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
Howies Waterloo Place

Howies Restaurant


Well-established Scottish restaurant serving local, seasonal food. One of two Howies restaurants in Edinburgh.

Iglu Bar and Restaurant

Pub-grub, Scottish

Friendly bar and restaurant is close to Howe Street on Jamaica Street, so convenient for New Town clientele.

Iris restaurant interior


English, Scottish

Contemporary cuisine particularly with range of meat, game, and fish dishes.

Kyloe Restaurant & Grill photo

Kyloe Restaurant & Grill


Kyloe is an old Scots word for Highland beef cattle and this is a gourmet steak restaurant using cuts from pedigree Aberdeen Angus.

Loch Fyne Restaurant

Scottish, Seafood

Part of a UK chain of seafood-orientated restaurants, located in bright, airy, modern venue overlooking the old harbour at Newhaven.

Magnum Bar and Restaurant interior

Magnum Restaurant and Bar


Located in a prime position on the corner of St.

Maison Bleue front

Maison Bleue

African, French, Scottish

Atmospheric restaurant specialising in French and North African cooking using Scottish ingredients.



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

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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


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.


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.

Photo of the Pink Olive restaurant

Pink Olive


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



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

Photo of the Rafael's Bistro, Edinburgh restaurant

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.

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Italian, Mexican, Scottish, Spanish

Since December 2013, Rollo has been a very popular, buzzing, busy Wine Bar in Stockbridge, and now the owners, an entrepreneurial family of artists and designers, has launched a second branch on Broug

Stac Polly restaurant (interior)

Stac Polly


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