WHERE TO EAT OUT IN EDINBURGH

Edinburgh Dining Guide

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Broken Clock Cafe

Located in the Bonnie & Wild Scottish Marketplace you will think the time has stopped when you visit this artisan patisserie and bakery. 

Perfect for: Lunch

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Creel Caught

The first Scottish National Chef, Gary Maclean offers only the best of Scottish seafood in his first solo venture located in Bonnie and Wild.

Perfect for:  Lunch, Dinner

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East Pizza

Famed across Scotland for their sourdough pizza, they also use organic and sustainable sourcing to optimise flavours.

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

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Macduff 1890

This long-established butcher shop has claim to the best of Scotch Beef, with over over 130 years of excellence. Visit on a Wednesday for a field-to-fork dining experience.

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

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Joelato

The perfect pick me up in Bonnie & Wild as they have an ever-changing selection of ice-cream flavours to keep you coming back for more!.

Perfect for: Desserts

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The Gannet

First established in Glasgow, the best of Scottish fine dining has set up in Bonnie & Wild to delight those who love to shop & dine!

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

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Chix

A new concept brought to Bonnie & Wild is this refined and classy approach to fried chicken. Highly recommended.

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

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Erpingham House

A deliciously wonderful creation awaits you at this vegan fine dining experience in Bonnie & Wild. Be prepared for the best plant-based dishes you will have ever tried.

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

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Salt and Chilli Oriental

Award-winning Chef Jimmy Lee brings the best of Hong Kong street food, with a Scottish twist, to Bonnie and Wild to delight shoppers and foodies.

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

Rico's Pasta Bar

The freshest pasta dishes with the best Scottish ingredients is a heavenly Italian cuisine delight.

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

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The Hauf and Howff

Bonnie & Wild's main bar has a superb range of draught beers, cocktails, and wines, as well as a superbly stocked gantry of craft spirits from some of Scotland’s best distillers.

Perfect for: Afternoon meetings or pre-meal drink.

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Bonnie and Wild

This unique marketplace sits in the new St James Centre and offers the best of Scottish Larder with a variety of restaurants and cafes.

Perfect for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Events

Mimi's Bakehouse

With an assortment of cakes which change daily and cake flavours you won’t find elsewhere, this is the treat to beat.

 

Perfect for: Afternoon tea

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Café St Honoré

Chef Neil Forbes continually uses simple and delectable ingredients for the best fish dishes in New Town.

 

Perfect for: Dinner

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The Hideout Café

A cosy hideout in two locations: one in Leith and another in Old Town. The perfect spot for a sandwich, soup and coffee. 

 

Perfect for: Lunch

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Makar's Gourmet Mash Bar

Scotland's no. 1 spot in the capital as they don't adhere to standard fry-ups. Using the best, local produce, they offer a true Scottish experience.

 

Perfect for: Dinner

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The Bluebird Café

With a Southern hospitality right in the heart of Edinburgh, this sweet spot offers all delights for breakfast.

 

Perfect for: Breakfast, Brunch

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The Ship on the Shore

With their Seafood platter specialty filled with fresh, Scottish delights, this is an excellent spot to sample Scottish cuisine.

 

Perfect for: Dinner

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Oink Hog Roast Rolls

Grab a fantastic, warm, inviting roll filled with the best selections of meat.

 

Perfect for: Lunch

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Harajuku Kitchen

This multi-award winning spot uses family recipes to bring the finest Japanese cuisine to Edinburgh.

 

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

Mono Restaurant

This Michelin star restaurant offers a fine dining experience of Italian cuisine with each delightfully unique mouthful not found elsewhere in Scotland.

 

Perfect for: Dinner

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Tana Modi

A wonderfully sumptuous range of breakfasts to start your day are on offer including some of the best pancakes available.

 

Perfect for: Brunch

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Afternoon Tea Edinburgh Bus

One of the best ways to experience Edinburgh with a cream tea in hand and a scone in the other. A unique afternoon experience.

 

Perfect for: Afternoon tea

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Shezan

Perfectly situated across from the Edinburgh Playhouse, they have won multiple awards over the years for their delicious curries.

 

Perfect for: Dinner

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The Little Chartroom

A twist on French dining with dishes you won't find elsewhere. Their Michelin Star is well deserved for the exquisite dishes.

 

Perfect for: Dinner

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The Gardener's Cottage

A small, stone cottage which offers a unique dining experience with everyone seated together. Try their set seven course menu.

 

Perfect for: Dinner

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Dishoom

A lovingly curated menu of Bombay comfort, this unique place offers a unique cuisine dish for every meal of the day.

 

Perfect for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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L'escargot Bleu

Using ingredients to respects the growers and farmers, each dish upholds the best possible flavours.

 

Perfect for: Dinner

Howie's Waterloo Place

A completely wonderfully Scottish experience with the best that seasonal produce can offer. They have multiple locations around the City centre. 

Perfect for: Dinner

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The Café at the Palace

Feel like royalty with tea and cake at one of the best tourist locations in Edinburgh: Holyrood Palace

 

Perfect for: Afternoon tea

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Nobles

Gracefully walking the line between pub and restaurant, they use the best of Scottish produce to satiate lunch and dinner appetites.

 

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

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Ooh Mami

An exciting Asian Fusion restaurant which offers classic menu options and vibrant cocktails to pair with the dishes.

Perfect for: Dinner

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Pataka

Pataka continues to be one of the highly acclaimed Indian restaurants by using only the freshest ingredients.

Perfect for: Dinner

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La Favorita

An exquisite location for authentic wood-fired pizzas you won't find anywhere else in Edinburgh

 

Perfect for: Dinner

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Café Andamiro

One of the highlights of Korean delicacy in the capital which will take you on a journey through favourites known and new.

Perfect for: Dinner

Heron

This modern bistro uses only the finest, most seasonal produce to create dishes with the ultimate flavours

Perfect for: Lunch, Dinner

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Fishers

With fresh, delicious seafood delivered form the sea to your plate, don't miss out on the excellence of Scotland.

Perfect for: Dinner

Kanpai Sushi

Turning Japanese cooking into a fine art, each dishes carefully presented to the best.

Perfect for Lunch, Dinner

Edinburgh Larder Café

With unique breakfast dishes you won't find elsewhere, this is one of the best places to start your morning. 

Perfect for: Breakfast

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Hakataya

Salt Café

By using local artisan producers, this place ensures a beautifully crafted brunch eat and every morning.

Perfect for: Brunch

By combining traditional Japanese culinary skills with Scottish ingredients, they bring the best of Japanese delicacies.

Perfect for: Dinner

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The Sly Fox

Enjoy a wide array of classic favourites such as Mac and Cheese,  - vegan style. Be sly, cunning, be curious.

Perfect for: Lunch