Hungry? 5 Exclusive Solutions in Edinburgh!
Like to taste new and unusual?
Visit Edinburgh to check out the most amazing and delicious dishes which you’ve ever tried!
As you know British cuisine is not considered the best in the world. Particularly
it’s true! Why particularly? Because there are some unique places in Edinburgh
where you can taste the most delicious and unusual dishes!
Not all of these places are located directly in town. So, the most convenient
way to visit all of them is to take a rental car. Just set the position in your GPS
navigator and you’ll get to any place at any time you want.
Be ready to check out several things and you’ll know the secret of British cuisine!
1. Get inspiration for a cup of coffee with cake
Place: The Elephant House Cafe
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 1EN,
GPS Position: 55.947617, -3.191743
Dream of cup of great coffee with a
cake? Go to The Elephant House in
the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town!
This cafe is recognized by gourmets
as the best in Edinburgh! But it’s
known not only for that. This is the
cafe where JK Rowling wrote the first
of many books about Harry Potter!
Just sit at the table in the back room
overlooking the Edinburgh Castle.
And now you are ready to get
Price range: breakfast $5-11, lunch
$10-15, dinner $12-18
Working hours: Mon-Thu 8am-10pm, Fri 8am-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am-
10pm, free parking.
2. Meet with local farmers
Place: Castle Terrace Farmers’ Market
Location: Castle Terrace, New Town Edinburgh, Midlothian EH52 6RH, United
GPS Position: 55.948116, -3.203744
Edinburgh located on the Scottish coast is a real stockroom of great fresh food!
And there is no better place to enjoy these products than Edinburgh Farmers’
Market, where you can find everything from natural Scottish meat and fish to
specialties such as natural beers, liqueurs and chutneys. Enjoy all of these on the
terrace of Edinburgh Castle!
Working hours: every Saturday 9am-2pm
3. Taste a national dish
Place: The Last Drop Tavern
Location: 74-78 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 2JR, United Kingdom
GPS Position: 55.947503, -3.195308
If you want to try “haggis”, the Scottish national dish, you won’t find a better
place than the Last Drop Tavern. Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique
character known for its heartily classic pub food. This is one of many rare gems
in the Nicholson’s collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive
buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere. Feel the real taste of
Scotland in The Last Drop!
Prices: approx. $35 for 2 persons
Working hours: 11am to 1am (Mon-Sat), 12:30pm to 1am (Sunday)
4. Try something unique
Place: Illegal Jack’s
Location: 113-117 Lothian Rd, West End, Edinburgh EH3 9AN, United Kingdom
GPS Position: 55.94617, -3.205721
Maybe traditional meat with double vegetable garnish it’s too easy for you,
and you want to try haggis, cooked a little differently? The answer is…go to
Illegal Jack’s with their delicious burritos! There you can choose several types
of traditional stuffing, including beef and chicken, or try the local option – spicy
Scottish or vegetarian haggis. Don’t forget to leave tips!
Working hours: Mon-Thu 12pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10pm
5. Feel the luxury
Place: The Kitchin
Location: 78 Commercial Street Edinburgh EH6 6LX, United Kingdom
GPS Position: 55.977501, -3.172598
Do you know that Edinburgh boasts with plenty of restaurants which have been
awarded by Michelin stars? So if you want to dine in the establishment of the
highest class, it’s no problem! The Kitchin restaurant located in Leith is one of the
most luxurious restaurants of Edinburgh! You’ll find a great variety of different
dishes which you would adore. Chief-cooker Tom Kitchin prepares food with only
the best seasonal local products. This is a MUST VISIT place during your vacation
Working hours: Tuesday to Thursday: 12.15pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm to 10.00pm.
Friday and Saturday: 12.15pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm to 10.30pm.
Sunday and Monday: Closed.
How to get a rental car in Edinburgh?
It’s not a secret that a car rental vehicle is the best assistant in your travel! No
need to wait for taxi or public transport! You have a great opportunity to get your
rental car in any location of Edinburgh but if you don’t want to lose your time,
money and nerves, take it directly at the Airport of Edinburgh! You also can make
a booking online. Just follow http://uk.rentalcars24h.com/edinburgh-airport to check the
cheapest exclusive car rental deals and book any vehicle you want!
Wish you a tasty weekend in Edinburgh!
Author Bio: Lily Berns writes about travel, exciting destinations to visit and
delicious food to taste.