Browse Traditional restaurants in Edinburgh

  • 24 Royal Terrace

    Royal Terrace, EH7 5AH

    City Centre, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Traditional

    About 24 Royal Terrace

    Located on Edinburgh’s most prestigious Georgian terrace, rt’s is the bar for 24 Royal Terrace, a boutique hotel housed in a William Playfair-designed townhouse. The Georgian setting works well with the multi-million pound modern refurbishment and makes rt’s quite exceptional. Hung with an ever changing collection of contemporary Scottish paintings as well as both Modern British and Aboriginal art, rt’s features an extensive whisky collection and its own house Champagne. It is unique. Where else in Edinburgh can you sip on a Sporran Cooler cocktail while admiring a John Bellany painting? For all the chic surrounds and original art, prices are in line with other Edinburgh city centre venues.

  • Biddy's

    94-96 Grassmarket, EH1 2JR

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Traditional, Irish

    About Biddy's

    Located in Edinburgh’s Old Town, Biddy’s is an Irish pub and restaurant on Grassmarket with a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere. Serving hearty dishes made with locally sourced produce the restaurant prides itself on authentic homemade cuisine as well as their extensive selection of Irish whiskies. Biddy’s is open until 1am all week with live music everyday night and provides plenty of sports coverage, especially for hurling and Gaelic football.

  • Brasserie at Melville Castle

    Melville Gate , EH18 1AP

    Dalkeith & Surrounding, Midlothian

    Cuisine: European, Traditional, Bistros & Brasseries

    About Brasserie at Melville Castle

    Brasserie Restaurant is a much loved feature of Melville Castle Hotel on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Now a family-run hotel, the castle has a colourful history. Both Queen Victoria and Mary Queen of Scots have visited. As the name suggests, the Brasserie Restaurant and Cellar Bar are in the cellar of the castle.

  • Golf Tavern

    30-31 Wright's House, EH10 4HR

    South Side, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Traditional

    About Golf Tavern

    Established in 1456, The Golf Tavern is on Wright’s Houses in Bruntsfield, next to the Links and the venerable short-hole golf course from which its name ultimately derives. Sporting memorabilia and eclectic bric-a-brac cover the walls while the big screens deliver all the sports action.

  • 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.

  • Peacock Alley - Waldorf Astoria

    The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, EH1 2AB

    City Centre, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Traditional

    About Peacock Alley - Waldorf Astoria

    Based in the landmark Waldorf Astoria hotel, Peacock Alley is a genteel, Manhattan-style lounge serving breakfast, afternoon tea and cocktails. In fact, it is formerly the Caledonian station concourse and the historic railway clock is still a feature of the space. Decorated in soft creams and browns with stone columns and marble floors, this is a restful, elegant spot for a catch-up with friends.

  • Spencer's Bistro

    43-45 Salisbury Road, EH16 5AA

    North Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Scottish, Traditional

    About Spencer's Bistro

  • The Bothy Restaurant & Drinkery

    The Murrayfield Hotel, EH12 6HN

    Haymarket, Gorgie & Dalry, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: European, Scottish, Traditional

    About The Bothy Restaurant & Drinkery

    The Bothy Restaurant & Drinkery is part of the Murrayfield Hotel Family. Located in Edinburgh’s West End, just a short distance from the city centre and minutes from Haymarket train station, it’s the perfect destination for business, leisure or family occasions.

  • The Cellar Door

    44-46 George The IV Bridge, EH1 1EJ

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Scottish, Modern, Traditional

    About The Cellar Door

    Tucked away under George IV Bridge, The Cellar Door is a welcoming Scottish restaurant. Once a printing press, the split-level dining room is decorated in a jaunty style with feature lighting and a sleek set of designer stairs leading to the mezzanine. Look out for the 21st century take on the mounted stag head.

  • The Garden

    38 Charlotte Square, EH2 4HQ

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Modern, Traditional

    About The Garden

    The Garden is a restaurant within The Principal Charlotte Square Hotel in Edinburgh’s New Town. With dozens of plants dotted around the room, on the tables and hanging from the ceiling, it is a green oasis in the centre of the city. Wicker chairs and a glass roof add to the chic greenhouse vibe.

  • The Grand Cafe

    The Scotsman Hotel, EH1 1TR

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Traditional

    About The Grand Cafe

    The Grand Café is a lovingly restored restaurant that channels old time opulence. Set in a landmark Edinburgh building, the decor is inspired by the ‘grand cafés’ of Europe.

  • The Witchery By The Castle

    Castlehill, EH1 2NF

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Traditional

    About The Witchery By The Castle

    Romantic, historic and utterly unique, the Witchery has been wowing discerning diners in the capital since the 1980s, serving Hollywood A-listers alongside loyal locals. The décor is an undeniable part of the appeal, all carved panelling, lush drapes, exposed beams, heraldic insignia and gilded ceilings, reflecting the building’s 16th-century origins. Candlelit tables offer intimate ambiance, while the cuisine lives up to the surroundings, with the emphasis on high-quality Scottish seafood, beef, lamb and game, elegantly prepared and presented.

  • Three Sisters

    The Three Sisters Bar, EH1 1JS

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Traditional, Bar Food

    About Three Sisters

    Located on Cowgate in Edinburgh’s Old Town, Three Sisters is a trendy pub and restaurant serving traditional bar food. The informal, laid-back venue is part of the Central Hotel and just a few minutes from the famous Royal Mile. Wheelchair-accessible, Three Sisters often broadcasts sporting events on their big screen and has proven to be popular at weekends with stag and hen parties.