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4.4 /6 Very Good 5 Reviews

The Lioness of Leith

Leith Bar £££ +100
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About The Lioness of Leith

Please note that bookings for Saturdays must be made by contacting the restaurant directly. Please bear this in mind when making your reservation.

Revamping the husk of a historic Duke Street pub, The Lioness of Leith is an award-winning, colourfully decorated bar and bistro bringing more than a little sunshine into the life of Leith, Edinburgh. Drop by for coffee, tea, cocktails and beer – but be sure to hit The Lioness up for its seasonal European and British cuisine. Catch the restaurant at the right time to treat yourself superb dishes like salt and pepper squid, Cajun-spiced chicken wings, Middle Eastern mezze, Moroccan lamb chops and baby back ribs from the grill, vegetarian options like veggie kebabs and courgette ribbon pasta, or the delicious Mull of Kintyre cheese and leek tart. With live music and events peppering The Lioness’ busy calendar, this is one proud local you’ll want to den down with on a regular basis.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 - 01:00
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 01:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 01:00
  • Thursday 12:00 - 01:00
  • Friday 11:00 - 01:00
  • Saturday 11:00 - 01:00
  • Sunday 11:00 - 01:00
The Lioness of Leith, 21-25 Duke Street, EH6 8HH Edinburgh


5 Reviews

4.4 /6 Very Good 5 Reviews
Noise: average
Waiting Time: short
Food: tasty
Service: friendly
Atmosphere: entertaining
Quality/Price: reasonable
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1 review so far 5
16.09.2017 17:34

Good food - not fancy but well presented. We both had the haddock and chips and it was delicious, with a nice large serving. Pleasant vibe and very friendly staff. As "seniors," we definitely brought the mean age up, but no worries - we still had a super time, as it appeared did all patrons who were there.

1 review so far 5
11.03.2017 07:54

What a great place! Quirky decor, friendly staff and the mosr amazing food! Reasonably priced too. Very busy on a Friday night even at 7pm so book early! We will be back!

1 review so far 6
06.06.2017 12:34

Good food, tasty cocktails and wonderful music as part of the Leith Jazz festival. A lovely relaxed vibe. And they do gluten free options as well!

1 review so far 4
28.11.2016 07:43

The lioness of leith proves Good and good service in laidback pub. There's always a nice atmosphere, too. They've just launched a new menu which was nice - the chorizo and manchego croquettes are particularly good.