The Restaurant

117 – 119 Buccleuch Street
Edinburgh EH8 9NG
Tel:- 0131 667 0400


Opening Hours:
Monday to Saturday:  12pm – 4pm
Evenings by Reservation only: 6pm to 10pm

117 – 119 Buccleuch Street
Edinburgh EH8 9NG

0131 667 0400

Summer hours may vary & include Sunday Opening: Phone in advance to check.
During Edinburgh Festival Open 7 days; 12pm till late.
At present we do not accept payment by credit cards.

Brazilian Sensation is a great place to come if you are a couple, a small group or want to have a party – we can accommodate a maximum of 30 people and provide an all inclusive menu at a set cost for large groups. The atmosphere is relaxed with good Brazilian cooking and fabulous Tropical Fruit ice cream to round off a fantastic evening!

Some of the dishes John and Lucia cook include:

Feijoada (Black Bean Stew with Pork, Beef & Chourico)

Muqueca de Peixe (Smoked Fish in a Coconut Sauce)

Xinxim (Spicy Chicken Stew with Cashew and Peanuts, Dried Shrimp and Coconut)

The press on the Brazilian Sensation…

23-01-05 The Times Trio – Faraway Flavours –
“The range of vitamin-packed fresh fruit pulps, tropical jams and home-made exotic ice creams are understandably best sellers”

29-06-02 Daily Record – Eating out – Tam Cowan –
Brazilians play a real stormer “The sweets were first class – particularly the home-made mango ice cream”

21-09-99 Evening News – City’s first taste of Brazilian paradise –
“At Brazilian Sensation, nothing is changed to specifically suit the western palate – everything you get is authentic”

09-06-99 Evening News –
Bill Clapperton’s guide to three of the best… Eating your way around the world. “It’s BYO but try the chilled Tropical Fruit Juices imported from South America”

The List Magazine –
Superior home-cooking and lively Samba sounds capture the taste of Rio with big dishes at low prices – quite simply a fun place to eat! It also has that key element of originality – how many other Brazilian restaurants are there round these parts?

Hit List 2003-2004, 2004-2005 recommended as one of the best places to eat in the ROUND THE WORLD SECTION.