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 French Fancies

Cafes, French

Coffee, tea, cakes and recipes from a French childhood in this new home made delicatessen.

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The Gardener’s Cottage

Brunch, French, Scottish

The restaurant is housed in an historic building located in Royal Terrace Gardens at the foot of Calton Hill in the heart of Edinburgh World Heritage Site.

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The Glasshouse Off The Mile

Breakfast, Brunch, English, French, Scottish

Good, honest, fresh food served in a contemporary, calm oasis in the heart of the Old Town, just off the Mile.

The Granary

Fish and Chips, Pub-grub, Scottish

Hearty food in contemporary glass-fronted gastropub down on the waterfront in Leith. The split level venue also hosts live theatre and music.

The Honours Restaurant

French, Scottish

Michelin starred restaurant owner Martin Wishart's Parisian style brasserie marries seasonal Scottish food with traditional French cuisine.

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The Horseshoe Inn

Scottish

Just half an hour's drive south of Edinburgh, in the tranquil village of Eddleston, near Peebles, the historic Horseshoe Inn has for many years welcomed travellers to enjoy good food and drink.

The Inn on the Mile

The Inn on the Mile

Pub-grub, Scottish

On the corner of North Bridge and the Royal Mile, you’re not likely to miss finding this historic pub with its outdoor tables.

The Kitchin

Scottish

Michelin-starred, waterfront restaurant run by husband and wife team Tom & Michaela Kitchin. The ethos is locally sourced in-season ingredients.

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The Mosque Kitchen

Indian, Takeaway

The new Mosque Kitchen, which moved from the nearby Edinburgh Mosque after a dispute, provides affordable indian curries. This time the restaurant is inside rather than under a tarpaulin roof.

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The Mulroy

French, Scottish, Seafood

West End restaurant serving Scottish/French food served in smart, intimate, Edwardian setting.

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The Other Place

American

The former Stag's Head has been stylishly renovated to create a smart, contemporary Bar-Bistro, while the ingenious old street map ceiling reflects its Canonmills heritage.

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The Place Bar & Restaurant

Scottish

Boutique hotel, bar and restaurant located at the east end of the city centre in three Georgian row houses.

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The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

English, Scottish

Vibrant restaurant set in the heart of Edinburgh on George Street. Serving the best locally sourced Scottish produce in a newly restored Georgian townhouse.

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The Raeburn

Scottish

The former Raeburn House House in Stockbridge re-opened in April, 2014 after careful refurbishment combining original Georgian period architecture with contemporary decorative style.

The Refinery St Andrew Square

American, English, Fish and Chips, Scottish

First Scottish restaurant-bar by designers Drake & Morgan providing cocktails and a seasonal menu in historic square in Edinburgh's New Town.

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The Riparian Rooms

Scottish

The Riparian Rooms is inspired by the history of Broughton, originally Broc Tun, “the farm beside the brook.” The spacious, light-filled Brasserie has a quirky decor - stone walls, dark wood, leather

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The Roamin' Nose

Brunch, Cafes, Italian, Takeaway

Taking over the address of the former Duck's a la Marche Noir, and latterly Garrigue, the restaurant space is now transformed into a very casual, laid back Cafe-Bistro.

The Roseleaf

Pub-grub, Vegetarian

Formerly the Black Swan, the Roseleaf pub, or bar/cafe as it prefers to bill itself, is a quirky Leith bar where the cocktails are served in mismatched china tea sets.

The Royal McGregor

Scottish

Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town is renowned for its Castle, Palace, cobbled wynds and dozens of old pubs where our celebrated philosophers and poets used to socialise over past few hundred year

The Salisbury Arms

Pub-grub

The Salisbury Arms is a traditional local pub & restaurant in Edinburgh serving tasty, freshly cooked food and top-drawer drinks, with a log-fire when it's chilly and a great beer garden for the warmer weather.