Cucina

1 reviews

Hotel Missoni, 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh , Edinburgh, EH1 1AD

SquareMeal Review of Cucina

A collaboration between Italian design house Missoni & the Rezidor Group, Hotel Missoni thrilled Edinburgh’s fashionistas when it opened in 2009. Foodies also took notice when it rolled out Cucina – a modern Italian restaurant with star chef Giorgio Locatelli pulling some strings behind the scenes. One of Giorgio’s protégés mans the stoves on a daily basis, sending out trademark dishes along the lines of baked scallops with lemon sauce & a carrot & cucumber salad, tagliatelle with pork ragù, or roast saddle of rabbit with grilled endive & fried polenta. To finish, a dessert of blackberries with yoghurt sorbet & foam strikes a seasonal note. The carte isn’t cheap, but lunch & pre-theatre deals offer a more economical way to hang out with the local Ab Fab crowd in bold, chic surroundings.

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Cucina Location

Hotel Missoni, 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh , Edinburgh EH1 1AD

Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Edinburgh Station 163m

Haymarket Station 2km

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12.30-3pm 6-10pm (Fri-Sat -10.30pm)

Cucina's Reviews

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Food & Drink: 9.0

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Service: 10.0

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Atmosphere: 5.0

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Value: 7.0

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Food + drink: 4

Service: 5

Atmosphere: 2

Value: 3

23 August 2013

Excellent food – perfectly cooked and presented scallops, one of the best steaks I have had. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. But music was so loud could not hear conversation – very odd. A wonderful meal spoiled by an idiotic hotel policy on playing loud disco music in the restaurant.

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