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Educated Flea

32B Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SB, Scotland
+44 131 556 8092
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
International, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
32B Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SB, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Superb restaurant. Four of us visited during the fringe. Glad we booked. What a super place. Food superb.The sharing fish platter was a fantastic dish. The after dinner sorbets were so tasty. One of our party had a nut allergy and the attention to her...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We dined @ The Educated Flea mid Aug - great atmosphere, lovely food (great scallops & mullet) & attentive, friendly staff. Would definitely recommend & will go again when next in Edinburgh

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had this restaurant on our list for when we visited during the fringe. We turned up without booking and they managed to squeeze us in on a spare table. We were not disappointed at all, service was excellent throughout. Between us we had the...More

Thank Sharron R
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Educated Flea was an absolute stand out on our trip. The food was at the top of the list of all the restaurants that we ate in during our 17 day trip that included N. Ireland, Ireland, Scotland and London. It was a better...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my third meal here and it was all excellent again. They create really interesting dishes with unusual combinations of flavours and something to suit everyone. They also have reasonably priced house wine by the carafe which is very drinkable. Friendly staff and nice,...More

Thank weemcd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a meal at the Educated Flea on the first night of the fringe. I was lucky enough to have booked the last available table. We’d never been before but will certainly go back. Food delicious and with unusual combinations. The man’s hake...More

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with 2 friends for lunch, had a delicious 2 course meal. It was very reasonably priced, excellent quality and great service.

Thank jillonholiday2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food, unusual flavouring and great presentation. Everything tasted great! Very friendly and welcoming staff. Pre theatre menu, 2 courses for £15, made it a great deal! Will definately return

Thank Shona C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant eggs benedict for breakfast here, along with some great coffee. Staff super friendly and very helpful as well.

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little restaurant with great atmosphere. Highly recommend the Big Cow (Fillet steak). We shared it between two of us. It was excellent. It also came with various sauces that really enhanced the favour. The only down side being that it left no space for a...More

Thank Mattsz
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighborhoods with a mixed
identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found
a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but
overt along bustling epicenter Broughton Street; even
if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art
galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of
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29 March 2018|
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Response from Angela S | Reviewed this property |
I think they will cater for gluten free. I am vegetarian and there were good options
Linda O
1 November 2017|
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Response from Gillian H | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure but I would imagine that you could as a lot of restaurants if they don't have vouchers as such a lot of them will make up a voucher for the amount that you want. It would do no harm in just giving them a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$51
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32B Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighborhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 8092
  • E-mail
New baby sister of Bruntsfield's Three BIrds and Newington's Apiary, now the New Town can enjoy our punchy flavours and unique menu's, specials and unsurpassed service. Lunch for £10er, pre theatre from 5pm and open every day. Half price daddy's on menu changes and a great space for parties of 20-30 exclusive.
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