Our Top 11 Eateries in Edinburgh

1. Montpelliers

Although they offer all the meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) every day of the week, their strong point lies in its breakfast. French farmhouse toast, scrambled eggs, porridge… having to choose among plenty of different options, you will really love their pancakes!159-161 Bruntsfield Place Edinburgh EH10 4DG

English breakfast

2. Ting Thai Caravan

Thai food is something anyone rejects after having tried this restaurant. Being noodles their main option, their curry dish-based is also a good choice. Get used to eat with chopsticks in this Thai cuisine place!Teviot Place Edinburgh EH1 2RA

Thai food

3. Kampai

Perfect for lunch, this Japanese restaurant will either make you feel in Japan and try some 100% vegan dishes. Don’t hesitate of trying the tempura, definitely worthy!8-10 Grindlay Street Edinburgh EH3 9AS

Japanese food

4. Pomegranate

If your gouts are more located in the Middle-East, why no trying the Pomegranate? Close to the Edinburgh Playhouse, its chicken and lamb-based dishes (like braised lamb on the bone) and veggies options will make you desire return there again!1 Antigua St, Edinburgh EH1 3NH

Hummus

5. Stockbridge

Opened every Sunday from 10am-5pm, you can’t miss this place if you are a true food street lover: meat, fish with locally grown vegetables, French cheeses, crepes, home baked cakes…. It is a nice place for meet and taste some of these wonderful dishes.

There are also 3 similar markets (Grassmarket, Leith and Potterrow) spread in different locations and with different timetables. Be sure you try them all!Saunders Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TQ

Green street food 2

6. The Walnut

Trust me, although the local won’t surprise you, will end loving it: typical British cooking at cheap prices, good staff and even vegetarian options, your lunch/dinner here will make you repeat!9 Croall Place, Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH7 4LT

Even more vegan food

7. Serrano & Manchego

If you fancy Spanish music, why no Spanish food? As its name indicates, they offer “jamón serrano” (Serrano ham) and “Queso Manchego” (Cheese from a Spanish region famous for its cheese quality), but not only: sandwiches, “tapas”, Spanish omelette, “chistorra” (fast cure sausage), and much more!

Located in Leith Walk, don’t forget to try its sea food (delicious!)297 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 8SA

Spanish tapas

8. Oink

Whether you have tried huggies just once or every month, this place will offer you even more (different) options, very affordable and ideal for a brunch! Choosing either freshly carved pork or homemade huggies, don’t forget to ask for the sauces!34 Victoria Street, Grassmarket, EH1 2JW; 82 Canongate, EH8 8BZ; and 38 Hanover Street, EH2 2DR

Carved pork

9. The Pakora Bar

We can’t leave Indian cuisine out of the list. The Pakora Bar is an Indian restaurant that won’t leave you indifferent: it offers authentic Indian dishes and not only the typical curry you expect.

Chicken, vegetables, puddings and even haggis (also veggie haggis)! Is really worth a visit.96 Hanover St, Edinburgh EH2 1DR

Indian food

10. Paradise Palms

A proper vegan/vegetarian sport! Choosing from Meatball Po’Boy, Chipotle Mac & Cheese or Tempura to Onion Rings, Buffalo Cauliflower and Cornbread, you will find the restaurant definitely vegetarian-friendly!41 Lothian Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1HB

vegan meal

11. Finnegans Wake Edinburgh

We can’t leave this Irish pub placed in the heart of the city out of the list. Lovely if you like tasting a local drink, even better if you fancy live music, perfect if you add dancing. Truly awesome.9b Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2HE

Beers

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