Restaurants, pubs & cafes in Edinburgh

The Abbotsford

Well placed for City Centre lunch, dinner or other refreshment. Large hand-carved inlaid bar surrounded by bar seating & solid wooden tables. Plus a more relaxed upstairs restaurant.

The Abbotsford Bar, 3-5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR


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Amarone

Has all the style of a contemporary Milanese restaurant & pizzeria. The Bar stocks a wide range of Italian wines, Champagnes, Prosecco & superb cocktails. Good central location for a relaxed dinner or just to take a break from the ...

Amarone Edinburgh, Saint Andrew Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Angels with Bagpipes

A delightful addition to the local restaurant scene. Whilst strolling down the Royal Mile, be sure to pay a visit. A wide array of Scottish dishes & an excellent wine & whisky list to choose from go well with what ...

343 High Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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The Atholl

This charming restaurant has started life as a private dining room for guests staying at the hotel. Its elegant Georgian setting, intimate atmosphere, fine wine list & expertly prepared modern Scottish menu drew an enthusiastic local clientele as well, so ...

34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, United Kingdom


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Bar Italia

Situated on the bustling Lothian Road, this lively Italian place is in the heart of the West End of Edinburgh. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the family run restaurant, perfect for a romantic dinner for two, busy business lunches or ...

100 Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH3 9BE, United Kingdom


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Bennets Bar

One of the city's oldest & most historic pubs dating back to 1839. With over 150 malt whiskies, traditional ale & Scottish Fayre to choose from, you're certain to find something appealing within.

Bennets Bar, Leven Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Brew Lab

Edinburgh’s home for speciality coffee. A range of meticulously brewed, single–origin filter, espresso & cold brew coffees awaits, as well as a selection of artisanal food with local provenance. Sourdough baguettes, soups & salads at lunch. Craft beer, natural wine ...

6-8 South College Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AA, United Kingdom


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Buffalo

This char–grill restaurant offers a large selection of succulent premium Scottish 35–day aged steaks & homemade burgers, along with fresh fish, chicken & vegetarian dishes. Weekend specials & guest beers feature regularly. Fully licensed, but also offering BYOB (wine only, ...

12-14 Chapel Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AY, United Kingdom


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Cadiz

A serious contender for the best seafood restaurant title. This wonderfully opulent restaurant with bold dishes on the menu & fantastic cocktails will surprise & delight you. A distinctly Mediterranean & international flavour awaits. Open every day from midday. Lunch/Pre-theatre ...

77B George Street, Edinburgh EH2 3EE, United Kingdom


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Cafe Hub

A relaxed, laid back place to enjoy a range of meals & light bites where you're out & about the Royal Mile. Whether you are stopping for coffee & cake or something more substantial, there will be something to tempt ...

Castlehill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Calistoga

Napa Valley on your plate. An AA Rosette-awarded restaurant focusing on great Californian food, wine & music. An extensive wine list with over 100 different wines perfectly complements the exquisiteness of the culinary experience. A trip to Calistoga is always ...

70 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Chez Jules

Inviting French bistro conveniently located in Hanover Street, close enough to the city centre, yet far away enough from the hustle & bustle of the main shopping thoroughfares. A delightful oasis of French hospitality & cuisine. Open 7 days all ...

109 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Ciao Roma

Ciao Roma is a family-run Italian restaurant situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, a few minutes walk from Princes Street. It has made its reputation serving authentic Italian food with menu emphasising simple, fresh produce, lovingly combined to ...

64 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LS, United Kingdom


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Cranston’s Restaurant

Cranston’s is a beautiful Edinburgh restaurant located directly on the world renowned Princes Street. It has been recently refurbished & offers a refined & relaxed atmosphere as well as boasting the best views of the city. Open for lunch & ...

43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, United Kingdom


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Dine

An acclaimed luxury brasserie, cocktail lounge & bar by award-winning Chef Stuart Muir. Situated next to the Usher Hall, above the Traverse Theatre. Menus are designed using fresh, local & sustainable produce. Especially good value are the two-course lunch menu ...

10 (1F) Cambridge Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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The Dome

Four wonderfully grand & opulent areas to choose from. The Grill Room is open 7 days from 12 noon until late (à la carte lunch & dinner menus). The Club Room - open Mon to Wed from 10am till 5pm ...

14 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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The Elephant House

Be sure to visit this gourmet tea, coffee house & restaurant, made famous as the place of inspiration for J.K. Rowling who sat writing much of her early Harry Potter novels here.

21 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Finnegan’s Wake

A fun, lively Irish pub serving not only Guinness but local craft beers. Regular live music & sporting events including the one of a kind Gaelic Football, all shown on big screen & HD TVs. Welcoming Irish hospitality… Come & ...

9B Victoria Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Forth Floor Restaurant

With panoramic views from the Castle to the Firth of Forth, this is a stunning location for lunch or dinner. Fine Scottish produce, outstanding service. Lunch daily, dinner Tuesday - Saturday.

30 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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GF Café

A fully gluten-free café is something Edinburgh has waited for a while. Now it has finally arrived in Dalry, close to Haymarket. Panini, rolls, pasta & home baking; all delicious & prepared with love & care. Yummy bagels & daily ...


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Ghillie-Dhu

Traditional Scottish Pub atmosphere combines with a live entertainment venue 7 days a week until 3am. Food is served using local produce with ales & drams of premium spirits to sample. Ceilidh Club on Fridays and Ghillie Gigs every Saturday ...

2 Rutland Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Giuliano’s Union Place

The original Giuliano's, an instant success, renowned country wide for excellent food, now an institution in Edinburgh. Fine wine & the friendliest Italian atmosphere & service. Within short walking distance from Princes Street, conveniently located just opposite the Playhouse.
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18-19 Union Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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The Golden Dragon

Conveniently located just off Princes Street, this authentic Chinese restaurant has been catering to the needs of discerning diners since 1964. Come in for mouth-watering Dim Sum or Barbecued Spare Ribs prepared with care and panache like nowhere else in ...

21 Castle Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Good Brothers Wine Bar

With an unrivalled wine list (that includes organic, biodynamic & natural wines) & great food pairing options, Good Brothers is the place to go if you’d like to try something new or simply have fun. Ham hock terrine, beef tartare ...

4-6 Dean Street, Edinburgh EH4 1LW, United Kingdom


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Guchhi India

This contemporary Indian seafood restaurant offers a sophisticated fine dining experience with effortlessly charming staff, discrete service & tantalising food that few can compete with. The menu will take you on a culinary journey from the North to South of ...

50 East Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9BH, United Kingdom


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Guildford Arms

Well preserved gem of a pub, built in 1896. Friendly staff & beautiful interior make this the perfect setting to enjoy well kept cask ales. Mezzanine Gallery Restaurant overlooks the classic Victorian Bar. East End of Princes St, opposite The ...

1 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Gurkha Café

Nepalese & Indian restaurant in the heart of the Old Town, close to Waverley Station & the Royal Mile. It has an extensive variety of extraordinary Nepalese delicacies as well as Indian all time favourites which are all prepared to ...

27 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BP, United Kingdom


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Henderson’s Vegan

The City’s first Vegan-only restaurant. An oasis of calm amidst the hustle & bustle of the New Town shopping district. Lots of gluten-free options on the menu. Open 7 days from noon.

25c Thistle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 ...

25c Thistle Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Ignite

Setting the Capital alight with Bengali & Indian dining in one of Edinburgh's most stylish & sophisticated restaurants. Perfect for intimate dinners or business lunches.

272-274 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Indian Lounge

First Class Indian dining experience – that’s 
how to describe this
restaurant which has been going strong for over 34 years.
Only a 2 minute walk from Princes Street, it is conveniently located when you’re out & about in our lovely city. ...

129A Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DT, United Kingdom


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Kasturi

In the heart of the vibrant West End this restaurant offers a haven for the connoisseur of gourmet Indian food. Ideal for that special evening occasion, pre-theatre and particularly welcoming to visitors to the city.

35-37 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Kweilin

The well respected restaurant offers a unique selection of authentic Cantonese cuisine & an extensive wine list to suit many a palate and pocket. Air conditioned. Lunch & Dinner. Closed Mondays only.

19-21 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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La Bruschetta

With its convenient location in the heart of the Haymarket area and right opposite the train station, La Bruschetta is perfect for both, a quick lunch & a more sophisticated dinner. Highly recommended by food critics, the restaurant excels in ...

13 Clifton Terrace, edinburgh


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Le Roi Fou

Crowned Best New Restaurant at the 2017 Scottish Food Awards, Le Roi Fou’s menu aims to inspire & awe. Undoubtedly, the restaurant has a certain je ne sais quoi much envied by others. Galician octopus, Scottish halibut, Hebridean crab chowder, ...

1 Forth Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JX, United Kingdom


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Leo’s Beanery

Hearty breakfast & lunch, delicious home baking & artisan coffee & tea await at this delightful café in the New Town. Free wifi. Sit-in or take away. Open 7 days till 5pm; from 8:30am weekdays, 9am Sat & 10am Sun.

23a Howe Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Loch Fyne

Well worth a visit due not just to the cuisine, but also to the unsurpassed views of the river Forth & Newhaven harbour. A nice stroll away from the Royal Yacht Britannia. Great food, separate bar, delicatessen counter & a ...

Loch Fyne Fishmongers Edinburgh, Pier Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Los Argentinos

Steak house & grill situated on the South Side. The friendly staff, efficient service plus an extensive menu designed to suit all budgets has proved to be a winning combination since opening.

28-30 West Preston Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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The Magnum

For great dining and traditional enjoyment you can't go wrong with this delightful restaurant & bar conveniently situated for the city centre.
Open 7 days.

1 Albany Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Martone

A great place to indulge your love of desserts, homemade ice creams & all things sweet. Heavenly tasty creations will leave you spoilt for choice. Why not pop into the restaurant for a taste? Pick up a cone on passing ...

1 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BG, United Kingdom


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Mia

Cosy, welcoming & full of exquisite Italian atmosphere & flavour. An extensive, authentic menu with the signature Tricolore pizza & well-executed carnivorous mains guarantees a taste bud satisfaction. Regular themed regional nights will bring distant feel & flavour to your ...

96 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Monty’s

With over 60 malt whiskies from all regions of Scotland, Monty’s pride themselves on their excellent selection. Similarly a wide choice of cocktails, quality spirits, wine & craft beers is perfectly complemented with the cheese & charcuteries platters. Just try ...

185 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8DZ, United Kingdom


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Mosque Kitchen

An Indian dining experience with a difference in a trademark cafeteria style setting. The place is much loved by the locals, students & tourists alike and famous for its good food. It is well set in the vicinity of the ...

The Mosque Kitchen, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Mr Nick’s Greek Kitchen

While at Ocean Terminal, head for some traditional Greek gyros & Greek home cooking at its best. Meals are cooked daily using fresh locally sourced meat & vegetables, whereas everything else is from Greece, inc. the award–winning olive oil, pressed ...

Ocean Terminal, Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, United Kingdom


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Nanyang

Traditional Malaysian dishes & street food – as greatly appreciated by the well–known chef John Torode. From the popular Char Kway Teow, Chicken Satay & Rendang Beef to Kari Laksa & Hainanese Chicken Rice, every dish is fresh & full ...

Nanyang, Simpson Loan, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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New Chapter

Based in the heart of the city this family owned restaurant serves quality, fresh, innovative Scottish & modern European food, always with a twist. Whether you’re enjoying a stroll in Botanic Gardens or shopping on Princes Street, whether it’s a ...

18 Eyre Place, Edinburgh EH3 5EP, United Kingdom


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No. 1 Sushi Bar

A great Japanese restaurant serving both modern & tradition authentic cuisine. All types of sushi & noodles available. Special set menus will give you plenty of choice to try various dishes or whatever tickles your fancy. Open every day from ...

No.1 Sushi Bar, Home Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Nobles Café Bar & Restaurant

Huge, colourful, stained-glass windows & original Victorian features welcome you to come in. Nobles’ grandeur is offset by modern artistic furnishing & art works & lush green plants. Its acclaimed & innovative kitchen uses the pick of Scotland’s larder to ...

44A Constitution Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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OMNi Centre

If you're looking for fun, food, films, or great fitness facilities & somewhere to take friends & family then you've come to the right place. Situated in the heart of the city centre, OMNi is Edinburgh's premier leisure & entertainment ...

Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, United Kingdom


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Ondine

The first restaurant from award-winning chef Roy Brett and is designed for all who enjoy the simple pleasure of eating good food in a relaxed yet stylish environment.

2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Otro Restaurant

In an airy Georgian townhouse in the heart of the West End is a family run brasserie offering their take on Scottish & Modern European favourites, alongside a bespoke wine list & seasonal cocktail menu. Enjoy local produce, carefully selected ...

22 Coates Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 7AF, United Kingdom


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The Pakora Bar

Great Punjabi street food has finally arrived in Edinburgh. What started off as an adventure by driving around festivals & taking the deliciously tasty bites to eager crowds has soon paved the way to one of the tastiest street food ...

96 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, United Kingdom


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Porto & Fi

Bistro café for quality dining overlooking the picturesque Newhaven harbour & the Firth of Forth. Wide selection of Scottish seafood dishes & international light bites & mains as well as delicious homemade cakes, scones and award winning Orkney ice cream ...

47 Newhaven Main Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Rojava

The traditional & authentic Kurdish & Lebanese cuisine is your chance to immerse yourself in the flavours of the Middle East. Delectable mezze dishes & the more substantial mains will expand your culinary horizons. Kurdish Kubba & Lamb Borek are ...

97-101 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8BX, United Kingdom


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Roti

This great Indian/Pakistani restaurant is a wonderful edition to Edinburgh’s ever evolving dining scene. If you are after an authentic subcontinental cuisine, look no further. The recipes have been thoughtfully developed to provide you with dishes full of traditional flavours ...

42 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LL, United Kingdom


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Ryan’s Bar

Situated in the heart of the West End & with an extensive outdoor seating area & conservatory café, Ryan's is a fantastic bar, pub & café, all in one. It now also boasts the Usquabae Whisky Bar & Larder tucked ...

Ryan's Bar, Hope Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Shackleton’s Bar & Brasserie

This AA Rosette-winning bistro is located in Stockbridge on a characteristic cobbled street, overlooking private gardens. Just a 10-minute walk from the hustle & bustle of Princes Street, it offers a perfect blend of comfortable & relaxed. Absorb the Scottish ...

12-16 South Learmonth Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 1EZ, United Kingdom


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TGI Fridays

Original American Social bringing you the flavours from across the Atlantic. Signature grills, handcrafted burgers, dogs in a brioche bun with crispy fries or sizzling fajitas are here to make your mouth water & fill you belly. Proper tasty!
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36 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3HT, United Kingdom


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Topolabamba

Authentic Mexican in the heart of Edinburgh. Mix of classic dishes & street food prepared with flair & creativity – after all, have you tried fish tacos or cactus yet? Now is your chance. Churros are not to be looked ...

93 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9AW, United Kingdom


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Usquabae Whisky Bar & Larder

An unrivalled selection of over 400 whiskies to choose from & tutored whisky tastings in the heart of the vibrant West End. Elegant & relaxed setting plus a menu reflecting the natural quality & variety of Scotland’s larder will fulfil ...

2-4 Hope Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Viva Mexico Restaurant

Widely regarded as "among the best Mexican Restaurants in Scotland", all dishes are prepared using fresh local produce. Fresh lime juice margaritas, Mexican beers & New World wine.

41 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Wanderlust Café & Bistro

This travel café offers freshly made dishes from around the globe. Open all day from breakfast to light bites & cakes. Scottish specials include the inimitable haggis which will bring you closer to understanding Scotland’s roots. Located on the Royal ...

274 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AA, United Kingdom


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Whighams Wine Cellar

One of the city’s longest established wine bars. It understandably & rightfully stocks an unrivalled selection of wines, champagnes & real ales. Mouth-watering food is available daily from 12pm-10pm & includes tasty canapés, delightful tapas & wonderful Scottish seafood. Bar ...

13 Hope Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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