Exterior

Exterior

On a very blustery day, I was buffeted up towards the southside. I’d had a visit to Deli Di Rollo on Buccleuch Street in my sights for a wee while, so took the opportunity to shelter from the storm in its compact premises.

I had popped in very briefly once before to try their coffee, which is a house blend Italian roast. I was quite impressed with it, so hoped the food would be to a similar standard.

Upon my arrival, the friendly counter chaps outlined their lunchtime deal which featured soup and a sandwich for £5. That sounded good to me, so once I’d established that the soup of the day was tomato and basil, then settled upon a salami, cheese and caramelized onion panini, I placed my order and sat down at one of their counter seats.

Soup

Soup

The soup soon arrived in a takeout cup. They’re still finding their way with bowl sizes for sit-in customers, which was fine by me. The soup was a good tasty rendition of this classic combo.

The panini was a notch better with a large and well-made item packing considerable punch. The little pesto dressed salad was rather tasty, too.

Panini

Panini

So overall, I enjoyed my trip to Di Rollo. It’s a very friendly place that serves pleasingly good dishes. I’d be happy to visit again, when next I’m in these parts.

Scores
Blythe scores Deli Di Rollo
3.5/5 for food
3.5/5 for presentation
4/5 for service
3/5 for setting
giving an overall 14/20

I ate: tomato and basil soup; salami, cheese and caramelised onion panini

I wore: blue and red suit

Total bill: £5

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Written by BKR