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.
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.
Welcome to Earthy Canonmills Cafe/Bistro. Our mission is pretty simple: we just want to feed people well. That means taking the best local ingredients we can find, then putting them together intelligently and thoughtfully. We source the freshest ingredients locally, and mostly Organically and our menus change as the seasons wax and wane. We offer a relaxed all day casual dining experience for all of the family. Shop Better, Eat Well, Live Lightly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.