Eat and Drink in Edinburgh
Boasting an array of outstanding and indeed award winning restaurants, cafes and bars, eating out in Edinburgh is a culinary delight offering a wide and diverse mix of places to eat and drink which will appeal to all tastes and budgets.
The dining options in Edinburgh are fairly endless and, once you look past the clichéd restaurants selling haggis to the tourist market, it's got a real mix of cuisines. The city boasts five restaurants with Michelin stars, along with a handful of diners and bistros that don't fall far short of earning a similar merit. If you'd prefer a more casual eating experience or a simple drink with friends, then Edinburgh is home to pubs that are centuries old and serve the best beer in a friendly setting. Throw in modern bars and a buzzing nightlife and you realise why Edinburgh genuinely can cater for every taste.
These Edinburgh restaurants are famous around the world for quality and variety plus amazing décor and surroundings, your gastronomic journey begins here.
Pubs and Bars
Whatever your favourite tipple you can be guaranteed a warm Scottish welcome in Edinburgh's bars. Trendy lounge or traditional pub, Edinburgh is extremely well-endowed when it comes to bars.
Cafes and Delis
Whether you’re a tea jenny or a coffee addict there are plenty of great cafes and coffee shops to choose from in Edinburgh when you’re in need of a caffeine fix.