Angels with Bagpipes

4.7
3497 reviews
£26 to £40
Scottish
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 present a seasonal Lunch and à la carte 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

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3497 People Are Saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AngusB
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

2nd visit and still the best restaurant in Edinburgh. I don’t visit the city without eating here.

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CharlesR
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food fantastic, a bit of issue with coffees at end of meal, but sorted professionally.

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RobertD
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

My wife and I really enjoyed the meal, the delightful way the staff made you feel that nothing would too much problem. I would happily recommend A&B to any of my discerning friends

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AndrewF
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were very attentive food was really good.will visit again.

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AndrewS
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect setting perfect food all round absolutely amazing

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RachelJ
Edinburgh
12 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredibly good value for a superb lunch. Delicious food, brilliant service. Great to see the Royal Mile buzzing again. Perfect place for lunch.

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GavinM
Edinburgh
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Just Great - Amazing Staff and awesome Food! Couldn’t have been better! Thx

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Janisk
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As usual the food was top class. Beautifully presented and very tasty.
The service was attentive and friendly. The set lunch was great value at £15.50 for 3 courses.

So good to be back at one of our favourites.

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Anniegibb
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The food was very good, our fillet steaks were excellent but didn't like skinny chips hand cut ones would be a option

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Davel
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely, very welcoming and friendly restaurant serving great food. I can’t believe I’ve not been here in all the previous times I’ve visited Edinburgh.

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Katie
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic steak and lovely desserts too. Welcoming staff and thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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KatyA
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Classic modern menu, beautifully executed. Staff attentive not intrusive. No problem with dietary restrictions, ample gluten-free options. Great location, lovely dining experience.

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DanielleD
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the front of house staff were incredibly attentive and friendly, I thoroughly enjoyed my meal

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ChristineM
Bedfordshire
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fabulous food couldn’t fault anything.
We would defiantly return. Chicken dish was outstanding together with the lamb

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LesleyM
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely meal, good price and very helpful with adjustments to make some menu items gluten-free

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AlexanderT
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Went here to celebrate our engagement. Received complimentary prosseco on arrival as a congratulations . Food was lovely service was great staff very friendly and welcoming . Lovely quiet romantic atmosphere will book again .

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KatherineS
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Three of us booked a dinner reservation for Angels with Bagpipes. After being seated at our table and given drinks menus we sat for 20 minutes before I went to the bathroom and en-route ask the waiter if he is going to take our drinks order and also give us the dinner menu. When I returned he still hadn't visited our table. After another 5 minutes we finally got to order drinks. When it came to ordering food he started asking how we'd like the 12 hour cooked beef to be cooked? We thought it was strange and as it transpired he thought we ordered a steak even though we confirmed 3 times it was the beef.

Once the drinks arrived we seems to get another waiter and after that the service was far better. It was a disappointing start to meal and we wasted 30-40 minutes meaning we were late leaving the restaurant and therefore missing out next booking at another venue.

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KateM
Cheshire
5 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fabulous place, so glad I researched and found Angels with Bagpipes. It was listed as one of the best places for haggis and it didn’t disappoint. The lunch menu is amazing, we opted for 3 courses and all were heavenly, I coupled that with a few cocktails too!!

KM
KarenM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, lovely staff, the lunch menu was excellent value for money - highly recommend!

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Hibee2016
Perthshire
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely dining experience at Angels With Bagpipes. Lunch menu was great value for money enjoyed every course. The lemon curd and meringue was delicious. Staff were very attentive and knowledgeable. Special thanks to Lindsay for making us so welcome.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Only spoiled by the noise of crashing empty bottles and glasses, the bar was beside the table and generally pretty loud

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic service and beautiful food. Order a starter and an extra side of fries to make the most of this fantastic restaurant.

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NimishaH
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food well presented. Definitely go again when in Edinburgh

OT
OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and good service. Halo room is great for a date as it is very intimate and cute.

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DougL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tremendous food, great service. Will definitely be back!

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ScottM
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great to be back and see the high standards of service and amazing food remain! fabulous food matched by a great atmosphere and awesome cocktails

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vipOpenTable Diner
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were lovely , especially Lindsey who was very attentive.
Food was delicious as always

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WendyS
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an inside table at the back of the restaurant which was so light because of the large window with lovely view to the rear courtyard area. Food was absolutely delicious & our waitress was just lovely & provided such a great service. That was our second visit & we will definitely be back again.

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JacquiR
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Lovely meal out with family - fairly loud girls lunch at the table beside us where you wonder ... is anything that funny?! Food was very good, excellent service and generally good.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

From first arriving the service within Angels with Bagpipes was first class. Every single member of staff that we passed, from being shown to our table to leaving, spoke to us and were very friendly. Not one failed to acknowledge us and smile and say hello or goodbye. Our waiter was very attentive and provided great service. We asked to move table which again was dealt with without any problem. The food was delicious...well presented quality food. A special mention goes to the lemon meringue dessert! We chose from the lunchtime menu which was excellent value. Would definitely recommend 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolute hidden gem staff were first class and the food was tremendous also had a brilliant wine selection would highly recommend this place and will definitely return

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30thbdaymeal
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First evening meal out for a very long time! We have had a lot of the angels wings takeaway over lockdown, as Angels is one of our favourite places to go. Once again, the restaurant and food was outstanding. We had a fabulous night out with family and friends, and the food really was absolutely fantastic. We can’t wait to return really soon! Thank you to Fraser and Lindsay and everyone 🙂

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Kevin
Angus
2 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellent and good value for money.

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VickyT
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I called in advance regarding the seating area. I was told I would be put into Chanters, was happy with this then wasn't even put there. Ordered the beef with parsnips, hasleback potatoes. I couldn't even cut through the parsnips, rock solid so they were left. Surely an easy thing to cook? Beef was nice. Unfortunately the food wasn't worth the price for my first time visiting. Staff were pleasant enough. Overall experience, I expected more.

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Watte1
North Scotland
3 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely brilliant meal here as always, great staff who can’t do enough, we got engaged in the halo room and we were back for our anniversary and it’s was amazing . Thanks to the staff and it’s great to see you so busy again after a tough time can’t wait to return.

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MichaelH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place and great value for money, service was excellent and the lunch menu was amazing.

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BethM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our 4th visit and as always a wonderful experience. Great food. Great service and great atmosphere. We will be back .

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MarieW
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

First time visitung this restaurant. Food is really lovely :)

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SkyeDouglas
West Lothian
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful post lockdown dinner. Food was delicious, every course was cooked perfectly and we enjoyed every single plate. Service was so friendly and we were really well looked after. Looking forward to going back again soon.

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lauram
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal here yesterday. We had an issue with a itison voucher which was resolved perfectly. Will be back and we definitely recommend!

FAQs

Angels with Bagpipes is rated 4.7 stars by 3497 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.