The Voyage of Buck

4.2
16 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Contemporary British
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  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Welcome to The Voyage of Buck, we look forward to serving you.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary British
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Phone number
0131 225 5748
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MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Simon Upcraft
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Dogs permitted, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wi-Fi available
What 16 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
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PC
London
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2018
Overall 3food 2service 1ambience 4

Menu was good but the quality and presentation of the food was poor. Staff were very friendly and pleasant, but inattentive. We often had empty glasses, cutlery was forgotten and we had to try very hard to get their attention.

I wouldn't recommend for food or for a business meal, but it's a nice pub with good beer and wine and friendly staff.

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DM
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was great. Tom (I think that was his name) was excellent. Knowledge of the cocktails and food was spot on. He recommended drinks based on our tastes; each drink was memorable and very fitting.

The food was very good. Prices reflected a good value. None of the food was over complicated. Good simple flavours. Get the lamb.

This is the type of place you wish you had in your own city.

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H
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Had both lunch & dinner here on a few occasions- food is always excellent & the staff are friendly. Recommend to anyone in this part of town 👍

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D
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 1

The restaurant was very noisy and it was difficult to talk. Partly due to the music level and also very noisy table beside us. The food portions were on the small side- particularly the veggie pasta option which was more a starter size and I don't have a huge appetite.
Not great value for money over all.

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p
London
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best meals out I have had in Edinburgh - service and food were faultless

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CT
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Great place for a drink. Food good too but although not a big venue acoustics made it really difficult to have a conversation. Maybe it was just where we were sitting.

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RV
Edinburgh
5 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My new West End Favourite. I've been for brunch and also sampled the small plates. Mick also introduced me to the cocktail list. I will be back.

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M
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Really fun. Went for my birthday, hadn't been before. Good food, interesting and well prepared. Very nice staff. Great to find somewhere different. Pretty noisy tho, so not a choice if you want to talk.

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JM
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

All very good - food was delicious and the staff are lovely. Only one thing when we were there it was very loud so perhaps not best for a romantic dinner.

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BD
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and it was surprisingly affordable. I originally saw this restaurant on a best restaurants in Scotland list.

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JS
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Food pretty poor, I had steak which was fine, you can't really go wrong there but my friend had the pork belly which was undercooked and not crispy on the outside as it should be. Wouldn't return for food but would for a drink, their prosecco cocktail looked nice and good for a group of girls.

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RM
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 5

Lovely dinner shame it was lukewarm
I took a friend from Aberdeen as I have been here for a drink and the staff have always been lovely and the atmosphere great. However the girl serving looked miserable and although the food was delicious (chicken) it was lukewarm, I suspect it had been sitting out for a while as it took a very long time to arrive at our table and whilst I don't mind that, when it arrives cool you realise why.

Very disappointing especially as I recommended the place. A wasted lovely dinner as well.

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KM
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 1

While the food was good and the service not bad, the room is far too noisy and it is difficult to hold a conversation. The main cause is the wooden floor with nothing to absorb sound.

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CM
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Place too noisy to have a decent conversation for a catch up with more than two people. When we asked music was turned down but the chatter from other guests echoes throughout the place. Food and service were good but the noise level impacted on our evening out.

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K
Edinburgh
5 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

We enjoyed the food, but found the noise level a bit tiring. Will try again, but not on a Friday evening

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AA
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Really good. Will definitely be back. Sometimes the restaurant feels a bit short staffed which must be stressful for the people who work there.

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