Restaurants in Edinburgh

The Best Places to Eat in Edinburgh

We don’t mind if you take our word for it! These are some of the most sought after places to eat in Edinburgh and we don’t mind sharing them with you.

Bells Diner

A compact independent and reasonably priced burger restaurant. Book in advance as always popular.

Kanpai Sushi

Japanese food done very well, and affordable.

Speading Your Wings - ££


Levantine inspired brassier, with fantastic Mezze, charcoal grill, and cocktail bar.

Nok's Kitchen

A lovely little Thai restaurant in Stockbridge/Newtown area. When ordering a takeaway be aware you must collect your order.

Radicibus Italian Restaurant

Great little Italian in the village of Stockbridge, serving organic seasonal homemade Italian food.

Rollo Restaurant & Wine Bar

Locally owned restaurants in great locations, this fun tapas bar serving great food and lovely wine. Small and intimate.


Stocks is a few steps off the Royal Mile serves the best of Scottish produce, sourced from artisan suppliers and producers.

The Raeburn

Ideal for watching rugby, family meals or a pint with the dog. The Raeburn is one of the few places with a beer garden in Edinburgh.

The Scran and Scallie

Stockbridge restaurant owned by Michelin star chef Tom Kitchen. Serving local produce and Scottish food and ales, both dog and child-friendly.

White Horse Oyster & Seafood Bar

Escape the hustle and bustle in this trendy seafood restaurant. Booking recommended.

Getting Adventurous - £££


Scottish food with a daily fresh and local menu, serving a 6-course set menu seasonally inspired. A great experience.

Café St Honore

The cute little French restaurant is hidden in a quiet lane, serving delicious seasonal food.

Dishoom Edinburgh

A London based chain serving amazing Indian food. Very popular, so go early to avoid the queue, you can still expect to wait in the stylish cocktail bar beforehand.

The Dome

An Edinburgh institution, serving great bar food and drinks, particularly beautiful at Christmas as the decorations are spectacular.

The Gardeners Cottage

5-course set menu using seasonal food served at large candlelit shared tables, for a unique dining experience.


Carefully sourced products from Artisan growers, breeders and suppliers, a real favourite.

Expensive Tastes - ££££


Paul Kitching’s Michelin star restaurant, for a fabulous fine dining experience.

Castle Terrace

Modern British dishes using French techniques. Castle Terrace is all about representing the finest produce in Scotland.


Brilliant seafood, superb central location, close to the Royal Mile and castle. Booking essential.

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