Thursday 2nd of July 2015
Take a break from exploring Edinburgh in your Easirent hire car and dine in one of the city’s top restaurants. With a wealth of culinary choices, Edinburgh is home to Michelin starred restaurants from famous chefs and restaurateurs Tom Kitchin and Martin Wishart. Unwind after a day of discovering Scotland’s second city in one of the best Scottish eateries. Here at Easirent, we have picked out our favourite restaurants, to make your decision a little easier.
1. Locanda de Gusti
Located just minutes from Edinburgh’s famous Haymarket district, the Locanda de Gusti serves up fresh, honest Italian food. With imported artisan products from Naples, the Locanda de Gusti caters for a range of tastes and its pastas and desserts are all gluten free.
2. Number One
Exploring Edinburgh in your Easirent hire car? Stop off at the sophisticated Scottish eatery Number One, which is located less than eight miles from our depot at Edinburgh Airport. Try the tasting menu, or dine in style in this romantic, refined restaurant.
3. Meze Meze
Fancy a taste of the Mediterranean? Head to Meze Meze in your Easirent hire car for some delicious Turkish and Mediterranean food. With vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and dairy free options available, this traditional, relaxed restaurant caters for a range of tastes.
4. The Caffeine Drip
The Caffeine Drip is a South African inspired cafe and bakery. Serving up rustic and authentic South African food, the guys behind The Caffeine Drip have really pulled out all the stops to create a truly unique dining experience. With an extensive food menu, The Caffeine Drip is a short drive in your Easirent hire car from Edinburgh Airport.
5. The Kitchin
The Kitchin, is a Michelin starred restaurant from the famous chef, Tom Kitchen. Set in a rustic, converted whiskey warehouse, The Kitchin offers diners Scottish food, cooked with French techniques and guests can pinpoint exactly where their food has been sourced on a map.
This small, family run steakhouse prides itself on the quality and freshness of its produce. With locally sourced Aberdeen Angus beef and a daily delivery of muscles to the restaurant from the west coast of Scotland, Wildfire is a very popular eatery for both tourists and locals alike. It is recommended that you book a table to avoid disappointment.
7. Restaurant Martin Wishart
This eponymous restaurant is brought to you by the award winning chef Martin Wishart and is one of the UK’s top rated restaurants. Holder of one Michelin Star, Restaurant Martin Wishart is nestled in the heart of the historic port of Leith. Serving up French cuisine, the Restaurant Martin Wishart uses the finest ingredients, to create a unique and modern culinary experience.