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Fishers in the City

Fishers in the City

58 Thistle Street • Show on map
Seafood

The city sibling of Fishers in Leith occupies premises right at the heart of Edinburgh's social scene, and is run along similar lines to its elder brother...

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Kyloe Restaurant & Grill

Kyloe Restaurant & Grill

The Rutland Hotel • Show on map Steak
£ 25 avg

Following a stunning transformation, Edinburgh's landmark Rutland Hotel re-opened in 2008 and quickly scooped a handful of prestigious awards - including 'Best New Scottish Hote...

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The Dogs

The Dogs

110 Hanover Street • Show on map British
£ 22 avg

David Ramsden is a well-known player on the Edinburgh restaurant scene, and following the demise of fitz(Henry) and Rogue he set about looking for a possible new gastropub ventu...

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Calistoga Restaurant

Calistoga Restaurant

70 Rose Street Lane North • Show on map Californian
£ 25 avg

Winners of "Speciality Restaurant of the Year" at the Scottish Restaurant Awards 2010, Calistoga is a real oasis in the centre of Edinburgh...

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Castle Terrace Restaurant

Castle Terrace Restaurant

33 - 35 Castle Terrace • Show on map
Modern British

Castle Terrace Restaurant conveniently located behind Edinburgh Castle opened its doors on 14th July 2010, a joint venture between Michelin starred chef Tom Kitchin and Chef Pat...

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DINE with Stuart Muir

DINE with Stuart Muir

Saltire Court • Show on map Brasserie
£ 32 avg

DINE with Stuart Muir opened its doors in October 2015 in the heart of the city of Edinburgh, located in Satire Court above the Traverse Theatre in the space that was once occup...

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Tower Restaurant

Tower Restaurant

Museum of Scotland • Show on map
Modern Scottish

'Uniquely for a museum, this has become the hottest table in Edinburgh', wrote AA Gill in The Sunday Times...

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Elliot's, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Elliot's, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

23 - 27 Waterloo Place • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 28 avg

Set within the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel on Edinburgh's Waterloo Place, Elliot's restaurant combines the traditional listed features of this magnificent historic building with c...

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First Coast

First Coast

97 - 101 Dalry Road • Show on map
Eclectic

'The sort of neighbourhood restaurant we all need,' noted Joanna Blythman in the Sunday Herald...

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Hadrian's

Hadrian's

The Balmoral Hotel • Show on map Global
£ 40 avg

This is the chic, stylish brasserie alternative to top-end dining in Rocco Forte's ultra-swish Balmoral Hotel...

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La Favorita

La Favorita

325-331 Leith Walk • Show on map
Italian

Nestled in Edinburgh's Leith Walk, La Favorita, a log-fired pizzeria and pasta gourmet, has certainly become 'The Favourite' Italian restaurant in town...

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Witchery by the Castle

Witchery by the Castle

Castlehill • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 35 avg

Located at the gates of Edinburgh's tourist-trap castle, this restaurant's name immediately evokes a sense of Gothic theatricality - and it doesn't disappoint...

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Contini Ristorante

Contini Ristorante

103 George Street • Show on map
Italian

Victor and Carina Contini started out as part of the family dynasty that put Valvona & Crolla top of the tree in Edinburgh, but decided to split and go their own way...

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Grain Store Restaurant

Grain Store Restaurant

30 Victoria Street • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 45 avg

Head up the modern staircase to find this easy-going restaurant in a series of vaulted chambers that once served as a grain storeroom...

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Howies Restaurant

Howies Restaurant

29 Waterloo Place • Show on map European
£ 15 avg

This branch of the Howies mini-chain is a flexible, family-friendly place where good value and quality go hand in hand...

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Marriott Dalmahoy, Pentland Restaurant

Marriott Dalmahoy, Pentland Restaurant

Kirknewton • Show on map
Modern European

Built in 1724 and set in 1,000 acres of rolling parkland at the foot of the glorious Pentland Hills, this re-modelled baronial Georgian mansion now does duty as a high-class hot...

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Metro Bar and Brasserie, Apex International Hotel

Metro Bar and Brasserie, Apex International Hotel

31 - 35 Grassmarket • Show on map
Brasserie

The Metro Bar and Brasserie can be found in the centrally located Edinburgh's Apex International Hotel, offering incredible views of Edinburgh's iconic Grassmarket and famous Ca...

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Mezbaan South Indian Restaurant

Mezbaan South Indian Restaurant

14-14a Brougham Street • Show on map South Indian
£ 25 avg

Mezbaan means 'perfect host', which sounds like a good start when considering this hot new arrival on the Edinburgh scene...

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Restaurant Mark Greenaway

Restaurant Mark Greenaway

69 North Castle Street • Show on map
Modern Scottish

Acclaimed chef Mark Greenway moved his first signature restaurant from 12 Picardy Place, to its new location on North Castle Street at the end of 2012, previously home to the It...

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The Atholl, The Howard Hotel

The Atholl, The Howard Hotel

34 Great King Street • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 35 avg

A five-star Georgian retreat in the centre of Edinburgh, the Howard is a privately owned boutique townhouse overlooking wide cobbled streets close to the city centre...

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The Honours

The Honours

58a North Castle Street • Show on map
Brasserie

The Honours is Michelin starred chef Martin Wishart's Edinburgh brasserie located in Edinburgh's New Town, a short stroll from the city's world-famous Princes Street...

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Angels With Bagpipes

Angels With Bagpipes

343 High Street • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 26 avg

Angels With Bagpipes is located on the busiest tourist street in the Old Town of Edinburgh, the historic Royal Mile, a short walk from Waverley Station...

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Apex City Hotel, Agua Restaurant

Apex City Hotel, Agua Restaurant

61 Grassmarket • Show on map
Modern European

Right in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, with 'jealousy-inducing' views of the Castle, the Apex City Hotel is a decidedly contemporary destination for business people and tou...

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Bistro Moderne by Mark Greenaway

Bistro Moderne by Mark Greenaway

15 North West Circus Place • Show on map Bistro
£ 30 avg

Acclaimed chef Mark Greenaway has followed the success of his eponymous award winning restaurant on North Castle Street with the launch of Bistro Moderne in leafy Stockbridge, a...

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Caf้ Royal Oyster Bar

Caf้ Royal Oyster Bar

19 West Register Street • Show on map
Modern British

A revered and aristocratic Edinburgh institution on West Register Street, the Caf้ Royal oozes Victorian opulence and the evocative Oyster Bar is one of its most enduring features...

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Channings

Channings

12-16 South Learmonth Gardens • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 25 avg

In a quiet cobbled street, fives minutes' drive from Princes Street, Channings is the result of the discreet conversion of a row of attractive Edwardian townhouses...

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David Bann

David Bann

56-58 St Mary's Street • Show on map
Vegetarian

Global vegetarian food in groovy surroundings is what you can expect at David Bann's crusading venue just off the Royal Mile...

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Dubh Prais Restaurant

Dubh Prais Restaurant

123b High Street • Show on map
Scottish

'We have that Edinburgh rarity - a genuinely Scottish restaurant,' noted one reviewer after visiting this romantic cellar rendezvous midway between the Castle and Holyrood Palac...

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Dusit

Dusit

49A Thistle Street • Show on map
Thai

Hidden away in the New Town area of the city, this intimate Thai restaurant is gaining a reputation for its personable atmosphere and genuine cooking...

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Field Restaurant

Field Restaurant

41 West Nicolson Street • Show on map Modern British
£ 15 avg

The Field Restaurant opened in January 2013 in the space formerly occupied by Home Bistro, just off the North Bridge in the Southside area of Edinburgh...

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Forth Floor

Forth Floor

Harvey Nichols • Show on map
Modern British

The name isn't a misprint – it's simply a punning reminder that this is Edinburgh and that the restaurant (which really is on the fourth floor of the shop) has far-reaching view...

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Galvin Brasserie de Luxe

Galvin Brasserie de Luxe

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh • Show on map French
£ 32 avg

Galvin Brasserie de Luxe is located on the ground floor of the majestic Waldorf Astoria, a former Victorian railway station, the hotel has undergone a ฃ24 million investment and...

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Grill Room at The Dome

Grill Room at The Dome

14 George Street • Show on map
International

Originally the site of Edinburgh's old Physician's Hall, designed and built by James Craig in 1775, the Dome later became home to the Commercial Bank of Scotland, before its pre...

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Hanam's

Hanam's

3 Johnston Terrace • Show on map Kurdish
£ 20 avg

Jamal Ahmed and his family are proud cultural ambassadors who have brought a taste of authentic Kurdish cuisine to the streets of Edinburgh...

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Hewat's Restaurant

Hewat's Restaurant

19 - 21b Causewayside • Show on map
Scottish

Edinburgh's old guard may remember this address on Causewayside when it was The Marque...

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Hotel du Vin & Bistro

Hotel du Vin & Bistro

11 Bristo Place • Show on map
Modern European

Situated in the heart of the Old Town, a short walk from the historic Royal Mile, Hotel du Vin & Bistro's Edinburgh branch of this award winning group is set in a former asylum...

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Iglu Bar & Bistro

Iglu Bar & Bistro

2b Jamaica Street • Show on map
Modern Scottish

Billed as an 'ethical eaterie', Iglu Bar & Bistro is now revving up again under new ownership, but its style and dedication to sound sourcing remain unchanged...

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Kalpna

Kalpna

2-3 St Patrick Square • Show on map
Indian

Ajay Bhartdwaj's revamped restaurant has been feeding the citizens of Edinburgh for more than 25 years and it remains one of the most distinctive Indian vegetarian venues in the...

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Kweilin

Kweilin

19-21 Dundas Street • Show on map
Chinese

Opened in 1984, Derek Tang's restaurant is new one of the swishest Chinese eating places in the heart of Edinburgh 'new town'...

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La Garrigue

La Garrigue

31 Jeffrey Street • Show on map French
£ 28 avg

A taste of the Languedoc in Auld Reekie is what you can expect at this cool relaxed restaurant with its hyacinth walls, Tim Stead furniture and displays of original artwork...

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Le Caf้ St Honor้

Le Caf้ St Honor้

34 North West Thistle Street Lane • Show on map
Scottish

A new team has settled into Le Caf้ St Honor้, a long-running Gallic hangout hidden away down a funny little lane just off Edinburgh's Thistle Street...

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Le Monde Bar and Restaurant

Le Monde Bar and Restaurant

16 George Street • Show on map
European

Visitors to this imaginatively designed boutique hotel really can look forward to a vicarious tour of Le Monde...

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Loon Fung

Loon Fung

2 Warriston Place • Show on map
Chinese

For more than 30 years, this Cantonese warhorse has been satisfying Edinburgh locals and a sizeable Chinese contingent...

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Mussel Inn

Mussel Inn

61-65 Rose Street • Show on map
Seafood

A bustling, bistro-style venue devoted to the joys of mussels (and more besides), this pulsating venue is right in the heart of Edinburgh's main shopping district - and it pulls...

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North Bridge Brasserie

North Bridge Brasserie

The Scotsman • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 35 avg

Dramatically located in the grand marble reception hall of the old Scotsman newspaper building (now one of the city's stylish hotels), the North Bridge Brasserie offers a casual...

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Number One

Number One

The Balmoral Hotel • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 70 avg

Originally The North British, one of Edinburgh's two great railway hotels, the seriously refurbished Balmoral is a massive, noble, leviathan of a place, presiding grandly over t...

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Olive Branch Bistro

Olive Branch Bistro

91 Broughton Street • Show on map Mediterranean
£ 30 avg

'OB' stands on a bustling corner where Broughton Street meets Broughton Place and it's easily recognised by its olive-green frontage...

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Ondine

Ondine

2 George IV Bridge • Show on map Seafood
£ 40 avg

Ondine is a fabulous seafood restaurant named after a mythological water nymph and is housed in the curved corner of the Missoni building, just off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh...

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One Square

One Square

Sheraton Grand Hotel, One Spa • Show on map
British

Situated in the same building as the Sheraton Grand's impressive One Spa complex, One Square is an intimate restaurant, a unique British take on the classic grand caf้...

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Petit Paris

Petit Paris

38-40 Grassmarket • Show on map
French

A bastion of old France in the touristy heart of Edinburgh, Petit Paris does exactly what it says in its patriotically Gallic slogan: 'Le respect de la tradition fran็aise'...

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Restaurant 21212

Restaurant 21212

3 Royal Terrace • Show on map Modern European
£ 46 avg

Restaurant 21212 opened in May 2009 in the city of Edinburgh, the latest venture from Michelin starred Paul Kitching, whose previous restaurant Juniper in Altrincham was the rec...

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Restaurant at The Bonham

Restaurant at The Bonham

35 Drumsheugh Gardens • Show on map
Modern European

Recently voted Scottish Boutique Hotel of the Year, the Bonham is a stylish Victorian townhouse conversion in Edinburgh's West End – just a stroll away from the city's shops and...

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Rhubarb at Prestonfield

Rhubarb at Prestonfield

Prestonfield House • Show on map Modern European
£ 45 avg

Prestonfield is the result of a ฃ2m refurbishment of what was once the Lord Provost's place of residence, and is one of the most remarkable venues to hit Scotland for a long tim...

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Rick's

Rick's

55A Frederick Street • Show on map
Eclectic

'Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, Rick's is the one I'd want to stay at': so wrote a reviewer in the London Evening Standard...

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Ronaq Restaurant

Ronaq Restaurant

10 - 12 Craigleith Road • Show on map
Indian

A classy-looking Indian restaurant near the city's Comely Bank area, Ronaq Restaurant puts on a stylish show with its etched glass screens and intimate eating areas...

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Ruan Siam

Ruan Siam

48 Howe Street • Show on map
Thai

Sister to the Ruan Thai at 29 Cockburn Street, Ruan Siam occupies the premises that were once home to that Edinburgh Thai stalwart Siam Erawan...

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Stac Polly

Stac Polly

29-33 Dublin Street • Show on map
Modern Scottish

Established in 1990, the original Stac Polly comprises a labyrinth of authentic rough stone-walled cellars and passages, which help to generate a highly atmospheric mood for vis...

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Stac Polly

Stac Polly

38 St Mary's Street • Show on map
Modern Scottish

This second branch of Stac Polly was established in 2007 located in Edinburgh's historic Old Town, just off the famous Royal Mile...

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Sweet Melindas

Sweet Melindas

11 Roseneath Street • Show on map Seafood
£ 32 avg

For the last decade and more, Sweet Melindas, a cosy bistro in the affluent Marchmont area of Edinburgh has been picking up the best of the catch on display at Eddie's Seafood M...

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The Carlton Hotel, Bridge Restaurant

The Carlton Hotel, Bridge Restaurant

19 North Bridge • Show on map
Modern European

Situated on the Royal Mile close to Edinburgh Castle and the shops of Princes Street, this luxurious hotel caters admirably for business visitors and the hordes of tourists that...

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The Gardener's Cottage

The Gardener's Cottage

1 Royal Terrace Gardens • Show on map British
£ 30 avg

The Gardener's Cottage restaurant is set in an historic building in Royal Terrace Gardens at the foot of Calton Hill in the heart of Edinburgh, part of the city's UNESCO world h...

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The Pompadour by Galvin

The Pompadour by Galvin

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh • Show on map French
£ 25 avg

Known locally as 'The Cally', this grand hotel is an Edinburgh institution, a famous landmark standing in the shadow of the castle just a few blocks from the Convention Centre...

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The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

21-25 George Street • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 30 avg

Respected restaurateur Des McDonald, former Ivy head chef and ex-CEO of the Caprice Group has opened his first restaurant outside London, The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen, house...

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The Stockbridge Restaurant

The Stockbridge Restaurant

54 St. Stephen Street • Show on map
Modern European

Jason Gallagher's seductive little restaurant has been described as a 'decadent grotto', and it's easy to see why...

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Timberyard Restaurant

Timberyard Restaurant

10 Lady Lawson Street • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 32 avg

Edinburgh saw the opening of the Timberyard restaurant in the summer of 2012, a short stroll from the Castle and within easy reach of all the city's major hotels and landmarks...

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Usher's Restaurant

Usher's Restaurant

Norton House • Show on map
Modern British

Once owned by John Usher of the famous Scottish brewing family, this grand Victorian mansion became a hotel in 1951...

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Voujon

Voujon

107 Newington Road • Show on map
Indian

Situated on Edinburgh's southside, close to the leafy expanses Holyrood Park, Voujon is the brainchild of seasoned local restaurateur Salim Miah...

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Wedgwood the Restaurant

Wedgwood the Restaurant

Royal Mile • Show on map Modern Scottish
£ 35 avg

When Paul Wedgwood and Lisa Channon started planning their restaurant some years ago the driving force was to create a place that would provide the 'Perfect Night Out'...

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Zest

Zest

15 North Street • Show on map Indian
£ 25 avg

A central location on the fringes of St Andrews Square help to ensure a lively mix of local tourists, students and curry freaks at this modish seven-year-old Indian...

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Zucca Caf้ & Restaurant

Zucca Caf้ & Restaurant

The Royal Lyceum Theatre • Show on map Italian
£ 14 avg

A new show has come to town in the shape of this contemporary Italian restaurant on the mezzanine floor of the famous Royal Lyceum Theatre...

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