Al fresco dining in Edinburgh

Make the most of the sunshine with our round-up of the best restaurants for outdoor dining.

9 Restaurants for al fresco dining

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Monteiths
89% 89% Recommend
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Scottish The Royal Mile

Special offer:

15% off food

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91% 91% Recommend
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Bistro Edinburgh
Summer Terrace Now Open
Come and Enjoy our Wonderful New Food & Drinks Menu
1st Come 1st served !

Special offer:

2x Steak & Red Wine - £40

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92% 92% Recommend
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Scottish Old Town
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.

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86% 86% Recommend
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Mexican New Town
Outdoor license for cocktail consumption until 1am. Eat, drink + smoke in our wee hidey hole.
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Reviews coming soon
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International Edinburgh
Outdoor dining available in the summer months on our spacious patio within our delightful garden.
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96% 96% Recommend
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Scottish Edinburgh
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We have one of the most impressive views and terraces in Edinburgh. Heated and covered just in case!
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80% 80% Recommend
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Contemporary European Edinburgh
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With a superb terrace overlooking St Andrew Square, join us for alfresco drinks and food
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Modern European New Town
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