Best Italian restaurants in Edinburgh

Best Italian restaurants in Edinburgh

Contini George Street

Get much more than pizza and pasta at the city's top Italian restaurants


Edinburgh's Italian restaurant scene is one of its oldest and remains one of its most popular. Decades-old family favourites continue to thrive alongside a new wave casual pizzerias and trendy neighbourhood diners. While a classy carpaccio isn't unheard of, you'll also be able to dine well on a budget, picking up pizza for under a tenner.

Civerinos Italian Street Food & Pizza
Hip and relaxed, this pizza joint doesn't slouch when it comes to the cooking – expect Italian family favourites designed to share.

Contini George Street
High-end modern Italian in a grand setting dishing up lovingly prepared and beautifully presented dishes.

Locanda de Gusti
Everything is good here, from the perfect pasta al dente to the homemade ice-cream.

Nonna's Kitchen
Traditional family establishment offering good food prepared with passion, friendly service and a relaxed vibe.

Pizzeria 1926
If only the sun was shining, you'd think you were in Naples – casual pizza in a buzzing environment.

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

25th Edition published April 2018. 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.
A Locanda de Gusti
102 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2DW
Dedication to the best ingredients and the joy of eating give this unassuming Italian restaurant a life-affirming flavour.
B Pizzeria 1926
85 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2AA
A taste of Naples in a buzzing atmosphere with friendly staff and perfect pizzas made with great ingredients.
C Nonna's Kitchen
45 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4AZ
Neighbourhood Italian dining at its finest with a warm welcome, great service and top-notch cooking.
D Contini George Street
103 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES
Modern Italian cuisine in grand, elegant surroundings at the heart of Georgian Edinburgh.
E Civerinos Italian Street Food & Pizza
5 Hunter Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1QW
Stylish venue with communal bench tables and some of the city’s finest sourdough pizza and Italian street food.

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