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Edinburgh’s Top Food and Drink Experiences


When it comes time to dine out in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh restaurants offer a wealth of menu choices. Seafood fans are particularly well-catered to, as Scotland is home to one of the largest fishing fleets in the UK… and some of the country’s very best seafood restaurants.

Looking for a particular style of cuisine? Good Italian food has always been popular with tourists and locals alike, a trend that has led to the city being home to numerous excellent Italian restaurants offering a variety of regional food items. And for years Scotland and France have had close ties – an ‘Auld Alliance’ that has led to the city being a hotbed of French cuisine being available in numerous locations across the city.


Scottish Food and Drink


And , of course, let’s not forget traditional Scottish food fare. Find a good Scottish restaurant and you’ll see menu items like authentic haggis, ‘neeps and tatties’ – a traditional dish of haggis served with sweet turnip, and mashed potatoes – and many other tasty meal options.

Thanks to the city’s vibrant music and theatre scene, excellent pre-theatre menus are common in many restaurants. The best Edinburgh cafés, bars, and bistros often feature outdoor seating in summer and during the famed Edinburgh Festival, while those wanting something fast and fresh should visit any one of the city’s excellent markets.

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