A taste of Scotland – and the world!
Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.
The spacious Abida restaurant, with its modern interior, has a unique warm, friendly atmosphere and ambience of its own, representing a modern approach to Indian and Thai cuisine with a unique, friendly atmosphere.
Badger & Co
Flavours are bold and ingredients are fresh at Badger & Co. Expect healthy lashings of breakfast, lunch and dinner from a seasonal menu which showcases some excellent local produce and demonstrates sustainability.
Blackfriars is a small, independent restaurant and bar just off the Royal Mile, in Edinburgh’s Old Town, on Blackfriars Street. The restaurant offers a 4 course set menu of honest, produce-driven cooking, served with care.
Castle Terrace Restaurant
Castle Terrace Restaurant is all about representing the finest produce in Scotland. Chef Dominic Jack’s many years of training in some of France’s top kitchens is truly reflected in his innovative and modern menu.
Chaophraya showcases a rooftop restaurant with stunning views of Edinburgh Castle. The Thai restaurant brings flavour to George Street presenting a fusion of delicious authentic cuisine in luxurious surroundings.
Charwood pride themselves on the local provenance, artisan suppliers and attention to detail in obtaining the finest fresh quality ingredients to provide amazing brasserie style dishes. The restaurant uses local produce.
Contini Cannonball Restaurant
Experience the finest Scottish dining with a hint of Italian heritage in the heart of the Old Town. With breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle’s esplanade it’s the perfect place to enjoy a deliciously convivial lunch or dinner.
From the vast expanses of the Chinese countryside to the fishing villages of Japan to the food markets of Delhi and everywhere in between – here you’ll experience your favourite, freshly prepared dishes from around the world.
Cucina is where you’ll find authentic, seasonal, modern cooking, menus inspired by classic Italian cuisine. Pushing boundaries, whilst serving the classics, dishes are created with the finest ingredients, freshly prepared with passion.
The menu at Dubh Prais (pronounced Doo Prash) is filled with the finest of salmon, sole, Aberdeen Angus beef, haggis and game (including pheasant and venison), all simply cooked with expertise and executed with flair.
Edinburgh Packed Lunches
Edinburgh Packed Lunches supply bespoke lunch bags for groups on the go or larger groups in a meeting/conference setting. They try to use local and seasonal produce wherever possible and deliver free within the city.
Tucked away just off Princes Street in amongst the boutiques of Rose Street you will find Element. The bar has long since established itself as the perfect place to eat, drink and relax right in the heart of the Edinburgh.
Taking the concepts of Michelin standard cuisine, stripping them to the bare essentials and adding a playful element, Field creates an unpretentious yet exciting dining experience that is above all else, delicious.
George Street Bar & Grill
The George Street Bar & Grill is the most exciting place to eat on George Street, Edinburgh’s most fashionable address, and was winner of the coveted Food and Drink Special Commendation Award at the 2014 Scottish Hotel Awards.
Hanam’s is the soul of the Middle East in the heart of Edinburgh. It’s a vibrant and welcoming traditional Kurdish and Middle Eastern restaurant, serving dishes from Kurdistan, Lebanon, Morocco, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe offers guests a delectable menu featuring house made entrees prepared with a touch of local flavours. Whether you are looking for a delicious meal or just want to grab a drink with friends, they’ve got you covered.
Harvey Nichols Fourth Floor Restaurant
The Harvey Nichols Fourth Floor Restaurant offers the ultimate dining experience with a spectacular view of the city of Edinburgh on one side and the Firth of Forth on the other. Dishes showcase the finest Scottish produce.
Il Castello is proud and honoured to be one of the longest-standing Italian restaurants in Edinburgh. For years the restaurant has been serving their takes on authentic Italian cuisine, all of which are prepared with the utmost care.
Kanpai, between Haymarket and the Old Town, provides top quality traditional Japanese cuisine and service for you to experience. It has long been regarded as one of the finest traditional Japanese restaurants in Edinburgh.
Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant West End, Kasturi offers a haven for the connoisseur of gourmet Indian food. Elegant decor and friendly service will make your visit to Kasturi a culinary experience to remember.
Kyloe Restaurant & Grill
Indulge in some of Edinburgh’s most coveted Aberdeen Angus steak, or sample the deliciously diverse a la carte menu featuring the finest in Scottish produce, expertly prepared to tantalise your taste buds at The Rutland Hotel.
Enjoy wild Scottish snails sourced from the Isle of Barra, delicious pure breed of Dexter beef, Shorthorn and Highland Wagyu beef, chickens and cockerels from Linda Dick and organic lamb from Sascha Grierson.
At La Garrigue, ideas for dishes are as bountiful as the herbs that season them. The menu boasts traditional specialities of the Languedoc region, which have been updated with a contemporary twist.
La Piazza is the home of authentic Italian cuisine, offering traditional Italian dishes, in a modern, relaxed atmosphere. The broad menu offers something irresistible for everyone with an excellent, friendly and attentive service.
Bakers Hollie and Alison have opened the doors of their Lovecrumbs shop in Edinburgh’s beautiful West Port, bringing you delicious, hand-made cakes and tarts, artisan roast coffee, tea and coco hot chocolate.
Maison Bleue Restaurant offers French, North African and traditional Scottish cuisine using cooking skills from each of these regions. The restaurant purchases only fresh local produce, and this is delivered daily.
Miller & Carter
Miller & Carter know a thing or two about steak. Once you’ve tasted their hand-cut, 30-day aged British steaks, you’ll soon learn to appreciate the care of the farmers, the exacting standards of the butchers and the passion of their chefs.
Miros Cantina Mexicana is a small, independent Mexican-style restaurant specialising in home-cooked traditional and modern Mexican food, using the best, fresh local produce as well as ingredients imported from Mexico.
In the heart of Bruntsfield, Montpeliers has been a firm favourite amongst locals for over twenty years. From the food and drink to the interior, Montpeliers work closely with local suppliers to ensure they get the best produce possible.
North Bridge Brasserie
The team are proud to serve seasonal, modern Scottish cuisine with a strong focus on locally sourced ingredients of the highest quality, all of which is combined with a carefully thought out wine and whisky list.
Number One presents an innovative blend of Scottish and French flavours. Why not try Saute Foie Gras with duck confit, Borders lamb, broad beans and grelot and rhubarb and white chocolate panna cotta?
Based in the heart of the Old Town, Ondine is a proper seafood restaurant. From the first day that Ondine’s doors opened, the owners wanted to create an atmosphere where people can roll up their sleeves and truly relax.
Origano Café & Pizzeria
Find Origano Café & Pizzeria on Leith Walk. It’s small and friendly authentic pizzeria offering fantastic freshly made pizza, pasta and antipasto sharing platters. All bread and dough is made fresh in the kitchen.
Paul Kitching 21212
Paul Kitching 21212 restaurant’s stand-out feature is the fantastic open kitchen where guests can see Michelin chef, Paul and his team at work. The unique 3-1-3-1-3 menu approach offers contemporary French-inspired dishes.
Established in 1968, Ping On serves authentic Chinese cuisine. It’s a family friendly restaurant with children’s menus and a private function room available for hire. Ping On also offers Chinese takeaway for collection or delivery.
Chefs at Rendezvous specialise in Peking and Cantonese cuisine. Thanks to the loyalty of its customers, Rendezvous are one of only a few Chinese restaurants in Edinburgh that have been operating for over 50 years.
Restaurant Martin Wishart
Restaurant Martin Wishart is situated in Edinburgh’s Port of Leith. The award-winning restaurant brings the very best traditional and modern French cuisine to Edinburgh, using only the finest Scottish ingredients.
Rodi is a Turkish BBQ restaurant offering the best in Turkish cuisine, all freshly prepared daily from locally sourced ingredients then cooked to perfection on a traditional Ocakbasi (open BBQ) in the open plan kitchen.
Come to Stac Polly for modern Scottish cuisine and a warm Scottish welcome. Stac Polly is one of Edinburgh’s original Scottish fine dining restaurants. It is complemented by the Brasserie, Gin and Wine Bar on the ground floor.
Meaning journey or travel, Taisteal presents dishes using the best local Scottish produce combined with elements from around the world. The restaurant takes elements of fine dining and presents them in a relaxed environment.
Modern European food with a Scottish accent. It’s a wonderful little restaurant in the heart of Haymarket, and the best place for fine food, fine wine, and a friendly atmosphere that’s always buzzing, never crowded.
The Bon Vivant
The Bon Vivant was opened in August 2008 by Stuart McCluskey with an idea to create an environment that was similar to those found on the continent; where dining is often informal and casual yet of a very high standard.
The Dome sits resplendent with its Graeco-Roman façade and Corinthian Portico in central George Street in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town welcoming local residents and those from across the world.
The Edinburgh Larder
The menu offers a variety of vegetarian dishes, and there’s a separate vegan menu. The Edinburgh Larder also make their own seasonal cordials, and serve Edinburgh-based Artisan Roast coffees and Eteaket teas.
The Grain Store
When eating out in Edinburgh it’s not unreasonable to expect the very best Scottish meat and fish, and The Grain Store on Victoria Street consistently delivers, with its venison, beef and lamb never failing to impress.
The Huxley Bar
From 11.30am you can enjoy a selection of burgers, hotdogs and small plates throughout the day and well into the evening in unique and eclectic surroundings – the perfect place to relax and watch the world go by.
The New York Steam Packet
For great value, the New York Steam Packet on Rose Street North Lane can’t be beaten. This tiny corner of Americana offers a mixture of set menu options that’s sure to sate your appetite, and then some.
The Principal Edinburgh
Interiors at The Principal Edinburgh combine luxurious natural materials such as oak, marble and leather with a palette of colours inspired by the great 19th century Scottish landscape painters. Find it on George Street.
The Refinery offers an all-day drinking and dining experience in beautiful surroundings. From craft coffee and business breakfasts in the morning to dinner dates and cocktails late into the evening, it is your everyday escape.
The Stockbridge Restaurant
Every sphere of an evening at the Stockbridge Restaurant is artisanal, shaped by the personalities and gusto of the owners, whose pride in their establishment permeates the very ice in your drink and food on your plate.
The Street is a popular bar, independently-owned, with friendly staff. By day the glass front makes it an ideal place to relax with a coffee and people watch, whilst at night it attracts a livelier crowd with a buzzing atmosphere.
The Verandah Restaurant
The Verandah Restaurant is one of the finest Indian and Bangladeshi restaurants in Edinburgh. Over the years some of the most famous celebrities such as Clint Eastwood and Sir Cliff Richard have visited the restaurant.
The West Room
The menu focuses on ‘the best of British’ with locally sourced, high quality ingredients cooked to order. The chef’s seasonal fare is complemented by a great range of wines and beers alongside fantastic cocktails.
The Witchery by the Castle has developed a world-wide reputation for its exceptional dining experience, showcasing the very best of Scotland’s produce in the most magical of settings. It’s a Scottish dining landmark.
Timberyard is an authentic brick warehouse with a south facing yard for sunny days and a wood burning stove for colder nights. The Shed offers private dining for up to 10 and the growing patch provides many herbs and edible flowers.
The restaurant prides itself on being the pioneer of Indian street food culture and delivering exceptional customer service. Using fresh ingredients and authentic spices Tuk Tuk have a selection of delicious dishes for everyone.
Twenty Princes Street
Chef Tony Sarton demonstrates his culinary flair with an inventive and eclectic menu that keeps pace with the seasons and uses only the finest locally sourced ingredients. There’s an exciting choice of fish and seafood dishes.
Under the Stairs
At Under the Stairs you can sit back, relax and enjoy yourself. The experienced staff can supply you with seasonally inspired award winning cocktails, locally sourced foods and a range of the finest music for your ears.
Urban Angel loves food and believes the finest, carefully sourced produce should be for every day. The Urban Angel café in central Edinburgh is open every day for all day brunch, coffee, cake and lunch.
Wedgwood the Restaurant
Surrounded by the authentic 18th-century features that make up Edinburgh’s oldest street, Wedgwood the Restaurant enjoys a sense of exclusivity at the quieter Holyrood end of the Royal Mile.
The one thing all of Yo! Sushi’s food has in common is, Shinsen! It’s Japanese for fresh, and they love it. That’s why all dishes are served the day they’re made – with lots prepared right in front of you in the open kitchens.