Scotland is offering a great restaurant scene to its guests and travellers. In fact, the best and most beloved restaurants in here offer a simple menu, but always fresh and extra delicious food. And it couldn’t be any other way because Scottish land is so luscious and fertile that everything here grows extra tasty. Add to this the amazing selection of the freshest seafood receipts and you won’t be left disappointed for sure. If you are not so much of a seafood person, don’t worry, because traditional Scottish receipts include succulent beef, lamb and fresh fruit and vegetables. Do not miss to try some of the best local restaurants, otherwise, you are missing a lot! From fine bistros, stylish establishments to quirky little family restaurants and street food, Scottish people are friendly and welcoming and want you to try the best that the country’s cuisine has to offer at a decent price!
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Panoramic views of Edinburgh’s spectacular skyline are an exquisite backdrop for your dining experience at James Thomson’s rooftop Tower Restaurant. Uniquely located in central Edinburgh above the National Museum of Scotland, atmospheric Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and Edinburgh’s Old Town can be admired. This is rooftop dining at its most exceptional – brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are available daily. Fresh, locally sourced and impeccably cooked food from an inventive menu, deft service, an inspirational wine list, and our chic and glamorous rooftop setting are all trademarks of the Tower experience.
Paul Kitching’s 21212 opened in Edinburgh in May 2009. It has received rave reviews and numerous awards including a Michelin Star in 2010. It is Edinburgh’s only Michelin starred restaurant with rooms. As well as the 38 seat restaurant with open kitchen, there’s a drawing room, two private dining areas and four luxury bedrooms. Many of the period features have been retained, complemented by contemporary lighting and designer furnishing.
Tom and Michaela Kitchin opened their restaurant, The Kitchin on Edinburgh’s Leith waterfront in 2006. The restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2007 followed by numerous prestigious awards including ‘Best UK Restaurant’, ‘Best Restaurant in Scotland’ and very recently ‘Best Restaurant Experience’ in 2015. The Kitchin presents modern British seasonal cuisine influenced by French cooking techniques and an appreciation of the best quality ingredients available from Scotland’s fantastic natural larder.
The Chippy Doon The Lane
0141 225 6650
84 Buchanan St, Glasgow G1 3AJ
For over one hundred years the traditional fish and chip shop has served the humble fish supper to families across Britain every single day. Since opening our doors in 2007 we have set out with one goal in mind. To offer a fresh and up-market twist on the old school fish and chips we all know and love. Situated just off Buchanan Street at the end of McCormick Lane the restaurant is housed on the first floor of Glasgow’s iconic McCormick Printers building. Having completely transformed the building we have been serving up our fresh and authentic fish and chips to the families, diners and shoppers of Glasgow ever since.
0141 248 4055
11 Exchange Pl, Glasgow G1 3AN
With its unique 1930’s ambience, Rogano is the oldest surviving restaurant in Glasgow. For over seventy five years its chefs have dedicated themselves to the delicate art of cooking and serving the finest fish and seafood in the world from Scottish waters. For all its inimitable style, and its local clientele, Rogano is a friendly place, with a special welcome for the traveller, being perfectly situated with close proximity to the city’s most elegant shops and many of its leading cultural venue.
Alston Bar & Beef
0141 221 7627
Central Station, 79 Gordon St, Glasgow G1 3SQ
Glaswegians are spoilt for choice when it comes to great places to eat & Alston’s aims to raise the bar for meat lovers even further by serving the best steak the city has to offer. choose from a selection of 35 day dry-aged steaks, including the Chateaubriand to share or Glasgow’s favourite, the fillet. Our beef is supplied by J. Gilmour & Co Ltd, an independent family run business established in 1946 specialising in the supply of high quality meats and more specifically “Tweed Valley” dry hung beef for 35 days from the Scottish Borders.
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Bar & Grill Glasgow
0141 226 7726
75 Waterloo St, Glasgow G2 6
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar and Grill, which can be found nestled within the stylish Hotel Indigo on Waterloo Street is set to become the ultimate dining venue in Glasgow. Our menu comprises of familiar dishes that have become synonymous with the traditional steakhouse experience with the finest quality UK beef taking centre stage within our steak selection. Alongside this we have our carefully selected Wine and Champagne list designed to harmonise with and enrich your dining experience with us. Add to this our well-crafted range of cocktails and mocktails and you have the perfect place to enjoy food and drink with family, friends and colleagues.
Viva Brazil Glasgow
0141 204 0240
87-91 Bothwell St, Glasgow G2 7AA
Join us for a unique Brazilian dining experience and enjoy an unlimited supply of 16 authentic Brazilian BBQ meats, served to your table straight from our charcoal BBQ.
0131 624 8624
14 George St, New Town, Edinburgh EH2 2PF
An Edinburgh institution since opening its doors in 1996, The Dome sits resplendent with its Graeco-Roman façade and Corinthian Portico in central George Street in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town welcoming local residents and those from across the world 362 days of the year. We are incredibly proud to be considered a first choice venue to meet family, friends and colleagues for Coffee, Cocktails, Tea, Lunch and Dinner in the magnificent and memorable surrounds of The Dome.
0131 225 1550
103 George St, Edinburgh EH2 3ES
From home cooked seasonal produce from great Scottish suppliers cooked and served with care, to handpicked cask ales from Scotland’s top independent brewers, a cracking range of malt whiskies, wines, bottled beers and draught lagers, teamed with a house cocktail list – we’ve it all covered! The Queens Arms is an unusual mix of socialising whilst relaxing. The after-work crowd enjoy a well earned pint, this might lead into watching sport and grabbing a midweek bite and The Queens Arms know how to enjoy the weekends!