Situated in the older posher to Glasgow, Edinburgh is one of the places that serve delicious foods to its visitors. Where Glasgow is the best place for foodie trends, Edinburgh is more famous for its cool and classy restaurants. You can find both a sophisticated vegetarian restaurant and a Scottish BBQ joint here.
So. here is an ultimate foodie’s guide for your next trip to Edinburgh.
It’s not a good food guide if you don’t start from breakfast.
Isn’t it? And when you’re talking about starting off your day, what’s better than a smoking coffee cup?
- The Blue Bear Café
Breakfast is an all-day business in The Blue Bear Café. They cook everything on their menu card with seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. And remember, don’t look at their menu card for a long time. Or you’ll find yourself confused on the breakfast table at lunchtime.
Address: 9 Brandon Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 5EA.
- Urban Angle
Suppose you have had been indulged on whiskey the earlier night in Edinburgh. You need some brunch now. Just knock the doors of Urban Angle’s. They serve brunches all day long until 5 pm. They will take care of you well. Their cocoa nuts and goji berries are mouthwatering. And their green mango smoothy, ah! It’s total bliss. You should come early here or book a table before coming.
Address: 121 Hanover St, Edinburgh EH2 1DJ.
Breakfasts are done some time back. You have been roaming around to watch the tourist attractions. Suddenly you feel your stomach crying. Ding-dong its lunchtime.
After the amazing breakfast, we suppose you are now full of energy. Your day has been enlightened. But now your stomach is calling you and guess what? We got some great places to sort out your lunch.
- Nile Valley Café
Discovered by the students, this basement café is gaining popularity nowadays. The decoration of this place is pretty much basic. But what will attract you the most is the food here. There is plenty of diversity in the foods available here. You can get plenty of Sudanese dishes if you want to try something new. There are also falafel and chicken wraps dipped in mouth watery Nile Valley special sauces. And adding to that it’s quite reasonable.
Address: 6 Chapel St, Edinburgh EH8 9AY.
- Reekie’s Smokehouse
This place serves you the perfect blend of the Texas BBQ techniques with the flavors of Scotland. The meat you get here is locally sourced and their menu has a great sense of humor. The sauces are named after famous Scottish drinks. Vegetarians can try their special smoked veggie haggis.
Address: 20 Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8.
Then the sun is setting down. Time for some tea and cakes?
The Colonnades at the Signet Library: Just a few minutes from the Royal Mile, this working library for the solicitors is situated. The venue is classic. The menu is different, and you’ll get the best afternoon tea in Edinburgh here. What else do you need?
Address: Signet Library, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RF.
And after a long day of exploring Edinburgh and its different food joints, now it’s time for dinner followed by some sweet treats to yourself.
And we got some suggestions for your dinner and deserts too.
Ondine is an unforgettable place to have your dinner. There are plenty of varieties on their menu. But our vote goes for the fresh seafood. Their sophisticated atmosphere and especially the welcoming staff make your experience more enjoyable and unforgettable.
Address: 2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1AD.
- Marry’s Milky Bar
Now as you have done your dinner, let’s grab some deserts from Marry’s Milky Bar and call it a day. They got the most interesting flavors of ice-creams and a gorgeous instagramable view of the Edinburgh Castle.
So here are some of the most amazing food joints in Edinburgh. These joints can buy a “stairway to heaven” to the foodie in you. Have a great trip :).