Browse Italian restaurants in Edinburgh

  • Asti

    73 Broughton Street, EH1 3RJ

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian

    About Asti

    Asti is a casual Italian restaurant and cafe on Edinburgh’s ever lively Broughton Street. Open from morning to night, it serves coffee and cakes, lunch, after work drinks and evening meals. A bustling cafe space out front leads through to a slightly quieter dining room which looks out over leafy gardens.

  • Bar Italia

    100 Lothian Road, EH3 9BE

    City Centre, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: International, Italian

    About Bar Italia

    Bar Italia is on Lothian Road in Edinburgh’s West End and offers contemporary and classic Italian dishes in relaxed surroundings. The family-run restaurant is accessible for wheelchair users, child-friendly and has the distinction of stocking house wines produced in the family’s very own vineyards in the south of Italy. Visitors are greeted warmly at Bar Italia and the restaurant strives to provide the best dining experience regardless of the occasion.

  • Froth & Flame

    192 Morrison Street, EH3 8EB

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian

    About Froth & Flame

    Promising devilishly good beer and pizza, Froth & Flame is a tasty new addition to Haymarket. With a genuine Italian wood-fired oven and a menu of pizzas and platters, diners can wash down their food with a range of craft and International brews.

  • Gaia Deli

    32 Crichton Place, EH7 4NY

    Leith, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: European, Italian, Vegetarian/Vegan

    About Gaia Deli

    This cosy deli and cafe has a loyal clientele who appreciate the cooking and the ambience created by Sicily’s Dragotta family. Located on Crighton Street, Leith Walk, Gaia offers home-style Italian and Sicilian specialities. Many would nominate Gaia for the title of Edinburgh’s best coffee makers and the sofa by the window is a prime spot for sipping an espresso and watching the Walk’s reliably colourful street life.

  • Grand Cru

    79 Hanover Street, EH2 1EE

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Bar Food

    About Grand Cru

    Cocktail bar & Mediterranean kitchen Edinburgh city centre

    Grand Cru is a stylish and buzzing cocktail bar and kitchen on Hanover Street, Edinburgh. Just off the George Street party circuit, it is a popular spot for lunching workers and shoppers as well as the evening post-work or pre-club crowd. Brunches, coffees and cakes fill in any snacking opportunities in between the main meals of the day. A small patio adds to Grand Cru’s appeal during the warmer months.

  • Luci's Restaurant and Cocktail Bar

    14 High Street, EH18 1ND

    South East Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

    About Luci's Restaurant and Cocktail Bar

    Based in a charming village outside Edinburgh, Luci’s serves up Italian cuisine and cocktails in a setting overlooking the River Esk. Beyond its rustic stone walls is a sleek, minimalist interior with cheerful splashes of lemon yellow and a welcoming feel. Views of the river make for a relaxing dining experience.

  • Martone

    1 Waterloo Place, EH1 3BG

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: European, Italian, Pizza

    About Martone

    Martone is a light and airy, family-run Italian cafe restaurant on Waterloo Place in the heart of Edinburgh. As well as a bright and cheerful decor across both the ground and mezzanine level, Martone has an eye-catching ice cream counter filled with many varieties of their award-winning and often unexpected ice cream flavours.

  • Mia Restaurant

    96 Dalry Road, EH11 2AX

    Haymarket, Gorgie & Dalry, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza

    About Mia Restaurant

    Launched towards the end of 2013, Mia is a family-run Italian restaurant on Dalry Road, West Edinburgh. A bright, contemporary and welcoming space, Mia serves fresh, Italian dishes. Children are welcome and offered freshly cooked, smaller portions of adult dishes. The regular nights focusing on one Italian region are very popular.

  • Mia Restaurant Morningside

    394 Morningside Road, EH10 5HX

    Haymarket, Gorgie & Dalry, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood

    About Mia Restaurant Morningside

    Mia Italian Kitchen on Morningside Road is the younger sister to the Mia restaurant on Dalry Road. A family-run restaurant, it attracts friends meeting for coffee, cake and a catch-up; resting lunchtime shoppers and couples out for dinner. It is especially welcoming to families and children are offered freshly cooked, smaller portions of adult dishes.

  • Papavero

    18 Howe Street, EH3 6TG

    Stockbridge, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian, Scottish, Seafood

    About Papavero

    Located on Howe Street in Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town, Papavero Restaurant aims to please lovers of both Italian and Scottish food. Decked out in warm reds and yellows with candles on the tables, it is an inviting space. As well as a lunch menu, Papavero offers a set lunch and full a la carte plus children’s menu. The kitchen always has a tempting range of daily specials.

  • Piccolino Edinburgh

    103 High Riggs, EH3 9RP

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

    About Piccolino Edinburgh

    Piccolino is a well-praised Italian bistro in Edinburgh’s Tollcross, just a stroll away from the King’s Theatre. Filled with rustic, country Italian touches, it is a cosy and relaxing space for a meal. It has also been picking up awards left, right and centre. After being named ‘Scotland’s Best Newcomer’ in 2018, it has since gone on to win ‘Best Italian Restaurant in Edinburgh 2019’, and ‘Scotland’s Best Pasta 2019’. In other words, it is definitely worth popping down for a meal to sample the first class fare.

  • Quattrozero

    40/41 Queensferry Street, EH2 4RA

    City Centre, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian

    About Quattrozero

    Quattrozero is a stylish, modern Italian restaurant set on Queensferry Street in Edinburgh’s city centre. The restaurant is a short distance from West Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Castle and serves traditional Italian fare, from wood burning oven-baked pizzas (1/2 or full metres) to pastas packed full of flavour.

  • Wine House 1821

    4 Picardy Place, EH1 3JT

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian

    About Wine House 1821

    Combining restored Georgian features with contemporary touches, The Wine House 1821 is a very sleek drinking and dining spot. Huge picture windows look out onto the buzzy St. James Quarter, so you can enjoy drinks and nibbles while watching the world go by. As well as a vast array of wines, plus spirits, Italian beers and cocktails, visitors can enjoy Mediterranean-style cuisine, fizzy afternoon teas and Sunday roasts.

  • Zucca Restaurant @ The Lyceum

    15-17 Grindlay Street, EH3 9AX

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Italian

    About Zucca Restaurant @ The Lyceum

    Zucca, located on Grindlay Street in Edinburgh’s theatre district behind the Traverse theatre, in between the Royal Lyceum and the Usher hall, aims to offer a combination of friendly service, creative but simple menus alongside a good selection of wines. The food is elegant but simple, including some locally sourced produce. The Italian restaurant’s Old Town location is within walking distance of Princes Street as well as the West End.