Best BYOB in Edinburgh

Best BYOB in Edinburgh


Bring your own wine and beer at these great restaurants around Edinburgh


No rankings: just 13 of the best BYOB restaurants in Edinburgh – who says you need to fork out to enjoy great wine at dinner?

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

Absolute Thai
22 Valleyfield Street, Tollcross, EH3 9LR
You might need a few lagers to calm the heat at this Southeast Asian establishment. | read our full review

24 Nicolson Square, Old Town, EH8 9BU
A bottle with some punchy character is needed to stand up to a symphony of Lebanese flavours. | read our full review

62 Elm Row, Leith Walk, EH7 4AQ
Corona or Negra Modelo will be perfect for the food at this Mexican hangout. | read our full review

Buffalo Grill
12–14 Chapel Street, Old Town, EH8 9AY
The meaty American offerings benefit from the steadfast appeal of a real ale. | read our full review

10 Antigua Street, Leith Walk, EH1 3NH
A smooth, unfettered red or white pairs well with all of the aromatics present. | read our full review

Kim's Korean Meals
5 Buccleuch Street, Old Town, EH8 9JN
Mineral notes in a bottle of white are sure to play nicely with the hot and sour menu. | read our full review

1 Antigua Street, Leith Walk, EH1 3NH
Bottles with stone and red fruits complement the subtle flavours of the Middle Eastern dishes. | read our full review

126–130 Easter Road, EH7 5RJ
Kingfisher offers a light, malty taste to balance the heat and spices of India.
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6–8 Clerk Street, Newington, EH8 9HX
Whites with hints of tropical fruit will pair nicely with this South Indian fare. | read our full review

The New York Steam Packet
31 Rose Street Lane North, New Town, EH2 2NP
The simple but quality execution of burgers and steaks can handle a dry stout or two. | read our full review

Tuk Tuk
1 Leven Street, Tollcross, EH3 9LH
Corkage-free means the Tiger Beer can flow freely the whole evening. | read our full review

Vietnam House Restaurant
1-3 Grove Street, Haymarket, EH3 8AF
A bottle of white with herbal, grassy notes will go over well at this Vietnamese eatery. | read our full review

Wing Sing Inn
147–149 Dundee Street, Fountainbridge, EH11 1BP
Smokey and nutty hints in a medium red can stand up to the hard-hitting Northern Chinese flavours.
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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.