Open Wed-Sunday (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays)
Sonder – n.
The realisation that each passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.
Sonder is a modern, open plan kitchen / dining experience, using seasonal Scottish ingredients.
Very tasty food with original menu , recommended .
Thoughtful and very delicious food, lovely environment. Staff perfect level of friendly and attentive without intruding. So happy to have this place in our neighbourhood and will be looking forward to returning....
Beautiful food but portion sizes disappointing. We took the recommended 2 snacks and 2 mains per person but left hungry. Shame, because I was really looking forward to trying Sonder.
Food exvellent but dessert a bit too sugary and found it difficult to define the ginger and rhubarb. All other food simply fabulous with great depth of flavour.
We both really enjoyed our experience at your restaurant and appreciated the presentation of very good to excellent dishes served with pleasure and without pretension. The rhubarb / ginger / sable dessert was outstanding! Thanks!
Wonderful well cooked imaginative food.
Very Scandinavian accented environment with dishes that were well presented and tasty. We just had the tapas and they were all great. Meat cooked perfectly, good combination of textures and seasonings, very well presented. Would love it if the chef had a restaurant in my city!
My partner and I got engaged on Thursday, and after reading very good reviews on Trip Advisor decided to go to Sonder for a celebratory meal. We had the duck rolls and cod mousse/crispy skin starters which we shared. Portions were small but with most fine dining the expectation is that you have all 3/4 courses that are going without overloading on any one. Flavours were subtle but very fresh. All the dishes were impressively presented. We then had 4 mains shared between us. This was recommended by the staff who said that the portions were medium sized. We went for scallops, squid, and then venison and lamb. The squid and venison were good. The former and later out of this world. Scallops cooked to perfection and sauce to die for. The lamb was the best I've tasted with an amazing barbecue flavour off it. The service was excellent throughout with staff explaining the dishes when presented. We even got complimentary champagne for our occasion. We had the chocolate and lemon meringue desserts. Both were very good. We ordered a bottle of Reisling and it was superb too. We were so happy that we chose Sonder for our engagement celebration meal. We would be regulars if we lived in Edinburgh!
Lovely food and service - top of fine dining! However, we were adviced a bit wrong on which portions to take and ended up sharing the tiniest portions! We ended up full in the end - however would not recommend sharing portions, but take your own. Lamb sharing platter was amazing
Excellent food prepared in full view. Flavours well balanced, beautifully cooked. Friendly attentive service. What more could you want?
Portions plus copieuses
Fined with two vegans and the staff were all extremely accommodating which really made the difference!
Delicious food enjoyed everything that we had. Will definitely be back.
We booked here before a show at the Queens Hall. Wow !! Food was on a different level to anything we have tried in the last few years and we thought we had been eating well. There was not a single dish that I didn't want to lick the plate clean after. Taste is everything here. Special mention for the waiting staff who were so attentive and informative. Brilliant experience. To quote Arnie S. "We will be back"
The food was absolutely stunning - there wasn’t a single dish that we tried that we didn’t absolutely fall in love with. The service as well was unparalleled. Both our servers had an extensive knowledge of every dish that was served to us and could answer any and every question we asked. We had an absolutely wonderful time, and will definitely be making a return very soon!
Excellent menu with some fantastic flavours. Service was on point, attentive without being overbearing. We would highly recommend Sonder.
Enjoyable evening with very good food and service
Will be back!
Servings were too small and expensive for what they were. Although we understood the concept of cooking the dishes in the moment and in full view, the restaurant didnt have good ventilation and we left smelling like greasy food.. not the greatest.
The food was fabulous, especially the sauces. We had two snacks and one each from veg, fish and meat, then ordered another meat as we were still hungry. My issue is that portion size spoiled the sharing experience. The classic was the scallop dish, fabulous sauce but half a scallop each was unsatisfactory. Add another scallop and increase dish size slightly if you want people to share, even if the dish prices need to increase. We went for a couple of drinks afterwards, then shared a pizza on our way home, first time I’ve ever done that after a restaurant meal.
Great food, great service, great atmosphere.
Delicious food and very friendly staff!
An unparalleled dining experience, thank you.
The food was simply incredible! Highly recommended