Angels with Bagpipes

4.6
2745 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Scottish
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  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Having opened its doors in 2010, Angels with Bagpipes quickly established itself as one of the finest restaurants to have graced Edinburgh’s most iconic and historic street, The Royal Mile. With upmost pride in sourcing fresh Scottish ingredients, we presents a Seasonal Lunch, à la carte, and tasting menu that are divine to both the palate and eye.
Mixing an atmospheric Old Town setting with chic, contemporary looks, the restaurant reflects many of the city’s most defining features. With a humble facade nestled in the beautiful 17th century building, rich tones of bronze and marble cascade throughout the two tiers of Angels with Bagpipes.
Angels with Bagpipe’s kitchen has gained a glowing reputation in a city abundant with restaurants of the highest standards. Sourcing the best produce and ingredients, allowing the quality to shine through their elegant dishes. By blending innovative and traditional techniques, their menu is fresh and exciting throughout all seasons
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Scottish, European
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Hours of Operation
Monday to Sunday 12pm - 9:45pm

Seasonal Lunch Menu:2 Course £17.50 / 3 Courses £21.50
Offer available 12-5.30pm everyday

Tasting Menu available from 5.30pm-9.45pm

A la carte menu is from 12-9.45pm
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Phone number
0131 220 1111
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Fraser Smith
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Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Miami
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

Excellent food. Although, the head of house needs a personality transplant - She was very rude, stuck up and gave a very cold welcoming. Service overall very mediocre given then the price but food could not be faulted. Unfortunately, would not be in a rush back

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Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing as always! Haggis to start, beef off the festive menu and chocolate ganache! Splendid!! Will be back again.

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s
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful anniversary celebratory meal.
Our first time at Angles with Bagpipes
We had a wonderful evening * for everything , excellent .

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A
London
25 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, great service, and a really friendly atmosphere. I would definitely reccommend this to anyone, even better if it's a special occasion. So glad we came here whilst visiting Edinburgh.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Food was excellent.

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JS
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Wonderful food. Can fully recommend it especially the haggis starter. The black cod for a main course was spot on. Chessboard was balanced and tasty. Staff were fully attentive. Decor was modern but appealing. Wine was a little on the expensive side but fully complimented the meal. Overall a lovely culinary experience.

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NM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I booked a rable to celebrate my 50th birthday. The food tasted amazing I had the venison . The staff were wonderful in making the ocxasion special. I highly recommend this place.

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N
Bath
2 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant, we could not fault anything, delicious food, friendly service. We had a lovely evening with friends.

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AL
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

I noticed on the website that the restaurant had an intimate dining area for two so I rang up and requested this to celebrate my husband's birthday. I was not disappointed - the small area off the upper dining room was romantic and special. When I told them it was my husband's birthday on booking they provided a complimentary glass of fizz on arrival which was a nice touch.
The service was excellent and the meal tasty. Overall a good experience.

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CM
London
12 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visited her on sunday for lunch with family and everyone loved it. Fabulous food and service. Staff were very friendly and decor was lovely. I would highly recommend the fillet steak

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k
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely meal only had mains
Surprised it took 1 hour from order to table service. But worth the wait
Just as well the wine was good.
Would happily rebook.

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ML
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

Bit dissaponted after hearing good things maybe just a off night.

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BF
London
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Really enjoyed our early dining here. Food was lovely and service very efficient. Staff were attentive without being over bearing.

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L
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We had the lunch menu, this was cheaper than we thought, but it was super yummy and so pretty

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BW
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Staff so attentive, food fabulous, ambience outstanding will be back

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DM
London
6 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are frequent visitors to Angels, because the food, service and ambiance is always superb.

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D
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my 3rd annual visit to angels with bagpipes the service and food is always outstanding !

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AM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a lovely meal at Angels and Bagpipes. The food was outstanding beautifully presented and excellent value. The staff were friendly attentive. I would definitely return.

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B
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visited recently on a friend's recommendation and it totally lived up to expectations .The staff were lovely ,welcoming and helpful ,the atmosphere was warm and friendly ,the food we chose from the a la carte menu was delicious and the accompanying whisky and pudding wine choices were perfect .Will definately visit again .

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y
London
335 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good meal in pleasant surroundings chicken moist and the lamb beautifully pink. Chips the only bit that spoilt it as clearly not home made and the beans a bit soggy. A nice bottle of red made if a convivial evening

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KS
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely loved our dinner at Angels with Bagpipes. The food was just fantastic, and the wine was great too!

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EF
Edinburgh
5 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Never disappoints. Delicious food beautifully presented. The service is good but not intrusive. Had a nice quiet birthday lunch with a friend.

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JH
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Excellent food and friendly staff. Complimentary Prosecco for my wife’s birthday was a nice touch. We had the booth which was a nice touch and provided a nice atmosphere. Booth Would be nicer with better lighting/ candles that’s why I gave it a 3 star for ambience.

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TS
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the second time we’ve been to Angels with Bagpipes - it gets better every time

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JF
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service.. loved the lunch tasting menu that they serve until 5.30. Great value

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GB
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

Excellent service and outstanding food. There was a large table downstairs for a birthday. They were very noisy. They would perhaps have been better placed upstairs as we could not hear ourselves speak at times. Highly recommend for service and flavours.

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J
Glasgow
5 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

This was our 3rd visit and as always the food was excellent. We may have hit a bad day there, however, as it was very noisy due to a large party being on the next table. Service was good but not up to its usual standard probably as a result of the demands of the large party. We will certainly fine there again but hopefully it would be a bit quieter.

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SW
2 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great meal, food was delicious and service was second to none. Great wine selection.

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JB
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, service and atmosphere. Researched venue as visiting Edinburgh and well worth a visit. Taxi driver said we were in for a treat and we were. Memorable 50th birthday celebration. Thank you!

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went here for our anniversary dinner. Staff were incredible, food was great and the atmosphere couldn’t be any better. Very romantic setting and a good out the back of the restaurant.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic meal great food good service lovely atmosphere

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SF
Chicago
92 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent. We visited in March and knowing we were returning to Edinburgh again in November, it was definitely on our list for a return visit. It was every bit as good and even better. The food was outstanding and our waiter Luciano was terrific. If we return to Edinburgh, we will definitely return.

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K
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great 5:30 sitting and still presented the lunch menu, a real bonus with the fixed 3 course. Love the cocktails and well done on the Fallen Leaves Remembrance cocktail, nice touch on the weekend of the 11th. Service great as ever and probably one of the best meals in the city given the price. Thanks we'll be back - soon!!

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CC
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, and staff, a lovely lunch and afternoon, thank you

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SD
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Absolute fabulous food and service would definitely go back again when in Edinburgh

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New England
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dinner was exceptional. Smaller, fine dining portions and the flavors!!! Great recommendation.

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C
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food, great service! Atmosphere was also good

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AH
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were perfect. There was a water problem halfway through the night, the staff managed it so well there was no impact on a great night out.

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CK
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 2

I think we must have been unlucky because our experience was not great. It was very dark (I think simply down to the fact the lights above our table weren't working) the service was a little disinterested and they had a problem with the water supply which could have been shared but which they inexplicably kept to themselves (no water even in the toilets). It was meant to be a birthday treat so pretty disappointed.

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HW
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. It is great for any special occasion and they really look after you.

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