Food & Beverage
Best Restaurants to Eat at Before You Die 2021: Edinburgh
For the ambiance
Tattu, acquired from a combination of ‘Tattoo’ the art form that inspires the interiors and ‘Tatau’ which is an ancient word from eastern culture that means to ‘make a mark.’
This brand does just that by combining intentional design and innovative cooking which stimulates each and every one of the senses!
Using only premium ingredients from carefully selected suppliers, every one of their seasonal menus is created directly by their talented chefs. You must check out their innovative and artful cocktail menu, perfect for a sophisticated night with friends!
Enjoy an array of textures and flavours under sakura cherry blossoms in a relaxing atmosphere.
MUST TRY: Chocolate and hazelnut pagoda with vanilla, almond and espresso caramel.
An innovative concept restaurant, re-imagined every six weeks around a new concept chosen by owner and chef Nico Simeone. Six by Nico offers a tempting six course menu based on the chosen theme of the season! Previous themes have included: “Sicilian”, “The Alps” and “Chippie” (A new take on the beloved Scottish fish and chips.”)
If you like inventive menus, passionate chef’s and knowledgeable staff, Six By Nico is the place for you! Did I mention, they pair the wine menu with the food menu. This is what we foodies like to hear!
MUST TRY: Six course tasting menu with matching wines.
Sporting legendary food in rich baroque surroundings, The Witchery by the Castle is perfect for those looking for a romantic indulgence. The otherworldly interiors and secret garden transports you to a different time. Why not make a night of it and stay in one of their sumptuous suites after dinner!
The building has an extensive history and takes its name from the many women and men burned at the stake as witches on Castlehill during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It is even said to be haunted!
Celebrities, locals and visitors are treated to a memorable dining experience with a combination of fantastic service, food and wine! The chef’s use the best of Scotland’s produce including Angus beef, lamb, game and seafood.
MUST TRY: Roast grouse from Balmoral Estate, parsley porridge, young turnips, brambles and game chips
Synonymous for it’s A-list clientele, The Ivy has been branded as an “approachable sophistication and luxury with an underlying feeling of glamour and theatre.”
Known for its Art Deco style, The Ivy has commissioned unique artworks, by Adam Ellis, inspired by the capital.
The Ivy is all about the details. Everything from the branding, recipe creation and even their bathroom fragrance, is meticulously planned out for the ultimate customer experience. Of course, the food is immaculate: Perfectly cooked and full of flavour!
MUST TRY: Eggs Royale
Winner winner lobster dinner! A Scottish seafood experience to remember! Ondine’s creative menu presents seafood dishes in a modern, elegant space, including an oyster bar, of course!
Their super fresh, sustainable produce is sourced from Scotland’s East coast and their Scallops come from the Ethical Shellfish Company on Mull.
Ondine’s kitchen is open to worldwide influences and that is the approach they take with local Scottish seafood. For instance, their Fish Soup is enhanced with North African flavours of pungent saffron and oranges. Seafood lovers, rejoice!