The Giddy Goose

4.2
195 reviews
£25 and under
Pizza Bar

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Casual
Bohemian style wine and pizza bar, specalising in organic and ethically sourced wines, stone baked pizzas and small plates
What 195 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.3
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4.2
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HueBear
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Let me book and confirm the booking but wasn’t open! Ruined my birthday lunch for my sister! Joke!

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SheenaA
Angus
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere. Lovely decor. Food was amazing. Service very good

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CarolineS
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great value food, served imaginatively by friendly, helpful staff.
Nicely decorated and furnished with perfectly adequate Covid precautions in place.
We'll be back.
Thank you.

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SarahM
Angus
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a nice place to meet up for coffee and food. Relaxed and friendly.
Love the decor.

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Nothappy
Angus
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience2

The doors kept opening and the restaurant was FREEZING. When I commented on it, the staff were not interested.

My daughter’s pizza was delicious. However, my burger was burnt and overflowing with overdone cheese and very well done bacon.

For a starter we had tiger prawns. For nearly £8 I expected to get more for my money (5 prawns).

The desserts were outstanding. Overall I thought it was very overpriced and I’ll not be returning. 😞

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Ludo
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food and service was good. On a cold and rainy night though it was disappointing that the outdoor heater gas had ran out.

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Ramsay
Angus
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Ordered 2 burgers and a pizza came to £50. Asked for a pepperoni pizza got a complete different one, no one around to ask to change. At the burgers which were ok and left. Won’t be back.

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DeanB
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We arrived after making booking for there to be no table. We were offered table inside but due to being away for weekend we wanted to have a drink and laugh
Staff were extremely unhelpful

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OpenTable Diner
Angus
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service

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steve
Angus
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2020
Overall1food3service3ambience1

Booked a table early on for 2, turned up at time and was put at a table that was initially not under any cover. Was handed another table that only one chair was under cover. The rain was very heavy on that night.

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OpenTable Diner
Angus
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Starter wasn’t amazing but main as always was delicious

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MarkF
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food was very good. Staff were genuine and friendly. Only negative feedback, me and my friend thought the high chairs were a bit hard, I did start to loose feelings in legs

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Anna
Aberdeen
4 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great menu choice and the portions are very generous - excellent food quality!

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AlanaS
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience1

Lovely wee place but we were just there for drinks so outdoor seating. I had looked up places to go and chose GG because it said there was shelter from the rain and heat lamps/gas fires. Unfortunately there appeared to be only one table with a functional heat lamp and the gas fire didn’t provide enough heat. We were absolutely Baltic and had to cut the night short. I have a second booking arranged but will have to cancel - it is just too cold to sit for more than 1-2 drinks! If the heat lights were fixed I’d definitely come back as that’s what I was expecting. The staff were lovely and really helpful. We didn’t have food but the drinks were great too! I’d recommend GG in normal circumstances but I can’t say the outdoor area was any more suitable for winter in Scotland than anywhere else at the moment.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience2

Was not sat in the area booked for, instead sat outside on what is pretty much the road. Also, when food came with no cutlery we immediately asked for cutlery, however the waitress did not bring cutlery for 20 minutes by which time our food was cold.

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JayneN
Angus
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food was very tasty thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Would recommend to friends.

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JulieC
Angus
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall1food4service1ambience1

Arrived to beer garden not ready for us to be seated had to wait everything wet. I appreciate weather is not there fault but if you have booking you should be making sure the area is prepped and ready to seat we shouldn't have to wait till you do so. No gas in heaters area freezing. Service was slow had to ask for drinks and felt very unwelcoming standing with card machine next to us to be paid

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Jilljo34
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit food was amazing and the place is beautiful

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LindaB
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great value, hot fresh pizza and cold beer! Warm outdoor heaters and good umbrellas! What more could you want?

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AnneP
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch at Giddy Goose. I had the chilli dog with fries that was delicious and would definitely recommend. My friend had the pizza which was also beautiful. Great service and value for money.

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Lmart
Angus
2 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was excellent. The pizzas are especially good and would highly recommend them!

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CatM
Angus
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our meal, beautiful decorations and fabulous sweet potato chips :)

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saraf
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great venue. We booked outside in garden for some cocktails and small plates. Did not disappoint. Great little venue will defo be back for more cocktails and food!

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AvrilR
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant burger ! Cold inside , but with covid I don’t know if they are allowed heaters on

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NaomiM
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Booked giddy goose outside as they said they had patio heaters- when we arrived at 345 they said there was no gas 😢 we were told only allowed table till 515 /530 they eventually put heaters on at 515 😢😢

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OpenTable Diner
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Really nice atmosphere, friendly staff and food was amazing - had to wait for our table so were a bit rushed to order food before they stopped serving, but was hardly an issue and food came quickly after ordering

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Foodlover
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Overall we had a lovely evening but the service was really really slow. We waited over 20 minutes for 2 drinks to be brought to use. These arrived just before the food which shows just how slow it was. Many people even went inside to check on where their drinks were as it was taking so long. The last time I dined here we also had problems with the service being slow. It really does have an impact on the overall enjoyment of the dinner when you are constantly asking where your drinks are and trying to get the attention of a member of staff.

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Maisie
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely setting, lovely staff and great service. Would highly recommend.

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Vonnie
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Food was good, we had a cheeseburger and a chicken burger - a bit too much sauce on the chicken burger, but tasty. Given its recommended to use contactless payment, it was disappointing that we weren't allowed to split the bill and pay using two cards. Reason given, its company policy not to accept two cards for payment!!! We were advised to do a bank transfer between ourselves!! My recommendation to two friends or colleagues eating at the giddy goose is to take cash or go somewhere else which happily allows you to split the bill.

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CarinaM
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Lovely place for lunch! Quirky decor and cosy atmosphere. Food was delicious and definitely recommend the wild berry fauxjito! Service wasnt great as we were kept waiting so long time for our dessert order to be taken that we went off the idea, but the staff did seem to be busy at the time and were very apologetic.

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Steph
Angus
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Very nice atmosphere! Very clean and cute setup! Staff were very friendly

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RossM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first October al fresco meal. Very enjoyable and a lovely wee beer garden. Waitress was great too. Each of us really enjoyed the food...and the beer kept nice and cool!

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Sunshine
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Second visit to Giddy Goose, food was ok, seating a bit too close to others given the restrictions and there were several annoying flies buzzing around our food. I noticed flies on my first visit over a year ago but assumed it was a summer issue. Bit off putting so may be slow to return for this reason.

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ForbesC
Angus
2 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We didn’t eat here,we sat out in there garden area which was really nice.
They had heaters at the tables so it felt really cosy a nice atmosphere and quite quirky.
Had a nice range of cocktails and reasonable priced.waitresses were friendly.

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LaurenR
Angus
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is always amazing and it is really pretty inside.

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JennyW
Aberdeen
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place, atmosphere and staff! Food was epic. Will definitely return

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davidf
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Nice place to eat. Friendly service. Would go again.

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AnneD
Angus
2 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great place to eat out. Tonight however was much busier, probably due to the pending lockdown restrictions for the following day.
Food was lovely, setting was lovely. But there were so many little fruit flies about. Was pretty off putting when your eating. The table next to us spent most of the night swatting them too.
Another down point would have been the had no candy floss for my fav cocktail, and no vinegar for my chips.
These are little niggles, but when you expect the best, you notice when it’s not quite up to scratch.
Food was lovely and staff were excellent.
After our meal we went outside to sit, and Even though the heater was on, it was cold. I’d bring a cosier coat next time.

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GailF
Angus
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience2

I love Giddy Goose and wasn't disappointed, the food and service was excellent as usual

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LauraC
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere, and tasty food
Staff helpful and friendly

FAQs

The Giddy Goose does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

The Giddy Goose is rated 4.2 stars by 195 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.