Best Scottish restaurants in Edinburgh
- Eating and Drinking Guide
- 22 May 2019
The city's top Scottish restaurants prove there's much more to local food than haggis and whisky
The city's vibrant Scottish scene works hard to elevate itself beyond traditional tourist-driven plates. Friendly neighbourhood bistros, elegant city-centre eateries and polished fine dining venues combine to deliver precise and considered cooking that showcases the country's finest seasonal produce, often washed down with the best Scotland's brewers and distillers have to offer.
Angels with Bagpipes
Impressive modern Scottish cooking in an atmospheric restaurant at the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.
Café St Honoré
A strong sustainable ethos overlays accomplished cooking and exemplary sourcing in a delightful French bistro setting.
Edinburgh Food Studio
A communal, convivial fine-dining experience. Expect intense flavours and creative cooking using impeccably sourced ingredients.
A low-key and likeable modern Scottish restaurant showcasing seasonal Scottish produce prepared with considerable care.
The Gardeners Cottage
A pretty cottage set in an urban park provides a picturesque setting for high-end inventive seasonal cooking.
A revered and respected Edinburgh institution with a Michelin star since 2007 and a nature-to-plate approach to fine dining.
New Chapter Contemporary Scottish fare with hints of European influence in a stylish neighbourhood venue that's worth crossing town for.
Achingly cool dining in a converted warehouse restaurant that's daringly different and deeply delicious.