We are like our food, one spoon local, one spoon European sprinkled with seasonal Scottish produce.
Located in the heart of Edinburgh, just a stones throw from The Royal Mile, Lovage Restaurant is the design of two chefs team Lukasz and Bartek Jedrejek.
Our aim is to offer the complete dining experience where unconventional food and incredible wines are accompanied by informal setting and relaxed friendly service.
Our philosophy starts in our kitchen, where we use quality seasonal produce combined with imagination and passion to create dishes that you want to talk about, you want more of and you will come back for.
Edinburgh, EH1 1SX
Scottish, Contemporary European, Modern European
Hours of operation:
Tuesday - Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30 and 18:00 - 22:00
The Royal Mile
£25 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
0131 557 5754
8 minutes walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station
Lukasz and Bartek Jedrejek
Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Wine
Lovage Ratings and Reviews
If you are visiting Edingburgh you must ...
If you are visiting Edingburgh you must try this restaurant. It is situated near the Royal Mile. Limited lunch and supper menu but excellent value for money good selection of wine and great service. Use as a midweek treat at lunchtime or for a special occasion dinner and you won't be disappointed.
Great food, great service. The food was ...
Great food, great service. The food was fantastic, with some great touches, especially the monkfish and the sour rye soup. The service was very good and the kitchen were very accommodating with our special requests. Thank you Lovage.
Lovage was a little disappointing given ...
Lovage was a little disappointing given all the positive reviews. It's very nicely presented and the staff are perfectly nice, but the food on the whole was rather bland and anaemic. Artichokes are among my favourite things, but here they were undercooked and tasteless. Main courses looked nice, but in terms of flavour were very underwhelming.
Interesting food, which looked and taste ...
Interesting food, which looked and tasted great. Portions not too big, tho' there was more cheese than one person could eat - we shared a cheese and a pudding between two. Wine list interesting, and reasonably priced.
Found online with good reviews, tried it ...
Found online with good reviews, tried it and it lived up to the best of these. Will certainly go back as the food was of high quality and the staff were knowledgeable and friendly, without being too intrusive. some may feel the short menu would be too limited but the quality of ingredients and standard of cooking confirmed out believe that you should do six dishes excellently rather than twenty badly. Couldn't fault the meal, the staff or the location.
Excellent - my husband and I both loved ...
Excellent - my husband and I both loved it! The food was creative, well presented and tasted wonderful. The wine menu was also good and well priced and the waiter was attentive and efficient. I would definitely eat there again and recommend it to anyone. To us, the portions were just right - a good balance of quality and quantity which enabled us to eat a three course meal without feeling stuffed. One of the best meals I've had in a long time.
Me and my girlfriend went for dinner her ...
Me and my girlfriend went for dinner here to start our Hogmanay weekend away, we weren't disappointed! The food was unbelievable and the wine choice was equally as good. Not only did the food look good it tasted amazing, we have both said it was the best meal we've ever had, the food was to die for! If we're ever back up in Edinburgh we wouldn't hesitate to book here again. Can't recommend Lovage enough!
This is my new favourite restaurant. Hav ...
This is my new favourite restaurant. Have been twice in the last month for lunch and quality of food has been excellent both times. First time I was with 4 others and everyone loved their lunch - delicious ravioli, succulent pork cheeks, gorgeous duck - every plate of food was fab!
Now, I like dining out and have eaten in many of Edinburgh s restaurants and there are a great many of decent dining options at reasonable prices - Lovage must be up there with the best.
The fixed price festive menu at c£25 is really good value and we had really nice Prosecco (nowadays that's unusual) and yummy red again at good prices.
I'd thoroughly recommend Lovage - it's really worth seeking it out - 10 mins walk from station - it really is a wee gem.
We were new to Edinburgh and chose Lovag ...
We were new to Edinburgh and chose Lovage after reading good reviews of it. We were right to go for it. The festive menu included a glass of wine and bread with a dip which includes lovage! Each course had a choice of about 6 dishes to form a set menu of 2 or 3 courses. Attentive and friendly service. Food was presented beautifully and tasted good. All of it!
Attentive and friendly staff without bei ...
Attentive and friendly staff without being overpowering. Quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Lovely festive menu, ingredients beautifully plated especially the duck mains. Overall an excellent meal. Definitely returning!
A surprise weekend away saw us strugglin ...
A surprise weekend away saw us struggling to get into the better known restaurants at short notice for a Sunday evening so near to Christmas. I booked a table here going on the reviews I had read online. From our first step in to our last step out everything was superb. The beautiful bread and pea based dip was a refreshing change through the beautiful starters, egg yolk raviolo and Cullen skink. Not looking like your usual chunky bowl of soup but a beautiful sophisticated presentation of a smooth tasty dish. The mains of duck and steak were delicious, the cheeseboard was well chosen and the creme brulee exquisite. Portions are of a sensible size and the wine reasonable. Service was excellent and restrained. All in all we were delighted with our entire experience here. We will be back but unfortunately it may be difficult to get a booking at short notice here in the future!
We found Lovage on TripAdvisor and weren ...
We found Lovage on TripAdvisor and weren't disappointed. The staff are courteous and friendly. The menu is imaginative and enticing.. I could have chosen anything on it.
Loved the atmosphere and the food was truly delicious and well presented. We will be back.
Booked for catch up lunch with a friend. ...
Booked for catch up lunch with a friend. Didn't realise that it was only the Christmas menu on offer - though it was good. Duck for mains was lovely. Cullen skink for starters had a bit of flair for presentation - large lipped bowl with fish in place then 'soup' poured around. Nice touch but plate was cold so liquid cooled down too quickly. Very tasty though.
Heard from a friend that Lovage was one ...
Heard from a friend that Lovage was one of her new favourite places to eat in Edinburgh and decided to take my parents who were in Edinburgh for the weekend. All of us had the best experience possible, service was faultless, food was incredible - an overall delight. The steak was perfection, the cullen skink was extremely well done and the cheese board to finish topped it all of. As I work in hospitality myself it was the first thing I spoke about when I went into work the next day. Could not recommend it enough.
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