On Tuesday this week, Nicola Sturgeon announced further lockdown easing measures which included the date of April, 26, for the reopening of the hospitality industry across Scotland.
Ms Sturgeon said groups of up to six people from three households will be able to visit venues outdoors until 10pm from this date.
Premises will be allowed to serve alcohol with no requirement to serve food alongside it.
There could also be limited indoor opening of hospitality from this date, with the service of food and non-alcoholic beverages until 8pm and for no more than four people from two households.
From May, 17, hospitality venues will open until 10:30pm indoors with alcohol permitted, and 10:00pm outdoors with alcohol permitted.
Following this news, here are the 12 top rated Edinburgh restaurants according to Tripadvisor that will be ready to welcome you back.
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Aurora on Great Junction Street in Leith is known for it's fusion dishes which are described as "inventive" and "carefully thought-out".
10. Number One at The Balmoral
Number One at The Balmoral is one of the most famous fine dining restaurants in Edinburgh. It's been praised for its "exceptional tasting menu and great atmosphere" and has been described as "a culinary experience with the biggest WOW factor".
Taxidi on Brougham Street specialises in Mediterranean, European, Greek cuisine. Customers have described it as "a lovely bistro with a friendly atmosphere and delicious food".
12. The Little Chartroom
The Little Chartroom on Albert Place is the perfect spot for a special occasion. It specialises in French, European and British food which has been described as "beautiful", "outstanding" and "excellent value for money".