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 Saturday, 18 January 2020

Exceptional food in a lovely, stylish but warm and welcoming setting. Each of the three courses we had was delicious and, along with the atmosphere and friendly service from staff who demonstrate a passion for the food they serve, made it a special evening and dining experience.

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

We went for my husband's birthday in Taisteal and had the 7-meal course and a bottle of Italian red wine. The food was fantastic, the wine was great too. The staff were very polite and were giving us details about each dish: the ingredients, the smell, the taste. It is great value of money and it was a great experience to go there and will definitely go back!!

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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

Fabulous as usual. This is the restaurant we would always go to first when going out for a first class meal with excellent service and great atmosphere. Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Fantastic meal, friendly and attentive staff. The tasting menu was wonderful, and the staff were clearly knowledgeable and passionate about the food and drink they were serving. Nice to have a variety of drinks in the pairings, not just wine

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Food was excellent, start friendly and helpful and patient (we asked a lot of questions). Would highly recommend and will be back!

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Had a lovely evening in your cosy, stylish and friendly restaurant. Really enjoyed the beautifully presented food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

A delightful evening. An inventive, really tasty and incredibly good value 'market menu', all engagingly presented by our host. We rarely find a restaurant that we enjoy as much as we did Taisteal. We'll be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

We both had an excellent meal. Food was very good and was definitely value for money.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Excellent on every count . A real treat on my doorstep - ❤️

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Good quality, fresh food but not worth the money. We had pescaterian tasting menu so it may be different for normal menu judging by great reviews

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Faultless dining experience. Each dish was delicious, quality of food was of an extremely high standard, service was friendly and took time to explain each course in detail as it arrived. I can't recommend Taisteal enough. First-rate. Thank you.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

We loved the 5 course taster menu! Our best meal out in 2019, we decided. Superb quality, innovative food - and we only wish we were closer, so we could come back more often. Thanks!

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

A fantastic Hogmanay tasting menu! We had a lovely evening, service was friendly and relaxed, and the food was incredible. It was a great way to celebrate the new year!

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Exciting 7 courses for New Years eve. If you are a foodie wanting something different - this is the place. Really lovely dining.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

We had a fantastic dinner at Taisteal which surpassed our expectations. Every course was cooked to perfection and excellently presented. Service was attentive without being instructive. Only downside was the table was a bit tight for 4 people although the staff were clearly used to this.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Food was fantastic and service was excellent. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

We had the five course tasting menu with matching drinks. Delicious. We were a bit unsure of the drinks not all being wine but the cider was great and the gin went really well with the salmon, so it was good to try something a bit different. Will definitely go back. Service was very friendly and not too rushed. All in all a great evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

First visit and will be returning. A lovely meal which was reasonably priced, unique dishes which me and my friend enjoyed. Good friendly service and explained all the dishes.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

excellent value lunch, such delicious food, wine and attentive service

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Taisteal never fails to deliver fabulous food. A relaxed atmosphere with great attention to detail.. A restaurant you just want to keep going back to.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Amazing experience. Can't wait to visit again.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

A friend and I went for the early evening menu and the food was absolutely fantastic and unbelievable value for the money. Can't recommend Taisteal and the lovely staff highly enough!

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

Great tastes,and definitely a bit different. Loved it. Third visit.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Brilliant service and phenomenal food would highly recommend the pork belly to anyone who loves food!

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