City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Restaurants


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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Dishoom

Indian

The inspiration behind Dishoom for co-founders Kavi and Shamil Thakrar, were the Iranian cafes in Bombay, opened by immigrants in the early 20th century; as outsiders themselves, they welcomed everyon

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Divino Enoteca

Italian

Stylish Italian wine bar, bistro and restaurant in the bowels of the Old Town.

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Earthy

Scottish

Ethical restaurant and cafe with greengrocer and grocer shop on site.

Eden's Kitchen

Mediterranean

Bistro specialising in food that is seasonal and locally sourced, which is GMO free and organic.

Edinburgh Larder Bistro

Brunch, Scottish

West End Edinburgh restaurant providing seasonal Scottish produce.

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eh15 Restaurant & Bar

Scottish

Step into eh15 on the top floor of the Club at Jewel & Esk College, and you will find a bright, modern restaurant and bar, with amazing views of Arthur’s S

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Element

Brunch, Pub-grub, Scottish

The pedestrianised, cobbled Rose Street is ideal for a leisurely stroll, lined with smart boutiques, bistros and bars, with a diverse choice whether for a few pints with the lads or cool classy cockta

Elephants and Bagels cafe

Elephants and Bagels

Breakfast, Brunch, Cafes, Vegetarian

As the name suggests, a cosy, breakfast and all-day cafe with a distinctive elephantine theme. Serves an array of bagel sandwiches.

Eteaket

Cafes

Central tea boutique and cafe that has a tea for every occasion it would seem.

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Field Grillhouse

Scottish

New Scottish restaurant serving locally sourced food.

First Coast Bistro

Scottish, Seafood

Small, West End restaurant specialising in seafood and Scottish specialties such as - what is quickly becoming its trademark - the (apparently very tasty) deepfried jam sandwich.

Fishers in Leith

Scottish, Seafood

The original Fishers is a waterside restaurant specialising in seafood as well as meat and veggie options.

Fishers in the City

Fishers in the City

Scottish, Seafood, Vegetarian

Cosy, New Town, seafood restaurant, that is central but off the beaten track down narrow cobbled Thistle Street.

Flotterstone Inn

English, Pub-grub, Scottish

Pub on the outskirts of Edinburgh at the foot of the Pentland Hills - edge of the Pentland Hills Regional Park - that is popular with ramblers and walkers.

Forage & Chatter

Scottish

Forage & Chatter is a new restaurant concept which opened in Edinburgh’s West End in mid-November.

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Foundry 39

American, Breakfast, Brunch, Italian, Pub-grub, Scottish, Vegetarian

For thirty two years from 1981 to 2013, 39A Queensferry Street at the West End of Edinburgh was the address of Bar Roma, the much beloved Italian Trattoria.

Fredericks Coffee House

Cafes

Offering a range of teas, coffees, soft drinks, soups, salads and paninis in a bright, pleasant atmosphere.

Giuliano's Italian Restaurant, Union Place

Italian

One of four Italian restaurants started by for Italian friends who were working in Edinburgh. There is also Giuliano's Al Fresco (next door), On the Shore and at The Playhouse. 

Gourmet Burger Kitchen

American

High-end burger joint, situated in the plush West End of George Street, at the corner with Charlotte Square.

Greyfriars Bobby's Bar Restaurant

Pub-grub

Something of a tourist destination being just round the corner from the graveyard where the famous Skye terrier would lay down beside his master's resting place.