Tower Restaurant

92 reviews

Museum of Scotland, EH1 1JF

Old Town, Edinburgh

Cuisine: Scottish

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  • £38
    £38 for 3 courses on table d'hote menu

About Tower Restaurant

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 4

    What a View !

    This was a birthday treat for a relative and the whole experience lived up to expectation. The food and service were excellent and the birthday candle served with the coffee was a lovely touch and much appreciated.
    - dined in restaurant 13/04/2017
  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5


    Beautiful venue, service fantastic and the food was wonderful. A lovely treat.
    - dined in restaurant 15/03/2017

Contemporary Scottish restaurant in the Old Town

Tower Restaurant is a sleek and elegant rooftop venue in the Old Town. It is located within (or should that be on?) one of Edinburgh’s most visited buildings – the National Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street. The restaurant is glamorous, chic and oozes quiet luxury, ensuring guests receive a memorable fine dining experience. Tower Restaurant specialises in Scottish cuisine with a somewhat global flair and uses only the best produce in the dishes they create.

Expertly prepared food & views of Edinburgh’s skyline

The chefs at Tower Restaurant seek to make the most of Scotland’s produce so the menus often feature items such as hand dived scallops from the Isle of Mull; salmon from Loch Duart; or calf’s liver with Ayrshire bacon. Some guests have been known to treat themselves to the indulgent lobster thermidor or the restaurant’s expertly grilled chateaubriand steak, whilst others have opted for an earlier visit during the day to sample Tower Restaurant’s exquisite afternoon tea.

Accessibility to the Old Town & transport links

Wheelchair accessible and child-friendly, Tower Restaurant is on the roof of the Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Pay and display parking is available outside the museum as well as NCP car park at nearby Lauriston Place. Waverley train station is a 10 minute walk from the restaurant, and there are also bus stops and taxi ranks close by.

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Tower Restaurant News & Videos

Recipe for hand-dived scallops

Watch Head Chef Jose Dalton cook hand-dived scallops with skordalia potato, crispy ham and bouillabaisse sauce.

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Chewin’ the Fat with Jose Dalto of Tower Restaurant

Today’s Chewin’ the Fat interviewee is Jose Dalto, Head Chef at Tower Restaurant in Edinburgh. Originally from Brazil, Jose took a break his law degree with just two years to go and travelled to the UK to learn English.

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Reviews for Tower Restaurant

92 Reviews