Edinburgh

1c Dock Place
free

Waterside location with hearty Scottish cooking of high quality

69 William Street
free

cosy place with hearty Scottish cooking of high quality

22 Valleyfield Street, round corner from King’s Theatre
£2.50 wine

Small with basic decor but good home cooked dishes

277 Leith Walk EH6 8PD
free

Polish Restaurant

36-38 Victoria Street
£2.50 (not Fridays or Saturdays)

French/Scottish Tapas. Good quality

64 Thistle St, EH2 1EN
£5 & only from BVC opp

Authentic street food in lively contemporary style. No bookings but enjoy the wait in Bon Vivant parent bar/resto across cobbled central street & they’ll tell you when table free. Quality tequila cocktails. BYOB wines only from their BV Companion wine shop next door to bar but browsing this small gem is a real pleasure.

30 NW Circus Place, Stockbridge
£6?

Top quality Spanish deli, cask sherry & house cava by the glass, buy a bottle there and drink with your tapas for corkage charge

9a Antigua Street New Town
£2.50

Nepalese food, with Indian and European choices

Dundee Street
free

Indian – yummy

13a Brougham street EH3 9JS
free

Kurdish and Middle Eastern food

29 Waterloo Place; 10-14 Victoria Street
£4

Two locations. Unpretentious but reliable bistro food

28 Clerk Street Southside
£2

Malaysian food, big portions of rice and noodle dishes

Barclay Terrace Bruntsfield Links
£2

Classic americana grillhouse, family run. Licensed

113 Buccleuch Street
free

Seafood Bistro. Relaxed and inexpensive

63 Cockburn St, EH1
Free

Mezze (e.g. pomegranate rice, dolmades, baba ganoush) & Mediterranean style food

102 Constitution Street (halfway down before Q Charlotte St junction)
BYOB Mons & Tues

Quality contemporary steak restaurant with meat-hanging fridge displays. Great cocktails and BYOB Mons/Tues. Monthly free wine tastings by limited tickets. Waverley branch opens soon.

26-30 Potter Row EH8 9BT
free Mon-Thu. £2 other times

Authentic Mexican

31 Rose Street North Lane
free

Wide variety; vegetarian options. Delicious food, friendly atmosphere

14 Chapel St
free

Excellent steaks – very busy – book

6 Chapel Street EH8 9AY
free

Delicious Sudanese