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Update 19th July : Scotland reached level 0

Slowly but surely we start to get back to the new normal. We look forward to updating this page as our favourite places to eat slowly start to get back on their feet.

List updated 19th July

Bross Bagels

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Lunch & teatime treats

Edinburgh based

Oink Canongate - hog roast rolls & takeaways | Open Mon - Sun 11am -3pm (or until the pork runs out...). Collection from their shop.
82 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8BZ


Bross Bagels at Bruntsfield / Stock Bridge / West End
| Open for takeaway filled bagels or you can buy bagels and fillings to make up at home - filled or unfilled bagels can be ordered online and collected at any of their shops.
165A Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DG

Mimi’s Bakehouse in Corstorphine | Open for delicious takeaway cream teas. Collection or sit in if you book ahead.
277 St Johns Road, Edinburgh

Lowdown | The best coffee in George Street served from a super cool scandi basement. Open with, as they say, a little less capacity & a little more sanitiser! Open Mon - Sat 9.30am til 5pm, Sun 10am til 5.30pm.
40 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LE

Urban Angel | Best brunch in Edinburgh, Open daily for sit in or takeaway.
121 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1DJ

The Pastry Section | If Willie Wonka did cake! A must visit for all those with a sweet tooth, still takeaway only for now. Open Tuesday - Saturday 9am til 4pm & Sunday 9.30am til 4pm
86 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, EH4 1HH

Mary’s Milk Bar in the Grassmarket | Delicious ice cream and chocolate made every morning | They are open at the door for takeaway scoops, chocolate, coffee and milkshakes and hot chocolate Wed - Sun 11-6pm!
19 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS

S Luca | Ice cream made in Edinburgh and served from their shop in Morningside.
16 Morningside Road, Edinburgh
, EH10 4DB

Out in the Country

Pentland Hills Cafe Express | What used to be a Pentland rangers hut is now a tiny cafe serving the best coffee and cake in the Pentlands. Open Thurs - Mon 10am til 4pm
Pentland Hills Cafe Express, Flotterstone, Milton Bridge, EH26 0PP

Restoration Yard & Larder | Restoration Yard's Kitchen To Go is open daily for takeaway. Serving hot drinks, tacos, burgers, hot dogs, breakfast rolls, salad boxes, sandwiches, kids boxes, scooped ice cream, cakes & treats. Open for your caffeine fix from 9.30am, with hot food available from 10am. The Kitchen has reopened but requires booking ahead. The Foodhall and The Store are also open daily from 10am - 5pm.
Dalkeith Country Park via Town Gate, Dalkeith, EH22 1ST

The Paper Mill at Lasswade | The Papermill is open for business but please book your table online. Open everyday 9am - 10pm (11pm Fridays and Saturdays) Sit in or outside on their beautiful riverside terrace.
Westmill Road, EH18 1LX, Lasswade

Drift | Drift is offering Driftaway takeaways and outdoor seating by the seaside. Picnic tables can be booked online for 4 - 8 people and scones, cakes and coffees can be pre ordered or picked up on the day. Booking essential unless to takeaway.
Canty Bay, EH39 5PL, North Berwick

The Lobster Shack | Now open Fridays, Saturday & Sunday 12 - 6pm. Delicious lobster & chips served in North Berwick Harbour.
The Lobster Shack, North Berwick Harbour, The Old Pier, North Berwick EH39 4SS

Craigie's Farm Shop | Craigie's farm shop is now open 9am til 3pm, the cafe has also reopened 9am til 4.30pm, no need to book.
West Craigie Farm, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, EH30 9AR

Secret Herb Garden | Herb nursery & cafe now open. Browse the greenhouses, antiques and quirky herb drying huts. The Garden Café is open and you can book your table here.
Secret Herb Garden, 32A Old Pentland Road, Edinburgh, EH10 7EA

Drift.

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The best of Dining out ...& in!

Edinburgh based

The Little Chartroom | Small but perfectly formed the Little Chartroom is finally open, they also have their little tlc on the prom at Portobello beach offering brunch Wed - Mon 11am - 4pm.
30-31 Albert Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5HN

Timberyard | Timberyard has opened again! Fabulous character-filled family run restaurant. Open Thurs 3 - 10.30pm and Fri til Sun 12 til 10.30pm
10 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DS

The Gardener's Cottage | A tiny intimate little restaurant in a tiny cottage in the city centre. The cottage for many years was home to the gardener of Royal Terrace Gardens. All the dishes are seasonally and sustainable sourced.
1 Royal Terrace Gardens, London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5DX

Six By Nico | Six by Nico is now open with a new 'Shanghai' theme for their 6 course tasting menu, running until the 8th August.
97 Hanover St, Edinburgh, EH2 1DJ

Scran & Scallie | Tom Kitchen's Edinburgh restaurant has reopened daily 12 - 3pm & 5 - 10pm for his Michelin starred restaurant head to The Kitchen.
1 Comely Bank Road, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, EH4 1DR

Contini | Beautiful Italian food served in a fabulous vaulted building on George Street. Contini and their sister restaurant The Scottish Cafe in Princes Street Gardens are both now open.
103 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES

Wedgewood | The restaurant has reopened but they are continuing their popular takeaway.
267 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

The Lookout | Gardener's Cottage sister restaurant The Lookout. The views from this eatery are second to none. For a light lunch or a coffee on Calton Hill head to their Kiosk.
Calton Hill, Edinburgh, EH7 5AA

Cote at Home | Delicious food and a great website. These guys will deliver to Eastside but their delivery slots book up fast so best plan ahead. The Cote restaurant in Fredrick Street is now open for bookings.
51 Frederick Street Edinburgh EH2 1LH

Good Brothers Wine Bar | Great food and wine in a characterful but cosy setting (every Thursday - Sunday) 12pm - 7.30pm.
4 - 6 Dean Street, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, EH4 1LW

Chop House | available to order for collection via their website - go here for the very best of steaks in Edinburgh. Their Bruntsfield steak house has reopened to bookings only.
88 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4HG


Out in the Country
The Paper Mill at Lasswade | The Papermill is open for business but please book your table online. Open everyday 9am - 10pm (11pm Fridays and Saturdays) Sit in or outside on their beautiful riverside terrace.
Westmill Road, EH18 1LX, Lasswade

The Bonnie Badger | Tom Kitchen's country pub, a stones throw from Gullane Beach with a delightful beer garden for outdoor dining.
Main St, Gullane, EH31 2AB

Greywalls | Designed by Lutyens with gardens by Jekyll, Greywalls is pretty special. A special place for posh dinners or afternoon teas. Don't forget to explore the gardens when you are there.
Greywalls, Muirfield, Gullane, East Lothian, EH31 2EG

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Closed for now...

The Free Company | Opening their doors again soon for their garden series, keep an eye on the website.
Cockdurno Farmhouse, Balerno, Edinburgh, EH14 7HZ


The Old Bakehouse | The bakehouse will unfortunately not be reopening after lockdown, they have moved their kitchen to the Gordon Arms pub at the top of main street.
Main St, West Linton, EH46 7EA

Timberyard

I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger

Errington Cheese

Secret Herb garden, fire pit, lunch, tea and cake near Edinburgh, Scotland

Secret Herb Garden

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Local Larder

Edinburgh based

Valvona & Crolla | This is a fantastic old world delicatessen. The Caffè Bar is open for breakfast, lunch and supper. Deli open Mon - Sat 9am til 6pm
19 Elm Row, Edinburgh, EH7 4AA

I.J. Mellis | Purveyors of the finest Scottish cheese, the shops are open and well worth a visit.
330 Morningside Rd, EH10 4QJ

Drinkmonger & Royal Mile Whiskies | The staff are fantastically knowledgeable about their wears and will help you find the perfect bottle. Find the perfect Scottish gin or your new favourite whisky.
11 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4HN

City Farmers Markets

Edinburgh Farmers Market, Castle Terrace, Every Saturday 9am - 2pm

Stockbridge Market, Saunders Street EH3 6TQ, Every Sunday 10am - 4pm

Leith Market, Dock Place, EH6 6LU, Every Saturday 10am - 4pm

Out in the Country

Restoration Yard & Larder | The store & larder are open. A lovely place to take a stroll as well as pick up the groceries.
Dalkeith Country Park via Town Gate, Dalkeith, EH22 1ST

Lothian Larder | Brand new self service farm vending machine full of fresh local produce.
Saughland Farm, Pathhead, EH37 5XP

Errington Cheese | Our local artisan cheese makers are now selling their cheese online, they will deliver locally or you can pick up from their farm.
Walston Braehead Farm, Lanark, ML11 8NF

Forsyths of Peebles | The best butcher for miles around, Forsyths are offering click and collect from their shop. They have an excellent bakery next door.
21-25 Eastgate, Peebles, EH45 8AD

Craigie's Farm Shop | Craigie's farm shop is open, the cafe has also reopened for takeaways.
West Craigie Farm, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, EH30 9AR

Hopetoun Farm Shop | Hopetoun farm shop is open. 10am - 5pm daily.
Hopetoun Farm Shop, South Queensferry, EH30 9RW

Secret herb garden | For locally grown potted herbs, dried herbs, herbal teas, local honey or Secret herb garden gin!
Secret Herb Garden, 32A Old Pentland Road, Edinburgh, EH10 7EA

Country Farmers Markets

West Linton Farmers Market, West Linton Primary School, Deanfoot Road, EH46 7EX, June 5th 2021

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Shopping & Attractions

Things will be a little different for the time being, but there are still some great indie shops and beautiful safe attractions to visit. Read all about it in our journal here.

Scran & Scallie

Urban Angel

The Free Company

Bross Bagels

Drift.

Timberyard

I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger

Errington Cheese

Secret Herb garden, fire pit, lunch, tea and cake near Edinburgh, Scotland

Secret Herb Garden

Scran & Scallie

Urban Angel

The Free Company

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