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Gardeners Cottage

1 Royal Terrace Gardens , London Road , Edinburgh , United Kingdom, EH7 5DX
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Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10am – 2:30pm
Lunch: 12pm – 2:30pm
Dinner: 5pm – 9:30pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Gardeners Cottage

The Gardener’s Cottage is a restaurant in Royal Terrace Gardens at the foot of Calton Hill. Built in 1836 the cottage, which was originally home to the gardener, has been transformed into Edinburgh’s home for seasonal cooking and social dining. Seated at long communal tables our guests can enjoy weekend brunch, an a’la carte lunch menu, or an inventive, set seven course dinner menu, using only the best seasonal, local produce.

Cuisine: Scottish
Dress Code: Casual
Price point: $ $ $ $
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Visited On Saturday, 23 September 2017

Fantastic meal, wonderful staff, great atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 23 September 2017

We were very rushed, had to be out by 8 but were ready we'll before then. Also didn't pay any attention to request for kids not to have cheese.

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Visited On Friday, 22 September 2017

Best Restaurant in europe GOOD LUCK GRAHAM

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Visited On Friday, 22 September 2017

It was the most amazing unique dining experience.

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Visited On Friday, 22 September 2017

We had a lovely lunch meal and enjoyed having a view to the chefs plating up our meals. Communal tables offered a great chance to chat with fellow diners.

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Visited On Thursday, 21 September 2017

Delicious food, excellent wine pairing. Relaxed environment and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend :)

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Table of 4 and none of us having been before were all very impressed in a timely served 7 course menu. Great use of ingredients, flavours and textures but not crazy fussy presentation! Highly recommend it!

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Had a wonderful evening. Loved the food, the atmosphere, the staff and we met some lovely people who were also dining. Communal tables definitely help people to interact.

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Inventive , attentive and if you pay attention you'll see someone out picking some of your ingredients from the garden.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 September 2017

My first visit and I enjoyed it very much. The service was welcoming and friendly and atmosphere was good. The food was so fresh the chef went out to the garden to pick the salad. Lovely experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 September 2017

Great venue all around. Inventive menu, friendly and helpful staff, relaxed atmosphere, delicious food and wine.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 September 2017

Overall we had a lovely meal at Garners Cottage. The food was delicious and there was lots of variety on the menu. We didn't care too much for the long tables and being wedged in so close to others. We had a very loud group next to us which was distracting and made for an unfortunate atmosphere. I think in a big group though this would be a great place to go

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Visited On Monday, 11 September 2017

This was a most delightful experience! Right in the middle of Edinburgh a quaint cottage filled with delicious food, from first course to last.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 September 2017

Great food, we will be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 September 2017

Fabulous food in this beautiful setting . Relaxed , helpful staff . Loved the whole experience !

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Ha sido una experiencia increíble, el local y el servicio encantador; y que decir de la comida, realmente increíble Además del fabuloso trato tienen varias opciones de menú vegetariano y no tuvieron problema alguno en realizar una tarta de cumpleaños Otro aspecto que me ha sorprendido para bien es el trato con el resto de clientes, todos comíamos en la misma mesa, por lo que permitía conversar con todos! Un sitio espectacular y totalmente recomendable, en el centro de Edimburgo

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Visited On Friday, 15 September 2017

We felt we could have a bit more space at the table

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 September 2017

We really loved our dinner here. The food was amazing and the service couldn't have been better. We will recommend it to all of our friends coming to Edinburgh.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Food was excellent to the most part. Staff were very friendly. My partner and I enjoyed the experience greatly.

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Visited On Monday, 04 September 2017

I really enjoyed my experience. The communal tables added another level of experience. I would dine here again absolutely.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 September 2017

Hi A wonderful meal. As near to perfect as I have had Thanks for looking after us

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Visited On Monday, 11 September 2017

Everyone loved the exciting and very delicious food and atmosphere and perfect service!

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Visited On Monday, 11 September 2017

Great place and we are already planning the return visit

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Visited On Sunday, 10 September 2017

A lovely experience. Pleasant and comfortable atmosphere. Unique and delicious food. Enjoyed interacting with other guests. All combined to make an unforgettable experience!

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Visited On Sunday, 10 September 2017

Amazing

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