regional Sardinian and Mediterranean cuisine.
PRICE RANGE
£10 - £30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Sardinian, Southern-Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 18 February 2024

From the minute we stepped in the restaurant we were greeted by a warm welcome by the owner and waitress. The waitress was very nice and professional and was able to advise us on our food and wine choices . The food was just delicious....More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 12 February 2024

Dropped into this bustling cosy restaurant on a Sunday night and felt lucky to secure a table without a booking. We were made very welcome and thoroughly enjoyed a very authentic Italian evening. There were Italian voices around us - felt like we could have...been on holiday in Sardinia. Get so fed up with the flashy city centre restaurants which rarely live up to their reputations - full of diners who prefer to photograph their food (and themselves) rather than enjoy it! Here you’ll find great service and delicious, freshly cooked, well sourced food. We enjoyed stuffed artichokes, smoked port loin and mozzarella, linguine with fresh crab and tuna steak with potatoes and peppers, and a lovely homemade tiramisu to finish, all washed down with a good Sardinian red wine. Even the basket of fresh bread was super tasty! We will definitely return soon. Thanks for a great evening!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 27 January 2024 via mobile

Delicious food , I’m from Sardinian so I know the real taste. Fresh ingredients, typical Sardinian taste, good choice of wine, and dessert. I will back soon !

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 January 2024

We were hugely impressed with both the delicious food and the friendly service. There is a great choice and the chef was flexible in catering for particular tastes. Each course was a delight and the tiramisu was right up there with the best! We shall...definitely visit often.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 October 2023

Very early dinner before a gin tour. Very lovely interesting food. Hubby had smoked pork starter, spicy sausage pasta main and a Panna cotta with orange and dark chocolate dessert with a cappuccino. We shared a Sardinian wine. I had bruchetta then a pear and...tagelio ravioli and tirimisu and coffee to finish. Loved every morsel and great service.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 17 October 2023 via mobile

Real Italian food (and I’m Italian!), fresh and tasty. Warm and friendly owners and staff who make your dinner a very pleasant experience. It’s absolutely worth a visit…it will make you feel on vacation in the beautiful Sardinia island for a night!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 7 August 2023

We went as two couples for an evening dinner to celebrate our joint wedding anniversaries. We went on a recommendation and were not disappointed. The Sardinian red wine was excellent and we had various delicious starters, the mussels drawing especial praise. Generous quantities of pasta...followed, the king prawn and tomato spaghetti being very popular but the ravioli was enjoyed too. We had no room for desserts. For a Sunday evening, the restaurant had a lively vibe and Federica and her waitress looked after us very well. Highly recommended. We shall definitely return.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 29 July 2023

The buffala very tasty but lettuce was bitter and not enough tomato for me. And there was something wrong with bread - like not fresh. Ravioli with pear very sweet,, but ravioli itself and sauce very very tasty. Pizza ok. Service very nice.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 6 June 2023 via mobile

Incredible dining experience! One of our favorites on our 5-week European vacation! The food as delicious and the service… spectacular!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 30 May 2023

Went to Ristorante Isola for the first time to celebrate a birthday with 12 friends and family. Main reason for going was the Sardinian cooking. Federica prepared a three course menu with a few choices for each course. Food was excellent and service just perfect....No rush to free up the table and plenty of time to talk between courses and enjoy the copious quality wine. Overall tremendous value for money. All my guests raved about the Ristorante Isola and I am sure a few will be returning. The Sardinian menu was definitely different from usual Italian fare. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 24 May 2023

Very nice restaurant with very good menu. Service very friendly and professional. Food is good quality ingredients and cooked with skill. Authentic Italian in a relaxed environment. The restaurant might not be located in the main city centre but this is reflected in the price...and we prefer a quieter environment and better service without feeling 'crowded' or rushed in anyway. We would return.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 May 2023 via mobile

Great restaurant out of the main tourist area. We took a quick £10 taxi from old town and had a delicious meal with excellent Sardinian wine selections. We had the shared mixed seafood grill which was delicious!

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 7 May 2023 via mobile

1st class food, service, hospitality. We all had a really great evening. You always get a very warm welcome from all the staff at this restaurant. Will be back very soon.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 6 May 2023

What a fantastic night we had here. The food was 1st class, service, hospitality amazing. Would highly recommend others to try this restaurant. Will be back very soon.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 29 April 2023

Absolutely brilliant Sardinian restaurant. The food is superb. Our favourite is the seafood platter - just amazing!! Highly recommend. Our kids love the pizzas too.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Cheryl W
1 June 2021|
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Response from Pietro P | Property representative |
Hi. We don’t have a children menu I’m afraid but we do small portion of pasta such as tomato sauce or cheesy pasta. Thanks Federica
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Umbyfa
12 November 2017|
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Response from PietroP1472 | Property representative |
Salve Sig.Umberti il 25 e 26 Dicembre siamo chiusi , se fosse interessato il 24 siamo aperti tutto il giorno prendiamo prenotazioni fino alle 21 : 30 . La ringrazio Distinti saluti
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Not sure what the question is I am being asked to answer. We ate in Isola in Edinburgh, with it’s Sardinian flag on the outside, Sardinian items clearly mentioned on the menu, Sardinian wines etc etc etc. Yes it will also... More
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RISTORANTE ISOLA, Edinburgh - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

Frequently Asked Questions about Ristorante Isola

Yes, Ristorante Isola offers takeaway services.

Ristorante Isola is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5