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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Mosque Kitchen

Buffet, Indian

Affordable, spicey food on the sheltered patio at Edinburgh's mosque.

In 2011, the Mosque Kitchen moved to a new premises around the corner on Nicholson Square

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Mums

Brunch, English, Scottish

The idea, like the food, is simple. Don't charge the earth and provide hearty bangers and mash and homely dishes "just like mum makes it".

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Mussel and Steak Bar

Seafood

You want good mussels?  Or a well cooked steak?  And you're in the Grassmarket?  This is the place for you, then.

My Big Fat Greek Kitchen

Cafes

Edinburgh's only Greek restaurant set in bustling Tollcross and offering quality Greek dishes

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Nagoya Original Sushi Restaurant

Japanese, Seafood, Takeaway, Vegetarian

A slice of Japan down near Meadowbank stadium. Nagoya has sushi meals, celebration sushi platters, and does sushi catering.

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Nargile

African

Top class Turkish cuisine in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town.

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Nile Valley

African

Located in Edinburgh University's central campus area, Nile Valley is a rarity among Edinburgh restaurants - it specialises in affordable Sudanese food.

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North Bridge Brasserie

Scottish

The Scotsman Hotel towers over North Bridge with views over Princes Street Gardens and offers a fine place to stay if exploring the Old Town.

Ondine

Scottish, Seafood

Edinburgh-born chef Roy Brett's restaurant landed in Edinburgh with a splash. High end, sustainably sourced seafood that comes with the Marine Stewardship Council stamp of approval.

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Osteria

Italian

A day trip down the coast to East Lothian is popular at any time of the year for golf or fun at the seaside.

Otterstone Bar & Grill

Pub-grub

Local and international food cooked on char broiled grill.

Papavero Restaurant

Papavero Restaurant

Italian, Takeaway

For those who were sorry to see the closure of The Room in the Town, this new Italian-Scottish Ristorante has thankfully taken over the premises.

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Papilio

Italian

This restaurant with a butterfly name is known for good value food prepared with care with personal service

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Passorn

Thai

Angelic Thai dining in Tollcross.  Quality ingredients cooked to the real Thai deal.

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Petit Paris

Cafes, French

Grassmarket restaurant offering a little bit of the French Capital in the Scottish Capital, complete with iconic mini, delivery van.

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Piece Box at Logie Green is now closed

Breakfast, Brunch, Cafes, Scottish

Restaurant now closed

Reasonably priced variety of home made sweet and savoury food served in a bright, cheery atmosphere.

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Ping On

Chinese, Takeaway

Long-running (has been under various owners since 1969) and easy-going chinese restaurant that has a loyal local following.

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Pink Olive

Scottish

Fresh, interesting food in Studentsville, at good value prices, served in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere.

Pizza Express

Italian

An addition to the Pizza Express restaurant chain in 1997, specialising in pizza and italian food in pleasant Stockbridge surroundings.

Pizza Posto

Italian

Inexpensive, modern pizza place on two floors, located directly opposite the Festival Theatre.