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Isola Italian Restaurant

Restaurant description

Isola is a new Italian Restaurant in Newington Road in Edinburgh where you can choose classical dishes of Sardinian and Italian cuisine.

What we like

  • For starters you can taste "Antipasto tipico Sardo" (Mix of Sardinian starts and cold cut with Sardinian cheese) or "Tortelloni ai gamberi" (Homemade Tortelloni stuffed with prawns and courgette mousse)
  • Among the first courses: "Culurgiones Ogliastrini" (Sardinian Ravioli, with potato and pecorino cheese, tomato sauce pecorino shaving) or "Fiocchi di pera e Taleggio" (Ravioli pear and taleggio,brumoise of carrots courgette,cream and truffle oil)
  • Among the main courses: "Agnello scottadito" (Lamb chop grilled with mixed cooked vegetable) or "Maiale al Mirto" (Tipical recipte from Sardinia, pork in sauce of mirto served with roart potato and polenta)
  • Do not miss "Tonno all’ Isolana" (Fresh Tuna grilled in a bed celery mousse and mix vegetable)

To know more

  • Ristorante ISOLA is in partnership with  "THE THISTLE HOUSE"
  • If you book your trip ou this gest house, you will have a discount of 20% on food bill on our restaurant 
  • You can choose between a classic Italian cuisine and  Sardinian cuisine  
  • Homemade Pasta

What to do and see around

Holyrood Park, National Library of Scotland,  National Museum of Scotland

How to reach us

You can get to the restaurant by clicking here or here

WHITE WINE

 

Trebbiano d’Abruzzo ……………………………………………………………………………………… £  17,50

 

Orvieto Classico  Umbria ..................................................................................... £ 21,00

 

Soave Classico Cesari  …........................................................................................ £ 23,00

Lacryma Cristi Sorrentino Campania ..................................................................£ 24,00

Sauvignon   Friuli    Venezia Giulia  100% Sauvignon .......................................... £ 24,00

Pecorino delle Marche .......................................................................................... £ 24,50

 

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC ………………………………………………………………..£ 22,00

Verdicchio Classico Superiore  di Jesi ..............................................................£ 25,00

Grapes: Verdicchio 100% Nose-complex and fine.Scents of ripe fruit and fresh yellow flowers,combined with the vanilla aromas of the wood

 

Chardonnay  Piemonte ........................................................................................... £ 26,00

 

 

Pinot Grigio Veneto DOC ……………………………………………………………………………………£ 22,90

Pinot Grigio Santa Margherita  100% pinot grigio ............................................... £ 28,90

Grape: 100% Pinot Grigio. Santa Margherita is one of Italy's best-known and most well-distributed Pinot Grigio producers worldwide. Tucked into the fairy tale foothills of Alto Adige's Italian Alps, the winery is a destination in itself, producing premium Pinot Grigio that is crisp, dry and designed to be extremely food-friendly.

 

Gavi di Gavi  DOCG  Veneto ................................................................................... £ 31,50

Grape: 100% Cortese. Nose: hints of ripe apples,pears,wild flowers.Plate well-structured,with good acidity and an excellent finish.

 

Greco di Tufo   Sorrentino ....................................................................................  £ 32,50

Greco di Tufo   Terrantica  100% Greco …………………………………………………………. £ 35,00

The COLOR  is yellow with golden reflection.The perfume is intense and persistent. One can recognize in the nose the clear sensation of fruit , from green plum to the pear,finishing with decisive notes of bslsamic.

Food pairings: Ideal to taste with raw sea food ,bass fish or mozzarella di Bufala

 

Pinot Grigio Santa Margherita small bottle 0.375 cl ………………………………………. £ 16,50

Gavi di Gavi DOCG …………………………………………………………………………………………………….£ 12,00

 

 

RED WINE

 

Bardolino 0,373 cl ..................................................................................................... £ 13,50

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo …………………………………………………………………………………….. £ 17,5

Intense ruby red colour with violet nuances, well-balanced with tannin and oak feature.

Bardolino  Verona wine …………………………………………………………………………………………. £ 20,90

Merlot Friuli grave .................................................................................................... £ 22,00

Nero d’Avola  Sicilia .................................................................................................. £ 22,00

San Giovese di Romagna   100% San Giovese……………………………………………………….. £ 26,90

Valpolicella Classico ................................................................................................... £ 25,00

Is an elegant and refined wine,pours a beautiful ruby red.On the palate it is rich and deep,elegant and refined.

 

 Salice Salentino DOC Feudi di Guagnano …………………………………………………………. £ 29,00

Grape Variety:Negroamaro , Its intense red colour with garnet-coloured notes is due to the long maceration of the grapes.Sensations sweeping from ripe red fruit jam to the typical hint of bitter almond.

 

Primitivo di Manduria  Puglia .................................................................................... £ 26,90

Grape Variety : Primitivo 100%   Dense red wine intense purplish tones.Intense and elegant aroma.

Recommendation :Very good with pasta with strong sauce,roasted or grilled red meats and matured cheese

 

Barbera Sannio DOP ………………………………………………………………………………………………. £ 26,90

Grape Variety : 100% Barbera . This wine ruby red color.Its aroma is intensely fruity with flavors of black mulberry,liquorices and musk.The flavor is typically aromatic,clean,dry and harmonious.

 

 

TUSCAN WINE

Morellino Di Scansano Toscana ................................................................................ £ 27,50

Grape Variety: Sangiovese,Syrah.  NOSE:the perfumes of red fruits and violets evolve into balsamic scents.perfect for first courses with elaborate and rich sauces and for second courses with meat,mainly those typical of the Maremma cusine.

 

Chianti  Docg  Toscana …………………………………………………………………………………………… £ 23,90

Chianti Classico  100%  Sangiovese.......................................................................... £ 32,50

Chianti Classico RISERVA 100% Sangiovese .........................................................£ 45,00

Grapes: Sangiovese 100% Color intense,fresh and elegant. Red forest fruits and fresh cherry flavors are completed by floral notes of violet. Ideal with cheese,pasta with different types of sauce,grilled meat.

 

 

ROSE’ WINE

 

Rose’ d’Abruzzo  DOC ………………………………………………………………………………………………… £ 17,50

Bardolino chiaretto rose’  Verona …………………………………………………………………………… £ 20,90

Flavour: Lingering , Balanced and elegant. It Goes Perfectly with appetizers and fish dishes,risottos,white maels and fresh cheese

 

Chiaretto I FRATI  Ca’ de frati .................................................................................. £ 29,00

Fresh end delicate but incisive,is able to be protagonist of the table.Pairings meats,tomato end mozzarella salad,pasta adn risotto.

 

 

 

SPARKLING WINES

 

 Prosecco Italiano  Extra  Dry ………..……………………………………………………..……………… £ 27,90

Prosecco DOC is produced in nine provinces spanning the Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia regions

 

 Prosecco Valdobiadene  Italia Extra Dry Brut.......................................................£ 36,90

Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG can

Opening times

Open: Tue 17:00 - 22:00 Wed 12:00 - 22:00 Thu 12:00 - 22:00

Fri - Sat 12:00 23:00 Sun 12:00 - 22:00

Close on: Mon

Informations

Address: 85-87 Newington Road, EH9 1QW

Telephone number: 0131 662 9977

Email: [email protected]

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