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The Mussel Inn Seafood Restaurant in Edinburgh is firmly established as one of the city’s most popular restaurants. Located on Rose Street just off Princes Street right in the heart of the buzzing city centre, it is a favourite choice of locals, tourists and business people alike. Mouth-watering, fresh seafood dishes created with top-quality ingredients such as mussels, scallops and oysters sourced from Scottish waters, and prepared to the highest standards by fantastic chefs are guaranteed with every visit.
From the moment you arrive, a friendly member of staff will be on hand to help you make your meal choices, recommend suitable wines and drinks, introduce the current special offers and generally help to make your stay at the restaurant as enjoyable as possible.
This bistro-style restaurant is perfectly suited to a top-quality dining experience, whilst offering a friendly, informal atmosphere, with very affordable prices. Or when the sun’s out, why not eat al fresco and people watch on vibrant Rose Street?
Starters include seafood chowder, whitebait, fish cakes, grilled queenies, crab salad, Piri Piri prawns, hot smoked salmon, oysters and queen scallops. The new main dishes include: a hot seafood platter of king and queen scallops, tiger prawns and mussels poached in seafood sauce topped with grilled sea bass fillet and cream fraiche; pan-fried or chargrilled king scallops, spiced fish stew and shellfish pasta with mussels, prawns, queen scallops and fettuccini in a shellfish bisque.
Other dishes include: crab pasta; tiger prawns; sea bass and a surf and turf option comprising a 6oz Orkney rump steak, three tiger prawns and three half shell queenies served with a seafood sauce, new potato, rocket and cherry tomato salad.
Meanwhile, the restaurant’s mussels, grown on ropes in sea lochs on the West of Scotland and the Shetland Isles, remain available in kilo and half kilo pots with a selection of popular sauces, including shallot, roasted peppers, Moroccan and blue cheese.
The menu at the Edinburgh Mussel Inn not only offers a great selection of the finest seafood in Scotland such as West Coast mussels, king scallops, queen scallops and oysters, it also features a variety of non-seafood dishes such as fresh salads, soups, vegetarian dishes, pasta and delicious sweets to make sure that everybody has a choice!
Always popular are the special offers – a great chance to sample some of the most popular dishes at discounted prices. Why not try something new today or schedule in an extra visit when your favourite is on offer? The Mussel Inn offers special two and three-course pre-theatre menus, while its ‘lunchtime quickies’ offer diners a selection of healthy, nutritious, freshly-prepared dishes. There’s a varied daily specials board too, featuring dishes prepared by the team of chefs and chosen daily from selected suppliers.
Located at 61-65 Rose Street, in the heart of the city centre and just 10-minute walk from Waverley station, Mussel Inn is renowned for its passion for its offering of delicious locally-sourced fresh seafood, providing excellent value for money and a quick and friendly service.
Mussel Inn gift vouchers for the Edinburgh and Glasgow restaurants make the ideal present or treat for special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries or celebrations and occasions. You can collect your voucher at the restaurant of your choice or opt to receive it via email.
Mon-Thur: 12 noon-3pm and 5pm-10pm
Saturday: 12 noon-10pm
(July/Aug: Mon-Thur: 12 noon-10pm)