Super place; great delicious food, well priced, service was fine although a little on the slow side. Thank you for helping to make a great evening
The environment was wonderful, the food was amazing and the portions working there nice and did a great work making us feel welcome and seen all night. Can strongly recommend this restaurant!
Friendly and professional staff, passion for hospitality and food shines through. Lovely, ambient decor. Carefully designed menu with all ingredients balanced perfectly for an authentic quality food experience. If you love great portions of food I would not recommend this particular restaurant; but if you enjoy fine dining this is a place to satisfy ones tasting buds!
starter - salmon and mussels
main - monkfish and lamb dish
The set lunch menu is not extensive, but the food is excellent and beautifully presented. A thoroughly enjoyable meal and we would go again.
Amazing food, excellent find, will definitely return.
Such a memorable meal. Everything was perfect, from the lightly fried bread rolls with a fluffy herb spread to the gnocchi and lamb mains to the artful and delicious desserts. Service is friendly and flawless. The space is modern and stylish yet intimate.
Great for a special birthday meal, excellent service, relaxed and informal with delicious food.
Excellent environment and service. The food was outstanding
Great service, lovely restaurant, fantastic food, persobabal and definitely in top 5 meals I've had, will be back
We had a terrific experience, Ben was great and made us feel very special (we are on our honeymoon).
The food was outstanding as was the ambience. Highly recommended.
Outstanding service and food. A real find. If you are looking for a quality lunch that knocks all the other city’s fixed price menus out of the park then this is your place. A must visit.
Wonderful place. Greate food and every bit tasted heavenly. excelent service. Abolutely greate
Wine selection leaves much to be desired. In general the starters were more interesting than the mains we chose. The meats were exceptional, particularly the deer and the pork cheeks. One of the best value for price when it comes to Scottish cuisine in Edinburgh.
Great experiences from the warm welcome to the final spoonful of desert. Next time I am in Edinburgh I will definitely book.
Great food, great service and reasonable prices. Highly recommend!
Delicious food, beautiful plating, attentive staff, and great value. What more could you ask for?! Will recommend anyone going to Edinburgh to eat here!
We all enjoyed our meal and the service. Starter and entree was an imaginative blend of taste and texture. Delicious. We would recommend this restaurant highly.
One of the best restaurants that I know and my best foodie experience in Edinburgh. Levely food, first quality product, good wines and very nice Restaurant.
Eveything was perfect. Fantastic food and atmosphear
Fantastic experience from start to finish. Exceptionally high quality cuisine. Perfect portion size and great flavours. Very good value.
Food is outstanding, service and staff are excellent. Went for a special occasion and will definitely be back
Excellent and gracious service. Being vegetarian, I would have liked to have a different vegetarian main course on the fixed lunch menu to the one I had about three months ago! The desserts were also the same, so a little variety would be appreciated. I still really enjoy coming here though and will do so again and recommend the restaurant.
Came here for my girlfriends birthday and could not fault it at all ! 10/10
A fantastic night with beautiful food. Really enjoyed the night.
Extremely friendly and helpfull staff. GREAT food. The wine list is not excessive, but offers good variety (if a bit new-world-heavy, but then many UK wine lists are). Cosy and fairly casual atmosphere (always with an eye to the kind and quality of the establishment: in a place like this I'd always wear a shirt, but I didn't feel underdressed not wearing a tie or jacket). We thoroughly enjoyed our evening out!
Tasty food cooked with heart and nicely presented. My friend has opened his option for ox tongue after tasting it here. The apple crumble was the best I ever had. Yummy.
Enjoyed this restaurant a great deal- would highly recommend.
Fabulous food. Celebrating our ten year anniversary. Had beef sirloin with oxtail for main, crab bisque to start and ending with chocolate mousse. A taste sensation
This was my second trip to Forage and Chatter and yet again I was not disappointed! I have only ever visited for lunch, but the set lunch menu is really reasonably priced as is the wine list and other drinks! Would highly recommend! Although the food is fine dining, it is served in a laid back, friendly manner and the ambience of the whole restaurant is laid back and chilled!
Took my sister for a birthday lunch. Very reasonably priced for 3 courses and coffee. Able to give my sister gluten free bread. Delicious food with plenty of taste and texture. Have recommended it to everyone i meet. Well trained and charming staff.
We had the lunchtime menu last weekend. Really interesting flavours and creatively presented. Good vegetarian options. Very attentive service.
Pretty flawless, delicious and attentive, look forward keenly to our return
The whole experience was amazing. Will definitely be back again.
We absolutely loved our meal at this establishment. The service was outstanding and the unique dinners were better. This was clearly our favorite meal on our 5-day vacation to Edinburgh
We enjoyed 'Forage & Chatter' for its relaxed ambience - which enables a one on one intimacy - whether for a date, or for a discreet business meeting. The food was imaginative, tasty & beautifully served. Being GF, I was particularly impressed by the chef's delicious caraway seeded bread + pesto - made specially for me. Likewise my 'GF Surprise' dessert. The surprising this is, how rare that is!
The restaurant is well appointed and easy to find close to the center of town and close to a taxi rank.
The staff were all really friendly, funny and made sure with each party of anyone had dietary requirements which is amazing (I have a fish allergy).
The food tasted great I had pig cheeks followed by gnocchi - the starter tasted amazing but could have done with some bread, the gnocchi was homemade and tasted great (fab veggie dish) but there just wasn’t enough with only three gnocchi - I could have done with double for a main course it was lots of a starter portion.
Overall the forage and chatter was great but we left hungry and headed out for pudding to fill us up.
I was very impressed with Forage and Chatter. I hope to go again soon.
Food was delicious but very long wait for our mains. 1 of our group ( elderly) didn’t order a starter ( though we did have the tasty fried bread balls with pesto dip/ spread) so essentially waited more than an hour for any food. No apology given for the long wait. New Zealand waitress was excellent - polite, helpful but unobtrusive. When the mains did arrive we then waited about 8-10 minutes for our ‘sides’ by which time we had essentially eaten our (small) mains ( otherwise the mains would have been completely cold). I did ask where the sides where after 5 minutes of not arriving and was told that they were ‘coming’ ( again no apology). We had ordered two portions of potatoes and two of broccoli but only one of each arrived. As we had finished our mains by the time the side dishes arrived ( no apology for delay) there was no point asking why we had been just given 1 portion of each dish ( when we ordered two) for 4 people.
Overall, excellent food. Very good waitress. Some timing / service issues. Not cheap. Very nice meal. Would I eat there again - probably? The food was extremely tasty ( though portions quite small) and the ambience very nice and unpretentious. Just a few minor niggles which should be easy enough to sort out.
The food and wine were excellent. Innovative menu with high quality ingredients. The overall dining experience was enhanced by the pleasant ambience and personal, well paced service. Loved the booths so that you felt it was a private experience rather than being packed in with other diners. Lovely staff. A first class restaurant.
catered amazingly for the coeliac in the group, the food, service and ambience were really lovely 10/10