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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The wood panelled bistro of A Room in Leith

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 Edinburgh front

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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Spoon Café Bistro

Cafes

Across from the Festival Theatre and neighbours with Royal College of Surgeons, this eaterie is catering to those looking for the casualness of a cafe and the formality of a restaurant.

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Stac Polly

Scottish

One of Edinburgh’s original restaurants providing interpretations of modern and traditional Scottish cuisine using locally sourced produce.

Star Sea

Chinese, Takeaway

Chinese restaurant providing takeaways within a 15 mile radius in the city.

Stockbridge Kitchen

Cafes, Scottish

Small cafe in Stockbridge village at the aptly named Baker's Place selling cakes and pastries.

Suruchi

Indian, Takeaway

Casual Indian restaurant providing dishes from across India.

Sweet Melinda's

Sweet Melindas

English, Scottish, Seafood

Marchmont based restaurant specialising in seafood dishes along with seasonal game and poultry.

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Take It Away Spud

Scottish, Takeaway, Vegetarian

Long-established baked potato, takeaway shop providing a simple, wholesome, affordable fillings in a buttered spud jacket.

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Tapa: Barra y Restaurante

Seafood, Spanish

Spanish cuisine in the heart of Leith with meals for budget conscious diners.

Teuchter's Landing Restaurant front

Teuchters Landing

Pub-grub, Scottish, Seafood, Vegetarian

Formerly the popular Waterfront Bar and Grill, this cosy bar on the edge of the Leith's waterfront provides vegetarian and non-veggie comfort food served in large and small mugs.

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The Antiquary

Pub-grub

Well-loved Stockbridge pub which features guest ales, occasional live music and excellent food service.

The Brunton

The Bistro at Brunton Theatre

Scottish

Brunton Theatre in Musselburgh is a popular venue attracting people from around East Lothian and Edinburgh with a programme of drama, music, dance, films and children’s shows.

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The Blackbird

Scottish

Two of my favourite places to eat and drink are Treacle on Broughton Street and Hamilton’s in Stockbridge, offering homely comfort, cool music and warm ambience.

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The Bonham Hotel - Restaurant and Consulting Room

Scottish

Within a few months of opening in 1998,  the Bonham, Edinburgh was already noticed by discerning world travellers, not least Conde Nast Traveller magazine who deemed it one of 21 Coolest hotel

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The Bothy - Restaurant and Drinkery

Scottish

As part of the heritage Murrayfield Hotel, the smart new Bothy Restaurant and Drinkery Bar has a cool, contemporary design - leather booth seats, artwork, industrial stone & steel décor.

The Canons' Gait

Pub-grub

Bistro bar, with food, a good range of real ales, occasional live music. The pub is in the Canongate area of the Royal Mile, just up from Holyrood.

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The Cellar Door Restaurant

Scottish

Provides some of local and continental meals - lunch, high tea, dinner - at reasonable prices.

The Clay Oven

Indian

The Clay Oven is based in Morningside, Edinburgh, and is part of an award winning group of Indian restaurants.

Upstairs dining area at the Devil's Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

Scottish

Hidden away in the Medieval maze of ancient cobbled alleyways off the Royal Mile, you’ll find this classy Whisky Bar and Bistro half way down Advocate’s Close.

The Dogs

English, Scottish, Vegetarian

David Ramsden's original no frills restaurant, named after his canine friends, serving classic, Scottish and English fare.

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The Engine Shed

Cafes, Scottish, Vegetarian

Friendly, informal setting, in a tastefully renovated old building, for cheap veggie nosh supplied by members of the Garvald Centre, for people with learning diff