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New Chapter

4.6
449 reviews
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£25 and under
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Scottish
Top tags:
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date

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About

Welcome to the New Chapter Restaurant.
We are a restaurant with 2 private dining rooms, based in the heart of Edinburgh, serving Scottish and Modern European dishes always with a twist.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Scottish, Modern European
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday:
Lunch: 12pm - 2:30pm
Dinner: 5:30 - 10pm
Saturday:
Lunch: 12pm - 2:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 10pm
Sunday:
Lunch: 12pm -2:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 9pm
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Phone number
0131 556 0006
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Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Private Party Facilities
From family gatherings to corporate events, we have the right space for you. Away from the bustle of the restaurant, our private dining rooms can be booked together or separately for 6 to 32 people making them perfect for any occasion.
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Private Party Contact
Carol(events manager): 0131 556 0006
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Public Transit
1 minute walk from closest bus stop on Eyre Place. Bus number 36.
Additional
Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 449 People Are SayingWrite a review
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.4
ambience
4.5
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on 11 February 2018

Super restaurant à Édimbourg. Idéal un dimanche soir après un match de rugby. Très bonne ambiance. Un service de qualité. Une cuisine originale.

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4.0Dined on 10 February 2018

nice place, friendly staff, good food-) winelist at level...

to do when in edinburg..

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5.0Dined on 7 February 2018

Inventive food & very friendly service. A great neighbourhood restaurant.

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5.0Dined on 27 January 2018

We really enjoyed our meal here, the recipes were familiar classics but had been thoughtfully rejuvenated with delicate flavour combinations and little twists here and there. The staff were fantastic, very friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Thanks to our party being quite chatty and young, we really enjoyed watching the busy service in the kitchen but would recommend requesting a table in the front for parties who have guests that are hard of hearing or find too much noise over-stimulating.

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4.0Dined on 22 January 2018

Excellent food and service. Lunch menu very good value.

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5.0Dined on 13 January 2018

We had a wonderful evening meal in New Chapter. The restaurant is in a more residential area than we were expecting - about 25 minute walk from Edinburgh centre where we were staying but it was worth the walk. The food was amazing - everything is presented so well and tastes wonderful! The only downfall was that we were never asked if we wanted dessert (which we really did!). We eventually got the servers attention and ordered some really lovely dessert but we almost missed out on this! Would be nice to have a cocktail menu also but the wine list was extensive. Overall I would definitely recommend New Chapter.

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5.0Dined on 5 January 2018

New Chapter is a small but nicely laid out restaurant. The menu was varied and the choices of dishes was excellent. The food itself was wonderful and the service fantastic. Shame their was no cocktail menu, but the drinks list was very good.

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5.0Dined on 5 January 2018

This the second time we have visited this restaurant and for the second time we have not been disappointed it's an assault on your taste buds, we've tried lots of other places, but New Chapter is the best .

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5.0Dined on 30 December 2017

Wow just wow perfect

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5.0Dined on 27 December 2017

New Chapter is great. I must go more often. Excellent scallops, fabulous lamb, and very friendly staff who seem happy in their jobs. It’s great that they have such a good selection of wine by the carafe.

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5.0Dined on 22 December 2017

Fantastic meal for our anniversary. Would highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on 18 December 2017

Our friends had recommended the New Chapter as a place with amazing food and service and we were not disappointed. All our food was cooked perfectly and tasted fantastic
The wine was at a reasonable price and the servers were at hand through out the night. we all enjoyed the background music which was mellow and relaxing
The restaurant began to get busier with bookings as the evening went on which is a great sign.
We would definitely go to this restaurant again.

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5.0Dined on 18 December 2017

We enjoyed our pre Christmas lunch very much, the staff were very friendly and the food was lovely and such a reasonable price. We will return.

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

A really fantastic evening with great staff and delicious food.

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

Very nice congenial restaurant, good service, nice food, quiet. Great place to meet up with old friends and talk !

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5.0Dined on 14 December 2017

Fantastic service and amazing food! What more can you ask for?

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5.0Dined on 13 December 2017

Amazing food, great service, fabulous as usual. New Chapter never disappoints. We had a fantastic time with friends who had never been before.

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5.0Dined on 12 December 2017

Lovely food, lovely staff! ..............................................................................

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4.0Dined on 12 December 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable lunch with nice touches. on the set lunch menu it is worth being a bit adventurous. When I lunched it was busy but not full. The front of house staff were all pleasant and helpful. I shall certainly be back As I have only lunched here I have no experience of all the categories above and have limited my marks accordingly

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4.0Dined on 11 December 2017

Very good lunch with friend. We both enjoyed it, as usual as we are fairly frequent diners here.

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5.0Dined on 9 December 2017

Outstanding! This was my second time in New Chapter and was not disappointed to go back. Food is amazing and reasonably priced. The service is good and very friendly. It is just around the corner so I will be going back. PS: I had had mackerel in my first visit and it was superb! Unfortunately, it wasn't in the menu this time. I am hoping it is seasonal and will be back in the menu.

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5.0Dined on 9 December 2017

Recently returned to New Chapter for lunch. Excellent as before. Great value and friendly servive. Starters of pate and hot smoked salmon were delicious as were mains of lamb & hake. Food was beautifully presented. The only thing I would say is the pesto herby dip was very salty as were the chips. I don't usually put salt on chips and lots of people don't use salt for medical reasons. I would leave it to the customer as there was salt on the table. Wouldn't stop me returning though.

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5.0Dined on 2 December 2017

We were given vouchers as a wedding present & had not been to New Chapter before. We were very impressed, cosy atmosphere, great food & good service all at a reasonable price. We will definitely go back again.

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5.0Dined on 2 December 2017

Friendly staff, very attentive, food was excellent, very enjoyable evening.

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5.0Dined on 1 December 2017

I really love the dishes in New Chapter.
I will recommend it to my friends!
Thank you for your services. 💗

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5.0Dined on 1 December 2017

We had the festive menu and the food was lovely! Service also excellent, can't wait to book and come back again.

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4.0Dined on 30 November 2017

Very accomodating - we were over an hour early but they allowed us to dine ahead of a large party. The food and service were excellent and the restaurant ambiance warm and relaxing.

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5.0Dined on 29 November 2017

2nd visit after we visited last time we were in Edinburgh. As always the food was amazing, so much flavour and presented perfectly. Plus it feels like I’m robbing them because it’s so cheap. Really friendly and helpful staff.

The only downside is we live over 150 miles away so can’t visit as often as we’d like.

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3.0Dined on 25 November 2017

Place with a good reputation. Meals seem to be preprepared days in advance. As I have a dairy allergy I was dissapointed they gave me just option of 1 for my mains and steak which is not highly imaginative. Have had much better efforts from just about everywhere I have been so was surprised and dissapointed. The service was great, just the chef lacked freedom or imagination.

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3.0Dined on 25 November 2017

Would have been lovely as food and service was great but the 'confusion' over booking was a fly in the ointment. We had booked on line through open table, and it felt like our booking for our son's 21st was not treated with due diligence. Were given a terrible table by the door away from the main body of restaurant which.would have been fine had we been a drop in.but having booked 4 weeks in advance and stated it was for a special occasion had expected better. Has put me off booking through open table again unfortunately

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5.0Dined on 25 November 2017

Great food, pleasant surroundings and good service. Definitely worth the 10 minute walk from Princes Street.

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5.0Dined on 25 November 2017

Had lunch here whilst visiting Edinburgh Christmas Markets and we all loved it!

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5.0Dined on 24 November 2017

Had the lunch menu here. Everything was great from the soup through to lamb for the main course. The mille feuille was a little over done. Excellent service not stuffy and very busy. Particularly good was our waitress who hadn't been working there very long. Would definitely go next time we are up in Edinburgh.

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1.0Dined on 23 November 2017

Food was well presented but tasted rather bland. Both my friend and I were ill later that evening so will not be going there again.

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5.0Dined on 19 November 2017

Great ambience, outstanding service, never boring menu and always perfect execution at a very reasonable price. What more can you ask for a perfect meal?

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4.0Dined on 17 November 2017

We gad an enjoyable meal and would recommend. We took smoked salmon, venison tartare and scallops to start and all were excellent. For mains we took partridge, hake an lamb. All were excellent and good portion sizes. The hake is especially recommended. The lemon curd dessert was also really good. Wine was ok. The only issue we had was the wrong main came out for 1 of us. Aside from that everything was excellent and we’d happily return if in the area. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is nice.

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5.0Dined on 16 November 2017

Fantastic food and great service, would highly recommend it and looking forward for our next visit there.

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4.0Dined on 4 November 2017

you were very helpful when i booked for 18.00 instead of 20.00.
Service and food excellent as ever.

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5.0Dined on 4 November 2017

Located in a quiet street this wee find was a pleasant surprise. Excellent salt cod and smoked salmon (2 starters) and excellent lamb could have been hotter but otherwise very good plate. Apple dessert was disappointing. Service excellent.

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4.0Dined on 3 November 2017

Friendly welcoming staff, delicious well-presented food for starters, main course and desserts. A very enjoyable evening.

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