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

"V&C is a national treasure"
Scotland the Best

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Aromatic Selection
We have a superb selection of Spanish and Italian wines that will take you through an aromatic journey, from floral notes, rose water and stone fruit aromas to rich, black fruit and plum flavours.
Was £54.16 Now £48.79
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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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V&C is recruiting
Join our team of enthusiastic and professional staff. Variety of positions available as we recruit for summer and beyond.

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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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Great British Food Award 2019
We are thrilled and humbled to be shortlisted for Scottish Best Independent Food Retailer for the Great British Food Awards. We would so appreciate your vote in this, our 85th anniversary. 
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Royal Warrant Renewal
Valvona & Crolla is humbled and delighted to have our Royal Warrant for the Supply of Cheese to Her Majesty the Queen renewed until 2025.
We are honoured to supply the Royal Family and thank all the excellent artisan producers that we work with.
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Greenfeast: Spring, Summer
“Nigel’s new book, Greenfeast: Spring, Summer, is so gorgeous I could eat it… never mind all the tempting food inside…”


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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