60 Scottish Restaurants near Edinburgh

We found 60 Scottish restaurants within 1 miles 1 miles of Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital and second-largest city (after Glasgow) has more than its fair share of charm – helped by the spectacular setting of the famous Castle Rock and the distinctly unique character of the medieval Old Town and planned Georgian New Town districts. Tourism is an important economic mainstay – in August alone, the Edinburgh Festivals bring in more than four million visitors – and restaurants in Edinburgh play their part, too. With five Michelin-starred establishments and a fine selection of coffee shops, cafés and bistros catering for every taste, there’s really no reason to settle for generic touristy places. Choice ranges from fine-dining stars such as The Kitchin and Restaurant Martin Wishart to the hugely popular modern-Scottish Angels with Bagpipes, from David Bann (topping the list of vegetarian eateries) to Mother India’s Café. It’s also worth seeking out long-established places with legendary reputations such as Café St Honoré.

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Howies Victoria Street

Edinburgh, EH1 2HG
0.4 miles
Although owner Davie Howie Scott sold this likeable Edinburgh-based restaurant group back in 2006, he was so fond of the idea that he brought it back and re ... Find out more

The Wee Restaurant Edinburgh

Edinburgh, EH2 1LH
0.5 miles
What we think
"Following the success of their Queensferry restaurant, Craig and Vikki Wood have brought their simple, well-executed cooking and excellent wine list to ..." Read our full review

The Water of Leith Café Bistro

Edinburgh, EH3 5JP
0.8 miles
What we think
"This family-run bistro is found among the small independents for which Cannonmills is known and is just a five minute stroll from Edinburgh's gorgeous ..." Read our full review

Field

Edinburgh, EH8 9DB
0.6 miles
What we think
"There’s plenty to love at this friendly little restaurant, run by Richard and Rachel Conway with chef Gordon Craig. Shared experience at Michelin ..." Read our full review

No.11 Brasserie

Edinburgh, EH7 5JB
0.5 miles
The No.11 Brasserie in Edinburgh serves a range of food throughout the day, from light lunch to fine dining each evening. It's an elegant location to enjoy ... Find out more

WHISKI Rooms Bar & Bistro

Edinburgh, EH1 2LP
0.3 miles
WHISKI Rooms restaurant in Edinburgh is part of a bar, restaurant and retail space celebrating everything about the glories of whisky. The décor lets you ... Find out more

Turquoise Thistle

Edinburgh, EH1 3JD
0.2 miles
A contemporary Scottish restaurant centrally located in the bustling city of Edinburgh, Turquoise Thistle is the flagship restaurant of the acclaimed Hot ... Find out more

MP's Bistro

Edinburgh, EH1 3BJ
0.1 miles
MP’s Bistro, the restaurant of the Parliament House Hotel, is a contemporary Edinburgh dining spot with a long history. The amalgamation of Jacobean a ... Find out more

Ghillie Dhu

Edinburgh, EH1 2AD
0.8 miles
What we think
" The Ghillie Dhu – literally ‘black (haired) fishing or stalking guide’ – is a newish and unabashed Scottish venue in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, ..." Read our full review

Michael Neave Kitchen and Whisky Bar

Edinburgh, EH1 1RW
0.3 miles
What we think
"Hidden away on a steep cobbled street between the Royal Mile and Grassmarket, it’s easy to miss this smart eatery – now home to Scottish wu ..." Read our full review

Whighams Wine Cellars

Edinburgh, EH2 4EL
0.8 miles
What we think
" Occupying the site of some 19th-century cellars and named after a cheery Robbie Burns poem, Whighams has been doing good business for more than 25 y ..." Read our full review

Le Monde

Edinburgh, EH2 2PF
0.3 miles
Delicious dining in stylish surroundings. From hearty breakfasts and luscious lunches to sophisticated afternoon tea and enticing evening meals….what ... Find out more

Taisteal

Edinburgh, EH4 1HU
0.9 miles
Fine dining is made accessible in a comfortable setting with Taisteal’s unique take on Scottish cuisine, featuring globally-inspired dishes. The warm ... Find out more

The Last Word Saloon

Edinburgh, EH3 5AL
0.8 miles
What we think
"Although this is the kind of place where the cocktail menu comes with a glossary, you can also get a cheese toastie for under a fiver. The namesake Las ..." Read our full review

Angels Share

Edinburgh, EH2 4EL
0.8 miles
The Angels Share name itself refers to the small amount of alcohol that evaporates out of whisky barrels during maturation. You’ll find a nod towards ... Find out more
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