Taisteal

1 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH4 1HU
Critics Review 10/10
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Tuesday – Sunday

Lunch served 12pm – 2.30pm

Dinner served 6pm – 9.30pm

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About Taisteal

TAISTEAL IS A FAMILY RUN, NEIGHBOURHOOD RESTAURANT WITH A TWIST.
MEANING TRAVEL OR JOURNEY, TAISTEAL PRESENTS DISHES USING THE BEST LOCAL SCOTTISH PRODUCE COMBINED WITH INGREDIENTS & CULINARY TECHNIQUES FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

TAISTEAL TAKES ELEMENTS OF FINE DINING AND PRESENTS THEM IN A RELAXED ENVIRONMENT.
HEAD CHEF GORDON CRAIG, AND HIS WIFE LUCY, DEVELOPED THE IDEA FOR TAISTEAL WHILST TRAVELLING IN CHINA AND HAVE MADE IT A REALITY WITH THE HELP OF A SMALL BUT DEDICATED STAFF TEAM.

TAISTEAL HAS BEEN RECOGNISED FOR IT’S INDIVIDUAL STYLE AND HAS BEEN INCLUDED IN THE MICHELIN GUIDE, AA GUIDE AND THE GOOD FOOD GUIDE.

Cuisine: Scottish, Fine Dining
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Taisteal review
10/10
A short walk away from Edinburgh city centre is Stockbridge, a leafy village-like suburb that boasts a tremendous amount of independent cafes, shops, and restaurants, including Taisteal, owned by Michelin-trained chef Gordon Craig. Taisteal is an old Irish word for travel or journey, and it’s well worth the journey to this Michelin-recommended Edinburgh restaurant...
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Visited On Thursday, 16 May 2019

Fantastic!

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Fabulous food and drinks. Service was spot. Not to miss!!

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Visited On Thursday, 09 May 2019

Great food and atmosphere!

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Visited On Thursday, 09 May 2019

Great value for money. Wonderful food and friendly service.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

A couple of the dishes were unbalanced eg duck starter,

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 May 2019

Interesting food and great service, will certainly go back!

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

Excellent food and service. We will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Portion sizes small for price but quality of food great

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

The staff are so welcoming and efficient, and the food arrived swiftly. Our water was replenished regularly without prompting. Our food and wine was delicious - it looked too good to eat, and as this was our second visit after being treated by our son, we shall be returning on a regular basis ! Lovely experience - thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Dined at Taisteal using a gift voucher from family. Nice restaurant, good service from friendly and attentive staff. Excellent food

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Very impressed with the standard of cooking, very friendly and efficient service and outstanding value for money. We had a very good meal in a congenial atmosphere.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

A lovely venue for dinner. The food is excellent and the welcome friendly. My only very minor point of improvement would be having the tables not too close together - however compared to many restaurants the accommodation is great.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Very friendly atmosphere, extremely delicious and perfect value for money! Will definitely return

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

A fabulous meal. I thing but praise for everything, food was amazing, service welcoming and attentive. Cannot recommend enough. We will be back!

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

I have grumbled at another high grade restaurant that the amount of actual meat in a meat entree is insufficient, and so it is here. The quality is five star but the quantity not. Also, the coffee should not be served before the dessert. On the whole, though, a standout meal.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Great as ever

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Excellent value for money. Great tasting dishes that were very hard to fault. Wonderful atmosphere and very attentive staff - we will be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Excellent food combining different flavours and presentation. The food is 'nouvelle cuisine' but refreshingly plentiful and reasonably priced. A key attraction is the great service. The staff are very friendly and attentive ensuring that we were well looked after during our visit.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Taisteal was a great balance of good food fantastic service with a warm and friendly environment. We will definitely be back and highly recommend a visit.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Great restaurant - beautiful food stylishly served, but no silly prices.

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Never fails to impress

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Lovely meal. Starters slightly disappointing - terrine was a bit bland and as was the mackerel which was served too cold. Main courses were excellent - it was the tenderest pork belly I have ever had and the taste and balance were first rate. We expected it to be busier for a Friday night which detracted from the atmosphere but not our overall enjoyment of the meal. You deserve to have been busier!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Another fantastic meal. Thanks to Ilaria for the wonderful service! We’ll be back

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Had the market menu on Saturday afternoon: absolutely delicious food, great wine options, wonderful service and beautiful restaurant - and great value too! Definitely returning soon.

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