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La Favorita

325 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8JA

((((( Italian
  •  - Edinburgh
  •  - Edinburgh
Main course: £10
Food spend: £22
Opening hours
Open daily from 12:00 to 23:00.

Nestled in Edinburgh's Leith Walk La Favorita is a log-fired pizza and gourmet pasta restaurant with a cracking Italian wine list. Starters include various bruschettas including Bruchetta Tartufata, topped with wild mushrooms and melted taleggio cheese drizzled with truffle oil (£4.95). Mains include Girello Di Mozzarella, a Swiss roll dish of fresh mozzarella filled with parma ham and pesto (£7.50) and Arancini di Riso alla Siciliana, rice balls filled with mincemeat and mozzarella (£6.75).

Their gourmet pasta and risotto selection includes the wild boar Pappardelle alla boscaiola (£10.50) and Risotto Imperiale of champagne stock, prawns, langoustine, smoked salmon and caviar (£11.95).

Its pizza menu includes gluten free version of its two dozen pizzas, small wonder it won the Pizza and Pasta Association Pizza Restaurant of the Year in 2007.

La Favorita

325 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8JA

Contact +44 1315542430

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Customer reviews for La Favorita

5 ((((( (based on 2 reviews)
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  • child friendly (2)
  • dinner (2)
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  • large parties (2)
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  • romantic (2)
  • lunch (1)
  • ((((( 26 January 2011 by Chico from Edinburgh

    Imaginative menu, great bustling atmosphere, excellent food, great service.

  • ((((( 5 January 2011 by Mickey from Edinburgh

    Having been here several times, it is pleasing to note that the welcome is still warm and friendly

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