Popular restaurants in Edinburgh

Browse some of the most booked restaurants in Edinburgh

The Ivy on the Square
(3356)
$$$$
British | Old Town
Hawksmoor Edinburgh
(1314)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Edinburgh
Hard Rock Cafe - Edinburgh
(840)
$$$$
American | New Town
Gaucho Edinburgh
(797)
$$$$
Steak | Edinburgh
WHISKI ROOMS
(543)
$$$$
Scottish | The Royal Mile
View all Edinburgh restaurants

Treat your taste buds: Explore Bonnington restaurants

  • Restaurant List

Bonnington Restaurants

Hungry for something new? Explore Bonnington restaurants

Bonnington Restaurants

Spirit of Thai
Spirit of Thai
Reviews coming soon
Thai | Bonnington, Edinburgh

Located diagonally opposite to Usher Hall, Spirit of Thai offers essential Thai cuisine in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Its location at 44 Grindlay Street is conveniently close to both Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket Railway Station. Traverse Theatre is only a couple of minutes’ away from its site and Edinburgh Castle is less than half a mile away. Despite being located in a busy part of town, Spirit of Thai’s spacious interior and graceful décor aim to create an oasis of calmness. Spirit of Thai’s extensive a la carte menu has ample choices of classic Thai cuisine on offer. Health conscious diners can choose from a variety of soups and salads.More

Loon Fung Restaurant
Loon Fung Restaurant
Reviews coming soon
Chinese | Bonnington, Edinburgh

Loon Fung Restaurant has served delicious Cantonese cuisine for more than four decades in one of the busiest areas of Edinburgh. Its location at 2 Warriston Place is only 9 minutes drive away from Edinburgh Waverley Station. Royal Botanic Garden can be reached within a 9 minute walk and Edinburgh Castle is less than a 10 minute drive away from Loon Fung Restaurant’s premises. The interior is decorated in an understated oriental style which embraces the charm of dining in a relaxed setting. Though specialising in Cantonese cuisine, loon Fung Restaurant’s recipes draw on a wide range of inspirations from many different parts of China. Tasting a variety of dim sum, prepared the traditional way, is going to be one of the highlights of dining in there. The restaurant is well known for its seafood recipes too. A hearty meal at the restaurant may consist of any combination of tasty soups, rice, lemon chicken, and hot platters. More

The Orchard Bar & Restaurant
The Orchard Bar & Restaurant
Reviews coming soon
Contemporary European | Bonnington, Edinburgh

The Orchard Bar & Restaurant, serving Scottish fayre, is located in an enviable position very close to Waverley Station, its site on 1-2 Howard Place can be reached within a 10 minute drive. A further 10 minute stroll from its doorstep will take you to another major attraction of the city, Royal Botanic Garden. A new menu is prepared weekly with the emphasis on fresh produse and a separate kids’ friendly menu keeps the young ones of the family happily engaged. The Orchard Bar & Restaurant hosts a range of premium quality wine, spirits and beer, all served in a relaxed and informal environment. More

Spitaki Greek Taverna
Spitaki Greek Taverna
Reviews coming soon
Greek | Bonnington, Edinburgh

Spitaki introduces the taste of Greek cuisine in Edinburgh’s Bonnington area. Its location, at 133-135 East Claremont Street, is close to Playhouse Theatre, Inverleith Terrace and Water of Leith. Waverley station is about 5 minutes’ drive away from its place. The cosy interior of the restaurant, steeped in the colours of Aegean Sea, showcases a minimalist and tasteful décor. From healthy salads to hearty meatballs, Spitaki offers a variety of traditional recipes flavoured with Greek and Mediterranean herbs and spices. It has a thoughtful selection of savoury vegetarian, fish, lamb and chicken recipes on offer which can be enjoyed with its homemade pita breads. Chargrilled and pan fried snacks and nibbles are best relished with a range of flavourful Greek dips and condiments. A glass of beer or a cup of espresso helps to wash down the food.More

In Touch
In Touch
Reviews coming soon
Indian | Bonnington, Edinburgh

A visit to Edinburgh would not be complete without sampling some high-quality Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine at the wonderful hidden gem that is the In-Touch restaurant. Located at 8 Inverleith Gardens in the north of the city, just off Ferry Road and within walking distance of the beautiful Botanical Gardens – Waverley station and central Edinburgh's many attractions are 15-20 minutes away by car, bus or taxi. In-Touch combines traditional cuisine with a modern twist to create one of the most exciting, varied and unique menus in the Scottish capital. Its lamb dishes in particular are acclaimed by diners: all of them can be chosen as part of a 3-course lunch, available 7 days a week. Book a table now and don't miss out: beautifully fresh ingredients, cooked and served by friendly and considerate staff are on the menu here.More

Cross & Corner
Cross & Corner
Reviews coming soon
Scottish | Bonnington, Edinburgh

Cross & Corner, located at No. 1 Canonmills, serves Scottish and continental cuisine in one of Edinburgh’s busiest neighbourhoods. It is located about 7 minutes walk away from Edinburgh Waverley Station. Water of Leith flows nearby and Edinburgh Castle is also located less than 10 minutes away from Cross & Corner’s premises. This newly opened restaurant exudes a youthful charm with its décor that is contemporary and a relaxed atmosphere. The menu is prepared based on the ongoing season. Homemade burger, sandwiches, Scottish cheese, crusty breads and other local and continental dishes are served from early morning till late into the evening. Most of these recipes prove to be good for pairing with a glass of ale, beer or wine. Non alcoholic hot beverages and aerated drinks are also served on request. The music, playing in the background, further enhances the appeal of eating and drinking in the pub’s stress–free environment.More

Di Giorgio Caffe & Bar
Di Giorgio Caffe & Bar
Reviews coming soon
Cafe Dining | Bonnington, Edinburgh

Coming Soon!More

The Other Place
The Other Place
Reviews coming soon
American | Bonnington, Edinburgh

The Other Place, at 2-4 Broughton Road in the Bonnington area of Edinburgh, serves American style comfort food. Located in close proximity to the Water of Leith and Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh, Waverley Station is 5 minutes' drive or 15-20 minutes by bus or on foot. The restaurant's unpretentious interior features exposed brick walls, an open kitchen and dark wood furniture. The Other Place’s menu is composed of American favourites with a Scottish slant. Appetisers including an elaborate antipasti platter and nachos are offered at the beginning of a meal, closely followed by a variety of tasty burgers, hot dogs, salads and deep fried items. A short but sweet list of desserts draws a tempting conclusion to a meal. The Other Place’s extensive drinks list includes a number of premium beers, ciders, spirits, wines and cocktails.More

The Gateway Restaurant
The Gateway Restaurant
Reviews coming soon
British | Bonnington, Edinburgh

Nestled inside the Royal Botanical Garden, the Gateway Restaurant prides itself on its local heritage and serves fresh Scottish cuisine created exclusively from local meats and produce. Head Chef Ben Harrison has designed a menu to capture the flavour of the surrounding countryside, with a menu that includes such items as Scottish venison and pork sausages. Located inside the Royal Botanical Gardens, the restaurant is separated from the gardens only by a 30 metre glass wall with French doors. During the autumn, The Gateway is able to forage its own grounds for seasonal favourites. Ben's crab apple jelly is a popular offering. Open daily from 10am, The Gateway has a relaxed, open air atmosphere where visitors to the garden can enjoy al fresco refreshment while taking in the serenity of the surrounding landscape. Afterwards, a stroll the gardens is only metres away.More

McKirdy's Steakhouse
McKirdy's Steakhouse
Reviews coming soon
Steakhouse | Bonnington, Edinburgh

McKirdy’s Steakhouse, on 151-155 Morrison Street, is a critically acclaimed restaurant serving Scottish delicacies in Edinburgh. It is very just 10 minutes walk from Edinburgh Haymarket train station. Edinburgh International Conference Centre is only a minute away and Filmhouse could be reached in about 3 minutes from its location. McKirdy’s Steakhouse is the only restaurant in the city owned by a family of butchers who have won numerous awards since they have started in the business in 1895. The hospitable atmosphere of the restaurant is palpable even from the outside. McKirdy’s Steakhouse sources the freshest of ingredients from local suppliers including their own establishment. Juicy burgers, steaks and fillets dominate the menu. Pan fried or char-grilled items like chicken wings or manchego strips are fit for eating with a glass of wine or beer and also has a separate menu on offer for children.More

The Blue Bear
The Blue Bear
Reviews coming soon
British | Bonnington, Edinburgh

The Blue Bear, located in Canonmills, Edinburgh, is a vibrant small café that offers a varied breakfast menu which is served all day. Located at 9 Brandon Terrace, the Blue Bear is only a fifteen minute walk from the Botanical Gardens and offers a perfect brunch spot. Adorned in local art, the quaint Blue Bear offers fresh, local produce and caters to all types of breakfast enthusiasts, those looking for the full 'works' to those seeking a healthier option, such as Stoat’s porridge. The Blue Bear’s signature dish is the Big Bear – a full English breakfast – however the menu is not limited to brunch: the restaurant also offers a simple lunch menu with fresh, light dishes and a variety of home-baked goods. The restaurant caters equally well to vegetarians and is particularly dog-friendly.More

The Roamin' Nose
The Roamin' Nose
Reviews coming soon
Contemporary European | Bonnington, Edinburgh

The Roamin’ Nose, is a café bistro located at 14 Eyre Place. The café is a family run business and serves home cooked, traditional Scottish food as well as a variety of Italian food. Just a 15 minute walk from the Royal Botanic Garden, The Roamin' Nose uses ingredients that are sourced from the local area and is noted for its great wine selection and freshly ground, Italian coffee. The restaurant can be reached within an 8 minute drive from Edinburgh Waverley train station and you can expect to enjoy dishes such as the Roamin' Burger and Scottish salmon. More

Earthy Cannonmills
Earthy Cannonmills
(6)
££££
Scottish | Bonnington, Edinburgh

Lovely setting, well laid out, friendly staff and vibe and an exceptional and varied menu. Only thing letting it down was the use of slate and wood instead of plates. Hate that. More

OpenTable Diner -
Shangri La
Shangri La
Reviews coming soon
Chinese | Bonnington, Edinburgh

The Shangri La is a Chinese restaurant at 22 Rodney Street in in Bonnington in north east Edinburgh. Located less than a mile from the city centre, it is easily reached – less than 10 minutes by car or taxi, or 15 minutes by bus or on foot. The restaurant's menu is traditional Chinese and popular dishes include king prawn fried rice, pork ribs and Cantonese duck. Inside, the décor is comfortable, so-called 'shabby' chic; The Shangri La is relatively small, so lovers of Chinese food are recommended to book in advance to avoid disappointment. The staff are friendly and helpful and birthday parties are a speciality.More