The Royal Mile in Edinburgh is a prime spot for exploring and adventuring. All that running around can spark a bout of hunger. We’ve has done all the hard work and separated the best from the rest. Take your pick from the top places to grab some great quality nosh along this regal Scot’s stretch.
Scotland is home to truly magnificent waters. For years, seafood has been sold up and down the Royal Mile. Ondine appreciates this and offers an astonishing array of oysters and seafood in abundance. Expect an explosion of flavours from across the world, which add that perfect touch to the fresh local produce. Try the fish soup and detect the North African influences of orange and saffron or opt for the Shetland mussels cooked in Asian broth. This seafood paradise must be celebrated, as it is undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in the city.
The people of Edinburgh (as well as the visiting tourists along the Royal Mile) were granted a gracious gift when Wedgwood opened its doors in 2007. Head Chef Paul Wedgwood ingeniously crafts traditional Scottish dishes with fresh modern creativity. The word has quickly spread about this delicious destination. Wedgwood was listed by the Sunday Times as being one of Britain’s Top 100 Restaurants. The real cherry on top is that this spot is accessible to almost everyone with fantastic lunch deals.
One taste of David Bann’s scran will make the most devoted meat lover a lifelong vegetarian. Situated in the vicinity of the Royal Mile and the Cowgate, this stellar venue is arguably one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Scotland — and the UK for that matter. Each detail in every dish is meticulously thought out and presented impeccably. The diverse worldly menu is so exciting that it can be tricky to order. Who knew that tofu could have so much zest or that chocolate compliments Portobello mushrooms? The proof is in the pudding so embrace the culinary adventure.