Bread Meats Bread

Bread Meats Bread
92 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BE
  • Telephone 0131 225 3000
  • Opening times Mon–Sat noon–10pm; Sun noon–8pm.
  • Seasonal times Festival: open until 11pm
  • Food served Mon–Sun 11am-10pm.
  • Email
  • Website breadmeatsbread.com
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Bread Meats Bread

Contemporary diner with funky design serving huge high-quality burgers.

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With queues stretching outside the door at peak times there is no doubting the popularity of Bread Meats Bread. The micro-chain started out in Glasgow and its simple concept – produce burgers from high-quality meat at competitive prices in a family-friendly environment – has proved just as successful in Edinburgh. The menu is focused: burgers, dogs, sandwiches and sides, with no puddings or starters. Made from Perthshire Aberdeen Angus the burgers live up to the hype. The signature Lothian wolf is 6oz of well-flavoured dry-aged beef, pulled pork, bacon and a kick of spicy nduja. There are also ‘smashed’ burgers, which are multiple thin patties in a bun. There are some surprises on the menu too, like a range of vegan burgers made from seitan and poutine, a Canadian dish of chips, gravy and curds which tastes exactly as you’d imagine. The busy kitchen is open to the restaurant but although food comes out pretty quickly some of the sides lack that just cooked freshness.

The List's rating
7

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Yana Thandrayen visited Bread Meats Bread on 4 February 2018
  • High point: Excellent burgers
  • Low point: Tightly packed tables
  • Notable dish: Lothian Wolf
  • Average price: £11 (lunch); £11 (dinner)
  • Delivery: Delivery via Uber Eats
  • Provides: Halal options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Pop
  • Capacity: 50 (12 outdoors)
  • Largest group: No bookings
  • Open since: 2015
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: £14 per bottle