Edinburgh restaurants: 30 of the Edinburgh restaurants and cafes to be shortlisted for Food Awards Scotland 2023

Now in its ninth year, the annual awards celebrate Scotland’s food scene

The annual Food Awards Scotland will get under way at the end of the month, recognising culinary talent from across the country.

The prestigious event will take place on Monday August 28 at The Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Glasgow where top professionals will come together to celebrate their achievements.

Many restaurants, takeaways, pubs, cafes and bistros from in and around the Capital have made it to the shortlist this year in an event that showcases some of the best food the country has to offer across a wide variety of cuisines from different cultures.

A spokesperson for The Food Awards Scotland said: “In a country with so many food establishments and businesses, it can be hard to stand out. However, the 2023 finalists have all been distinguished as the real masters in their field due to their hard work and dedication to customer satisfaction. We would like to wish all finalists the best of luck.”

Here are 30 of the restaurants from Edinburgh and neighbouring areas who are in the running this year.