Mamma Roma Ristorante, 2017

Meet the big Mamma (see Mamma Roma Bistro). This iconic establishment in the heart of Edinburgh catering to loyal locals, tourists and theatre goers alike is packed with people looking for a good Italian feed.  Authentic as the food may be, so were the super traditional interiors which no longer looked quaint but a bit drab. We had free rein to tweak the layout creating a new staff area at the back and making space for a larger, and more stylish, service bar, wonderful inbuilt banquette seats, refurbished toilets, and a new decor throughout. A fantastic response from the public made this an even more popular dining destination and tables are now hard to get. You may want to try the downstairs Bistro though…?