Hello, edinburgh

Scotland's enchanting capital of Edinburgh is a city of striking contrasts. Perched dramatically on an extinct volcano, the world-famous Edinburgh Castle is visible from almost any point in the city, a constant reminder of Edinburgh's long and fascinating history. As you explore the city's striking architecture, tranquil green spaces and exciting attractions, you will soon understand why it has served as inspiration for so many authors and poets.


Restaurants to visit

Pasta with fresh tomatoes and basil

Contini Ristorante

Contini Ristorante serves all the classic Italian dishes and specialties with an innovative twist. When going through the menu, look out for the fresh fish dishes, delicious Italian wines, and make sure you have room for a dessert, such as the heavenly tiramisu.

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Number One

Since its opening in 2005, this fine dining restaurant has won several awards, including a Michelin star. The restaurant is located in the five-star Balmoral Hotel, boasting a pretty sophisticated environment.

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Macro close up of appetizing fresh Steamed sea mussels. Large blue mussels on dark plate

Mussel Inn

Located right in the heart of the city, the Mussel Inn is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. The restaurant is praised for its carefully-prepared seafood and fish dishes, prepared only with the freshest catches from Scottish seas, keeping everything local and yummy.

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Classic japanese shrimps in tempura

Kanpai Sushi

Whether you choose to sit at the open kitchen counter or in the dining room, you will be served the best traditional Japanese dishes including, but not limited to, sushi and tempura. Fun fact: Kanpai is the Japanese expression for "cheers", something you will hear frequently in this place.

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Romantic couple having dinner, clinking glasses

The Witchery by the Castle

For a classic yet imaginative menu featuring the very best of Scottish produce, look no further than this award-winning restaurant right by the gates of Edinburgh Castle. Dishes at this restaurant are pieces of culinary art and are served in a historical, intimate setting.

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Grilled gourmet beef steak on the plate prepared.


Wildfire is a family-owned Scottish steak and seafood bistro. They focus on carefully sourced Aberdeen Angus beef and Scottish seafood, offering some of the finest Scottish cheeses as well. Wildfire is the perfect place to get to know Scottish gastronomy.

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