With a thriving foodie scene, Edinburgh is home to an eclectic and enticing mix of bistros, cafes, and bars – and is home to four Michelin-starred restaurants. EIFF is generously supported by some of the city’s top restaurants, offering a wide range of cuisines.
Filmhouse Café Bar – EIFF Festival HQ
Traverse Café Bar – EIFF Industry Centre
Official Restaurant Partners:
White Horse - Oyster & Seafood Bar, situated on the site of the oldest inn on the Royal Mile
L'Escargot Blanc - Scottish seasonal larder from top quality suppliers.
L'Escargot Bleu - French twist using the best of Scotland.
Le Monde - delicious dining in stylish surroundings. From hearty breakfasts and luscious lunches to sophisticated afternoon tea and enticing evening meals.
David Bann - creative and eclectic vegetarian and vegan cuisine at this Edinburgh locals’ favourite
Fazenda – Home to the authentic gaúcho experience
Aizle – five mystery courses from a daily changing menu of inventive British cuisine.
Kyloe - the best steakhouse in the city.
Badger & Co - Classic, Crafty & Culinary adventures beyond the Wild Wood…
Element - A real gem situated in the heart of Scotland’s capital
The Apartment - Intimate brasserie serving weekly changing (and always eclectic) set menus, with private dining.
The Wee Restaurant - the new city-centre location for chef Craig Wood’s popular North Queensferry fine-dining bistro.
Wedgwood - seasonal Scottish fine dining from chef Paul Wedgwood.
The Khukuri - Authentic Nepalese Dishes, handpicked for a full fresh flavours.
Howies Victoria - Scottish cuisine with some international twists at this local favourite.
Howies Waterloo - Howies’ second location on Waterloo Place, just as good as the first one.
Scott's Kitchen - Edinburgh's top spot for breakfast, lunch, dinner and events! Part of the Howies Restaurant family
Dishoom - Dishoom pays loving homage to the Irani cafés that were once part of the fabric of life in Bombay.
Bars, Cafes & Restaurants Offering EIFF Delegate Discounts
EIFF Delegates can collect a restaurant discount booklet upon arrival in Edinburgh.
Barburrito - 20% off All Food & Drinks
BrewDog - 10% off orders
Byron Hamburgers – 25% off orders
Café & Bar at Eden Locke - 20% off orders
Croma - 25% off from the menu - doesn't include Lunch Menu, Pre-Theatre Menu
MILK - 10% off food
The Fountain Bar - 20% discount
The Haymarket - 20% discount off the total bill, with a minimum £10 spend
The Khukuri - 25% off food (£10 minimum spend) in restaurant from a la carte menu / 15% discount on takeaways (£7 minimum spend, not including delivery)
The Mitre Bar - 20% discount off the total bill, with a minimum £10 spend
Enjoy street food, fresh produce and crafts at Edinburgh’s several weekly markets.
Edinburgh Farmers’ Market – every Saturday 9am-2pm on Castle Terrace.
Fountainbridge Market – every Friday 11am-7pm behind Akva on Fountainbridge.
Grassmarket Market – every Saturday 10am-5pm on the Grassmarket.
Leith Market – every Saturday 10am-5pm on Leith Market Dock Place.
Stockbridge Market – every Sunday 10am-5pm on Saunders Street.