Top 5 New Restaurants in Edinburgh 2015

23 February 2015

Edinburgh is in for a treat as a host of exciting new places to eat have popped up across the city and they all look mouth-wateringly good! 

The Riparian Rooms


From breakfast to dinner, The Riparian Rooms have got it covered with every dining option you can think of. Tantalise your taste-buds with a fantastic choice from cocktails and cake to steaks and sharing boards, they offer the best of Scotland’s produce.

Restaurant Location: 7-11 East London Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4BN

Opening Hours: Mon to Sun: 08:00 until late.

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If you like curry and craft beer, VDeep is the place to be. Based in The Shore, Hardeep Singh Kohli’s new venture brings a fresh twist on traditional Indian food. Wash down their Bangras and Mash with one of thirteen Draught beers, which will change on a regular basis.

Restaurant Location: 60 Henderson St, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6DE

Opening Hours: Mon to Thur: 12:00 - 00:00, Fri: 12:00 - 01:00, Sat: 11:00 - 01:00, Sun: 11:00 - 23:00

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Anfora 736

The newest addition to Edinburgh’s wine bar scene, Anfora has an exceptional selection of organic wines from small, independent suppliers, along with a perfectly paired  menu. Located at the Leith Vaults in Edinburgh’s oldest commercial property, the venue boasts both bar bites and an al a carte menu, championing local produce and seasonal ingredients.

Bar Location: 87a Giles Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6BZ

Opening Hours: Mon: 12:00 - 23:00, Thu: 12:00 - 23:00, Fri - Sat:  12:00 - 00:00, Sun: 12:00 - 22:00

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The Jolly Botanist


The Jolly Botanist does two things well - gin and grub. Their gin-packed bar offers over seventy craft and small batch varieties from around the globe. Their locally sourced menu fits perfectly with the ample drink offering.

Bar Location: 256-260 Morrison St, EH3 8DT Edinburgh

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun: 10:00  - 01:00

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Söderberg Bakery Shop


Two new bakery shops, under the Peter’s Yard chain, have opened in 2015. The first in Quartermile, and the second on Queensferry Street, cementing their position in the city’s West End. With the smell of freshly baked dough, it is hard to resist Söderberg and their café in the Quartermile shop!

Bakery Location: Quartermile, Edinburgh, EH3 9GG or 31 Queensferry St, Edinburgh, EH2 4QS

Opening Hours: Mon to Fri: 08:00 (09:00 for the Queensferry Street shop)– 18:00, Sat to Sun: 09:00– 15:00

And one to look forward to!

Ox 184


Ox 184 will be the latest venture from Fuller Thomson, who owns a number of venues in the Capital including Red Squirrel, the Southern and Holyrood 9a. We hear burgers and beer will be the order of the day.

Bar Location: 184–186 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JJ

Hoping to open in March of 2015.