The Stockbridge Restaurant

4.7
1154 reviews
£41 and over
Scottish
Welcome to The Stockbridge Restaurant Edinburgh.
Edinburgh's cozy, family-run restaurant is situated in the heart of historic Stockbridge where its not so much fine-dining as a relaxed, unpretentious experience. Head Chef Jason, his partner Jane and their team proudly present fresh ,seasonal and creative cooking, hand-picked wines and a warm-hearted ambience. We are working hard to keep everyone safe with all Covid -19 safety measures in place and assessing all these measures daily. Our hours of business are changing with all the latest restrictions so these may vary in accordance to Scottish Government's Tier system .

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
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1154 People Are Saying
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StaceyH
London
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A hidden gem, superb menu and perfect for a special occasion x

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Responded 2 days ago

delighted you enjoyed thankyou so much !

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Blue465
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you great thank experience!loved the food and service

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded 2 days ago

much appreciated ! many thanks for such a positive review thankyou !

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, we celebrated our anniversary with you as we had our first date at the restaurant.

Absolutely every part of the meal was fantastic. This wasn’t a surprise as that is what we have found since first coming to the restaurant six years ago.

The menu changes but the dining experience and quality of food never seems to.

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Responded on 5 October 2021

so pleased you enjoyed and had a fab anniversary , many thanks !

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Nellie
London
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The meal was nice but the starters, although tasty were a little bit of the small side. The portion sizes of the main course were okay but the duck wasn’t overly warm when served although my husband did enjoy his steak. The desserts were quite bland too. Overall whilst we mainly enjoyed the meal we felt a little disappointed, particularly given the prices and expected a little bit more.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 5 October 2021

hi Nellie, thanks for your review , we are sorry you were disappointed , we wish you well.

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TomM
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An excellent choice for a birthday occasion. Very quiet and relaxing. Great wines.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 5 October 2021

Glad you enjoyed Tom, many thanks !

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MichelleW
London
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food at this restaurant was absolutely amazing, beautiful well thought out flavoursome food .
All courses were well presented.
It was our anniversary on the day we visited and we had such a wonderful evening, the staff were lovely and the evening will always be memorable.
Thank you the Stockbridge

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 1 October 2021

delighted you had such a memorable evening, many thanks and happy anniversary ! thankyou

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Tattie
Edinburgh
17 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A excellent meal at The Stockbridge Restaurant as usual. Delighted to see the restaurant full last night.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 1 October 2021

thankyou for such a positive reveiw, its great to be back and busy thankyou

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CliveW
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The perfect place to enjoy first class food and service, so many lovely touches to enhance the dining out experience

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 1 October 2021

Clive we are delighted you enjoyed , many thanks for your review.

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PeterB
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good choice for meal with friends, nice food, good service, will visit again.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 17 September 2021

thankyou very much for your review Peter! much appreciated

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LesleyH
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

First time we had dined at The Stockbridge Restaurant, and we were very impressed. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. I had wild halibut which was cooked to perfection and served with a lovely fennel and orange salad. I was really impressed that seasonal vegetables (my favourite part of any meal) were served with all of the mains - a lovely change from a tiny offering of 2 or 3 wilted spinach leaves, or a half dozen dots of broccoli foam, posing as a serving of vegetables (which is all too prevalent in restaurants these days). The staff were very pleasant, accommodating and efficient. They were absolutely on the ball regarding dietary/allergy needs, which is really important. The restaurant had a lovely warm, relaxed atmosphere, and there was soft jazz playing. All in all an excellent experience. We will definitely be back!

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 17 September 2021

Thankyou Lesley for your kind review . we are delighted that you enjoyed our offerings and had a lovely birthday gathering . we will look forward to seeing you again in the restaurant. many many thanks this all means so much to our team , best wishes .

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AndrewS
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice relaxed date night, perfect service, food and ambiance

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Responded on 15 September 2021

thanks for your 5 star review! many thanks

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GeoffH
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, attentive and friendly service with a lovely ambience in this basement restaurant. Would definitely re-visit

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 8 September 2021

Thankyou so much GeoffH, so delighted you all enjoyed , many thanks !

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Slightly away from the centre of Edinburgh but well worthwhile: delicious food, excellent service and a warm welcome.

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BenL
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, exceptional service, felt like we had our own private waiter the service was so good, all 3 courses were excellent and great ambiance 10/10.

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Responded on 17 September 2021

thankyou so much much Ben for your stunning review, thankyou !

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BryanH
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for our 30th Wedding Anniversary and could not be more happy with our evening, food and service superb 😁

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Responded on 1 September 2021

delighted you were happy and congrats on 30th years ! many many thanks for your fantastic review.

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SarahM
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a lovely gem of a restaurant. The staff are wonderful and the food is fabulous.
Great place for a romantic date night, small and intimate with lights turned down low. Interior doesn’t have the wow factor like the Witchery or Rhubarb, but the delicious food more than compensates for that.
This place is all about substance over gimmicky style!

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 31 August 2021

Sarah M we are delighted you enjoyed , it means so much to our team. thanks you

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AmandaC
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Starter - cauliflower was raw rather than pickled
Main - halibut lacked flavour and overpowered by beetroot
Potatoes - hard.
Nice amuse bouche. Nice violet ice cream.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 31 August 2021

Thanks Amanda , we are so sorry our food wasnt to your liking. the cauliflower is pickled raw so again sorry this wasnt to your taste, our potatoes are new harvest ratte variety which are very dense and waxy , they were boiled and then roasted so again we are sorry this is how you felt. Pleased you enjoyed our violet icecream and thanks for taking the time to review us. best wishes

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AO05
London
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The only thing which didn’t work quite as we were expecting was that one of the two main dishes was wrong and we ended up eating at different times. The hostess did offer to keep the correct dish warm until the other was ready, but because of the nature of the dish we thought it might have spoilt it. The hostess was super attentive and apologetic which rescued the moment.
Regardless of this inconvenience we still would recommend the place as we felt it ticked all the other boxes.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 31 August 2021

Thankyou for your patience and understanding. we appreciate your kindness, many thanks for visiting us .

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Stacey
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the experience it was just exquisite. Keep it up

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Responded on 31 August 2021

Stacey, thankyou so happy your enjoyed and found us! many thanks

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RichardG
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and wine in a charming and quiet atmosphere.

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Responded on 31 August 2021

we are delighted you enjoyed , thanksso much !

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JeremyR
London
5 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A favourite restaurant that we have visited a few times. We always have had good food, a good choice of wine and good service and we like the calm atmosphere.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 31 August 2021

we are delighted you enjoyed and we are a favourite restaurant of yours , we so appreciate this many many thanks !

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Jerry
London
3 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Beautifully crafted dishes to delight the eye as well as the palate. This is an excellent place for that special occasion, though I suggest you don't wait for for that to enjoy what is on offer.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 31 August 2021

thankyou Jerry for taking the time out to review us many thanks !

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LerocBoy
Edinburgh
6 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely meal as usual. The menu has changed a little which was nice. My fave restaurant.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 31 August 2021

thankyou so much for your kind review thankyou

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PeterN
London
4 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was brilliant - a small menu but our party of 6 had almost everything between us and it was all great. Ingredients are fresh and beutifully blended, presentation was simple but beautiful and taste combinations were great. Service was efficient and friendly without being intrusive. Ambience is classy and cool. Loved it.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 31 August 2021

Peter N many many thanks for your detailed review. much appreciated thank you |!

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Sena
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fabulous evening atmosphere was great and the foods fantastic too but lacking service of the waitresses left the wine on the table not seeing after that
Our own serving the wine but lovely evening great place.

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Responded on 21 August 2021

Sena, we are so sorry your wine service was not on point, we will take this on board thankyou

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LaurieC
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Extremely happy with both the food and staff can not recomend this restaurant enough.

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Responded on 25 August 2021

Thanks for your lovely review , many thanks for dining with us !

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great evening out, appealing and broad menu with options for all. Beautifully presented 6 courses, all devoured by our party- highlights included the pork cheeks starter and Aberdeen Angus main

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Responded on 21 August 2021

delighted you enjoyed , many thanks

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DuncanR
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food and service as usual. However it was marred by the fact we were charged the two course price for my 89 year old mother-in-law who could only manage a starter. In a party of five, most of whom had three courses plus wine, pre-dinner drinks and coffee, that seems a little money grabbing.

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AnthonyT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were there early so fast service. Excellent value for 3 course meal including amuse-bouches with well presented and cooked food. Only issue was getting down the steps!

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 21 August 2021

Glad you enjoyed and manged the steps !! thankyou

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vipLimey
Oxford
93 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

A very good old school fine dining experience. Menu of classics, perfectly executed with a well-chosen (and concise) wine list covering a range of price points and styles. Staff were friendly and attentive. Dining room is well appointed.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 19 August 2021

Thanks for your review, we do love a bit of old school ! glad you enjoyed and thanks for taking the time !

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Jerry
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent range, well prepared, and beautifully presented.

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Responded on 16 August 2021

Thanks Jerry !

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CMW20
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent with attention to detail and staff very attentive. We have been before and would return again.

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 16 August 2021

Hope to see you back in the future many thanks!

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Lpny
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Booked there by accident but was a lovely surprise! Food and service excellent! Very quaint!

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Responded on 16 August 2021

delighted you had an accidental surprise ! thanks for reviewing us and 5 stars ! thanks very much

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RussB
London
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Appetising, short menu and well executed on the plate. Delicious and served in a cosseted, cosy environment. Well worth a visit.

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Responded on 13 August 2021

RussB delighted you enjoyed our restaurant and your evening . many many thanks!

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katb
Edinburgh
16 reviews
Dined on 12 August 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed our anniversary dinner here with great food, friendly service and a good ambience.

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Responded on 14 August 2021

delighted you had enjoyed your anniversary dinner, many thanks for taking the time out to review us thanks and congratulations on your anniversary .

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MarkJ
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service to match. Thoroughly enjoyable

The Stockbridge Restaurant
Responded on 13 August 2021

delighted you enjoyed ..thankyou so much for taking the time to review us , thanks !

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PaulC
Edinburgh
5 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb food, expertly cooked and presented. All the staff are extremely attentive and helpful.

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Responded on 13 August 2021

Paul C MANY MANY THANKS !!

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MDH25
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic! Will definitely go back

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Responded on 13 August 2021

please do come back !! thanks so much for your kind review

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AlastairD
Surrey
12 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I ate alone so perhaps missed some of the experience but still very pleasant.
A short menu which is cooked to order.
A very reasonably priced wine list.
Great food.

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Responded on 13 August 2021

Alastair, many thanks for your review, iam delighted you enjoyed your evening thankyou

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StevenT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Still my favourite restaurant in Edinburgh. Stylish and sophisticated but not fussy. Food is delicious, always something new to enjoy. Thank you.

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Responded on 13 August 2021

Steven T were are delighted to be your fave! this means an awful lot to us , thankyou so much !

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The Stockbridge Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 1154 OpenTable diners.

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