Best Dining Establishments within Cheering Distance of Murrayfield Stadium

Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh is the home of Scottish Rugby, but also hosts numerous other sporting events, as well as concerts and other live events. Whether you are looking to set yourself up for a night of dancing and revelry, or you need a hearty and delicious meal to sate your appetite after a thrilling match, you will not have to walk far to find the perfect spot.

Within sight of the stadium you will find the delightful Murrayfield Hotel and its restaurant, The Bothy. With a lovely beer garden, a chic bar and relaxed dining area, this lovely pub restaurant is a popular destination for sports lovers, but also maintains a family friendly atmosphere. They serve good quality pub grub with a welcome selection of classic Scottish dishes and have a great selection of wines and ales.

For a more refined meal, head to the Atelier for Scottish cuisine with a chic European twist. Those with more exotic tastes will love the fusion of French and Carribean cuisine on offer at Riverlife and the delicious sushi served at Sushiya.

Let your taste buds be your guide as we cordially invite you to peruse the ten best restaurants conveniently located for Murrayfield Stadium.



The Skerries is the restaurant which serves the delightful boutique hotel, The Dunstane. Located in a beautiful Victorian house the West End of Edinburgh, the restaurant has recently been refurbished to a high standard to combine a sense of...  Read More



Locanda De Gusti is a warm and friendly Italian restaurant on Dalry Road, in the west end of Edinburgh. The chef and owner Rosario Sartore made his mark on the Edinburgh food scene over a decade ago with the popular La Partenope. Locanda De...  Read More



Shebeen South African Bar and Restaurant and Steakhouse on Dalry Road is the younger sister of the extremely popular restaurant of the same name located on Lothian Road, Edinburgh. The décor is rustic and colorful and the welcome very warm....  Read More



Verandah Tandoori has been serving delicious North Indian and Bangladeshi food to avid fans for over three decades. Over the years they have counted amongst their patrons movie stars, rock stars and sporting legends, as evidenced by their...  Read More



Riverlife is a relaxed and welcoming French - Caribbean restaurant in bustling Dalry Road. The restaurant is the inspiration of chef Mario Caneval who was born and raised in Guadeloupe before training in France and Scotland. While the blend of...  Read More



Great food, great staff, and a great atmosphere really make First Coast stand out in the Haymarket area. There aren't a lot of great places to eat as you go further West in Edinburgh so this restaurant is well worth seeking out. They're open for...  Read More



The Indian Cavalry Club is a popular and well established Indian restaurant located close to Haymarket Station in the West End of Edinburgh. Housed in a beautiful grey stone Georgian townhouse, the interior is elegant and modern. The restaurant...  Read More



Sushiya is a small, but perfectly formed sushi restaurant which brings a little slice of Tokyo to Edinburgh. The decor is minimalist and stylish, as are the bowls and plates, with the flourish provided by the intricately prepared dishes and...  Read More



The Bothy is the name of the bar and restaurant which serves the popular Murrayfield Hotel, a stone's throw from Murrayfield Stadium in the West End of Edinburgh. Always popular on match days and concert or function evenings, it has recently...  Read More



The Aetelier is a stylish yet relaxed European – Scottish restaurant located close to Haymarket station in the heart of the West End of Edinburgh. Chef Maciek has earned quite a reputation for producing bold and unusual flavor combinations to...  Read More


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Simon has lived in various corners of Edinburgh over the last 18 years. He fell in love with the city as a small child after visiting the castle and returned to study Scottish History.

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