Best Steak in Edinburgh

Best Steak in Edinburgh


Whether rump or T-bone's your cut of choice, these steakhouses know how to cook it


No rankings: just eight of Edinburgh's best steak restaurants, from top-notch grills in bistro surroundings to immaculately cooked high-end cuts for a celebratory meal.

Taken from the 2015/16 The List Eating & Drinking Guide – £5.95 (plus p&p)

57–61 Blackfriars Street, Old Town, EH1 1NB
Acclaimed Old Town bistro does a great rib-eye.
Food served: Wed–Sun 6–10pm (Bar: Tue–Fri 4–10pm; Sat noon–10pm; Sun 12.30–10pm). Closed Mon. Closed Mon/Tue | read our full review

Blackwood’s Bar & Grill
Nira Caledonia, 10 Gloucester Place, Stockbridge, EH3 6EF
Impressive steaks cooked with flair on the Josper grill.
Food served: Mon–Sun 7.30am–11am, 5pm–10pm | read our full review

The Rutland Hotel, 1–3 Rutland Street, West End, EH1 2AE
Destination venue for steaks and quality side dishes with a castle view.
Food served: Mon–Sun noon–10.30pm | read our full review

McKirdy’s Steakhouse
151 Morrison Street, West End, EH3 8AG
Owned by a family of butchers, the steaks here are both well-sourced and delicious.
Food served: Sun–Thu 5.30–10pm; Fri/Sat 5–10.30pm | read our full review

8 Morrison Street, West End, EH3 8BJ
Quality meat butchered on site in down-to-earth surroundings.
Food served: Mon–Wed 5–10.30pm; Thu–Sun noon–10pm | read our full review

14 Picardy Place, New Town, EH1 3JT
Blow-the-budget steaks for special occasions.
Food served: Mon–Sat 5–10.30pm; Sun 2–9.30pm | read our full review

Twenty Princes Street: Grill & Smokehouse
20 Princes Street, City Centre, EH2 2AN
Prime local meat given the Josper grill treatment.
Food served: Mon–Sun noon–10pm | read our full review

Wildfire Scottish Steak & Seafood Bistro
192 Rose Street, New Town, EH2 4AZ
Superbly tender 21-day-aged Aberdeen Angus steaks.
Food served: Mon 5.15–10pm; Tue–Thu noon–2.30pm, 5.15–10pm; Fri–Sun noon–3pm, 5.15–10pm | read our full review

Eating & Drinking Guide 2015/16

Eating & Drinking Guide 2016/17

23rd Edition published April 2016. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.