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“Excellent Meal!”
Review of Tapa

Tapa
Ranked #47 of 2,460 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$50
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: No matter where you are in Spain, a moments walk from the main tourist traps will almost always immerse you in the hustle and bustle of real Spanish life- busy bars and restaurants full of animated discussions conducted over fresh, homemade food. With this in mind, we selected our home of 19 Shore Place as the perfect venue to recreate this wonderful ambiance in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Excellent Meal!”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a really great and authentic Tapas restaurant in the heart of Leith.

It has a really interesting and quite different menu - so much better than any of the usual chains and very Spanish staff!

We shared 6 tapas - chorizo in tomato salsa, patatas bravas, gambas pil pil, pimientos de padron, chicken in a herbed crumb with alioli and aubergine crisps. They were all superb. We even finished the meal by sharing a plate of churros with chocolate sauce.

Washed down by the house red, the meal including service was £27. Great value - will make this place a regular haunt now!!!

  • Visited July 2014
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TapaEdinburgh, Owner at Tapa, responded to this review, 1 September 2014
Thank you such an EXCELLENT review, The Team and I were thrilled to read how positive your comments were!

We so very much look forward to welcoming you back to Tapa very soon!

The Tapa Team
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English first
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Delicious”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We found this restaurant on trip advisor whilst searching for places to eat during a short stay in edinburgh. It was so good that we ate there twice!! The food was excellent, plenty of choice for meat eaters and the vegetarians are not forgotten, probably one of the best selections I have seen, eve my husband chose a couple of veggie dishes!! Portions were just the right size, the staff were very friendly and helpful and the restaurant has a lovely ambience. Definitely recommend and would go back.

  • Visited August 2014
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TapaEdinburgh, Owner at Tapa, responded to this review, 1 September 2014
Wow, what a BRILLIANT review!

The Team and I couldn't have been more excited to read that you enjoyed your visit so much that you came back again, especially considering you where only in Edinburgh on a short trip!

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review, if you are ever in Edinburgh again, we'd love to see you!

The Tapa Team
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Fabulous !”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

The food was soo good, especially the desserts. the service was just right and if I am down that way again I would definitely make a return visit.

  • Visited August 2014
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TapaEdinburgh, Owner at Tapa, responded to this review, 1 September 2014
Our favourite type of review, starting with a brilliant headline and keeping it short and very sweet!

Thank you for the great review, we'd love to see you again in the future!

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Lovely meal, great deal!”
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

My partner and I found an Amazon Local deal for Tapa and decided to try one midweek evening. The food was lovely, we definitely found a bargain with the amazon deal. The lovely waiting staff were very helpful and recommended what was good to eat and what amounts we should order etc. We were quite happy with our find, couldn't really pick fault. In a lovely location in Leith and on departure we were given another voucher for another great deal! Would definitely go back!
LinziGallo

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TapaEdinburgh, Owner at Tapa, responded to this review, 1 September 2014
Thank you for such a really great, enthusiastic review!

We were delighted to understand that you enjoyed your experience with your Amazon Local voucher and that you would be returning as that means the deal has been a success!

We look forward to welcoming you back to Tapa in the near future!

The Tapa Team
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great”
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Went in with family,two of whom are regulars. Had a great night with a fab selection of Tapas shared between us all. The food was great and service was excellent.
Glad a City Cab taxi came to pick us up too.. Smashing night.

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TapaEdinburgh, Owner at Tapa, responded to this review, 4 August 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write such a GREAT review!

We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience AND that we could actually get you a taxi home!

We very much look forward to welcoming you back to Tapa in the near future!

The Tapa Team
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