City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Restaurants: All


These are recently added Edinburgh restaurants. See also our latest Edinburgh Restaurant Reviews

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56 North

Somewhere between a bar and a restaurant with food and cocktail menu.

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A Room in Leith

Formerly Skippers, this is the newly expanded "A Room in Leith", having moved a few yards from the original address on the waterfront it shared with Teuchter’s Landing, with outdoor patio and pontoon seating, it's the place for beers, wines and pub grub.

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Absolute Thai

Small, family operated restaurant featuring traditional and contemporary Thai food. Drinkers should BYOB (£2.50 corkage).

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Adele's Cafe

Just along the road from Cineworld, a coeliac friendly, pretty cafe offering takeaway sandwiches drinks and cake

Adele's Cafe is now closed.

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Al Dente

Take a trip down Easter Road to number 139, only a short walk across from Leith Walk. Step inside this tiny wee Trattoria serving italian food of the highest quality.

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Amore Dogs

Italian cuisine “doggy style” - David Ramsden's follow-up to successful gastropub formula of "the Dogs" restaurant based upstairs.

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Angel's Share Bar and Club Room

Angel’s Share is an all-in-one smart designer hotel, bar, restaurant and nightclub.

This happening, gathering place was voted the Best New Bar in Scotland 2013 at the Dram Scottish Licenced Trade Awards.

The décor is all about glamour with eight glittering chandeliers...

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Angels With Bagpipes

"Mixing an atmospheric Old Town setting with chic, contemporary looks, Angels with Bagpipes was designed to be the sort of romantic Edinburgh restaurant where Rabbie Burns might take Sofia Loren for a sophisticated date."

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Asti - Cucina Italiana

Good food from breakfast to dinner in this Italian cafe/bar - pastas, risottos, and handmade desserts.

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Avoca Bar and Grill

Stockbridge gastropub offering classic dishes from cooked brunches to fish 'n' chips, roast beef and yorkshire pudding, nachos, and ploughman's lunch.

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B'Est Restaurant, Edinburgh

B'Est

A French Restaurant that lives up to the true French restaurant philosophy - high quality well cooked and affordable food

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Badger & Co

The curious name is inspired by “Wind in the Willows,” the riverbank tales about Toad, Rat, Mole and Badger, by Kenneth Grahame who was born at this address on 8th March 1859. This elegant Townhouse features a sequence of colourfully designed salons – Cocktail Bar, cosy Lounge and a stylish...

Baked Potato Shop on Cockburn Street

Baked Potato Shop, The

Cheap and cheerful takeaway filled tatties just off the Royal Mile.

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Bar Roma

Long-running, popular, central Italian eatery with famously flirtatious waiters. Popular with larger parties especially hen and stag nights

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Bay of Bengal Indian Restaurant

Bay of Bengal Indian Restaurant

Established in 1978, our restaurant is often known as the best restaurant in Edinburgh for serving top quality food. Our menu offers traditional exotic Indian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian, Halal and Thai dishes with an experienced top chefs special recommendations for each selection. Some selected...

Beirut Restaurant, Edinburgh

Beirut

Sleek, modern restaurant offering both a traditional and creative approach to Lebanese cuisine.

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Bella Italia Ocean Terminal

Bella Italia Edinburgh Ocean Terminal is a new addition to the UK Italian restaurant chain, offering a broad menu of pizzas, pastas, risottos and meat and fish main dishes.

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Bells Diner

Small, friendly New Town restaurant with winning line-up of affordable, gourmet burgers, milkshakes, and the like.

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Bennet's Bar

Long-established pub serving cask ales and home made, traditional food

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Bistro Moderne by Mark Greenaway

Taking over the address of the former Café Fish, the extremely talented chef Mark Greenaway has opened his new smart- casual Bistro. The Art Deco marble and wood interior is now furnished with plush leather and soft tweed. Imaginative, exciting, artistic cuisine is his trademark complemented by...

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Black Bo's Vegetarian Restaurant and Bar

Long-established, Old Town vegetarian restaurant, affectionately also known as simply "Bo's", with adjoining bar.

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Blackwood's Bar and Grill

In the heart of the New Town, just up the hill from Stockbridge, two grand Georgian townhouses on Gloucester Place have been glamorously redesigned to create the Nira Caledonia hotel and Blackwood's Bar and Grill. The Restaurant name refers to its literary connection. From 1826 - 1854, this was...

Blonde

Informal but sophisticated restaurant, with a "European" menu, in particular variations on traditional Scottish dishes, seafood, and game.

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Blue Parrot Cantina

For long a great place to stop and drink tea, this small, informal, basement cafe now specialises in Mexican food. Look for the blue parrot and head downstairs.

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Bon Vivant

Franco-Scottish eating and drinking establishment in Edinburgh's New Town, situated on a quiet street off George Street. Broad selection of wines and popular, tapas style snacks.

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Bread Street Brasserie

Resident restaurant of Edinburgh's Point Hotel, now re-launched as the Bread Street Brasserie.

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Broughton Delicatessen

Eclectic meals based on taste, quality, and seasonality. Sit-in cafe, with local artists exhibiting, and takeaway (office lunches and the like).

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Buffalo Grill

Bbq restaurant located opposite Appleton Tower near Edinburgh university.

Burgers, steaks, bbq chicken, and seafood chow for omnivores to get their teeth into. Veggie options too although it's more about the meat.

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Burr & Co

Situated on George Street Burr & Co is the latest addition to Edinburgh's vibrant coffee scene Sample our range of food & drink to eat in or take away.

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Café Andaluz

Edinburgh's largest Spanish restaurant purveying classics such as tapas, paella, spanish wines, and cocktails. Lunch, pre-theatre, and "Spanish Sunday" specials. There are also two Café Andaluz across in Glasgow.

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The Scran and Scallie

Scottish

The Scran & Scallie showcases a seasonal menu in line with the ‘From Nature to Plate’ philosophy of the gastro-pub.

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The Sheep Heid Inn

Scottish

The perfect pub, deep in the heart of Duddingston Village East of Holyrood Park.

The Shore

Scottish

Intimate dockside restaurant, with an old world feel, and cosy adjoining bar.

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The Stockbridge Restaurant

Scottish, Seafood

Cosy, basement restaurant situated on trendy St Stephen Street. Upmarket bohemian ambience with its decor of large, vivid, still life paintings and drapes, combined with elegant table settings.

The Tass

Pub-grub

Old Town, down-to-earth pub situated at the corner of Jeffrey Street and the Royal Mile, just down from the Storytelling Centre.

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The Voyage of Buck

Scottish

The British Colonial heritage concept for the fourth Bar & Kitchen from the Big Red Teapot company (Hamilton’s, Treacle, Blackbird) is inspired by William “Buck” Clarence who, allegedly, lived at this

The Witchery

Scottish

James Thomson's Old Town culinary haunt in a 16th century close just down from Edinburgh castle is an Edinburgh institution. Award-winning scottish food.

Three Birds

Three Birds

Scottish

Small and friendly restaurant serving imaginative and creative local food since 2012.

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Timberyard

Scottish

Imaginative sustainable food amidst stylish surroundings.

Ting Thai Caravan

Thai

Fast Thai street food at its best.

Toby Carvery

Pub-grub

Eating out at Liberton Toby Carvery is "Just as it should be" - a warm and cosy place to enjoy quality food with family and friends.

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Tutto Matto Pizza

Italian

Formerly Ti Amo opposite the Festival Theatre, this chic new ristorante, Tutto Matto (roughly translated as Love Bug), offers creative, fresh Italian cuisine - clay oven baked and pan tossed pasta, ha

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Twenty Princes Street Grill and Smokehouse

Scottish

Twenty Princes Street is the address of the Royal British Hotel, and now the name of its fabulous new Restaurant.

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Urban Angel

Scottish, Vegetarian

Deli and restaurant providing food "with a conscience" - locally sourced, organic, free-range and fairly traded cooking presented in fresh, light New Town space.

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Veeno, the Italian Wine Cafe

Italian

Two young Italian businessmen, Nino and Andrea launched their first Veeno Italian Wine Café in Manchester in 2013, soon branching out in Leeds, York, Bristol, Liverpool et al, before opening this summ

Vincaffe Restaurant

Cafes, Italian

Edinburgh's best-known Italian culinary family Valvona & Crolla's emporium just off St Andrew Square with restaurant, a cafe, a deli on two floors.

Vintner's Rooms Restaurant

French, Italian, Scottish

Fine dining restaurant with fine whisky collection in Leith that is now closed.

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Vinyasa

Indian

In a prime location, just a few steps from the Canongate, this warm and welcoming Restaurant has proved very popular since opening in January 2013.

Vittoria on Leith walk

Vittoria

Italian

Long-established Italian restaurant on Leith Walk, one of the establishments run by Tony Crolla and family.

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Wedgwood Restaurant

English, Scottish

Popular Old Town restaurant taking its name from head chef Paul Wedgwood who co-founded the restaurant with Lisa Channon.