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“Passing through”
Review of Dantes

Dantes
Ranked #201 of 2,628 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$32
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Happened to be in Edinburgh to go to an event at Usher Hall. I used to stay in Colinton so as we arrived early in Edinburgh - thought we would give restaurant a chance. (Used to be a shop here when I lived here 20 years ago!) We were not disappointed, though a midweek special the food was excellent. Staff attentive and i would highly recommend.

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Thank teapot8
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

We've been here several times as a family and we have never been disappointed. The food is delicious, the delivery is timely, the waiting staff are joyously italian and the price is very good. There is a booth at the back of the restaurant that comfortably seats 6 with a curtain that you can pull across for privacy and also cuts out some of the buzz from the restaurant although we have eaten in the main part as well and enjoyed the atmosphere. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Sometimes we ignore, at our peril, things under our nose. Thankfully we have not ignored Dante's and even after years of traveling and eating across Europe, Asia and the US, coming to Dante's is like coming home.

The service is as many have attested superb a family run affair with incredibly friendly and attentive staff. They always make our nine-year old feel welcome (so much so that she wants to be a waitress there!). Sandro and Remo, under the watchful eye of their mother, manage the front of house with their father and brother (Fabio) in the kitchen turning out quality food.

The wine list is excellent, full of fine Italian wine and at a very moderate mark-up especially at the upper end of the list. I can recommend the new Soave as an excellent buy.

The food is good to excellent, the pizza's definitely some of the best in the city but for me the fish is always worth a try (particularly the Gamberoni)

Go on, hop on the 44 from town get off at the Gillespie crossroads and walk into leafy Colinton. A warm welcome awaits. Just remember to book ahead.

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Thank Jerard R
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

I found this restaurant on google as it was close to where my daughter was graduating. What a surprise to find such an excellent little restaurant out of the city centre. I couldn't fault anything! Food was excellent, wine was reasonably priced and the service was superb. Will definitely be back and certainly make recommendations to friends. Very pleased customer.

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Reviewed 28 June 2014

The best meal we have had while on holiday in Edinburgh. Food excellent and staff very attentive, would recommend booking to avoid disappointment.

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