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About Gali Italian

For great pizza and authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Edinburgh, locals head straight to Gali Italian on West Maitland Street. This family-run establishment is famous for its homestyle cuisine that harkens back to old times, when dishes were made simply and without the addition of additives and unnatural ingredients. Found in Haymarket, just moments from bustling Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and Murrayfield Stadium, Gali Italian is right in the thick of the action, the perfect location to grab a bite of wholesome food after shopping or before the big game.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 11:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Gali Italian
29 West Maitland Street, Haymarket
Edinburgh EH12 5DX

Menu Highlights



Panzerotto Fritto

Folded pizza dough filled with buffalo mozzarella cheese and ham deep fried and served with tomato and basil sauce

Calamari Romana

Fresh squid sautéed in olive oil, garlic, chilli and tomato sauce

Antipasto Italiano

A selection of italian cured meat

More about Gali Italian, Edinburgh

Since 2005, Gali Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria has been dishing out some of the best Italian cuisine Edinburgh has to offer. From pizzas and pasta to sophisticated main courses, this friendly dining establishment excels in every aspect of Italian dining. The location couldn’t get much better – situated on West Maitland Street, Gali Italian Restaurant is in the heart of the city and just a stone’s throw from Haymarket railway station. Known for their chalkboard specials, this popular Italian restaurant likes to shake things up on the regular – even more reason for you to stop buy often to see what’s new!

Edinburgh’s Gali Italian is renowned for their traditional Italian cuisine and fine wines, with a focus on old-school Italian preparations and ingredients. We recommend any of the restaurant’s seafood dishes, especially the fish of the day which is brought in fresh from the local market, or the always popular salmone al pesto, fresh salmon with a tasty pesto sauce. Of course, you’re certain to love the various pizzas on offer at Gali Italian, especially the Pizza Eugenio, a base piled high with mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, garlic, anchovies, green olives, capers, tuna and oregano. Make your way over to this Haymarket restaurant now for a taste of the bel paese in a family-friendly environment.

20 Gali Italian Reviews

Very Good
20 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Very good
Denise B.a year ago · 1 review

I find that the Gali Italian restaurant is really very good. The food was excellent as was the very attentive service. Highly recommended you try it out!

Claire G.a year ago · 1 review

Delicious food ( we had pizza / pasta) and it was reasonably priced too. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone seeking quality casual dining in haymarket

Robert M.a year ago · 1 review

Or meal was on a Rugby day and the place was very busy we had a Great meal and the staff were helpful friendly despite the buzz the service was excellent