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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Yum Cafe

Yum is the wholesome café at Earthy Food Market. The emphasis is on in-season, locally sourced food with a good range of organic, Fairtrade tea and coffee as well as home-baked goods, artistan breads and patisseries. Regular tastings of local and organic food.


Yeni Meze Bar

Central New Town restaurant serving mediterranean and middle-Eastern meze dishes.

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Wok and Wine

Central, New Town restaurant Wok & Wine that brings both a tapas approach to oriental food with its wok bites (for those on a budget or with smaller appeatites), as well as set menus, banquets, and separate vegetarian menu.

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Whiski Rooms

Whiski Rooms

Centrally situated bar and bistro serving seasonal Scottish food.

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Wedgwood Restaurant

Popular Old Town restaurant taking its name from head chef Paul Wedgwood who co-founded the restaurant with Lisa Channon.

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Vittoria on Leith walk


Long-established Italian restaurant on Leith Walk, one of the establishments run by Tony Crolla and family.

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In a prime location, just a few steps from the Canongate, this warm and welcoming Restaurant has proved very popular since opening in January 2013. The decor is cool and contemporary, with framed silver chain creative art along the walls; high-backed cream leather chairs and two spacious crimson...

Vincaffe Restaurant

Edinburgh's best-known Italian culinary family Valvona & Crolla's emporium just off St Andrew Square with restaurant, a cafe, a deli on two floors.

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Veeno, the Italian Wine Cafe

Two young Italian businessmen, Nino and Andrea launched their first Veeno Italian Wine Café in Manchester in 2013, soon branching out in Leeds, York, Bristol, Liverpool et al, before opening this summer in Rose Street, Edinburgh.

Inside the rather compact, intimate space, there’s a long...

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Urban Angel

Deli and restaurant providing food "with a conscience" - locally sourced, organic, free-range and fairly traded cooking presented in fresh, light New Town space.

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Twenty Princes Street Grill and Smokehouse

Twenty Princes Street is the address of the Royal British Hotel, and now the name of its fabulous new Restaurant. The romantic setting is a stylish blend of ornate Victorian cornices and chandeliers with modern black leather and gold decor. Next door, the Juniper cocktail bar with comfy...

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Tutto Matto Pizza

Formerly Ti Amo opposite the Festival Theatre, this chic new ristorante, Tutto Matto (roughly translated as Love Bug), offers creative, fresh Italian cuisine - clay oven baked and pan tossed pasta, hand stretched pizza, seafood, chicken and steak. With leather banquettes and car-style seats, the...

Toby Carvery

Eating out at Liberton Toby Carvery is "Just as it should be" - a warm and cosy place to enjoy quality food with family and friends. Our carvery is what we're famous for and why lots of you choose us for eating out on special occasions. Why not find out more about what's on the carvery...

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Imaginative sustainable food amidst stylish surroundings.

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Three Birds

Three Birds

Small and friendly restaurant serving imaginative and creative local food since 2012.

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The Witchery

James Thomson's Old Town culinary haunt in a 16th century close just down from Edinburgh castle is an Edinburgh institution. Award-winning scottish food.

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The Tass

Old Town, down-to-earth pub situated at the corner of Jeffrey Street and the Royal Mile, just down from the Storytelling Centre. Here you can find traditional Scottish food and hear live folk with your meal. Good selection of real ales and whiskies too.

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The Stockbridge Restaurant

Cosy, basement restaurant situated on trendy St Stephen Street. Upmarket bohemian ambience with its decor of large, vivid, still life paintings and drapes, combined with elegant table settings.

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The Shore

Intimate dockside restaurant, with an old world feel, and cosy adjoining bar.

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The Sheep Heid Inn

The perfect pub, deep in the heart of Duddingston Village East of Holyrood Park.

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The Scran and Scallie

The Scran & Scallie showcases a seasonal menu in line with the ‘From Nature to Plate’ philosophy of the gastro-pub. Modern dishes such as Fish & Chips, Fish pie and Sunday Roast are served alongside some forgotten classics such as Sheep's Heid Scotch Broth; traditional Cottage pie;...

The Salisbury Arms

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.

You'll find us in the Blacket area of Edinburgh's Southside, a stone's...

The Royal McGregor

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 years. If you are looking for hearty, homely food with your pint, The Royal McGregor is the place to...

The Roseleaf

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. Think Mad Hatter's tea party and you begin to get the idea. 

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The Roamin' Nose

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 design style is a farmhouse kitchen with vintage, scrubbed wood tables and chairs. Call in for breakfast, coffee & cake...

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The Riparian Rooms

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 and velvet furnishings. With outdoor patio seating, this is a smart-casual place for all day...

The Refinery St Andrew Square

First Scottish restaurant-bar by designers Drake & Morgan providing cocktails and a seasonal menu in historic square in Edinburgh's New Town. Menu ranges from full Scottish breakfast to comforting roasted suppers.

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The Raeburn

The former Raeburn House House in Stockbridge re-opened in April, 2014 after careful refurbishment combining original Georgian period architecture with contemporary decorative style. Stone walls, wood panelling, classic tweed and leather and the casual ambience of an Urban Inn. The Raeburn is...

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The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

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 Place Bar & Restaurant

Boutique hotel, bar and restaurant located at the east end of the city centre in three Georgian row houses. Homely bar meals, such as roast chicken, burgers, mussels and fish and chips with a restaurant that's more like a smart-casual Bistro.

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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

Radical Road Pub


Traditional Scottish pub with contemporary dining room off the beaten track in Duddingston. Live music at weekends.

The charming rustic decor of Purslane



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

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.

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The owners of the very successful Hanam’s restaurant on Johnston Terrace have now opened “Pomegranate” at the top of Leith Walk opposite the Playhouse Theatre.

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.

Pizza Posto


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

Pizza Express


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

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Pink Olive


Fresh, interesting food in Studentsville, at good value prices, served in a pleasant, friendly 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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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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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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Angelic Thai dining in Tollcross.  Quality ingredients cooked to the real Thai deal.

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

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.

Otterstone Bar & Grill


Local and international food cooked on char broiled grill.

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


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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North Bridge Brasserie


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.

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Nile Valley


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