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33A St Stephen Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AH

(((() British
  •  - Edinburgh
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  •  - Edinburgh
  •  - Edinburgh
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Main course: -£1
Food spend: -£1
Opening hours
Wednesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:30 - 22:00. Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30.

This is a great local restaurant offering excellent food and service. For the price, I couldn't fault it.

Calum 24 August 2013
from Edinburgh

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Offering a laidback setting and fine dining flavours in Edinburgh, Purslane enjoys a glowing reputation for its delectable European delicacies.

With the kitchen headed by a team of chefs whose expertise were honed in Michelin-starred and AA Rosette-adorned restaurants, menu favourites include tuna loin with vegetable gateaux and black olive tapenade, or a smooth pumpkin crème brulee.


33A St Stephen Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AH

Contact +44 1312263500

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Customer reviews for Purslane

4.4 (((() (based on 7 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • romantic (6)
  • business (3)
  • dinner (2)
  • large parties (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • private dining (1)
  • ((((* 30 November 2013 by Alan from Edinburgh

    Food cannot be faulted - ticks all the boxes!!

  • ((((( 24 August 2013 by Calum from Edinburgh

    This is a great local restaurant offering excellent food and service. For the price, I couldn't fault it.

  • ((((( 11 December 2012 by Poirot from Edinburgh

    An evening out & on a Saturday. Lovely restaurant with great ambience and friendly staff. Food really good and imaginative, well cooked and nicely presented - no faults.

  • ((((( 5 August 2012 by ECo from Dunfermline

    We dined on a Saturday evening with foodie friends and received a warm welcome on arrival at Purslane. We all struggled in deciding what to have as the menu, though not extensive, had the right balance of dishes which all sounded very appealing. We were given information on the dishes when we asked which then helped us to decide. The starters of scallops, chicken bon bons and cod cheeks were as good as they sounded on the menu. Followed and equalled by the quality of mains - the duck was divine, the wild mushroom tagliatelle flavoursome and the hake was quickly scoffed. No room for desserts for two of us but we had the tasty petit fours and coffee the others enjoyed the cheese board and colourful crackers. Will definitely come back and recommend to friends.

  • ((((( 13 May 2012 by BAIL from Edinburgh

    Four of us ate at 8.30 on a Saturday evening. Restaurant is small and was full when we arrived but the welcome was friendly. The atmosphere was buzzing, but it was the food that was the star - each of us cleared every plate, including pudding. The wine was very reasonably priced and the food excellent value for money - we will definitely return.

  • (((** 4 February 2012 by Mart from Edinburgh

    Dinner at 8pm. Service excellent, friendly and quick. Starter of pigeon breast was very tough. Main course potatoes were cold and main portions were far too small. Overpriced. This place will fail unless they review the experience on offer.

  • ((((* 16 December 2011 by I<3Hanson from Edinburgh

    This is a great place for an evening meal- the food, staff and atmosphere were all fantastic. We especially enjoyed the wild boar starter and the chocolate marquise dessert. If you're looking for a relaxed and fun night out with food that's good value for money- this is the place to go!

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