The best independent restaurants in Edinburgh, chosen by our readers (Photo: Keith Cooks for Mariachi Restaurant)

The 16 best independent restaurants in Edinburgh, chosen by our readers

The best independent restaurants in Edinburgh, according to you.

Tuesday, 28th September 2021, 1:26 pm

Edinburgh has a magnificent variety of independent restaurants – from Michelin fine dining to homely Italian dishes, Mexican street food, and classic French cuisine.

Many of them are family-run places built on a love of good food, and often showcasing the best ingredients from Scotland’s larder.

It’s been an incredibly challenging time for these businesses, some of which sadly did not make it through the pandemic. To show some support, we asked readers on the Edinburgh Evening News Facebook page their favourite independent restaurants in Edinburgh. This is what they said.

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