The Scran & Scallie
The best of Scottish produce expertly prepared in a relaxed neighbourhood eatery.
Stockbridge favourite The Scran and Scallie embodies Tom Kitchin’s nature to plate ethos in a pub setting, albeit one that’s a bit more upmarket than your average city boozer. The set menu and daily specials are dreamed up by new head chef Jamie Knox: a delicious pumpkin soup nestles a perfectly poached egg and a verdant broccoli risotto comes with a tender fillet of coley. Pub classics are given the star treatment here; the steak pie has a bit of a cult following and would definitely get Desperate Dan’s approval. ‘Wee scallies’ have a choice of favourites with chips or smaller helpings of the main menu and there’s even a play area. The local sourcing extends to the bar with an interesting selection of Scottish beers and gins and a particularly extensive whisky list. Settle in, you’re in safe hands at this local spot – you can even bring the dog.
- Private dining: Up to 10 covers
- Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Retro-pop
- Live entertainment: Folk music on Sunday evenings.
- Capacity: 125
- Largest group: 80
- Open since: 2013
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 55
- House wine: £26 per bottle
Reviews & features
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Where to eat: new and notable restaurants for the Edinburgh Festival 201330 Jul 2013
Blackfriars, Field and The Scran & Scallie are among this year's unmissable foodie highlights
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There is a place for good food in a pub setting - just don't call it a gastropub22 Apr 2013
Tom Kitchin among those involved in new Edinburgh pub openings The Scran & Scallie and The Vintage
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