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Scotland Magazine Issue 39
June 2008


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Edinburgh – where to eat

9 Cellars Restaurant
& Bar
York Place
The head chef won the
international Indian chef of
the year last year. Excellent
and unconventional Indian
food. The Goan fish is
particularly recommended
Tel: +44 (0)131 557 9899

Britannia Spice
Commercial Street,
Leith Docks
Stylish and unusual mix of
cuisines from Northern India,
Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka
and Thailand
Tel: +44 (0)131 555 2255

Forth Floor Restaurant
Harvey Nichols, St
Andrews Square
Award-winning restaurant
with a Michelin-starred chef
and stunning views of the
city. Excels as a fine dining
establishment but has a
bistro that is open all day and
serves a mix of French and
Scottish cuisine, from salads
and noodles to steaks
Tel: +44 (0)131 524 8350
Il Tricolore

Dairy Road
Small, intimate but
comfortable and relaxed
family-run restaurant
that sticks to Italian
favourites but is very good
value for money and
makes a special effort
with children. Dairy Road
is close to Haymarket
railway station
Tel: +44 (0)131 313 3334

Victoria Street
Named after the original
owner and still in the family,
Khushi’s draws on 60 years
experience and is known for
stylish and beautifully
prepared Indian food
Tel: +44 (0)131 220 0057

West Gate, North Berwick
A bit of a trek but well
worth it. Small café-style
operation. During the day
it offers a unique melding
of Scottish and Thai food,
such as Thai-spiced fish
and chips. At night it is
authentically Thai
Tel: +44 (0)1620 894 304

The Clay Oven
Morningside Road
Another Indian restaurant that
has built a formidable
reputation for itself. A large
and varied menu at very
reasonable prices
Tel: +44 (0)131 447 9724

The Sizzling Scot
Dairy Road
A steak and grillhouse which
promises honest good simple
food cooked with passion
and flair
Tel: +44 (0)131 337 7744

New York Steampacket
Rose Street North Lane
Well made food, tasty and
very affordable. You bring
your own alcohol and there’s
an impressive choice of
smoothies and fruit juices too
Tel: +44 (0)131 220 4825

Jolly Restaurant
Elm Row
An Italian restaurant with a
very good reputation for its
cheap and cheerful food,
good atmosphere and
pleasant staff
Tel: +44 (0)131 556 1588