'All night long' - Edinburgh's five best late night food spots according to YOU
It's party season and many of us will be hitting the town over the next few weeks.
We asked Edinburgh Evening News readers for their recommendations on the best late night eateries and why. Here are their top five picks...
The Pakora Bar, Hanover Street
If Indian street food with great music and vibes is what you're after then this is the place to go. The Pakora Bar is centrally located and trades from 11am until 3am on Friday and Saturday nights.
Haggis, chicken, mixed vegetable, cauliflower and aubergine pakoras are all on offer. You can also enjoy some tasty kofta kebabs, pakora wraps and spicy chips, among various other types of punjabi street food on offer.
Reader Dan Cromski said: "Always Pakora Bar!!!!"
Fiona Black said: "Pakora Bar I hear is fabby."
Brenda Harley and Peter Hynd also gave their votes to Pakora Bar.
Visit: 96 Hanover Street, EH2 1DR, 0131 225 1115, https://www.facebook.com/thepakorabar/
Storries, Leith Walk
This Leith favourite late night bakery is open 24 hours a day. Some might say it's a Leith institution.
Reader Steven McLean said: "Storries the bakers on Leith Walk. Can get a steak/mince/macaroni or chicken curry pie very very very late indeed!"
Tam Morrison agreed, saying: "All night long."
Frank Crawford said: "Storries on Leith Walk great food and great chat at anytime in the early mornings."
Visit: 279 Leith Walk, EH6 8PD, 07973 215534, https://www.facebook.com/Storries-Bakery-165155663563576/
Bar Napoli, Hanover Street
This restaurant is famed for its late night food, particularly as it's positioned so close to some of the Capital's favourite bars and clubs in George Street.
Bar Napoli's website says that for more than three decades, they've been serving Edinburgh's residents and visitors a combination of modern and classic Italian dishes, complemented by an extensive wine list and buzzing atmosphere.
From Sunday to Thursday they serve food until 1am and on Friday and Saturday nights they open until 3am. The last half hour of the late night service is for takeaway only.
Reader Gordon Mair said: "I’m not gonna lie when I say I’ve spent some of the happiest times in Bar Napoli."
Visit: 75 Hanover Street, EH2 1EE, 0131 225 2600, https://barnapoli.co.uk/
This Italian restaurant in Bruntsfield only opens until 10:30pm each day but reader Jennifer Lang gave it her vote. She said: "Papilio in Bruntsfield is excellent."
The restaurant's Facebook page says the team at Papilio believe there are two essential ingredients in running a successful business - great food and great service.
It's offerings range from stuffed pasta to steak, chicken, fish and veal dishes. They also have plenty of vegetarian options, risotto and a wide range of pizzas.
Visit: 158 Bruntsfield Place, EH10 4ER, 0131 229 3325, https://www.papiliorestaurant.com/food-wine-lists/
Yum Yum Kebab House, West Port
Perfect if you're craving a delicious takeaway in Edinburgh at the end of a big night out.
It's also centrally located close to bars in the Grassmarket and Cowgate area of the city.
Reader Jp Creton dubbed it "yummy yums."
Visit: 18-20 West Port, EH1 2JE, 0131 629 3100, https://www.facebook.com/YumYumKebabHouse/