It would be a sacrilege to go to Edinburgh and not sample some of Scotland’s most delicious and traditional dishes. Now you’ve definitely heard of Haggis, the question is where one can find it
The very best of Scottish Cuisine is found in countless restaurants within the capital city, leaving one spoilt for choice.
Angels with Bagpipes
One of the finest restaurants in Edinburgh was established in 2010 and since then has continued to fill the hearts and stomach’s of the capital’s tourists and locals alike with the very best of Scottish Cuisine. The restaurant is found tucked inside a beautiful 17th Century building with rich tones of bronze and marble, covering the two tiers of Angels with Bagpipes. Some of the modern interpretations of Scottish classics would include, ‘haggis, neeps and tattiesgine’. Constant praise from online reviews reveals makes Angels with Bagpipes the perfect start on this Scottish cuisine journey.
Voted ‘Restaurant of the year’ multiple times, Wedgwood continues to prove itself worth and listing in the Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants. Wedgwood is praised on their ‘faultless cuisine and service’ by their diners. A round of applause to Wedgwood and perhaps a table for two? With its quality raw ingredients and seasonal menu including a ‘Wee Tour of Scotland menu’, Wedgwood really delivers as a traditional taste sensation.
Opened in 2006 on Edinburgh’s Leith waterfront, the Kitchin restaurant has since been awarded a Michelin star only a year after its opening, and was quickly followed by multiple others, including ‘Best UK restaurant’, ‘Best restaurant in Scotland’ and most recently, ‘Best restaurant experience’ in 2015. The Kitchin’s philosophy, ‘From Nature to Plate’ mirrors it’s passion for the finest, freshest Scottish seasonal produce and the blending of celebrity chef Tom’s (the restaurant’s owner) Scottish heritage.
This dramatic Georgian Hall with booths for Scottish dining, live music and(a social event with Scottish or Irish folk music and singing, traditional dancing and storytelling), not only provides an exceptional plate of traditional Scottish Cuisine, but a fully entertaining experience. Situated in a breathtakingly beautiful building, with Tartan clad waiters, Ghillie Dhu provides a wonder for all the senses.
The Amber Restaurant
Last but certainly not least, we have the the Amber Restaurant. Their dining experience is stylish but casual and above all, an effortless success. The Best of Edinburgh wrote, ‘Amber is a paragon of all that’s good about Scottish food and drink.’ Discovering the very best of Scottish Larder has never been easier and with an array of over 450 Scotch whiskies to choose from, the Amber restaurant hosts a perfect combination of what is needed to create a superb Scottish dining experience.