Skerries Restaurant at The Dunstane Hotel

Top 5 Restaurants in Edinburgh to Visit This Summer

If you’re planning to visit Edinburgh during festival season, it’s going to be all too easy to be swept up into the crowd. Don’t be duped by the convenience of fast food – dine like a king and queen in our favourite restaurants in Edinburgh.


The Skerries, 4 W Coates

Your first port of call for any fine-dining experience in Edinburgh without a doubt has to be our own in-house restaurant, the Skerries. Inspired by our Orcadian roots, the Skerries restaurant is a pure gastronomic delight. With produce sourced from only the best of local suppliers, our head chef, Paul Hood, serves up a fusion of traditional meets contemporary cuisine that is guaranteed to leave you absolutely fit to burst.

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Locanda De Gusti, 102 Dalry Road

If Italian is your choice of cuisine, then you’re in for a true treat when dining at Locanda De Gusti. Serving up dishes inspired by Southern Italy, Locanda De Gusti is well known for its simple but delicious dishes and of course, it’s outstanding atmosphere.

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Indaba, 3 Lochrin Terrace

A fusion of Spanish, South African and Scottish Tapas, a meal at Indaba is guaranteed not to disappoint. If you suffer from gluten-intolerance, then this is the dining destination for you – with the majority of the menu professing to be gluten free! Sourced from local suppliers, Indaba brings the cosmopolitan culture of Edinburgh to you by the plateful.

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Butternut Squash, 10 Bath Street

A family-run business in the heart of Portobello, Butternut Squash offers an energetic atmosphere and a menu to match. If you’re travelling with your four-legged friend, you’ll be glad to know this venue is also dog-friendly.

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Origano, 277 Leith Walk

Often referred to as Edinburgh’s hidden gem, this restaurant offers up exquisite Italian cuisine. An unassuming small restaurant tucked away on Leith Walk, Origano comes highly commended for its pizza menu.

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Visiting Restaurants in Edinburgh – Staying with the Dunstane

Are you planning a trip to one of these gorgeous restaurants in Edinburgh? Why not book onto one of our special offers here at the Dunstane? Book direct and receive a discount when dining at the Skerries!