Taisteal

1 Forth Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3JX
Critics Review 10/10
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Tuesday-Saturday

Dinner served 5pm – 8pm

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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 and culinary techniques from around the world.

Taisteal takes elements of fine dining and presents them in a relaxed environment.

Chef Owner 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 its individual style and has been included in the Michelin Guide, the Good Food Guide and the Lonely Planet.

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, 08 October 2020

One of the best meals I've had in Edinburgh! And amazing value for money. Service was excellent. Can't wait to visit again

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Visited On Thursday, 08 October 2020

We had a lovely evening. Great food, friendly staff, good recommendations for wine pairing! Couldn't fault anything!

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 October 2020

Excellent food and service. The tasting menu just got better and better as the courses went on. Attentive and very friendly staff. Would highly recommend.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 October 2020

Great food and service in the difficult days of Covid.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

Had an outstanding meal, fantastic value for money. Staff were lovely, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. Only small complaint was that there could have been better adherence to COVID advice - no hand sanitizer available (although I had my own) and at times staff wearing masks over mouth only and not nose.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

We booked for a Saturday night. The staff were friendly & welcoming and the food was well presented and sooooooo tasty. We were very happy with the Wellington and amazing puddings. Would happily go back and eat it all again. Great value for money too!

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Visited On Thursday, 01 October 2020

Delicious food. Staff were very attentive

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Visited On Thursday, 01 October 2020

Another delicious meal in pleasant surroundings. Very good friendly service and e excellent value for money. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

Absolutely love Taisteal, the service is wonderful, the food is excellent and the drinks are beautifully paired. We love coming down for dinner!

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Visited On Thursday, 24 September 2020

Lovely service and food was delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

This is a gem of a restaurant in Edinburgh - one of our top food places to go to. The service was very homely and friendly, and the food is on point - a total food sensation

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

Lovely food , very friendly staff and great atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

The greatest restaurant in Edinburgh and to me the whole country. Enough said. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

Brilliant service, creative and exquisite food

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Visited On Saturday, 26 September 2020

Best service we’ve experienced in a long while.

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Visited On Friday, 25 September 2020

Loved it..

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Amazing! So delicious and such a treat. I really hope that I get a chance to the return again!

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Visited On Thursday, 24 September 2020

Wonderful Stockbridge eatery. Not sure why we’ve not been before, could not have been better. The separate vegan menu was outstanding!

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Visited On Thursday, 24 September 2020

The food and staff were amazing! It was one of the highlights of our trip to Edinburgh as me and my partner are a big couple of foodies.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

We had the best evening for my birthday. We tried the 7 course taster menu and it was unreal! Flavours and combinations your brain says shouldn't work, but my goodness they work. I chose the drinks pairing option and my husband had the 'Old Fashioned' cocktail ( x 3 ahahah) The atmosphere was so relaxed and happy, not pretentious in any way whatsoever. We were not disappointed and cannot wait to return. Thanks to the Taisteal team for making our evening 😊

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

I loved my meal at Taisteal. I have to do gluten-free and dairy-free and it was no problem at all. I was able to do the three courses and really enjoyed it. There service was top notch from the reservation process to when I left having eaten just a wee more than I should have! :)

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

Absolutely fantastic. A gem of a restaurant in Stockbridge. The food is incredible value, particularly the venison wellington and peanut butter baked Alaska! The service was friendly and the restaurant was cosy with lovely atmosphere. Worth every penny.

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

The food and service was incredible. We absolutely loved it xx

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Taisteal was the highlight of our trip to Edinburgh! The food was absolutely delicious and the service was friendly and efficient. Care was clearly taken to ensure hygiene standards were high and steps taken to keep everyone safe. The prices are very reasonable - we have paid much more for food that was nowhere near as good! If we return to Edinburgh we will absolutely be going back to Taisteal.

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