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The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

21-25 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB

((()* Scottish

This was s fabulous experience highly reccomend the guest steak and mince and tatties. The starter of scotch egg was fab too.
Service excellent & value for money - great atmosphere too.

Susan Baird 14 August 2016
from Edinburgh

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In a majestic building steeped in literary history, The Printing Press serves up the best of the Scottish larder, on Edinburgh’s well-heeled George Street. The varied menu is available all day, with a late-night bar serving drinks and bar bites until the early hours.

Hand-picking produce from some of Scotland’s finest suppliers, The Printing Press menu features rustic classics such as smoked haddock rarebit and craft ale-battered day boat fish and chips, along with modern Scottish cooking including North Sea cod with heritage carrots and seaweed potatoes. A range of steak cuts, from grass-fed Tweed Valley Scotch beef, aged for a minimum of 28 days sizzle on the josper grill, are all served with chips and a variety of sauces. A children’s menu is also available at The Printing Press in Edinburgh.

Take afternoon tea, where the menu features a variety of classic Scottish sweet treats and indulgences, or be tempted by contemporary desserts like bramble panna cotta with Earl Grey poached pears.

Acclaimed chef Colin Fleming heads the kitchen at The Printing Press, bringing a wealth of expertise honed at some of Scotland’s best restaurants. Edinburgh Waverley Station is just a 7-minute walk away.

The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

21-25 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB

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Customer reviews for The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

3.6 ((()* (based on 24 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (13)
  • lunch (9)
  • large parties (6)
  • luxury (6)
  • trendy (6)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • business (3)
  • private dining (2)
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  • ((((( by from Monmouth

    We arrived a little early for our booking but this was not a problem . The staff were very professional and very helpful .There when you wanted something and not hanging about hoping to upsell when you didn't need them around . The bar , which I could see from where I sat was very well stocked with a variety of drinks and the bar staff never seemed to stop working . We both really enjoyed our meal and would definitely eat there next time we are in Edinburgh .

  • (((** by from Edinburgh

    Excellent service and very nice setting. Felt there could have been more of a choice of sandwiches however as they were limited. One of our group did not like smoked salmon and was only offered ham. Fillings in sandwiches were poor. Cakes and stones were lovely and a good choice available.

  • ((((( by from Edinburgh

    This was s fabulous experience highly reccomend the guest steak and mince and tatties. The starter of scotch egg was fab too.
    Service excellent & value for money - great atmosphere too.

  • (((** by from Edinburgh

    Beautiful food. Service friendly but a tiny bit stretched so you had to wait to make eye contact to get someone.

  • (((** by from Edinburgh

    Food was first class. Tables well spaced out, nice cool temperature and service attentive. Definately will revisit. Thought wine a bit over priced. 42 pounds for a bottle of Malbec??

  • ((((( by from Falkirk

    First time visiting and had booked with a friend for Afternoon Tea. As soon as you enter the service was excellent. The Afternoon Tea was delicious with a wonderful selection of savoury and sweet treats. The decor and ambiance of the restaurant is beautiful and elegant but very welcoming and relaxed at the same time. Would definitely recommend and we will be back soon

  • ((((* by from Edinburgh

    We enjoyed afternnoon tea. We were very well looked after.
    There was a nice selection of savories, scones and cakes.
    Although the main bar was quite busy the restaurant where we had afternoon tea was very quiet.

  • ((((( by from Edinburgh

    Lovely experience and the savoury tasters on the Afternoon Tea were delish

  • ((*** by from Edinburgh

    Had to request the fixed price two course lunch menu. Large plates and small portions.
    Grossly overpriced for a midday two course lunch with wine and coffee.

  • (((** by from Edinburgh

    Very lovely setting & food very tasty however service started well & ended up having to wait approx. 15mins for them to bring out children's desserts even though the adults had been served...which was a shame as we had to ask several was a quiet weekday evening...

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