The Scottish Cafe & RestaurantRoyal Mile
The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant serves delicious locally-sourced, sustainably-produced food with a menu that showcases the best artisan produce from Scotland
The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant is privately owned since 2009 by Victor & Carina Contini and is situated at the gardens entrance of the Scottish National Gallery on the Mound with iconic views to Princes Street Gardens.
We are passionately committed to sustainable practices and buy direct from a trusted network of over 70 Scottish artisan suppliers. We’re proud to be a hard working family business blessed with wonderful staff and suppliers. In fact we still buy from some of the producers our grandparents worked with. Tradition and taste really make our business what it is. You can have a closer look at our suppliers here.
We change our menus to reflect the seasons across all our venues to keep them fresh and exciting. These are supplemented by produce from our own one-acre Kitchen Garden on the outskirts of Edinburgh which provides us with herbs, vegetables and berry fruit.
AWARDS IN RECOGNITION OF OUR ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
VIBES – Scottish Environment Protection Agency for our sustainable practices – COMMENDED DECEMBER 2017. Watch our case study here
GREEN TOURISM 2018 – Our grading demonstrates our desire to deliver a high quality customer experience whilst being environmentally friendly.
OUR SUSTAINABLE POLICY
Centotre Ltd is committed to growth through sustainable development, and respects and cares for the environment.
Our objectives are:
To source the best available, locally produced (where possible), ingredients whilst never sacrificing quality.
To minimise our water use and waste production.
To endeavor to find a secondary use for all our waste materials, or recycle where re-use is not possible. This includes the recycling of glass, cardboard, paper and plastic as well as food waste.
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Taxi rank nearby
Public Parking Nearby
On Public Transport Route
Baby Changing Facilities
Children's Menu Available
Fish & Seafood
Vegetarian Meals available
Vegan Meals Available
Food And Drink
Taste Our Best
Green Tourism Gold
Level access from entrance to reception
Level access to all public areas
Level access to bar
Level access to dining room, cafe or restaurant
Level access to main entrance
Lift or stairlift
Ramp to main entrance
Suitable for visitors with limited mobility
Wheelchair access throughout
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