Expensive Restaurants

Edinburgh has many expensive places to dine out including Michelin-starred restaurants and eat outs endorsed by the rich and famous.

Here is our list of some of the most expensive places to dine in the city of Edinburgh for more ideas.

Cosmo Restaurant

Tucked away down the quiet Castle Street, Cosmo's offers an intimate milieu with an air of club-like exclusivity. It is a favorite dining place of many celebrities like Sean Connery.


Set up in 1989, Iggs is well known for premium quality Spanish cuisine made from the finest ingredients imported directly from Spain alongside the best of local, seasonal Scottish produce. A winner of the coveted AA Rosette Award.

Number One

A world class restaurant that is well known for its world class cuisine using the very best of Scottish produce. The sophisticated ambience and grandeur are undeniably the hallmarks of this premium dining place . Smart dress code, advance booking essential; fully non smoking.

Secret Garden

A pretty restaurant that is tucked down an historic Old Town, Secret Garden never fails to impress you!

The Witchery by the Castle

Dining doesn't get much more atmospheric than here in one of Edinburgh's finest, on the Royal Mile. Downstairs, in a converted schoolyard, is the impossibly romantic


Excellent modern Scottish cuisine with nouvelle-ish tendencies, soothing and well-designed modern surroundings. Superb value for money.

Le Café Saint-Honoré

The conspicuous French decor, daily changing menu and some of the best French delicacies you could ask for - Le Café Saint-Honoré will offer an exquisite dining experience for sure !

Rhubarb Restaurant

An luxury and super glamorous restaurant housed in a pair of spectacular oval rooms at the heart of Prestonfield. Theatrical and dramatically stunning, Rhubarb Restaurant exudes a royal aura in its interiors. You will love the attention as a kilted porter will escort you through.

The Tower

Lively ambiance and impressive menu makes the Tower a favorite hang out spot. Serves an exquisite shellfish and oyster selection.

Wedgwood The Restaurant

An award winning restaurant that ensures a whole dining experience. Good food; perfect settings