Best Late Dining in Edinburgh

Best Late Dining Options in Edinburgh

OX184 / credit: Erika Stevenson

Got the late night munchies? Don't worry, we've got it covered.


We Brits are not quite as adventurous as the Spanish and tend to get dinner out the way much earlier in the evening. This means many restaurants won't serve food into the late hours. However, a select few know that there are some of us who want to eat at more unconventional hours, and we've picked out some of the best.

Taken from the 2016/17 The List Eating & Drinking Guide – £5.95 (plus p&p)

28 Bernard Street, Leith, EH6 6PP
Vibrant Indian and Thai dishes are served to equally high standards in this high-ceilinged, intimately lit venue. | read our full review

No 1 Sushi Bar
37 Home Street, Tollcross, EH3 9JP
Reliable, friendly local sushi joint a stone's throw from the Cameo Cinema and King's Theatre. | read our full review

184 Cowgate, Old Town, EH1 1JJ
Big burgers, beer and beats until the wee small hours at this vast two-level Cowgate hotspot. | read our full review

Red Squirrel
21 Lothian Road, West End, EH1 2DJ
Strong range of craft beers and burgers with slick, speedy service at this Lothian Road bar. | read our full review

Thai Orchid
5a Johnston Terrace, Old Town, EH1 2PW
Just off the Royal Mile, Thai Orchid demonstrates creativity and attention to detail until the early hours. | read our full review

The Spice Pavilion
3a1 Dundas Street, New Town, EH3 6QG
Basement restaurant nestled in Edinburgh's art gallery district, serving North-West Indian frontier-style cuisine. | read our full review

You might also want to consider: Civerinos Italian Street Food & Pizza Slice Bar or Kebab Mahal.

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.