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Celebrating the 130th anniversary of <BR/> our founder, Alfonso Crolla 1889

"V&C is a national treasure"
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Southern Italian Festival Fun
While our friends are frolicking in the Southern Italian sunshine, over here we can join in with these deliciously sunny rose’ and white wines that are packed full of summer floral aromas and flavours and a unique red that is thick with delicious red and black berry-fruit perfumes and flavours and velvety, rich concentration.

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Chanterelle Mushrooms in store now
Scottish Chanterelle are here – enjoy in our Caffѐ Bar for lunch and dinner. Try with a bottle of chilled Lambrusco Concerto – happy days! Book online... 
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Achroous Electric Gin
The signature release from Electric is carefully designed to be different from everything else out there, but maintains the distinct character of gin.
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Top Edinburgh restaurants and wine bars
We are thrilled to announce that in his debut article for Decanter Magazine, Peter Ranscombe (Thank you!!) has named Valvona & Crolla as one of his wine highlights of Edinburgh!
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A home away from home
“Valvona & Crolla, one of the original Italian Delis of Britain, thriving and growing”

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From humble beginnings...
Our Chairman, Cav. Philip Contini joined Valvona & Crolla in full time employment on Monday 17th May 1971, 48 years ago. First pay packet on Saturday 22nd May? £17.

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Pre-Theatre Menu
Take the hassle out of your evening by booking a table with us before the show. Our Caffe Bar is a five-minute walk from the Edinburgh Playhouse, offering a delicious selection of Italian cuisine.
2 courses £16 | 3 courses £20
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5* Reviews
We are so proud to receive some high praise from our valued customers lately that we just can't help but share our favourites!

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The Directors Recommend
We have new products coming in all the time from UK, Italy and rest of Europe.
Our stock is always changing, bringing in new vintages & harvests, seasonal specialities & exciting new producers. 
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From market stall to dot com, we now serve the nation from our original premises in Edinburgh.
We are Scotland's oldest Delicatessen and Italian Wine Merchant; one of Europe's original Specialist Food Shops, founded in 1934. From our humble beginnings, serving the fledgling immigrant Italian community in old Edinburgh, we now list food products and wines from around the world, and supply the entire UK with an efficient, speedy delivery system that boasts a next-day service to 90% of the population.
Our history