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“Very good but a little pricey”

Galvin Brasserie de Luxe
Ranked #233 of 2,460 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$36
Cuisines: French, European, British, Scottish
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Brunch, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: West End
Description: Inspired by traditional French urban design, the Galvin Brasserie De Luxe boasts an inviting, all-day dining option in Edinburgh city center. With stunning polished surfaces, rich, deep woods and stylish ceramic tiles, this French bistro presents simple efficiency with luxurious touches. Savor exceptional French dishes and aromatic delights. Unwind with a relaxing evening drink or meet colleagues to discuss business in the calm, tranquil ambiance. Galvin Brasserie De Luxe offers dual entry from Rutland Street or the iconic Peacock Alley.
Perth
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Very good but a little pricey”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Very much enjoyed a steak & chips dinner with a small glass of wine on an ITISON deal - £29 for two people. A great deal! We also chose 2 starters from the menu - the haggis and the crab & lobster lasagne - delicious, as was the house wine. The service was friendly and efficient and there was a nice buzz in the restaurant on Friday night

Although the menu was quite pricey (if not on a deal) I would still recommend as it really was very good overall.

  • Visited August 2014
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Edinburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“avoid dinner during festival”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Hmmm. I think this place is good value for lunch. We had eaten here when it was first opened, and it was better then. We booked through 5pm but only the full a la carte menu was offered. 10% added to bill automatically really annoys me. Service was good, but not great. It's hard for me to see past the fact that I was terribly sick during the night, which I have no doubt was caused by the oysters I had as a starter. I should have avoided them in august, but still.....duck main was fine, but not the sausage with it, was like a hot dog and was horrible. It was just too expensive, and aimed at rich American tourists staying at the hotel. It is difficult to eat well in Edinburgh during the festival so we deliberately went up market, it didn't really pay off.

  • Visited August 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Lunch in Town”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The service from the moment we walked in the door for this Express Lunch was excellent and the food although small portions was delicious and well presented and included a small glass of wine. Good value for money although the coffee which was an extra was a little on the pricey side. Would certainly return.

  • Visited July 2014
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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Best & cheapest recommendation I was given recently”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

The restaurant is top and the food is excellent. If you´re on budget that day, then take the surprisingly cheap fixed menu. We took the Duck confit & a burger and both were excellent. The wine, Gruner Veltliner was good too. A good recommendation from a local friend in Edinburgh.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Wasp2010
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Lauder, United Kingdom
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“Great value with an Itison voucher”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Delicious steak, frites with glass of wine. Attentive, knowledgeable staff in good interior with ambience. Very good value at half menu price

  • Visited July 2014
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