El Quijote

TollcrossSpanish, Tapas
Excellent
5.3/6
151 Reviews

About El Quijote

Authentic Spanish cuisine, tasty tapas, fine wine and a warm rustic atmosphere come together to create El Quijote, one of Edinburgh's most popular dining establishments and a shining star in the city’s foodie scene. The chefs at this local hotspot utilise the very best meats and cheeses sourced directly from Spain, while making use of regional and seasonal produce whenever possible. Owned by a group of Spanish friends, the restaurant aims to recreate the feeling of a Spanish pub and serves dishes that aren’t commonly found in Edinburgh’s Spanish restaurants. Popular mains at this Tollcross restaurant include the caldereta de venado (venison stew), the bartolitos (king prawns rolled with bacon and cheese) and the choco frito (fried cuttlefish served with salad and lemon). Book your table in advance to get the most out of your dining experience at El Quijote on Brougham Street.

Opening Times

Closed now
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Address

El Quijote
13 Brougham Street, Tollcross
Edinburgh EH4 9JS

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Aceitunas

Olives selection (Gordal, Manzanilla and Black olives)

Queso Zamorano

Queso Zamorano in Olive Oil (Sheep cheese from Zamora marinated in olive oil)

Queso Los Balanchares

special goat cheese from Cordoba au gratin with tomato confit

151 El Quijote Reviews

Excellent
5.3/6
151 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Atmosphere:Excellent
Food:Outstanding
Value for money:Good value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Service:Excellent
New"Excellent"
6/6
Colette M.a day ago · 1 review

Delicious food, very friendly and helpful staff and lovely atmosphere. Would definitely recommend. Very busy pre-theatre. Had tapas but Looking forward to going back to sample some of the main menu dishes.

New"Excellent"
6/6
Lorna R.6 days ago · 1 review

Had an excellent meal. We asked the waiter to bring a selection of food of his choice for the 6 of us to share and he did us proud. Every selection was great especially the pork cheeks. Will definitely be back.

New"Excellent"
6/6
Mark K.8 days ago · 1 review

Very tasty food and efficient, friendly service. We had a selection of tapas with the patatas bravas and the chorizo apuljarra being particularly good. Keep up the good work.