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Food and restaurants in Edinburgh

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“Modern scottish gastro pub food owned by michelin starred chef tom kitchin well worth trying”
  • 199 locals recommend
Bakery
“Amazing fresh produce and great coffee. Lovely rolls,sandwiches and cakes!!”
  • 164 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing pub and restaurant. It is worth a visit to have a look at its dome.”
  • 144 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Incredible seasonal, regional eating experience involving tasting menus and communal dining. They do a pretty mean brunch too! Booking needed”
  • 155 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Quirky Thai restaurant. They don’t take bookings and is a cash only place. Food is so fresh!!”
  • 144 locals recommend
Pub
“Easy going, relaxed atmosphere with Swedish vibes. Great selection of drinks and cocktails. Open from mid morning till late so you can get all you meals there.”
  • 133 locals recommend
Scottish Restaurant
“Another foodies’ treat,by The Shore.There’s also a lovely bar,if you’d just like a drink.The cocktails are impressive!”
  • 139 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Fantastic pizza and you can either go and eat in their lovely restaurant, order it for delivery at home or, if you are at The Joker & The Thief on Leith Walk, order it and have it with your pint of Tennent's (they serve it up on a platter, and provide napkins etc....amazing!). The Vesuvio is my firm favourite!”
  • 118 locals recommend

Cafes

Bakery
“Amazing fresh produce and great coffee. Lovely rolls,sandwiches and cakes!!”
  • 164 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing pub and restaurant. It is worth a visit to have a look at its dome.”
  • 144 locals recommend
Cinema
“Screen 1 is wonderful. Loads of leg room and comfortable. Other screens much less comfortable. It's the local "independent" cinema.”
  • 185 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Speciality artisan coffee shop on Broughton Street, 3 mins walk from the flat. A must for the coffee connoisseur! ”
  • 144 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“If you're into Harry Potter, here is place where book was written, quite popular and busy caffee, nice coffee, food and pastries 🥧 ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“One of Edinburgh’s oldest delis. Fresh produce. Lovely simple meals for lunch.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Café
“Beautiful bar with excellent food - highly recommend the burger and fish and chips. Very well known and loved bar in Leith”
  • 114 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Great cafe at Arthouse cinema. Good honest reasonable food. Full of locals”
  • 128 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Amazing fresh produce and great coffee. Lovely rolls,sandwiches and cakes!!”
  • 164 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
“Tray-bakes, scones and cakes galore at friendly cafe with camp 40s decor, lunches and teas.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Café
“Great restaurant for breakfast and lunch! Located nearby the flat (and another cafe near Waverly). ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Café
“Favourite amongst locals and visitors alike. Great location with good indoor and outdoor seating. Scandinavian baked good and tasty soups and lunch items that are overprices but sometimes very worth it.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is 20mins walk but highly recommended for bread and pastries - it’s where we go :) Also does coffee etc”
  • 64 locals recommend
Café
“Step away from the busy Grassmarket and indulge in great coffee and homemade treats.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Bakery
“Little pieces of heaven. If you have a sweet tooth you will like it here. They have a wide section of cupcakes baked fresh every morning. My favorite is the carrot cake. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bakery
“My favourite local cafe. Great coffee and their Portuguese Custard Tarts are the best!”
  • 39 locals recommend