One of Britain's best cosmopolitan cities and a hub dining centre in Scotland both for the region's delicacies and for an outstanding choice of world cuisine restaurants, Edinburgh offers a wonderfully eclectic mix of places to eat and drink, with a fair few Michelin Stars to be found here! For the lover of organic and vegetarian food, Edinburgh offers one of the country's best choices of chic organic and Fairtrade cafes. From luxury fine dining to budget whole food and traditional inns serving up delicacies including Arbroath Smokies, Haggis and Scotch malt whiskies - find them all aplenty around best city for eating out Edinburgh.
Sample some of Scotland's finest local produce from organic beef, lamb and pork to fresh from the catch lobster, cheese and seasonal vegetables and fruit at Edinburgh's award-winning farmers' market every Saturday at Castle Terrace adjacent to Edinburgh Castle. Other smaller markets also feature around the city including St Mary's Market beside St Mary's Cathedral in the city's northern quarter. You'll find a range of weekly themed markets here from food and gift markets to a festival market.
Great food festivals in Edinburgh not to be missed include the three day July Summer Taste of Edinburgh at The Meadows park just south of the city centre. The event is a real showcase of Scottish food, with several of the best restaurants in Scotland serving up a selection of their finest dishes. More than 100 producers are also present so you can sample and shop to your heart's content. Take your pick of stylish dining quarters in Edinburgh. Head to the Leith waterfront for a delectable mix of some of Edinburgh's finest seafood restaurants, contemporary kitchens and the coolest of tapas bars and bistros.
Internationally acclaimed chefs are across the city's eateries, with Michelin Star venues on the menu including legends like Martin Wishart, a UK chef of the year and the first to give Edinburgh a Michelin Star with his restaurant on the Leith waterfront. Come and discover Scotland's dining capital for yourself. Book online with iknow.