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Edinburgh Restaurants

A list of the most popular Restaurants in Edinburgh centre with Websites, Phone Numbers and links to Maps and Reviews.

These restaurants include Scottish, Chinese, French, Indian, Italian, Mexican, South African, and Turkish.

Dishes listed are a guide to what each Restaurant serves, these may change though, check the websites for the latest menues.

Click on the Post-Codes for the Maps & Reviews.

The Royal Mile restaurants. The Royal Mile is actually five streets that run from Edinburgh Castle down to the Palace of Hollyrood. They are Castlehill, Lawnmarket, High Street, Cannongate, and Abbey Strand.

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The Witchery by the Castle
Scottish cuisine at Castlehill by the entrance to Edinburgh Castle. A world-wide reputation for exceptional dining. The Witchery is know for its Angus beef steak tartar, briny-fresh seafood platters and haggis. Tel: 0131 225 5613.
Website . Postcode: EH1 2NF



El Cartel

El Cartel
Mexican cuisine, 1 Roxburgh Court just off the High Street. Authentic Mexican street food. Tel: 0131 220 5924.
Website . Postcode: EH1 1LW


Burgers and Beers Grillhouse
American cuisine, 192a High Street. Wide range of Burgers also Steaks, BBQ Pork Ribs and Chargrilled Chicken. Tel: 0131 226 1214.
Website . Postcode: EH1 1RW


Filling Station

Filling Station
American cuisine, 235 High Street. Serving premium American food and cocktails. Tel: 0131 226 2488.
Website . Postcode: EH1 1PE


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Gordons Trattoria
Italian cuisine, 231 High Street. A cross between a New York deli and a tuscan restaurant, a larger than life Italian diner. Tel: 0131 225 7992.
Website . Postcode: EH1 1PE


Bubba Q
American cuisine, 213 High Street. Burgers, Dogs, BBQ Chicken, Tacos and more. Tel: 0131 478 5472.
Website
. Postcode: EH1 1PE


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Bella Italia
54-56 Northbridge, corner of High Street. A range of dishes under 600 calories include Bucatini Gamberoni, Pepe Rossi Ripieni and Filetto di Spigola. All this plus some delicious sharing options. Tel: 0131 378 1918.
Website
. Postcode: EH1 1SB


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Whiski Bar & Restaurant
Scottish cuisine, 119 High Street. Specialises in fresh Scottish food made on the premises each day with the menu changing with the seasons. All of our beef is Scottish. Tel: 0131 556 3095.
Website
. Postcode: EH1 1SG


Monteiths
Scottish cuisine, 61 High Street. Steaks, Fish, Venison and more. Tel: 0131 557 0330.
Website
. Postcode: EH1 1SR


PIGGS

PIGGS
Spanish cuisine, 276 Canongate. A Wine Bar serving Platters and Tapas. Tel: 0131 557 2955.
Website
. Postcode: EH8 8AA


White Horse Oyster & Seafood Bar
Scottish cuisine, 266 Canongate. Scallops, Crab, Tuna, Salmon, Lobster, Octopus, Mussels and more. Tel: 0131 629 5300.
Website
. Postcode: EH8 8AA


Wedgwood
Scottish cuisine, 267 Canongate. Seafood, Chicken, Venison and more. Tel: 0131 558 8737.
Website
. Postcode: EH8 8BQ


Pibroch

Pibroch Scottish Restaurant
Scottish cuisine, 240 Canongate. Beef and Ale Pie, Haggis Neeps and Tatties, Duck, Salmon, Chicken, Beef and more. Tel: 0131 557 8625.
Website
. Postcode: EH8 8AB


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The Pakora Bar
Turkish cuisine, 251-253 Canongate. Serving moreish pakora and punjabi street food with an array of vegan options, famous haggis pakora & many more. Tel: 0131 241 8836.
Website . Postcode: EH8 8BQ


Ronaq

Ronaq - New Waverley
Indina cuisine, 31 East Market Street between the Royal Mile and Waverley Train Station. Wide range of Curries and Vegetarian dishes. Tel: 0131 558 7683.
Website . Postcode: EH8 8FR


Chop House
Scottish cuisine, 15 East Market Street between the Royal Mile and Waverley Train Station. Range of Chargrilled Steaks, Burgers, Chicken and more. Tel: 0131 629 1551.
Website . Postcode: EH8 8FS


La Garrigue
French cuisine, 31 Jeffrey Street between the Royal Mile and Waverley Train Station. Seafood, Chicken, Duck, Lamb and more. Tel: 0131 557 3032.
Website . Postcode: EH1 1DH


George Street restaurants. One of the main streets just behind Princes Street.

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The Dome
Scottish cuisine, 14 George Street. The Grill Room Bar and Restaurant, Club Room Bar and Restaurant, Conference Suites, Georgian Suite, Green Room and Garden Cafe. Tel: 0131 624 8624.
Website
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Hard Rock Cafe
American cuisine, 18-20 George Street. Famed for displaying rock memorabilia in their restaurants and one of the largest collections of rock and roll memorabilia. The chain began to expand worldwide in 1982, Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads, Ribs, Smoked and more. Tel: 0131 260 3000.
Website
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Cafe Andaluz
Spanish cuisine, 77B George Street. Salads, Seafood, Meatballs, Pork, Chicken, Beef, Lamb, Sausage, Paella and more. Tel: 0131 220 9980.
Website
. EH2 3EE


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Contini Ristorante
Italian cuisine, 103 George Street. Contini, formerly Centotre, is a traditional Italiant restaurant in with a striking interior, a former bank with high ornate ceilings and pristine white tables. Tel: 0131 225 1550.
Website
. EH2 3ES . Image


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The Slug and Lettuce
Global cuisine, 113-115 George Street. Burgers, Lasagne, Chilli, Steaks, Curry, BBQ Chicken, Sandwiches, Wraps and more. Tel: 0131 226 0880.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 4YN


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Browns
Scottish cuisine, 133 George Street, City Centre. A blend of classic and modern dishes, platters-to-share, pasta, salads, sides and puddings. The bar is also a city favourite. Tel: 0131 225 4442.
Website
. EH2 4JS . Image


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Gusto
Italian cuisine, 135 George Street, City Centre. A contemporary setting with a focus on freshly prepared classic and modern Italian fare with a stand-alone bar along side the restaurant with a range of wines, beers, spirits and cocktails. Tel: 0131 220 2479.
Website
. EH2 4JS . Image


Las Iguanas
Latin America cuisine, 141 George Street, City Centre. Dishes suchy as Tacos, Poppadoms, Fried Chicken, Shellfish, Curry, Burritos, Fajitas and more. Tel: 0131 378 1898.
Website
. EH2 4JY


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TGI Fridays
American cuisine, 22-26 Castle Street just off George Street, City Centre. Prawns, Burgers, Ribs, Steaks, Chicken, Seafood Salads, Vegan, Kids and more. Tel: 0330 460 5556.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 3HT


Chaophraya Thai
Thai cuisine, 4th floor, 33 Castle Street just off George Street, City Centre. Thailand menues with rooftop views. Tel: 0131 634 0023.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 3DN


North end of Princes Street and around St Andew Square

Number One Restaurant

Number One Restaurant
Scottish cuisine, 1 Princes Street, in the Balmoral Hotel. Michelin starred Number One is recognized as one of Scotland's top restaurants. Probably the most expensive restaurant in Edinburgh and highest rated. Tel: 0131 557 6727.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2EQ


Brasserie Prince
Scottish cuisine, 1 Princes Street, in the Balmoral Hotel. Popular with Edinburgh diners and hotel guests with a stylish atmosphere andexcellent contemporary menu. The cuisine has a strong international influence with a Scottish twist. Tel: 0131 556 2414.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2EQ


Twenty Princes Street
Scottish cuisine, 20 Princes Street, by the Balmoral Hotel. Mouth-watering steaks cooked to perfection in our Josper Grill, the finest seafood and a tempting vegetarian and vegan dishes. Tel: 0131 652 7370.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2AN


The Voodoo Rooms Restaurant Edinburgh

The Voodoo Rooms
Scottish cuisine, 19a West Register Street, just off the north end of Princes Street by St Andrew Square in a beautiful Victorian building. Meatballs, Lamb, Chicken, Burgers, Steaks, Fish and more. Open til 1am 7 days. Tel: 0131 556 7060.
Website . Postcode: EH2 2AA


Tattu Edinburgh
Chinese Thai cuisine, 18 West Register Street by St Andrew Square. Modern Chinese restaurant a bit different from normal. Tel: 0131 558 1922.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2AA


Hawksmoor Edinburgh
British cuisine, 23 West Register Street by St Andrew Square. Seafood, chicken, burgers, and a wide range of prime steaks. Tel: 0131 526 4790.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2AA


Lady Libertine
British cuisine, 25 West Register Street by St Andrew Square. Duck, chicken, lamb, pork, brisket and more. Tel: 0131 322 1020.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2AA


Wahaca Edinburgh
Mexican cuisine, 16 St Andrew Street by St Andrew Square. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, rainbow bowls and more. Tel: 0131 564 3850.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2AU


Dishoom Edinburgh
Indian cuisine, 3 St Andrew Square. Tikka, curries, grills and more. Tel: 0131 202 6406.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2BD


Wagamama
Japanese cuisine, 5 St Andrew Square. Ramen, Donburi, Teppanyaki, Curry, Kokoro Bowls. Tel: 0131 285 4787.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2BD


Gaucho Edinburgh
Argentine cuisine, 4 St Andrew Square. Steaks, burgers, seafood, sharing and more. Tel: 0131 278 3410.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2BD


The Ivy On The Square
British cuisine, 6 St Andrew Square. Steaks, chicken, duck, seafood, burgers, grills, shepherds pie, curry, vegetarian and more.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2BD


Vapiano
Italian cuisine, 7 St David Street by St Andrew Square. Pasta, insalata, pizza, antipasti, seasonal and more. Tel: 0131 285 6123.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2BD


Amarone
Italian cuisine, 12 St Andrew Square. Antipasti, focacce, pasta, pizza, grills, and more. Tel: 0131 523 1177.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2AF


Omni Centre Edinburgh
28 Greenside Row, just off the north end of Princes Street. Restaurants and Bar Diners such as: Cosmos, Nandos, Tony Macaroni, Slug & Lettuce and a Wetherspoon. The centre also has the 300 capacity Highlight for comedy acts and the 12 screen View Cinema. Tel: 0131 524 7770 .
Website
. Postcode: EH1 3AA


21212 / Restaurant with Rooms
British cuisine, AA 5 Star, 0.8 of a mile north of Waverley Train Station on Royal Terrace. Michelin-starred chef Paul Kitching's restaurant 21212 opened on Wednesday 20th May 2009. Tel: 0131 523 1030.
Website . Postcode: EH7 5AB


Princes Street and Rose Street area

Scott's on Princes Street
Scottish cuisine, 53 Princes Street with views of the Scott Monument and Castle. Haddock, salmon, haggis, steaks, chicken, burgers, scotch pie and more. Tel: 0131 342 1013.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2DG


Bella Italia
Italian cuisine, 9 Hanover Street just off Princes Street. Pasta, pizza, pinsa, burgers, caesar salad, classics and more. Tel: 0131 202 6180.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2DL


YO! Edinburgh Princes St
Japanes cuisine, 78 Princes Street. Salmon rolls, teriyaki, temaki, curry, firecracker chicken rice, chicken gyoza, katsu and more. Tel: 0131 341 2062.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 2ER


Indian Lounge Edinburgh
Indian cuisine, 129 Rose Street, just behind Princes Street. Tandoori, curries, grills and more. Tel: 0131 226 2862.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 3DT


Tantra
Indian cuisine, 15 Castle Street by Rose Street, just behind Princes Street. Curries, grills, salads, vegan and more. Tel: 0131 385 0000.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 3AH


Miros Cantina Mexicana
Mexican cuisine, 184 Rose Street, just behind Princes Street. A small independent Mexican-style restaurant that specializes in home-cooked traditional and modern Mexican food. Tel: 0131 220 6504.
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. Postcode: EH2 4BA


Wildfire
Steakhouse, 192 Rose Street, just behind Princes Street. Ribeye, sirloin, fillet, chargrilled angus, fishermans pie, chicken, sea bass and more. Tel: 0131 225 3636.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 4AZ


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La P'titie Folie
French cuisine, 9 Randolph Place, just off the south end of Princes Street. Steaks, Seafood, Venison, Lamb, Pork, Duck, Guineafowl and more. Tel: 0131 225 8678.
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. EH2 1LH . Image


Wagamama
Japanese cuisine, 1 Castle Terrace, Lothian Road off the south end of Princes Street. Ramen, Donburi, Teppanyaki, Curry, Kokoro Bowls. Tel: 0131 229 5506.
Website
. Postcode: EH1 2DP


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Nando`s
South African cuisine, 71-73 Lothian Road, off the south end of Princes Street. A casual dining restaurant group originating from South Africa that specialize in chicken dishes with either lemon and herb, medium, hot or extra hot Peri-Peri marinades. Overlooking the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Usher Hall and Traverse Theatre. Tel: 0131 221 9260.
Website
. Postcode: EH3 9AZ


Rubab
Indian cuisine, 35-37 Shandwick Place, off the south end of Princes Street. Traditional Indian cuisine with a variety of curries and grill dishes. Tel: 0131 229 2021.
Website
. Postcode: EH2 4RG


 

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