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Giancarlo's italian

119 high street, Tranent, United Kingdom, Eh33 1lw
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Opening Information

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, 19 May 2018

Another great dining experience at Ginacarlo's. We'll definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

I am coeliac and the waiter was very good telling me what I could eat or swap. Very friendly enjoyed my meal.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

excellent as always.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Great time as always xxx

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

Excellent waiter service, nothing too much trouble. Food outstanding, lovely cocktails. Definitely going back.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 May 2018

The food was delicious and the portions were very generous. We went on a Saturday lunch time and were the only diners in. The waiter and chef made a great effort to make sure we enjoyed our meal. I would have rated it straight 5* but the seats were a little uncomfortable and I thought the soft drinks and water were slightly overpriced.

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

Seating wasn’t very comfortable and a bit noisy

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Visited On Friday, 13 April 2018

Service a bit slow but resturant very busy.

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Visited On Thursday, 12 April 2018

Excellent as always xx

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Visited On Sunday, 08 April 2018

This was my second visit and I was not disappointed. A small menu with something for everyone. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food was great. I will be back. Many thanks

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Visited On Saturday, 07 April 2018

Great new menu, delicious food and great service even though the guys were very short-staffed on a very busy evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 April 2018

Excellent as always!! x

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Visited On Monday, 19 March 2018

Good service. Timely delivery of food. A very good price. Not an extensive menu for my choices outwith pizza I dont think some choices as well cooked as 9 months ago but we're regular because of service and let's face it, its the best in the dark place that is Tranent and local.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

Our first visit to Giancarlo's and we were very impressed. The service was excellent, very friendly and attentive. The food was delicious and did not break the bank. Thank you very much for a lovely afternoon!

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

Waited 40 mins for our food order to be taken which in the end we just asked for the bill and left.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Great service, food fresh and tasty. Will be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 March 2018

we had a coeliac in our party and their pizza was very dry. The rest of our food was delicious

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Visited On Sunday, 11 March 2018

Very busy restaurant yesterday but this did not effect the quality of the food or service. Food and service was excellent. Would highly recommend. Best Italian in East Lothian :)

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

Lovely meal with my family. Great service and food was amazing! Be back soon!

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Visited On Thursday, 08 March 2018

We visited Giancarlo’s for a belated birthday treat for my husband. We were greeted warmly and the service throughout was second to none. The food was absolutely delicious and the portions are very generous - both myself and my husband left some of our mains as we couldn’t finish them. Also the Nutella pizza is amazing!! We will definitely be back, thank you to all the staff for a lovely evening :)

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Visited On Sunday, 04 March 2018

great food , great service

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

Had the best pizza for a long time

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

We enjoy coming to Giancarlo's but every time we visit the restaurant is absolutely freezing! You must notice your diners sitting with scarves and sometimes coats on. The back doors let in far too much cold air. Unfortunately this is the last time we will come in the evening and outwith summer because it spoils dinner. Shame because the food is very good and the staff are always very nice. Guys - you've got to sort this out.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 March 2018

We unfortunately didn't get on 1/03 as the weather affected both travel and the restaurant. However we will rebook when we are free. This little gem is one of our favourite eateries, service and food of the highest standard.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 February 2018

Great service and high quality food. I’ll certainly be back!

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