Best Neighbourhood Dining in Edinburgh
- Eating and Drinking Guide
- 20 April 2015
The best places to eat in Leith, Portobello, Stockbridge, Marchmont, Fountainbridge and more neighbourhoods around town
No rankings: just 12 of the best restaurants in neighbourhoods across Edinburgh, from seafood highlights in Marchmont to great Italian in Stockbridge.
Taken from the 2015/16 The List Eating & Drinking Guide – £5.95 (plus p&p)
The Caley Sample Room
42–58 Angle Park Terrace, Slateford, EH11 2JR
A great local with consistently great grub., it’s worth moving house for.
Bar open: Mon–Thu noon–midnight; Fri noon–1am; Sat 10am–1am; Sun 10am–midnight; food served: Mon–Fri noon–10pm; Sat/Sun 10am–10pm
thecaleysampleroom.co.uk | read our full review
3 Pier Place, Newhaven, EH6 4LP
Unapologetically perky, this shack has the freshest seafood on speed dial.
Open: Tue/Wed 6–9.45pm; Thu/Fri noon–2pm, 6–9.45pm, Sat noon–9.45pm, Sun noon–5.45pm; Closed: Mon
cshack.co.uk | read our full review
62–64 Bath Street, Portobello, EH15 1HF
Portobello’s shores graciously accept the diner-themed food this joint turns out.
Bar open: Sun–Thu 8am–11pm; Fri/Sat 8–1am; food served: Sun–Thu 8am–9pm; Fri/Sat 8am–10pm
facebook.com/pages/The-Espy... | read our full review
12 Barclay Terrace, Bruntsfield, EH10 4HP
Serving up old-school Americana-style comfort food off Bruntsfield Links.
Open: Tue–Thu 6–9pm; Fri/Sat 6–9pm; Closed: Sun/Mon
katiesdiner.com | read our full review
1-2 North West Circus Place, Stockbridge, EH3 6ST
A sure-fire bet for a generous and creative brunch in Stockbridge.
Open: Mon—Sun 9am—5pm (Tue: toasties only)
thepantryedinburgh.co.uk | read our full review
126–130 Easter Road, EH7 5RJ
For Goan specialties in a homey atmosphere, locals need only go to this Easter Road establishment.
Open: Mon 5.30–11pm; Wed–Sun 5.30–11pm
Read our full review
The Roamin' Nose
14 Eyre Place, New Town, EH3 5EP
An Italian stallion with some flair flexing its guns for the local crowd.
Open: Mon 9.30am–5pm; Tue–Fri 9.30am–10pm; Sat 10am–10pm; Sun 10am–5pm
theroaminnose.com | read our full review
54–56 Morningside Road, Morningside, EH10 4BZ
By espousing ‘Seasonal And Local Thinking’, this Morningside café hits all the marks.
Bar open: Mon–Thu 8.30am–11pm, Fri 8.30am–midnight, Sat 10am–midnight, Sun 10am–11pm; food served: Mon–Sun 10am–3pm, 5–10pm
Read our full review
11 Roseneath Street, Marchmont, EH9 1JH
The local catch practically swims to the plate of this Marchmont venue.
Open: Tue–Sat noon–2pm, 6–10pm; Closed: Sun/Mon (closed Sun–Wed in winter)
sweetmelindasbistro.co.uk | read our full review
161 Dundee Street, Fountainbridge, EH11 1BY
The flambéed chorizo alone is worth the visit to this Portuguese hangout near Haymarket.
Open: Tue–Thu 4pm–11pm; Fri–Sun noon–11pm; Closed: Mon; food served: Tue–Fri 5.30–11pm; Sat/Sun noon–10pm
tugasamor.co.uk/EN | read our full review