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“Made for seafood lovers!”

Cafe Royal Oyster Bar
Ranked #588 of 2,554 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: New Town
Reviewed 7 May 2012

The mussels in garlic and butter were just amazing! beautiful interiors were the perfect back drop for some seriously stunning pictures! The only reason i didn't give it an excellent is that service started off a little slow. Once it got rolling, no complaints!

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Thank sarairshad
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Reviewed 7 May 2012

and you want to go! it was really nice location. nice location, good food, good price, especially big fan of the seafood platter to share as a starter. and the risotto, jummy! the fish stew though could have had a bit more body to it both in texture and taste.

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Reviewed 1 May 2012 via mobile

Hadn't been to the Cafe Royal restaurant for 25 years so wanted to go back and see if it was as good as I remembered. The surroundings are still fabulous, though I had forgotten you could hear the hubbub from the pub over the wall. The food was good, but not quite as high end as I had expected. The oyster special starter was really lovely. It isn't high end prices so all in all, I thought it was good but not quite the special occasion venue I had wanted.

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Thank AnnaF64
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

Read a few reviews and although generally good, there were a few less than favourable comments, so I was a little apprehensive. Have used the bar on a number of occasions and always liked it, so thought it worthwhile to take a chance. So pleased that I did, the food was lovely, the ambiance terrific and the waiter service was superb. They really tried hard to make a difference and I thought that the lunch was spot on in every respect, from lovely oysters, an excellent selection from their smokehouse, through to sumptuous deserts. Would have no trouble recommending this and certainly from what I saw, everybody else to seemed very happy with what was coming out of the kitchen.

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Reviewed 12 March 2012

A great pub with loads of atmosphere and the oysters are great both hot and cold.

Thank Clive G
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