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Al Fresco Giuliano's Bistrot

Restaurant description

Alfresco's Italian Restaurant offers an Italian Bistro Menu, with many of the classics as well as new traditional dishes of Italian Food, a pre theatre menu is also available.

What we like

  • To begin we recommend"Caprese" Mozzarella , Fresh tomatoes and basil or "Misto di Pesce Sauté"  A selection of mixed shell fish Sautéed with white wine garlic and a touch of chilli
  • Among the pastas: "Spaghetti ai Frutti di Mare"  A selection of mixed seafood in a rich tomato sauce or "Risotto Gamberoni e Zucchine" Arborio rice with king prawns courgettes and cherry tomatoes
  • Very good is also Egg Pasta; you can taste: "Tortellini Boscaiola" Fresh pasta stuffed with meat, served with garlic mushrooms, pancetta and tomato sauce
  • We also recommend: "Branzino Mediterranea" Sea bass fillets- white wine, black olives, garlic fresh tomatoes and basil
  • The Pizzas are all good

 

To know more

  • Al Fresco Restaurant is also available for hire any night of the week for groups from 40 to 60 people for any occasion.
  • Italian Restaurant
  • Al Fresco is the ideal venue for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings, Family get togethers, Office Parties or Fun Nights Outs
  • Offers a choice of 3 set menus with a price range to suit everyone or we can create a special menu for any individual event.
  • To Book your Party Call  on 0131 556 7771 or complete our enquiry form available on  Contact Page.

What to do and see around

The Playhouse Theatre, National Monument of Scotland, Saint Paul's and St George's Episcopal Church

How to reach us

To reach you can click here or here

Vino Bianco

Campania

2. Fiano di Avellino £24.50

A DISTINCTIVE WHITE WINE WITH A SCENTOFHA ZELNUTS. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

3. Falanghina £19.50

DRY WITH A LONG LASTING FINISH. VERY LIGHT AND FRUITY.

Friuli

4. Traminer Friuli £18.50

STRAW YELLOW GOLDEN HIGHLIGHTS, 100% TRAMINER. PALATE IS VERY APPEALING, DRY AND FRUITY.

Marche

6. Roncaglia Colli Pesaresi, Mancini £21.50

A BEAUTIFUL SMOOTH WHITE WINE FROM THE NORTH MARCHE REGION. A BLEND OF ALBANELLA AND PINOT NERO GRAPES.

7. Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico £19.40

A DRY CRISP WINE MADE FROM 100% VERDICCHIO GRAPES. WE WILL GENERALLY HAVE 2 OR 3 WINES FROM CASTELLI DI JESI PLEASE ASK YOUR WAITER. EXTREME LY GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY.

Piemonte

9. Gavi di Gavi £24.40

AN EXCELLENT DRY WINE FROM THE NORTH USING SINGLE VINEYARD CORTESE GRAPES. A SUPERB WINE!

Trentino

12. Pinot Grigio £18.80

THE PINNACLE OF ITALIAN WHITE WINE.

Veneto

16. Serego Alighieri Sauvignon £21.50

HARMONIOUS, FULL FLAVOUR, FRESH AND SOFT. SAUVIGNON AND GARGANICA GRAPES.

 

Rosé

18. Pinot Nero £19.50

VINITICATO ROSÉ, SLIGHTLY SPARKLING, DELICATE AND SMOOTH

5. Rosato Salento £17.50 100%

NEGROAMARO GRAPES. DELICATE, FRUITY AND FRAGRANT - GREAT VALUE

 

France

19. Sancerre £26.50 C

RISP AND DRY WITH INTENSE FRUIT. SAUVIGNON GRAPES.

20. Chablis 1 Pr Cru £26.50

A VERY ELEGANT, FULL BODIED WINE. TOPQUALITY! 100% CHARDONNAY GRAPES.

New World Wines

21. Chardonnay, South Africa £22.50

A CRISP EASY DRINKING WINE.

23. Chardonnay Riserva, Chile £17.80

ELEGANTBALANCED WINE WITH A LITTLE OAK.

24. Chardonnay, South Australia £19.50

WINE SHOWINGGOOD FRUITCHARACTER.

Half Bottles Bianco

25. Frascati £8.20

 

Vino Rosso

Abruzzo

28. Montepulciano D’Abruzzo £18.10

SINGLE GRAPE MONTEPULCIANO. VERY FRUITY, FRESH AND EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY.

Marche

30. Rosso Conero £22.50

STRONG, DRY AND CHARACTERISTIC. A BLEND OF MONTEPULCIANO AND SANGIOVESE GRAPES, AGED IN BARRIQUEBARRELS.

37. Rosso Piceno, Villa Messieri DOC £26.50

(ROSSO PICENO SUPERIORE) TENUTA COCCI GRIFONI MONTEPULCIANO AND SANGIOVESE GRAPES AGED IN BARRIQUES. FULL BODIED, HEAVY STRUCTURED WINE. WE DO STOCK OTHER RED WINES FROM THE REGIONOF MARCHÉ

Piemonte

3 9 . Barolo DOCG £ 3 6 . 5 0

KINGOFTH E REDS! A GREAT PERFORMANCE FROM T HE FAMOUS NEBBIOLO GRAPE.

4 0 . B a r b e ra d’Alba DOC £ 2 2 . 5 0

AN O U TSTAND IN G WELL B ALAN C ED WINE WI T H AN IN TENSE AROMA.

41. Barbaresco DOCG £36.50

A SUPREME RISERVA WINE PRODUCED ONLY IN THE BEST SELECTIVEVINTAGES FROM 100% NEBBIOLO GRAPES.

Puglia

43. Negroamaro Salento IGT £18.10

A DARK RUBY RED COLOUR WITH INTENSE NOTES OF CHERRIES, RIPE RED FRUIT, JAM AND A LIGHT SPICY SWEETNESS WITHSCENTS OF COFFEE AND COCOA. (PRIMITIVO ALSO AVAILABLE)

Sicilia

44. Nero D’Avola £19.20

100% NERO D’AVOLA. IN BARRIQUE OAKBARRELS. BRILLIANTDEEP RUBY RED, DRY AND WELL STRUCTURED. WE HAVE OTHER SICILIAN RED WINES IN STOCK – PLEASE ASK.

Toscana

46. Chianti Superiore £21.50

OUTSTANDING WINE, USUALLY A BLEND OF SANGIOVESE, MONTEPULCIANO, CANNAIOLO AND MALVASIA.

47. Chianti Riserva Select £28.50

RICH, OPULENT, VELVETY SUPERIOR WINE.

5 0 . Brunello di Montalcino £ 3 5 . 3 0

100% SAN GI OV ESE GR A P ES

 

Trentino

52. Cabernet Sauvignon DRY, £18.80

FULL BODIED WITH BLACKCURRANT AND CHERRY FLAVOUR. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Veneto

57. Valpolicella Ripasso DOC £21.50

DRY, FULL B OD IED. FER MEN TED A SE CO ND TIME WI T H AMARO NE RESIDU E.

New World Wines

60. Merlot Riserva, Chile £17.60

INTENSELY COLOURED AND MEDIUM BODIED.

Half Bottles – Rosso

63. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo £9.20

66. Toscana Rosso, Santa Cristina Chianti £10.10

MORE HALFBOTTLES ARE AVAILABLE - PLEASE ASK

 

Champagne and Sparkling Wine

74. Champagne Grand Cru (Moet & Tattinger, please ask) £38.50

75. Italian Sparkling Charmat Brut £19.20

7 6 . Prosecco Di Va l d o b b i a d e n e W h i t e / Ro s £ 1 8 . 2 0

53. Prosecco Di Valdobbiadene 20cl Bottle £6.20

77. Brachetto Sweet Sparkling Rose £21.50

36. Desert wine by the glass £5.50

 

IDEAL FOR SWEETS AND CHEESE

House Wine House red/white/rosé (by bottle) £13.80

House red/white/rosé (by glass 175ml) £3.40

House red/white/rosé (by large glass 250ml) £4.70

Opening times

Open: Tue - Sat, 5pm - 10.30pm

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Informations

Address: 22 Union Place EH1 3NQ

Telephone number: 0131 556 7771

Email: [email protected]

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