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“Pish Pizza”
Review of Pizza Paradise

Pizza Paradise
Ranked #1,876 of 2,628 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Cuisines: Pizza
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Dining options: After-hours
Neighbourhood: Old Town
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Wish I could give this place 0 stars, as I didn't actually get to eat anything! It was about 10:30 at night and the place was open for several more hours when we walked in. We were hoping to just get some drinks and dessert before heading home. We tried to order, and the waitress said "No, you need to order something to eat:. We said "we'd like 2 banana splits". She said "sorry, that's not enough, you need to order more". So were said "so you refuse to serve us then?" Without apology she just said "yes" and walked away.

Now, the restaurant was not crowded...there were at least 4 or 5 empty tables. It was late at night, and what we were ordering would have been over 18 quid, more than a single meal there. So what is the big deal?

So we ordered a pizza, and it was disgusting. The cheese was cold and the tomato sauce was so cheap, like ketchup. You'd get better pizza and better service picking up a frozen pizza down the road at Tescos....don't give these morons your money.

NEVER visit this restaurant if you actually want to eat something.

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

The menu here is fairly small and prices are high. However, big portion sizes make up for the price. This can explain why tourists always like to stop here! Service wasn't overly friendly but if you fancy greasy food, then pizza paradise is the place to go.

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Reviewed 3 September 2013

With so many restaurants bumping up their prices during August due to the Fringe Festival/Tattoo, this place is my regular haunt for an enormous, cheap slice of pizza between seeing shows.

It's not an authentic, wood-fired Italian pizza, it's a UK takeaway. If you bear this in mind, and want something cheap and filling in the centre of town, this is the place.

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Thank clockworkcat
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Reviewed 21 August 2013

Average food, my wifes lasagne was made with fatty gristly meat. When we asked for a Pinot Grigio wine, we were told that Chardonnay is the same! Cheap and cheerful if you are stuck for somewhere to eat without a booking.

Thank Philip B
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Went here just before going to watch the Tattoo - didn't have much choice or time - and all of the other restaurants around about were queued out the door. Spotted this restaurant and it looked busy but not queued out the door so we decided to give it a go. Service was a bit patchy and we had to ask to order drinks. We ordered 2 pizza's, a risotto and scampi. All in all, the food was good - not burnt - and was tasty - no complaints at all about the quality of food from what looks like a cafe-type venue. However, I did notice that a lot of the tables were querying their bills so when ours came it was checked - we had been charged £16.20 for 6 (small) cokes!!!! We had only ordered 3, so the bill was sent back. To be charged £2.70 for a small coke (not even half a pint and obviously out of a bottle!) is utterly ridiculous but obviously how they make their money during the Fringe and Tattoo - surprisingly though, my large glass of house white wine was only £3.20 - go figure!!! Overall, the food was OK but I won't be rushing back the next time I am in Edinburgh.

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Thank tstewart0205
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