About Stocks Urban Bistro & Bar
Chic bistro in Old Town
Stocks Urban Bistro & Bar serves up modern European fare in a relaxed setting. The stylish, mellow interior is sure to help you unwind with its elegant booths, earthy colours and playful monkey wall lamps. The cosy bar area has arguably the most impressive views in the capital and focuses mostly on wine with a selection of special serve gins, beers and whiskies too. Overall, this bistro has a distinctly classic meets contemporary vibe. It would be the ideal spot for a relaxed dinner with friends, business lunch or bite to eat while strolling around the Old Town.
Modern European dining
All dishes at Stocks are made from the best locally sourced produce. Each day, you have the option of sampling various dishes including seafood, steaks and a range of other mains.
Although menus can change, main courses might include the oysters with nduja, shallot vinegar, tabasco and lemon, the Aberdeen Angus ribeye steak with seasonal vegetables, fondant potatoes and a choice of sauces, or the gnudi with spinach, ricotta, pine nuts and sage. Potato rostis served on an iron skillet with a fried egg on top are a signature special available before 5pm.
Old Town transport links and attractions
Stocks is just a five minute walk from the centre of Edinburgh, close to the castle and the Royal Mile. Waverley station is also only a five minute walk away and nearby car parking can be found at NCP Princes Street, around ten minutes distance.