As a cruise destination the Edinburgh Port in Leith is seeing more traffic every year. It’s no wonder really, because the city has a hug e amount to offer, and you can get into the center within half an hour quite easily via public transport or taxis. However, there’s no need to go that far if you want to fill your belly, some of the best restaurants in the Scottish capital are to be found near the port in Leith.
Since the area underwent a period of development and regeneration the restaurant scene has really flourished. There are actually several fine dining establishments, like The Plumed Horse, which boast a Michelin star rating. You’ll also find some great options for seafood lovers. Why not dine while bobbing gently on the waves at the Ship on the Shore. The water nearby lends the right air to a fish dish and the produce is fresh and hard to resist.
A classic blend of French cooking techniques with high quality Scottish seafood, meat and other produce is not uncommon, but you’ll also find the same ingredients in more exotic Indian and Thai styles. That range of cuisine and the overall high quality makes the port area a great place to eat. So, whether you’re seeking a quick bite or you have a couple of hours for leisurely meal and some wine, we have a destination for you.