Zizzi - Edinburgh Quay

4.1
49 reviews
£25 and under
Italian
Italian restaurant chain Zizzi opened the doors of its very first branch in London's Chiswick in 1999. Now there are over 100 branches, all decorated in an appealing contemporary style. Wood-fired ovens, open kitchens and modern interior design with locally influenced art features make for a vibrant atmosphere. As for the food, they serve up a variety of traditional Italian dishes including all the usual suspects: salads, antipasti, pasta, pizza, calzone, risotto as well as fish and meat mains and desserts. What Zizzi really pride themselves on is sourcing good quality ingredients; salads are dressed with white balsamic vinegar from Modena, for example, and offer Goddess Olives, a variety known for their firm flesh and nutty flavour. The modestly priced wine list is dominated by Italian wines, starting at £13.45 for a Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. Edinburgh Quay's Zizzi is just 20 minutes walk from bustling Princes Street and, with its view over the Union Canal and the new business distric
What 49 People Are Saying
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vipCakeFiend
London
20 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed the friendly and efficient service. Ordered the pizza rustica which I would have again. Yum.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2017
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The staff didn't knowledge my booking as it was for 10pm on New Years Eve , even it was made 3 days before, a lady upon entrance said they were closing and the excuse she gave us upon arrival was "this is because you made the booking on a external website"; what does that suppose to mean?

Totally unacceptable !

I will not recommend this restaurant to anyone I know and beware, "confirmed" bookings here means nothing to them

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FKH77
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2017
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food and service were excellent. Unfortunately the restaurant did not have any record of my booking despite me having a confirmation email. Thankfully they were able to fit us in although the manager made clear she was doing me a favour which was a bit disappointing when I had a valid email confirmation.

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danny
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice. Staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was very good!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious!!

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2017
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Enjoyed a delicious seabream with Isle of Wight salad.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a really pleasant meal staff and food was excellent have been coming in to Edinburgh. For festival. For many years and always go to zizzies for our meal no complaints at all thank you x

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Evelyn
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2017
Overall4food4service1ambience4

Menu and food great as always but the service was dreadful, while it was a busy evening a smile from the waitress would have been nice.

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Breitheamh
London
23 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2016
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Food was up to Zizzi's usual standards, though whether the extra cost of Rustica pizza base is good value is debatable. "Italian hot" chillies were exceptionally hot, much, much hotter than at eg Pizza Express. Wouldn't choose that Pizza again. Service was fast and efficient, but thee was some consternation when I attempted to pay using the Qkr! App advertised on the menu, so decided usual CC payment was easier. OK for a pre-cinema meal but I wouldn't rush back.

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OpenTable Diner
Cumbria
2 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2016
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Hidden away a little and park in multi storey car park, but enjoyed the canal views, great and food and staff were very attentive, recommend.

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Gill
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When you visit a restaurant you want the staff to show that they want you to be there and not treat you as a nuisance. The staff here welcome you, are friendly and efficient with out being intrusive. Makes all the difference.

Edinburgh Quay is clean, warm, plenty of space between tables, food is excellent, prices are fair, good wine list and caters well for a family occasion.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2015
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our family had just come in to Edinburgh after a grueling journey from the States, and eating at Zizzi on the Quay was an excellent way to unwind an otherwise-stressful day. An additional bonus was that the short walk from our Edinburgh residence gave us a brief overview of the town.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2015
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is very good as is the service have been about 4 times in the last month and will go back a lot more . Excellent all round

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CountryLoon
Aberdeen
4 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2014
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Food was good, however service was poor. Quite simply not enough staff and a manager with a face like a wet Wednesday ! Happy staff make customers feel happy. He clearly wanted to be somewhere else !

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haggis53
Edinburgh
16 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2014
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We took our family for early dinner and were very pleased with service, food etc. We were seated upstairs which was prefect for our 3 yr old grandson to move about, wasnt too busy

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filmbuff
London
21 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2014
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Zizzi is the perfect venue when en route to a game at Murrayfield. The food and service were very good and the bill for our party of 10 heavy drinkers was reasonable. We will happily return next time we are in Edinburgh.

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eatingmaniac
Edinburgh
27 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2014
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had the 50% off deal and the food was beautiful. A juicy chicken on foccaccia made up my main meal and I was stuffed.
Staff were friendly although the table I was at was a little dark.
I would reccommend Zizzi Edinburgh Quay for a vist.

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luv2dine
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2013
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There was 10 of us and we all had a great time, great food, great service! We all got what we asked for with no problems and the food was really tasty!

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jiip
Edinburgh
5 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2013
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Had a very enjoyable evening catching up with sister and brother in law. Can recommend the shared starter - antipasti Zizzi of fresh meats, mozzarella, roasted tomatoes and olives. For main course we had a whole range of food - I had the Linguine Arrabiata N’Duja which as the menu said was fiery and spicey and my wife had the Pollo Al Prosciutto, sister had a risotto and brother in law had a pizza, all of which they thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend. Had a bottle of wine but quite pricey for low end quality - had the montepulciano. Service was excellent - waitress was very attentive without being overbearing.

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Elfie
Miami
34 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2013
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Great service, lovely fresh food all served with a smile!

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Dave
Edinburgh
63 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2012
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Been here a few times, handy for an after shopping or cinema meal.
Food was good, service fast and friendly.
Calzone Pizza always goes down well!

Thanks!

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Dave
Edinburgh
63 reviews
Dined on 4 April 2012
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food, I went after cinema and was ideal!
Loved the pizza, was quick service, nice ambience and good value!

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MarkU
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2012
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Zizzi in Edinburgh Fountain Quays is a great family restaurant. Service is friendly and attentive; the kids get to doodle with sharp pencils (a rarity!) and the food is very tasty and good value.

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Rache11a
Edinburgh
6 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2012
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Nice for a quick pre cinema meal. Quick service, tasty food, good offers. Would eat here again.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 January 2012
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Dined at the restaurant in Hornchurch Saturday
Great service and very nice polite people. The waiter was very attentive and well -mannered.The food was great and we had a really nice time.
Only down side the restaurant it self was a bit cold.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2011
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Zizzi, edinburgh Quay.
Nice place, friendly staff, nice setting looking over the canal. Food was nice and service was quick. We went at night but would like to go back during the day or on a summer evening to appriciate the setting.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2011
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Zizzi at Edinburgh Quays for a meal before the Hogmany street party. Prompt service, tasty enough food. No complaints.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2011
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I found the menu to be varied and reasonable priced. The meal itself to be excellent. The service was excellent as well. The waiter never wrote the order down but on every occassion somehow managed to get it correct!

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hogban
Edinburgh
16 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2011
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food, quick, efficient service

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OpenTable Diner
London
7 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2011
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Edinburgh Quay Zizzi is in a great spot and the atmosphere is always buzzing with the work crowd at lunchtimes....its always busy so i recommend you book or get in early!
food was fab, menu is varied and all very tasty. whether its the strozapetti pasta or the sofia rustica pizza....yum!
service is a little slow as its so busy and only a few people struggling with the demands...

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KarenP
London
4 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2011
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I visited Zizzi Upminster on 22/8/11 as it was our 41st wedding anniversary. We eat regularly at this restaurant as the food, service and location are excellent. On this occasion we thoroughly enjoyed our meal ( duck and lamb were cooked to perfection).

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KarenP
London
4 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2011
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We remain impressed with the efficiency and standard of the food at this restaurant.

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KarenP
London
4 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2011
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Zizzi - Upminster is in an excellent location close to the Hornchurch Town centre. Hornchurch is a popular area with diners of mixed ages, including young groups & families. Zizzi's restaurant is busy at the week-end so you may need to book. The new menu offers a variety of meal choices to suit everyone from a mouthwatering classic duck dish to pasta, fish and vegetarian selections. Watch out for special deals too. The service is friendly and quick and the food is delicious!

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Jack
London
4 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2011
Overall4food4service4ambience4

very nice meal.

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eatingmaniac
Edinburgh
27 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2011
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Zizzi at Edinburgh Quay always provides a delicious meal and is a great place to go to before the cinema! Ambience of restaurant is relaxed.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
11 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2011
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food and value very good. Will definitely be back in the near future.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2011
Overall5food4service5ambience4

6 of us met for a meal at Zizzis Hornchurch on Monday evening. It was excellent. Great service and good food - highly recommended!

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DaisyBoo
London
9 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2011
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Good value food. Service was once again a little slow but fine if you're not in a hurry.

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foodfan
Edinburgh
40 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2011
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The girls went to Zizzi at the canal in Edinburgh Fountainbridge. Gnocchi with gorgonzola was delicious as was the calamari, pizza bread with balsamic caramelised onions. Three of us went for the duck which was very tasty - the large Rustica pizza proved too much for the fourth lady but a take home box was willingly provided. Bill was v.reasonable with their 25% off everything offer!

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Daisy
Edinburgh
9 reviews
Dined on 2 April 2011
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Zizzi at Edinburgh Quays is lovely - nice and relaxed and delicious, simple food.

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Zizzi - Edinburgh Quay does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Zizzi - Edinburgh Quay is rated 4.1 stars by 49 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.