Giancarlo's italian

119 high street, Tranent, United Kingdom, Eh33 1lw
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12:00-1:45 Monday-Friday
17:00-22:00
12:00-23:00 Saturday-Sunday

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Giancarlo's italian

Our family started their Scottish Italian story, many years ago, journeying from their humble beginnings in the mountain village of Picinisco, making their way across Europe, to settle, eventually, in Scotland, to make their living. Of the great diaspora, that spread Italians across the globe, none, could have been more improbable, than their settlement in the remote, rainy Scotland. However, the affinity between the Scots and the Italians was instant. Scotland challenged Italians, but ultimately accommodated them and, in turn, the Scots and Italians learned from each other.

The culinary imprint of Italians can be seen everywhere on British streets. Walk down any major city street, and you will likely find, an Italian, or a descendent, selling ice cream, fish and chips, or, food inspired by their homeland.

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 24 August 2019

This is my local restaurant, the food and service are consistently very good. I would recommend it without reservation.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 August 2019

We did enjoy our meal, however there were a few things that were disappointing. We had to wait quite a while for someone taking our drinks order. The waitress was pleasant but there did not seem to be enough staff on for such a busy period. The food was good. The restaurant was very noises and at one point could hardly hear ourselves speak. We asked for a second round of drinks and I was given a large rose when I did not ask for it and my friend asked for a large glass of Pinot Grigio but received a small on, although we did not say anything at the time as the staff were very bus. Maybe little things but all add up to a disappointing visit. Shame as we have been before and experience much better first time.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 August 2019

Food was ok my pollo carbonara was dry and tasteless, service was quite slow

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Very good, took the kids. They loved it.

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Very friendly staff and excellent with there attitude towards children, can't recommend highly enough.

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Superb food and service. Great value lunch time.

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Visited On Monday, 05 August 2019

Always consistently great food. Owners and staff are brilliant. Great value lunch menu and lobster ravioli and lamb chops from the a la carte are superb.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Amazing food and an excellent atmosphere, would recommend dining at giancarlo's to anyone.

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Visited On Friday, 02 August 2019

Staff are very attentive, very helpful on choosing the wine my friend and I would love. Food is awesome...although they mistook my order but I was still satisfied as the food is really good.

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Visited On Monday, 29 July 2019

Lovely lunch lovely food, with great service and a reasonable price

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Thought the restaurant had changed a lot since the last time I was there and not for the better. No tablecloths any more, feels more like a cafe than a restaurant. Once we were ready to order we were told half the menu was unavailable leaving pizza or pasta. One waiter running around like crazy who was indeed doing a very good job all things considered but service nothing like it used to be. Unfortunately I won’t be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Quality of food ok service poor

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

A very noisy restaurant, we actually couldn't hear each other speak until after 8.30pm when it quietened down a bit. This wouldn't stop us returning but we'd book at a quieter time. The service was good, just slow, but this was probably because it was so busy. The food was very good and very good value.

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

Excellent as always. Fab food excellent service. Thanks for a great night ❤️

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Pleasant meal. My food was a bit bland. Good menu and well cooked... Maybe I did not choose very well. I would return however.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

Staff always attentive & friendly. Food is delicious. Only one aspect I would change is the music which although is very good,it’s not Italian

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

We had a lovely meal here whilst on our holidays, staff were very accommodating for children. Great value for money too :).

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Excellent food and service as aslways

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 June 2019

First time there and will definitely be back. Everything was first class, will be recommending to my friends.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Had a delicious meal and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was hot and servings were large. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 June 2019

Lovely meal with great service even though it was busy in the restaurant we were served quickly. Would highly recommend.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Had a really nice meal and service was great.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

quite noisy as it was fathers day, however all went well.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Excellent food at lunch time, good value for a big meal!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

We have been going to the restaurant since it opened we always have a lovely time and the food is always great. Lovely team of staff who do a great job.

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