Origano

Origano
236 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5EL
  • Telephone 0131 554 6539
  • Opening times Mon–Sun noon–10pm.
  • Food served Mon–Thu 5–10pm; Fri–Sun noon–10pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.origano-leith.co.uk
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Origano

Popular Leith Walk Italian, decked out with rustic-chic furnishings, where they really know their pizza.

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This perpetually busy pizzeria has made a great name for itself over the past eight years. Located in the quieter northern half of Leith Walk, its Grade C-listed premises (formerly the Victoria India Rubber Mill) have been tastefully decorated, with a small bar area perfect for an aperitif or two; the effect is cosy and romantic. The menu is resolutely focused on pizza, with no fewer than 21 on offer (plus gluten-free versions). If you're wary of consuming too much bread, then your choices are rather limited to olives to start or a choice of salad or lasagne as a main dish. But the pizzas are very much the star attraction, with beautiful golden thin crusts and absolutely loaded with toppings. Available in one of three sizes, the largest would test the most voracious appetite, although the prices are very reasonable indeed. To finish, the tiramisu offers some sweet balance to all that dough.

The List's rating
6.8

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Murray Robertson visited Origano on 5 February 2019
  • High point: Delicious pizzas at a sensible price
  • Low point: Service can be very laid-back
  • Notable dish: The Origano vegetarian pizza
  • Average price: £18 (lunch); £18 (dinner)

A small and friendly authentic pizzeria offering fantastic freshly made pizza, pasta and antipasto sharing platters. All of our bread and dough is made fresh straight from our kitchen. The fresh tiramisu is a must!

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  • Delivery: £1.75
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Capacity: 60
  • Largest group: 25
  • Open since: 2011
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 12
  • House wine: £18 per bottle

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