Restaurants and places to eat across Scotland

Quick Finder

Search for Places

Search Accommodation

Or
Room / Property
If booking self-catering accommodation please select 1 room/property for the total number of adults & children.
Advanced Search

Search What's On

Or
Start Date
End Date

Search things to do

Or

Search Food & Drink

Or

Search Scots Agents

  • An elegant seafood starter served at the Lynnfield Hotel in Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney
    Seafood at the Lynnfield Hotel in Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney
  • People sit outside on the porch eating at Pillars of Hercules, Falkland
    Pillars of Hercules, Falkland
  • Seafood platter at Ee-Usk, Oban
    Seafood platter at Ee-Usk, Oban
  • Sticky ginger and date pudding at the Cobbles Inn, Kelso
    Sticky ginger and date pudding at the Cobbles Inn, Kelso
  • The downstairs restaurant area of Ubiquitous Chip, Glasgow
    The downstairs restaurant area of Ubiquitous Chip, Glasgow

Scotland’s natural larder is at the heart of Scottish culture with fantastic local produce available on menus across the country.

Where else can you find such a range of mouth-watering and locally caught seafood including oysters, scallops and salmon, or beef, lamb, wild game and fresh fruit and vegetables?
 

Eating out

In Scotland there are eateries to suit every occasion and budget, from picturesque cafés and tearooms renowned for their homebaking, to bars for a quick bite to eat. There is also a an excellent range of fish and chip shops and an enviable selection of fine dining and award-winning establishments which offer a real foodie treat. Wherever you are in the country, there’s always a regional flavour to the menu to perfectly capitalise on the very best locally sourced produce.

Furthermore, there are plenty international influences in our dishes too, and if you head to Glasgow you’ll see why, with a fantastic range of Indian cuisine. That is why the city has held the coveted title of Curry Capital of Britain an impressive four times.

After a sumptuous three-course dinner, why not relax with a dram of whisky, Scotland’s national drink? With so many varieties, from the peaty malts of the west coast to the smoother flavours of the south, there is something for everyone.

Michelin-star

If you want an exclusive culinary experience, then look no further than Scotland’s Michelin-starred restaurants. We’ve got 16 across the country with no fewer than five in Edinburgh. This means the city (along with Dublin) has the second highest number of these award-winning restaurants outside London. 

If you head to Gleneagles in Perthshire, you’ll find Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Scotland’s only two Michelin-starred restaurant, with an unrivalled menu which includes a signature dish of smoked lobster.

Vegetarian and vegan

Vegetarians and vegans are spoilt for choice in Scotland, with a range of fantastic restaurants cooking up delicious meat-free meals.

Glasgow offers a huge range of options, earning it the title of most vegan-friendly place in the UK in 2013. You'll find numerous award-winning vegetarian restaurants around the city, as well as bars serving excellent vegan pub food.

Edinburgh is home to a range of dedicated vegetarian restaurants, as well as cafés offering home-style dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. You’ll also find quality vegetarian eateries in Oban, Stirling and other parts of Scotland.

Many other restaurants also include excellent vegetarian options on their menus, meaning you’re never very far from a great meal.


So if it’s a quick snack or a sit-down feast, Scotland has a fantastic selection of places to eat. Browse the listings and discover regional delights and hidden gems which showcase the true taste of Scotland.

Share
Sort By:
888 results, currently showing 1 to 10
  1. Brambles Bistro

    Type

    Cafes & Tearooms

    Gradings

    Inveraray

    Welcome to Brambles Bistro

  2. The Waterfront Bistro, Rothesay

    Type

    Bistros & Brasseries

    Gradings

    Rothesay

    Relaxed casual dining, home cooked food. Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Bookings out of season only.

  3. Gradings

    Dumfries

    A fantastic community run creamery providing amazing opportunities for people with special needs to live and work.

  4. The Bay Fish & Chips

    Type

    Takeaway

    Gradings

    • Taste Our Best
    Taste Our Best

    Stonehaven

    The Bay opened its doors in August 2006. Owners Calum and Lindsay Richardson have both won the UK Young Fish Fryer of the Year Award and the shop has won multiple other accolades.

  5. The Blackhorse Hotel

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    The Black Horse is the perfect venue to enjoy lunch, an evening meal or simply tea, coffee or a drink from our bar which offers a selection of real ales, beers, spirits and wines in comfortable surroundings

  6. Gradings

    Blair Atholl

    Part of the historic Blair Castle, Scotland's most visited private house, Blair Castle Tullibardine Restaurant offers a tempting selection of home-baking, lunches and afternoon teas.

  7. Wellsfield Farm Cafe

    Type

    Coffee & Sandwich Bars

    Gradings

    Denny

  8. Harry Haw's

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Rothesay

    Welcome to Harry Haw's

  9. Cawdor Tavern

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Nairn

    Cawdor Tavern is a traditional country pub in what was originally the old castle workshop. The expertise of the kitchen team, combined with the warmth and willingness of the dining staff, give the customer a most enjoyable visit.

  10. The Sheep Heid Inn

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to The Sheep Heid Inn

Loading

No results found for your search criteria

Click for more info