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Las Iguanas - Edinburgh

141 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JY +44 1312689331

((((* South American
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday - Thursday: 11:00 - 00:00
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:30

Fun place, lively, young staff and customers. Food good, though my steak overdone and dry.

Iain Kerr 08 November 2016
from Edinburgh

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A stone’s throw from the castle, Las Iguanas in Edinburgh serves exciting cocktails and authentic Latin flavours in the historic heart of the city. South American tapas, spicy quesadillas and mouth-watering steaks are all favourites on the Las Iguanas menu.

Transporting you to the vibrant heart of Latin America, Las Iguanas presents an eclectic fusion of pan-continental influences, blending native Latin American, Indian, Spanish, Portuguese and African flavours. An informal yet exuberant eatery, Latin American artefacts punctuate the surfaces at Las Iguanas restaurant, and the interior features bespoke tables made from sustainable Brazilian wood, with vibrant colours throughout.

Full of authentic and tasty Latin American treats, the Las Iguanas menu features sizzling steaks, chicken fresh from the barbecue, and traditional dishes from all corners of South America. Meat and fish-free dishes and delicious meals designed for children are in ample supply, and the Las Iguanas bar stock is legendary: bursting with cocktails, wines, beers, punches and coolers.

In the cultural centre of the city, Edinburgh Las Iguanas is close to many major landmarks, and is a 4-minute drive from Edinburgh Train Station.

Las Iguanas - Edinburgh

141 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JY

Contact +44 1312262107
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Customer reviews for Las Iguanas - Edinburgh

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  • dinner (31)
  • trendy (25)
  • large parties (19)
  • lunch (19)
  • value (14)
  • romantic (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • entertainment (4)
  • private dining (2)
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  • luxury (1)
  • (((** 21 November 2016 by Kathleen Kyle from Dunfermline

    It was very busy. Nachos weren't up to scratch a bit soggy. Gambas & Calamari were good
    Sea bass was good but a bit cold. Burritos good
    Churros good
    Cocktails were good

  • ((((* 8 November 2016 by Iain Kerr from Edinburgh

    Fun place, lively, young staff and customers. Food good, though my steak overdone and dry.

  • (((** 29 October 2016 by Keith from Edinburgh

    Really friendly staff great starter main was new to the menu and was poor just didn't work well maybe needs some further experimentation.

  • (((** 17 October 2016 by Shirley Prentice from Edinburgh

    Lovely atmosphere busy with fabulous music. Tables were far enough apart to have an intimate dining experience. Unfortunately our waiter gave the impression he was harassed and disappeared at one point leaving all the tables he was serving for a lengthy period. The food was tasty but not show stopping (son is a talented chef so probably unrealistic standards).

  • ((((( 16 September 2016 by Anna from Edinburgh

    Brie and mango empanadas are incredible! Cannot find a fault in anything from the menu!

  • ((((( 28 August 2016 by Eleanor Welsh from Edinburgh

    First time here so chose from the Rio menu - less choice but so much easier to select. All our dishes were so tasty.

  • ((((* 28 August 2016 by Camile Cohen from Midlothian

    The food was lush, the server was very polite the atmosphere was good, music was a bite too loud.

  • (((** 27 August 2016 by Alice Heath from Edinburgh

    Nice interior, quite busy when we went because of the festival but most people were sat outside. Got the 5 tapas dishes for £24.95 offer; calamari which were very good!! And ceviche which was raw white fish soaked in a marinade type thing which was okay, the grated carrot that came with that dish was very tasty. We also had the nachos with shredded beef which were good, a good portion size for two people. We also got some duck and onion in tortillas which were good too. The prawns we got were amazing, the sauce with them was definitely the highlight of the meal for me!! The portions were quite small so we got dessert; six churros which were not good. They had put too much salt in the mix so they tasted like big chips. Not enjoyable. I might go back and try something else though, because their menu was biiig!! Staff were nice and we were served quickly which was good.

  • (((** 23 August 2016 by Mary from Edinburgh

    Overall ok but very noisy as so many restaurants are. Quite a wait till ordering but it was mid Edinburgh festival. Very cheery reception which was nice. Food pretty good. Almost too much choice.

  • ((((* 6 August 2016 by Emma Willis from Edinburgh

    Great food. Great cocktails!

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