Outdoor Dining in Edinburgh

29 April 2021

Outdoor Eating At Eden Locke D

A bright spring day is the perfect opportunity to catch up with friends for an al fresco meal or drink. And the good news is there are several city centre bars and restaurants ready to welcome you back in their outdoor terraces. Bon appétit!

Please remember to comply with all current Covid regulations. See the Scottish Government website for details


Eden Locke

127 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JN. Tel: 0330 056 3363

As well as the home to city centre serviced apartments, Mayvn, Eden Locke’s artisan coffee and natural wine bar is a peaceful place to watch the world go by while you sip on a delicious brew. 



4A St Andrews Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2BD. Tel: 0131 278 3410

Situated just off St. Andrew Square, Gaucho is a haven for steak lovers. Serving Argentina’s best free-to-roam, grass-fed Aberdeen Angus beef with a premium wine list, come and experience their extensive menu today.

Outdoor terrace is available for walk-ins. Indoor tables must be pre-booked online.



12-13 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AF. Tel: 0131 523 1171

Traditional Italian classics are Amarone’s speciality, with pizza and pasta lovers spoiled for choice. They also serve a range of fish, meat and salads; all created using the freshest local ingredients.

Book online. 


Le Monde

16 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PF. Tel: 0131 270 3900

With a focus on brilliant brunches, exceptional Afternoon Teas and beautifully curated cocktails, Le Monde is the perfect place to catch up with friends.

Book online.


Hard Rock Café

20 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PF. Tel: 0131 260 3000

Tuck into all the American classics, including burgers, steaks, indulgent desserts and classic cocktails in this rock n roll themed resultant.

Hard Rock Café outdoor seating is unreserved and available on a first-come-first-served basis.


All Bar One

29-31 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PA. Tel: 0131 226 9971

Graze over tapas and sharing plates, indulgent desserts and smaller dishes that are just perfect for a lunch treat, all while sipping on a classic cocktail in this city centre bar.

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Caffe Centro

38 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LE. Tel: 0131 281 5458

Caffe Centro is a family run restaurant serving a range of delicious and authentic Italian dishes.


Cafe Andaluz

77b George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3EE. Tel: 0131 220 9980

Situated in the heart of George Street, this exceedingly popular Spanish tapas restaurant has an extensive range of tapas. A firm favourite is the Pollo Rebozado, succulent chicken fillets in a crisp batter coated with light grain mustard and honey.

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Candy Bar & Diner

113-115 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JN. Tel: 0131 225 9179

You’ll find an affordable range of delicious food here, including nachos, tacos, stonebaked pizzas and crispy waffle pancakes, as well as classic cocktails, craft beers and world wines.

Book online at the Candy Bar & Diner



125 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JN. Tel: 0131 225 5005

George Street's trendy Tigerlily has a reputation to be proud of, with their finger firmly on the pulse of global trends in mixology. You can always be sure of something special in their extensive cocktail menu.

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131-133 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JS. Tel: 0131 225 4442

Hand-crafted cocktails, a fabulous range of wines and Champagne, Scottish gins and whiskies, as well as well as menu with fresh and seasonal dishes, Browns is the perfect place to celebrate any occasion.

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135 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JS. Tel: 07341 960 328

Serving the best in authentic Italian food and chic cocktails, Gusto specialize in catering to all dietary requirements with over 30% of the menu available as vegan.

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Butta Burger

137 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JY. Tel: 0131 6290 700

Whether your burger of choice is beef, chicken or vegan, you’ll find a mouth-watering range here, as well as a range of fries and sides.

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Amber Rose

22-26 Castle Street/Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4LS. Tel: 0131 226 1224

Small plates, burgers and classic pub meals, together with craft beers, wines, spirits and cocktails can all be found in this west end bar.

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Contini Ristorante Exterior 1

103 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES. Tel: 0131 225 1550

Contini is an award winning family run restaurant combines the finest ingredients from Scotland’s own larder with freshly imported produce direct from Italy reflecting the warmth of the Italian sun. This is classic, Italian cuisine at its very best

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