Eat like a local
a slew of foodie delights
Not only is Edinburgh known for it's rich history and gothic architecture but also it's growing eating and drinking scene having developed into a genuine contender in the UK's foodie scene over recent years. Below you will find some of our favourites however, the list goes on and on so should you be looking for something specific, you just need to ask.
Set in a relaxed intimate environment, Ecco Vino specialises in local Scottish seafood. Get stuck into platters or enjoy an ever changing specials menu, all accompanied by your pick of their vast selection of wine, showcased from floor to ceiling.
Smith and Gertrude
With the ethos that life doesn't get much better than a great glass of wine, well-matched cheese and the company of friends, Smith and Gertrude are based in Stockbridge. With an extremely knowledgeable team on hand to provide recommendations and pairings, it makes the perfect spot to enjoy Edinburgh's brilliant food and drink community.
A family run business situated in the New Town, New Chapter combines European influences with Scottish produce, all in a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. The menu is seasonal, with a contemporary take on classic brasserie style dishes, and therefore expect something new every time you visit.
SPRY is a neighbourhood wine bar and bottle shop that specialises in naturally made wines. Wine and other drinks are available by the glass or by the bottle, and everything on the wine list can be purchased to take away and their food menu is an ever-changing selection of dishes made with local, seasonal produce.
Taking place every Sunday from 10am-5pm, the Stockbridge Market is a farmer's market featuring artisanal goods from local producers with everything from olives and cured meats to marshmallows and vegan sweet treats.
Locanda De Gusti
A combination of the finest southern Italian artisan products and local Scottish produce makes family owned Locanda De Gusti a must visit for all those looking for an authentic Italian experience, indulgent, homely and traditional.
Laid back dining with an ever-changing seasonal menu filled with local Scottish produce. Enjoy views of the castle with a glass of fine wine in hand, selected from a carefully curated list.