Browse Modern restaurants in Edinburgh

  • 11 Brasserie @ No 11

    11 Brunswick Street, EH7 5JB

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Scottish, Modern

    About 11 Brasserie @ No 11

    11 Brasserie @ No 11 is a stylish, Scottish restaurant in the classical setting of a Grade “A” listed Georgian townhouse, on Brunswick Street in the heart of Edinburgh. Ideally located for the Edinburgh Playhouse, the relaxed, welcoming ambience of the restaurant make it the perfect venue for friends to catch up over a light lunch or fine dining evening meal.

  • A Room in Leith Seafood & Game Bistro Bar

    1a Dock Place, EH6 6LU

    Leith, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Scottish, Modern

    About A Room in Leith Seafood & Game Bistro Bar

    Along with its sister restaurant in the West End, A room in Leith seafood and game bistro bar offers Scottish bistro dishes at affordable prices. Informal and friendly, the Leith restaurant sits by the waterside on Dock Place.

  • A Room In the West End

    26 William Street, EH3 7NH

    West End, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Scottish, Modern

    About A Room In the West End

    Along with its sister restaurant in Leith, A Room in the West End offers Scottish bistro dishes at affordable prices. Informal and friendly, the West End restaurant is underneath the vibrant Teuchters’ Bar.

  • BABA Restaurant

    130 George Street, EH2 4JZ

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Modern

    About BABA Restaurant

    Based in the Principal Hotel, Baba is a mezze & charcoal grill restaurant combined with a cocktail bar. Promising flavours inspired by the Levant, diners can enjoy the taste of Turkey, Cyprus, Egypt and beyond. Playful colours, Persian rugs and all-round shabby chic decor (including bookcases) make this a great choice for casual dining.

  • Candy Bar & Diner

    113-115 George Street, EH2 4JN

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Modern, Pizza

    About Candy Bar & Diner

    Promising diner-style dishes for the Instagram age, Candy Bar serves up fresh, fast and feel-good food from lunch till late. Part of the award-winning Montpeliers group, the drinks menu includes forward-thinking cocktails, carefully selected wines and a host of hoppy treasures from craft breweries across the UK. The interior is a plush, grownup diner space decked out in shades of copper, silver and violet with comfy booths and nifty pink chairs. Regular pizza & prosecco specials, quiz nights and DJs on a Friday and Saturday all add fizz to the atmosphere.

  • Chez Mal - Edinburgh

    1 Tower Place, EH6 7BZ

    Leith, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Modern, Bistros & Brasseries

    About Chez Mal - Edinburgh

    Housed in the eye-catching Malmaison hotel on Tower Place, the Chez Mal restaurant enjoys spectacular views over the Port of Leith. Given a smart refurbishment in 2016, the dining room has a sleek, contemporary look and light, spacious feel. The new look bar is a hip hangout with craft beers and innovative cocktails while the waterfront terrace is always popular when the sun makes an appearance.

  • Dining Room at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

    28 Queen Street, EH2 1JX

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: French, Scottish, Modern

    About Dining Room at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

    Modern European cooking in Edinburgh city centre

    Part of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Dining Room at 28 Queen Street serves some of the capital’s finest food. Situated on the first floor of the Society’s townhouse, the elegant dining room enjoys views over Queen Street Gardens and the New Town. Along with spacious Georgian proportions, The Dining Room features bold contemporary furniture and striking, whisky-themed
    art. Private dining rooms, a Charles Heidsieck Champagne table and the superb range of single cask whisky in the ground floor Kaleidoscope Bar add to the appeal.

  • Forth Floor Brasserie - Harvey Nichols

    30-34 St. Andrew Square, EH2 2AD

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, European, Modern

    About Forth Floor Brasserie - Harvey Nichols

    Located upstairs in the Harvey Nichols department store, Forth Floor Brasserie specialises in serving up modern Scottish and European cuisine, alongside breakfast, brunch and afternoon tea. All dishes are beautifully presented, meaning that both the view and your plate will be competing for your admiration.

  • Harajuku Kitchen

    10 Gillespie Place, EH10 4HS

    Tollcross, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Far Eastern, Japanese, Sushi

    About Harajuku Kitchen

    Grown out of a street food business, Harajuku Kitchen is an informal and sunny Japanese restaurant. The sushi and sashimi may be the stars but the other sections of the menu have much to recommend. The noodle soups and noodle stir fries are always popular while others prefer dishes like the teriyaki chicken; panko-breaded pork with Japanese curry or the mixed tempura. The popcorn flavoured green tea is fun.

  • Hawksmoor - Edinburgh

    23 West Register Street, EH2 2AA

    City Centre, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Seafood, Modern

    About Hawksmoor - Edinburgh

    Hawksmoor is a renowned family of steak restaurants committed to serving the finest cuts of meat as well as a quality seafood selection. This Edinburgh venue is situated in the show-stopping location of the A-Listed former Royal Bank of Scotland headquarters.
    There, you can dine on dry-aged beef from grass-fed, native breeds and sustainably sourced seafood. Dishes are complemented by a selection of fine wines and striking cocktails, as well as craft beers and spirits.

  • Indigo Yard

    7 Charlotte Lane, EH2 4QZ

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Modern, Gastro Pub

    About Indigo Yard

    Part of the award-winning Montpeliers group, Indigo Yard is a welcoming bar and restaurant on Charlotte Lane, just off Queensferry Road in Edinburgh’s West End. As well as a covered outside terrace, it has a light and airy bar, cosy mezzanine and a dining area with comfortable booth seating. Up-cycled and reclaimed materials give it all an enjoyably rustic edge but, underneath the stripped walls and wooden boards, this is a sleek, professional operation.

  • ISHKA

    83 Morrison Street, EH3 8BU

    City Centre, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Modern

    About ISHKA

    Located on Morrison Street, opposite the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, ISHKA is a sleek restaurant and cocktail bar. Opened in the late spring of 2017, it is a light, airy space with an eye-catching silvery ceiling. Large windows give good views of the street life while the cocktail staff behind the marble bar add an extra element of theatre.

  • Le Bistrot

    West Parliament Square, EH1 1RF

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: European, French, Modern

    About Le Bistrot

    Le Bistrot is a French restaurant just off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Housed in the same building as the French Consulate and Insitut Français Ecosse, it brings an authentic taste of home to French nationals living in Scotland. The restaurant’s interior mimics the chic bistros of Paris, with a wide airy space, exposed brick wall and small bistro style tables.

  • Le Monde

    16 George Street, EH2 2PF

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: International, Scottish, Modern

    About Le Monde

    Le Monde is a glamorous restaurant, Champagne bar and boutique hotel in the heart of the city. Beyond its classic Georgian facade, you will find a stylish and sophisticated dining space. The menu takes its inspiration from far-off cities, countries and cultures, with a beautifully curated cocktail list as an accompaniment.

  • Maison Bleue

    36-38 Victoria Street, EH1 2JW

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, French, Mediterranean

    About Maison Bleue

    Maison Bleue is a vibrant bistro on Victoria Street in Edinburgh’s Old Town serving French, North African, Asian and traditional Scottish cuisine. The historic blue building has been a local dining fixture since 1998. Inside, you will find an eclectic interior of 15th century archways, victorian stairways and hidden corners, which mirrors the variety of the menu.

  • Maison Bleue Le Bistrot

    372 Morningside Road, EH10 5HS

    South Side, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, French, Mediterranean

    About Maison Bleue Le Bistrot

    Maison Bleue Le Bistrot is the sister restaurant of the iconic Victoria Street Maison Bleue. Although the bistro aims to bring a touch of authentic Parisian cafe culture to Morningside, the menu is also delightfully eclectic with various Scottish and global influences.

  • Mono Restaurant

    85 South Bridge , EH1 1HN

    City Centre, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Modern

    About Mono Restaurant

    Promising an innovative take on Italian cuisine, Mono aims to offer guests a memorable, multi-sensory fine dining experience.
    In keeping with the cutting-edge culinary ethos, the restaurant even boasts its own ‘research lab’ overseen by Italian foodie Joseph Crolla and Head Chef Maciek Zielinski (previously of Michelin starred restaurants in Rome and Milan).
    Yet in contrast, Mono’s woody interior is simple, natural and unfussy. This keeps the focus firmly on the beautiful plate arrangements, fresh flavours and sensuous delights.

  • Rabble

    55a Frederick Street, EH2 1LH

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Modern

    About Rabble

    Rabble is a cosmopolitan restaurant and bar with rooms on Frederick Street, right in the heart of Edinburgh city centre. A glass roof and lots of vibrant green plants give the dining area an enjoyable outdoors-but-indoors feel. In the bar, a glowing wall of bottles catches the eye as do the two gleaming copper tanks which dispense fresh, unpasteurised Staropramen. Classic and modern cocktails, highballs, great wines and bespoke gin and tonics complete the picture. Rabble is part of the award-winning Montpeliers group.

  • Radisson Collection Restaurant

    Radisson Royal Mile Hotel, EH1 1AD

    City Centre, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Scottish, Vegetarian/Vegan, Modern

    About Radisson Collection Restaurant

    Located in Radisson Royal Mile Hotel in the heart of Edinburgh city centre, Radisson Collection Restaurant is a vibrant, bustling restaurant, open all day from breakfast until late. Using fresh, seasonal ingredients and hearty flavours, Radisson Collection Restaurant is authentic modern cooking.

  • Spatch

    3 Hunter Square, EH1 1QW

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: European, Modern

    About Spatch

    Spatch is a grilled chicken restaurant on Hunter Square, just off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. It is designed to be a welcoming, informal space. Stripped walls, wooden cladding and mis-matched furniture set the laidback tone. The rolls of kitchen paper on the tables underline the point that this is a place for down-and-dirty, hands-on eating rather than fine dining with pinkies held aloft.