About Umi Restaurant
Japanese restaurant in Stockbridge
Umi is a Japanese restaurant in Edinburgh’s Stockbridge. Located in a basement space in Deanhaugh Street, the interior echoes a Tokyo Izakaya, with decor of red paper lanterns, wooden tables, a thatched ceiling and paper shutters. The menu serves modern Japanese dishes with inventive flavour combinations.
Modern Japanese dishes
The menu at Umi is divided into small dishes, cold plates, tempura, sushi, sashimi, ramen and rice.
It features creative ingredient fusions like deep fried tempura roll with asparagus, avocado and cucumber topped with dill sauce and cranberry, and Japanese boiled rice topped with pan fried duck liver with eel sauce.
Hearty options include the rich and creamy pork broth with homemade ramen noodles, chashu pork belly, aji-tama soft boiled egg, leeks and nori seaweed.
All sections of the menu include vegetarian options.
Stockbridge sights and transport links
Umi is situated on Deanhaugh Street in Edinburgh’s hip Stockbridge district. It is connected to the city centre by several bus routes. The restaurant is within walking distance to Stockbridge’s main sights which include the Royal Botanic Gardens, Dean Village and Inverleith Park.