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
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Cross and Corner

Brunch, Pub-grub, Scottish, Vegetarian

On the corner of Eyre Place and Canonmills, the McLachlan’s Ale House was a traditional local boozer, complete with darts board. With a funky new look, it's now re-named Cross and Corner.

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David Bann's Vegetarian Restaurant

Scottish, Vegetarian

Just off the Royal Mile, you will find this leading light of Edinburgh's gourmet vegetarian food movement.

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

Edinburgh Larder Bistro

Brunch, Scottish

West End Edinburgh restaurant providing seasonal Scottish produce.

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eh15 Restaurant & Bar


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

Element Dining restaurant Edinburgh


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

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Field Grillhouse


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


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.

Hardrian's Brasserie - interior

Hadrian's Brasserie

French, Scottish

Traditional cuisine in the Balmoral Hotel on Princes Street with a French-Scottish twist.

Hamilton's Bar and Kitchen

Breakfast, Brunch, Pub-grub, Scottish

Salubrious Stockbridge bar, on busy street. Part bar and part dining area serving dishes throughout the day, using organic, fair trade ingredients. Sunday night live music.

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Haymarket Pub and Restaurant

Fish and Chips, Pub-grub, Scottish

"Opening after refurbishment on 7th July 2011, the new menu and kitchens at The Haymarket serve a wide range of delicious seasonal dishes, using high quality ingredients.

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Brunch, Cafes, English, Pub-grub, Scottish

Popular local, attracting mix of people. Primarily a well-stocked bar, Hector's also has a range of bar food and coffee. Best-known for its Saturday and Sunday brunch and Sunday roast.

Henderson's Vegetarian Restaurant

Henderson's Vegetarian Restaurant

Scottish, Vegetarian

Edinburgh's long-established, and popular vegetarian restaurant offers a good selection of buffet style vegetarian and vegan food in its New Town basement home.

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Hewat's Restaurant


Hewat's is a hidden gem, a friendly, familly run, neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of the Meadows and Newington area.  This is a destination for foodies.

Howies Cellar


Well-established Edinburgh favourite's West End branch introduces new sharing menu.