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Sonder

74-78 South Clerk Street , Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH8 9PT
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Open Wed-Sunday (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays)
Lunch: 12noon-2.30pm
Dinner: 5.30pm-10pm

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About Sonder

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.

Cuisine: European
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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Very tasty food with original menu , recommended .

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

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....

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

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.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

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.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

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!

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Wonderful well cooked imaginative food.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Capish 🤣🤠

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

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!

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

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!

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

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

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

Excellent food prepared in full view. Flavours well balanced, beautifully cooked. Friendly attentive service. What more could you want?

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

Portions plus copieuses

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Fined with two vegans and the staff were all extremely accommodating which really made the difference!

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Delicious food enjoyed everything that we had. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 April 2019

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"

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

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!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Excellent menu with some fantastic flavours. Service was on point, attentive without being overbearing. We would highly recommend Sonder.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Enjoyable evening with very good food and service

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Will be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 28 March 2019

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.

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

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.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

Great food, great service, great atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

Delicious food and very friendly staff!

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

An unparalleled dining experience, thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

The food was simply incredible! Highly recommended

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