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Restaurants & Cafés

Your guide to the best restaurants in Edinburgh

The 21 very best restaurants in Edinburgh
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The 21 very best restaurants in Edinburgh

From the Old Town’s humble cheap eats to the hard-to-bag-a-seat spots around Leith Harbour

12 excellent afternoon teas in Edinburgh
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12 excellent afternoon teas in Edinburgh

It’s no surprise this ‘meal’ is something regal Edinburgh knows how to do rather well 

The 11 ultimate cheap eats in Edinburgh
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The 11 ultimate cheap eats in Edinburgh

Fancy a hog roast and don’t want to splash out? You’re in luck

Indian restaurants in Edinburgh you have to try
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Indian restaurants in Edinburgh you have to try

This city has around 100 Indian restaurants. This is our pick of the absolute best

11 tip-top ways to brunch in Edinburgh
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11 tip-top ways to brunch in Edinburgh

Get your day off to a good start. Or simply soak up all that booze from the night before

Recommended Edinburgh restaurants

The Gardener’s Cottage
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The Gardener’s Cottage

A top-notch restaurant with some serious culinary kudos

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
Users say
3 out of 5 stars
The Scran & Scallie
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The Scran & Scallie

From the hands of not one, but two, of Edinburgh’s Michelin-starred chefs

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars
Dusit
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Dusit

A compact, stone-walled spot more than matching the local competition

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars

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Café St Honoré
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Café St Honoré

It’s been around for donkey’s, but is still the go-to spot for a smart bistro meal

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
4 out of 5 stars
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Aizle
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Aizle

Fresh local food, an informal setting, and a strangely swanky tasting menu

The Dining Room
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The Dining Room

Excellent cooking from James Freeman, and plenty of whisky to boot

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
4 out of 5 stars
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Café Portrait
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Café Portrait

A cracking, informal diner at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
First Coast
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First Coast

A friendly bistro popular with professionals and loyal locals

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars

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The 23 best restaurants in Liverpool
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The 23 best restaurants in Liverpool

This port city’s known for its artsiness and creativity, and that extends to its restaurants

The 15 best restaurants in Dublin
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The 15 best restaurants in Dublin

The food you’ll find in Ireland is as good, if not better, than in any corner of the world

The 18 best restaurants in Prague
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The 18 best restaurants in Prague

Think Czech food, think meat and potatoes? Time to reassess

The 12 best restaurants in Stockholm
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The 12 best restaurants in Stockholm

There’s a lot more to this city’s food scene than just pricey New Nordic cuisine (and homey fika)

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