Edinburgh Best Restaurants

Edinburgh's Best restaurants

Our selection of the very best restaurants in Edinburgh...

Dubh Prais

A small and romantic cellar restaurant offering a complete Scottish dining experience, which caters for both visitors and locals alike. Offers an extensive winelist and a full a la carte Lunch.

Martin Wishart

Considered the best restaurant in Edinburgh but then foodies always have their favourites.

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 Atrium

Modern Scottish restaurant housed with Fringe favourite the Traverse Theatre. Stylish & informal

The hub cafe and restaurant

The Hub, is an impressive landmark housed in grade A listed heritage building on the Royal Mile that is hard to miss out. This spectacular venue is the best of both the worlds of award winning contemporary design and classic Victorian architecture. Highly recommended for events and parties.

The Shore

One of the city's best fish restaurants with a real fire and huge windows overlooking the Water of Leith. No smoking. You can eat from the restaurant menu in the adjoining bar.

Buffalo Grill

A steak joint of repute, Buffalo grill also serves a surprisingly wide-ranging menu. Generous portions and well cooked dishes.BYOB is available. A well thought out short wine list offers competitively priced ale.


A popular late night hang out spot for the hip youth of the city. The retro themed furniture, and the monochrome themed tiles set a perfect mood for the diners. Healthy dining options.

Howies Victoria Street

Only a few minutes walk from the Edinburgh castle, Howies is well known for its attractively priced wine list and full bar.

Polo Fusion

Excellent fresh food Scottish/French restaurant with interesting green decor.

Sala Café - Bar and Restaurant

Sala Café Bar, located at the heart of Edinburgh's Pink Triangle,has always been a huge hit among authentic Spanish food lovers and adventurous gastronome alike!

The Dial

Feted as one of the best dining places in Edinburgh, The Dial is a lively and contemporary eating place that serves Scottish and European menu. Ideally situated in the heart of the old town.

The Lower Aisle

Located in the crypt of St. Giles Cathedral, The Lower Aisle Restaurant is a friendly eating place that serves a wide selection of international and vegetarian dishes.