Scotland is situated in the north most country of UK. It is a land of mountain wilderness that include Cairngorms and Northwest highland. There are also glacian glens (valleys) and lochs (lakes). The major cities are Edinburgh and Glasgow that are known for its vibrant culture. Scotland cuisine is known for its strong flavors and interesting ingredients. Its traditional products like oats, salmon, whisky and Aberdeen Angus beef give inspirations to chefs to cook food in a very interesting manner. When eating out is considered , visitors have a lot of options ranging from high-end Michelin-starred dining and gourmet rural restaurant to stylish vegetarian restaurant. Some of the best restaurants’ detail is given below.
10 ) Inverlochy Castle Hotel
Inverlochy Castle Hotel is located at Torlundy, Fort William PH33 6SN, UK. The hotel has a dining location at Albert and Michel Roux at Inverlochy Castle. You can have dining in any of the three dining rooms that are decorated with elaborated furniture. The menu of the restaurant features modern British cuisine that has French influence. The menu is internationally recognized by all major guides. The restaurant has been awarded by AA 3 Red Rosettes.
9 ) Wildfire Scottish Steak & Seafood Bistro
Wildfire Scottish Steak & Seafood Bistro is located at 192 Rose St, Edinburgh EH2 4AZ, UK. The restaurant has a specialty in its beef and seafood prepared from locally-sourced food. In the main menu, you can have a variety of traditional favorites that include haggis with Drambuie and honey cream, Cullen skink and fisherman’s pie. You will also see the seasonal influence in its main menu dishes and daily blackboard specials. The restaurant serves seven days a week. From Monday to Friday, the time is 12 – 2:30PM, 5:15 – 10PM. The timing on Saturday and Sunday is 12 – 3PM, 5:15 – 10PM.
8 ) The Seafood Restaurant
The Seafood Restaurant is located at Bruce Embankment, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AB, United Kingdom. The restaurant serves and has a specialty in British seafood that is served in its modern, white tablecloth setting with sea views through floor-to-floor ceiling window. The restaurant offerings are comprised of the lunch menu, dinner menu, graduation menu, festive menu, Hogmanay menu and allergy advice on every type of food. All menus are made up of fresh, well-sourced and seasonal ingredients. Oysters, North Sea Cod, Halibut, lemon sole, duck breast and sage gnocchi are some of the dishes offered at dinner. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the timing of 10AM – 12AM.
7 ) The Loch House
The Loch House is located at Largs Road, Scotland PA12 4JF, UK. The restaurant serves European, British and Scottish cuisine with gluten free options. The restaurant offerings are comprised of breakfast, lunch and dinner. For dinner, you can have a variety of starters, appetizers, salads, beef burgers, hand cut or skinny chips, pastas, sides, seafood, grilled food and curried dishes. Hot roasted beef, hot Turkey melted cheese long boat, chicken and mushroom pie, chicken enchilada, Cajun butterfly chicken breast and steaks are some of the main attractions offered at dinner. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the time of 10AM – 11PM.
6 ) Cafe Tabou
Cafe Tabou is located at 4 St John’s Pl, Perth PH1 5SZ, UK. The restaurant is a modern space that serves French cuisine made up of carefully sourced Scottish produce. The restaurant co-owner and executive director was awarded as prestigious Master Chef of Great Britain in 2015. The restaurant offerings are comprised of Festive menus, breakfast menu, Sunday roast and steak Tuesday. The restaurant serves seven days a week. From Monday to Saturday timing is 9AM – 11PM. The time on Sunday is 12 – 11PM.
5 ) The Peat Inn Restaurant with Rooms
The Peat Inn Restaurant with Rooms is located at Peat Inn, Cupar KY15 5LH, United Kingdom. The restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Scotland that offer European, British and Gluten free menu. The restaurant has won many awards like Michelin star, top 50 restaurant of 2016 and AA Gold Award in 2015. The restaurant serves a meal at lunch and dinner. Home smoked monkfish, Braised turbot, Queen kale, wild Cairngorm roe deer and salt-baked celeriac are some of the items offered in its main menu. The restaurant serves five days a week:Tuesday to Saturday within the time of 12:30 – 2PM, 6:30 – 9PM.
4 ) The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant
The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant is located at The Mound, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. The restaurant offers Scottish produce with gluten-free menu. There are also garden views along with fine dining. The restaurant has won many awards such as Good food made in 2016 and Quality Assured 2015/2016 by taste our best. The restaurant offerings are comprised of lunch, dessert, hot drinks, Christmas menu, high teas, breakfast, children’s menu and a wide variety of drinks. The restaurant serves seven days a week and remains open 24 hours a day.
3 ) The Fish People Café
The Fish People Café is located at Shields Road Subway Station, 350 Scotland St, Glasgow G5 8QF, UK. It is informal and contemporary restaurant that serves stylish Scottish fish and seafood. The meal is served at lunch, dinner and during late night hours. Red lentil, Dill marinated herring, Greenland shrimp, crisp fried bass fillet and buttered peas are some of the items served in its main menu. The surrounding is suitable for the families with children and for special occasions. The restaurant serves six days a week. From Tuesday to Thursday, the timing is 12 – 9PM. The timing on Friday and Saturday is 12 – 10PM. However the restaurant serves within the time of 12:30 – 8:45PM on Sundays.
2 ) The Kitchin
The Kitchen is located at 78 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6LX, UK. The restaurant has a specialty in offering dishes made by using French techniques. You can also have European, British and Scottish dishes with gluten free options. The restaurant has been honored with many awards. Some of them are AA Hospitality Award in 2016, Best Independent Restaurant Employer in Scotland in 2012 and AA winner Award, Scotland in 2016. The meal is served at lunch, dinner and during late night hours. The main menu is comprised of Sample set lunch, vegetarian, seasonal dishes, surprise tasting menu and unique list of wines. From Tuesday to Thursday, the restaurant serves within the timing of 12:15 – 2:30PM, 6:30 – 10PM. The time on Friday and Saturday is 12:15 – 2:30PM, 6:30 – 10:30PM. Sunday and Monday are off days.
1 ) The Tower
The Tower is located at National Museum Of Scotland, Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK. The restaurant is a spot to have seasonal Scottish fine dining in its bright room that is atop the museum. You can also have romantic views over the rooftops along with eating. The restaurant offerings are comprised of brunch, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. For dinner, you can have mul lobster Thermidor, John Gilmour with chips and béarnaise, rib-eye steak from award winning East Lothian Butcher and many more. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the timing of 10AM – 11PM.