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Edinburgh Old Town Restaurants

Eating Out in the Scottish capital : Edinburgh Dining Reviews, Scotland

Restaurants + Cafes + Hotels + Bistros + Brasseries + Inns

This Edinburgh restaurant guide lists architect-designed restaurants & cafes. These restaurants are mostly contemporary. The key classics, such as The Balmoral Hotel and Fishers, are inserted to give depth. Most restaurants are reviewed for surroundings, food & service.

Edinburgh Old Town restaurant recommendations: info(at)edinburgharchitecture.co.uk

Restaurant recommendations: service + interior + food & wine
* fair
** good
*** excellent
^ unreviewed

This page is updated at least monthly

Edinburgh Restaurants Reviews

Edinburgh Old Town Restaurants Contact Details

Edinburgh Old Town Restaurants

* * Fruitmarket the Cafeteria
45 Market St., adj. Waverley Station, Edinburgh
+44 (0)131 226 1843
Fruitmarket café by Richard Murphy Architects
Edinburgh Cafes
* Pizza Express Restaurant
23 North Bridge, Edinburgh
+44 (0)131 557 6411
Pizza Express Edinburgh, Old Town restaurant design by Malcolm Fraser Architects
Edinburgh Restaurants
* The Tun Bar & Cafe
Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh
+44 (0)131 557 9297
The Tun
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^ Borough Hotel – Restaurant
72-80 Causewayside, Edinburgh
+44 (0)131 668 225
Borough Hotel by Ben Kelly Architects, designers of Manchester’s Hacienda Nightclub
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* * The Tower Restaurant
Museum of Scotland, Chambers St
+44 (0)131 225 3003
Tower restaurant – views from the Terrace to Edinburgh Castle and from the restaurant to the Old Town roofscape
Edinburgh Restaurant
* * The Witchery by the Castle
incl. The Secret Garden, 352 Castlehill
+44 (0)131 225 5613
Witchery Edinburgh review
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^ Mills Mount Café
Edinburgh Castle
+44 (0)131 225 9746see Edinburgh Castle
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^ Beluga
30a Chambers St, opposite Museum of Scotland
+44 (0)131 624 4545
Beluga Restaurant
Restaurant Edinburgh
* Café Hub
The Hub, Castlehill (top of Royal Mile), Edinburgh
+44 (0)131 473 2067The Hub
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Have you visited one of the above Edinburgh Old Town Restaurants?
Please mail your review to: info(at)edinburgharchitecture.co.uk

Old Town Restaurants List

List of Key Old Town Restaurants
restaurant details correct at time of writing, listed alphabetically:

Revolution
30a Chambers St +44 (0)131 624 4545

Buffet King Restaurant
Nicholson St +44 (0)131 557 4567

Café Hub
The Hub, Castlehill (top of Royal Mile) +44 (0)131 473 2067

Café Marlayne – French restaurant
Old Fishmarket Close, 190 High Street +44 (0)131 225 3838
Also at 76 Thistle Street

Creelers (Seafood) Restaurant
Hunter Square +44 (0)131 220 4447

David Bann’s Restaurant
St Mary’s St +44 (0)131 556 5888

The Doric wine bar and restaurant
15-16 Market St +44 (0)131 225 1084

Dubh Prais Restaurant
123b High St +44 (0)131 557 5732

Elephant and Bagels Restaurant
Marshall St +44 (0)131 668 4404

The Elephant House Restaurant
George IV Bridge +44 (0)131 220 5355

Empires – Turkish cuisine, unlicensed
24 St Mary’s St +44 (0)131 466 0100

The Food Chain Restaurant & Polar Bar
‘Dynamic Earth’, Holyrood Rd +44 (0)131 550 7800

Fruitmarket the Cafeteria
45 Market St +44 (0)131 226 1843

The Green Door – new Edinburgh restaurant 2007
19 George IV Bridge +44 (0)131 225 1740

Herbe Bistro
44-46 George IV Bridge +44 (0)131 226 3269

Iggs Restaurant
Jeffrey St +44 (0)131 557 8184

Jacksons Restaurant
209 – 213 High Street +44 (0)131 225 1793

Kalpna Restaurant
St Patrick’s Square +44 (0)131 667 9890

La Garrigue Restaurant
Jeffrey St +44 (0)131 557 3032

Le Sept
5 Hunter Square +44 (0)131 225 5428
(formerly 7 Old Fishmarket Close)

Legume
11 South College St +44 (0)131 667 1597

Maxies Bistro Wine Bar and Restaurant
5b Johnston Terr +44 (0)131 226 7770

Mills Mount Café
The Castle +44 (0)131 225 9746

Merchants Restaurant
17 Merchant St, off Candlemaker Row +44 (0)131 225 4009

North Bridge Brasserie
20 North Bridge +44 (0)131 622 2900

Off The Wall
105 High St, Royal Mile +44 (0)131 558 1497

Ortegas
38 St Mary’s St +44 (0)131 557 5754

The Outsider Bar & Restaurant
George IV Bridge +44 (0)131 226 3131
Reviewed 13 May 2008

Oxygen
3-5 Infirmary St +44 (0)131 557 9997

Pizza Express Restaurant
23 North Bridge +44 (0)131 557 6411

Prego Restaurant
St Mary’s St +44 (0)131 557 5754

St Giles Cafe Bar
St Giles Cafe Bar Edinburgh Old Town Restaurant

Photo © Adrian Welch

The Tower Restaurant
Chambers St +44 (0)131 225 3003

The Tun Bar & Cafe
Holyrood Rd +44 (0)131 557 9297

The Witchery by the Castle incl. The Secret Garden
352 Castlehill, Edinburgh +44 (0)131 225 5613

Have you visited a good-quality Edinburgh Old Town restaurant? Please send your review to info(at)edinburgharchitecture.co.uk

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