Bars & Restaurants
For the ultimate weekend break in Edinburgh try as many of these impressive restaurants and bars as you can! All within walking distance or a short taxi ride from The Chester Residence.
1. Kyloe Restaurant & Grill
www.kyloerestaurant.com Tel: 0131 229 3402
Edinburgh's leading gourmet steak restaurant takes its Aberdeen Angus seriously and offers views of Edinburgh castle. Simply one of our favourites.
www.gustorestaurants.uk.com / Tel: 0131 225 2555
Located on Edinburgh’s stylish George Street, Gusto is a family friendly, vibrant restaurant serving quality Italian food including pastas, risottos and seafood.
3. Martin Wishart
www.martin-wishart.co.uk / Tel: 0131 553 3557
Located in the historic Port of Leith, Martin Wishart has become known as one of the UK’s most acclaimed chefs, currently holding one Michelin star, 4 AA rosettes and a score of 8/10 in the Good Food Guide.
4. The Kitchin
www.thekitchin.com / Tel: 0131 555 1755
Tom Kitchin was awarded a Michelin star in January 2007, just six months after opening. The focus is on seasonal menus using quality local produce.
5. Stockbridge Restaurant
www.thestockbridgerestaurant.co.uk / Tel: 0131 226 6766
Award-winning chef/owner Jason Gallagher consistently turns out the caliber of food you’d expect in a fine dining restaurant – yet this unpretentious Stockbridge gem offers great service and a friendly and cosy feel all year round.
See more restaurant recommendations in our Dining section
1. The Huxley
www.thehuxley.co.uk / Tel: 0131 229 3402
This stunning open plan, ground floor bar with fantastic views along Princes Street blends stunning Georgian architecture with a relaxed, home-from-home atmosphere. It's a great place to grab a gourmet hot dog or a burger.
www.tigerlilyedinburgh.co.uk / Tel: 0131 225 5005
Against a backdrop of shimmering mirrors and dazzling chandeliers, Tigerlily guests can choose from the Champagne bar or the Black bar; a fitting blend of elegance and opulence befitting of George Street's illustrious history.
3. The Queen’s Arms
www.queensarmsedinburgh.com / Tel: 0131 225 1045
A hidden jewel beneath the cobbles of Frederick Street, The Queens Arms is a quirky, heritage based Scottish pub. Main features include a list of over 50 malts, unique beers and a quality but casual pub dining experience.
www.theraconteuredinburgh.com / Tel: 0131 343 3221
With a cocktail list to rival anything seen in London or New York, Raconteur is a ‘modern tavern’ tucked away on Dean Street in Stockbridge.