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
  • Outdoor Seating
  • 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, 18 January 2020

Lovely evening with good food and service. Only given 4 * for food as although they do have gluten free options available, it was disappointing that they no longer have gluten-free bread/pizza .

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Service, food and atmosphere great, would recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

The meal was delicious, the bucatini noricena tastes so fresh and vibrant.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

We went for my birthday,food was lovely.

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Seats were strange, too high at one side to uncomfortable on other side of table and lower. My calzone was cold, margarita pizza needed longer coke was flat, waited longer for ice cream than main course it was a Wednesday night and not busy

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Once again outstanding meal and great service.

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

New menu more expensive?

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Always a lovely place to eat. Food is excellent and the staff are lovely, really good value for money too

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

I enjoyed coming to your restaurant with my family but found it strange that you seated us by a draughty door when there were other tables available in the restaurant for a party of three. These tables were in far more amenable places and remained vacant throughout the time we were in your restaurant. (We asked about sitting at another table but you told us we couldn’t be seated elsewhere.) I can only think you wanted us seated near the front of the restaurant so it looked full to passers by. My mother is 87 and told me she was cold throughout her time in the restaurant and this adversely affected her enjoyment of the evening. Interestingly, we met with friends today and told them we’d visited your restaurant and they said they had also been and had been cold throughout their visit. It’s a shame when you serve lovely food that you fall down on making customers feel comfortable.

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Great food, great service served in a timely manner making a great dining experience at a good price, all in value for money

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

Staff are very welcoming and friendly , nothing is too much to ask for. Definitely recommend

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

Food was good. Service great.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Lovely food, great staff

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Never got Lemoncello tho 😢

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

We enjoyed the food last night, but there was a large group of ladies at the next table who’s behaviour was totally out of order. We were out celebrating my Mums 85th Birthday. The noise level was so bad we really couldn’t have any conversation. So we ate our main course, paid and left. Very disappointed. 😢

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

It’s been over 2yrs since I was we were last here. To be honest I don’t know why we left it so long as the good and service was amazing

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Visited On Friday, 29 November 2019

Delicious food and lovely fun atmosphere, staff seemed very happy and chatty. One tiny fault, we were sitting near the door and it was a bit chilly. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

Excellent in every way. Service was exceptional. Thank you so much to the entire team. It's the team effort that makes it perfect!

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 September 2019

A place that NEVER disappoints. Always welcoming, friendly and helpful staff. Fantastic chefs dishing up fine food every time.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

We had a very poor experience on our visit this time, husbands steak was uncooked (not rare definitely raw) and my Pizza was burnt on the outside but cold on the inside.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Can't provide feedback on the atmosphere as we were a late sitting on a Saturday afternoon and the restaurant was empty however it was a lovely clean and welcoming environment. We will definitely be back!

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

An excellent dinner with great service! We always have a lovely night here.

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Came here last night with my mum and the meal was amazing and staff were really friendly.

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

Lovely meal, friendly, funny & welcoming staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Lovely place. Great food. Defo worth a visit.

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