Zizzi - Edinburgh Roxburgh
1 Roxburgh Court, Edinburgh, EH1 1PG +44 1312680639
- Main course: £10
- Food spend: £25
- Opening hours
- Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00 Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30
Loved the food
15 February 2018
Located in the heart of the old town, a UNESCO world heritage site, Zizzi – Edinburgh Roxburgh serves authentic Italian cuisine in a library-themed restaurant with an al fresco terrace enjoying views out to Princes Street Gardens. Just off the Royal Mile, it is the perfect spot for a meal after a day of seeing the sights in the area, which include Edinburgh Castle and the 17th-century Mary Kings Close.
The Zizzi menu showcases a passion for simple, delicious Italian food, served with an inventive twist. Hand-stretched, thin and crispy rustica pizzas are loaded with inspiring toppings, while salads and pasta dishes feature fresh, seasonal ingredients. Complementing the menu’s rich flavours, the Zizzi wine list brings together a selective stock of international bottles,and inventive cocktails are also on offer.
Specially designed for younger diners, the bambini menu at Zizzi restaurant is filled with tempting Italian dishes. For dessert, opt for a trusty Italian classic like super-smooth gelato or tiramisu, or an inventive seasonal special.
Zizzi – Edinburgh Roxburgh in Dorchester is a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Rail Station. Edinburgh Castle is a 12-minute walk away.
Zizzi - Edinburgh Roxburgh
1 Roxburgh Court, Edinburgh, EH1 1PG
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Customer reviews for Zizzi - Edinburgh Roxburgh
((((( 15 February 2018 by Lee from Selkirk
Loved the food
(**** 3 January 2018 by Sarah from Edinburgh
No option but to book for 5.45pm. Waited a long time for simple mains of pizza and very overcooked and measly though expensive king prawn skewer. Waiting staff argued over my order of a glass of prosecco for my 17 year old (totally legal when eating out), saying she needed proof that the drinker was over 25. Manager sorted but my young adults felt embarrassed to be treated like this.
The whole restaurant was full of xmas shoppers naturally, yet the staff hadn't dealt with coats etc so it felt a mess and overcrowded. It took two goes for them to get the bill right despite me telling the manager we had Tesco vouchers on arrival. And they had no Kalhua for a particular cocktail.
Overall, as far as a chain goes, the food is underwhelming, overpriced and staff appear unable to deal with a busy sitting and uninformed on licencing law. I left a decent tip (which I hope stays with waiting staff and not shared with kitchen) because I spent many years as a waitress and I feel these problems lie with poor management and inadequate training.
(((** 3 January 2018 by Lindsay from Troon
Good food, lovely setting, waitress seemed very harassed and un organised. She wasn't very welcoming in fact she seemed quite un interested. Other than this we would go back.
((((( 1 January 2018 by Pam from Lauder
Meal was amazing.
(((** 21 December 2017 by S from Edinburgh
Pizza and oven baked pasta where delicious. But let down by deserts.
((((( 15 December 2017 by Sue from Lindfield
Prompt service, brilliant waiter, nice outlook, fabulous food.
((((( 10 September 2017 by Cheryl from Galashiels
We come to Zizzi Roxburgh Court fairly often and it's always a very pleasant dining experience. Lovely location with nice views over to Scott's Monument, good atmosphere, friendly staff and good value food. Love the cheese fondue starter and rustica pizzas are amazing with my personal favourite being the primavera. Service was perhaps slightly slow yesterday however it was worth the wait and the restaurant was extremely busy.
((((( 4 September 2017 by John from Edinburgh
quirky location, efficient friendly staff, good range of foods on the menu
((((( 27 August 2017 by Amy from Edinburgh
We went here with 5 adults and a toddler and it was great. Everyone really enjoyed their food, the kids meals were especially great for the toddler (not just chicken nuggets or pizza - he had olives, place goujons and strawberry sorbet) and the service was brilliant too. The restaurant is quite big and bright and had a really nice atmosphere. Just be prepared for the amount of stairs leading up to it of you go from the Cockburn street side. We ended up carrying a buggy up and were definitely in need of water by the time we reached the entrance! All in all we paid about £120 for everything (3 courses for the wee one, bread for the table, 5 main meals, 3 desserts, 2 alcoholic drinks, 4 soft drinks and a coffee) and the portions were a pretty decent size. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone.
(((** 11 August 2017 by Helen from Newcastle
Nice and quiet considering the festival was in future flow. Good table with window city view. Food was off the mark compared to my regular visits room the Newcastle branch. In particular that pizza was cold.
Nice wine. Dissapointed
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