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Edinburgh Best Restaurants

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Top Restaurants in Edinburgh

Restaurants Edinburgh – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Edinburgh. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!

Whether a sushi restaurant in Edinburgh, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Edinburgh are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Edinburgh where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Edinburgh with the x-factor!

The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Edinburgh with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Edinburgh where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!

But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Edinburgh you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!

Chop Chop

Style: Chinese Restaurant

Chop ChopSince their appearance 2009 in chef Gordon Ramsey’s TV show “The F word” Chinese restaurant “Chop Chop” is well known serving great dumplings & noodle dishes using only the freshest ingredients; the restaurant is a must for every Chinese food lover; second branch located on the “strip” (nickname for the Commercial Quai in Leith) next to Tom Kitchin’s restaurant The Kitchin.


Address: 248 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8DT, United Kingdom
Area: Haymarket
Phone: +44 131 221 1155

Price: Mains £14.- to £28.-

La Maison Bleue

Style: Romantic French / North African Restaurant

La Maison BleueRomantic French restaurant with a North African twist set in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic old town.

Perfect for a business lunch, a pre-theatre dinner for good value or a romantic tete a tete; just try and enjoy!

Address: 6-38 Victoria Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 2JW, United Kingdom
Area: Old Edinburgh
Phone: +44 131 226 1900

Price: Main courses £13.50 to £22.50


Style: Seafood On The Quai

SkippersSeafood with the locals in an unpretentious atmosphere; “Skippers” is located in Leith – hidden on a small corner next to the Commercial Quai; nice outside terrace; gets really busy on weekends.

Just a beer or something else to drink then try A room in Leith next door which is an easy going pub with a great terrace on the back for a sunny afternoon chat with friends.


Address: 1a Dock Place,Leith, United Kingdom
Area: Leith
Phone: +44 131 554 1018

Price: 2-course dinner for £17.-

The Grain Store

Style: Scottish Institution

The Grain StoreThe grain store is located in Edinburgh’s Old Town; it stands for traditional Scottish fine dining in a romantic atmosphere and a great view over the city of Edinburgh.

Address: 30 Victoria St, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Area: Old Edinburgh
Phone: +44 131 225 7635

Price: Mains £14.- to £28.-

The Kitchin

Style: Gourmet Restaurant In Leith

The KitchinThe creative chef Tom Kitchin offers modern British cuisine influenced by French cooking techniques in his restaurant The Kitchin; he only uses best ingredients available from Scotland’s outstanding larder;

closed on Sunday & Monday; after dinner have a drink at Bond No 9 on the strip in Leith.

Address: 78 Commercial Quai, Leith, EH6 6LX, United Kingdom
Area: Leith
Phone: +44 131 555 1755

Price: Mains £33.- to £68.-


Style: Hip International & Asian Cuisine


“Tigerlily” is a lively & stylish hotel, restaurant, bar and club; it is centrally located on the beautiful George Street.

The buzzing restaurant on the ground floor of the hotel is a great start for a night out with friends; it serves fashionable food with an Asian twist; also ideal for a late night dinner.

Address: 125 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, United Kingdom
Area: New Town
Phone: +44 131 225 5005

Price: Mains £16.75 to £27.50

Time 4 Thai

Style: Elegant Thai Restaurant

Time 4 ThaiGreat stylish Thai restaurant around the corner of George Street near Tigerlily; try “Thai Wrapper” (mixed vegetables and prawn wrapped in rice rolls served with Thai spicy dip) or “Pla Krapong thod Samrod” (crispy seabass fillets topped with spicy sweet & sour sauce & crispy basil leaves).

For a drink after dinner head to Tonic bar on the opposite side of the street.

More into a unpretentious steak a stone’s throw away? Head to restaurant Wildfire (+44 131 225 3636, located in the lively Rose Street (192 Rose Street); last order at 9:30pm –  like more or less everywhere in Edinburgh!

Address: 49 North Castle St, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH2 3BG, United Kingdom
Area: New Town
Phone: +44 131 225 8822

Price: Mains £9.95 to £15.95