City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Restaurants: Scottish


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

Restaurant Name Type Description

Monteiths

Scottish

Award-winning restaurant specialising in Scottish food and ingredients situated at the Royal Mile's halfway point.

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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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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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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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Pink Olive

Scottish

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

Plumed Horse

English, Scottish, Seafood

Michelin Award winning Tony Borthwick's restaurant in Leith which began life in the small village of Crossmichael, three miles north of Castle Douglas in 1998.

Prestoungrange Gothenburg

Scottish, Vegetarian

"The Goth" is a Grade II listed building with over 100 years history to its name. Meals are served in the family friendly bistro and there's a pub with real ales available on tap.

The charming rustic decor of Purslane

Purslane

Scottish

Chef-Proprietor Paul Gunning named his restaurant not after himself, but a herb.

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Rafael's Bistro

Scottish, Spanish

Rafael's intimate basement restaurant offers a range of seafood, and meat dishes, using locally sourced ingredients in dishes that often riff on the classic dishes of the former Dalhousie castle ch

Martin Wishart front of restaurant

Restaurant Martin Wishart

English, French, Scottish

No restaurant guide would be complete without Martin Wishart's eponymous restaurant in Edinburgh’s historic Port of Leith.

Stac Polly restaurant (interior)

Stac Polly

Scottish

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

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.

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.

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.

The Blackbird - Dining section of the Bar-Bistro

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.

Bonham restaurant interior

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

Bothy bar

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.

Cellar Door entrance

The Cellar Door Restaurant

Scottish

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