Our number one lockdown survival tactic? Delicious food, and lots of it. While all your usual haunts may still be closed, you can still show your support (and enjoy a delicious feast while you’re at it) by ordering in. Whether you’re craving a Chinese takeaway, have a hankering for a burger or are looking to spice up your next date night at home with a gourmet click and collect dinner, check out our guide to the best Edinburgh restaurants now delivering.
Six By Nico: Pivoting their services for the latest lockdown restrictions, Six By Nico have been rebranded as Home By Nico, offering fine dining delivery in Edinburgh. Each month features a new tasting experience, with previous kits themed on everything from The Hebrides to Cooking Burgundy.
Tattu: A top choice for Edinburgh restaurant deliveries during lockdown, Tattu To You is the stuff of Friday night dreams. The menu offers a contemporary take on classic Chinese cuisine, with highlights such as sweet and sour Iberico pork and Asian pear sticky toffee pudding.
BrewDog: Coming out tops in the booze and food delivery in Edinburgh department, BrewDog are bringing the pub to your living room with their menu of craft ale, juicy burgers and American-style sides, all at a price that won’t break the bank.
Dishoom: An Edinburgh foodie stalwart since 2016, the team at Dishoom have built an incredible reputation thanks to their drool-worthy selection of signature small plates. From weekend bacon naans to the house black daal, their most popular dishes are now available for delivery and takeaway.
Chop House: Available to collect from their Leith base, Chop House are now selling mouthwatering steak dinner DIY meal kits, allowing you to recreate their signature dishes in your very own kitchen. Boxes include a sharing cut of your choice, along with beef dripping chips, wild garlic mushrooms and sesame slaw.
YO!: Looking for sushi delivery in Edinburgh? YO! boasts the very best in super fresh Japanese cuisine, from vibrant California rolls to spicy noodles and warming katsu curries. Available to order online every day of the week, it’s the perfect way to banish that hump day meal slump.
El Paso Tapas Bar: Bringing a slice of Latin America to the heart of Scotland’s capital, El Paso Tapas Bar is now delivering across the city. Tuck into a feast of traditional tapas plates and be transported to sunnier climes (with a glass of something fruity in hand, no doubt).
Gaucho: Looking for gourmet food delivery in Edinburgh? Gaucho is your one stop shop for all things Argentinian wine and top-class steaks. Options include chateaubriand for two and a delicate spiral cut fillet steak, marinated in garlic, parsley and olive oil.
Tuk Tuk: On the hunt for the best Indian delivery in Edinburgh?Tuk Tuk should be on your radar. The street food spot offers a menu of classic curries, homemade naans and drool-worthy daily desserts, available to order for takeaway or delivery via their site.
Wahaca: Located in the heart of New Town, Wahaca is a vibrant mecca of Mexican small plates. Whether you're looking for takeaway burritos, vegan tacos or loaded nachos, these guys are guaranteed to please, offering free delivery across Edinburgh city centre.
Ting Thai Caravan: A student favourite in Edinburgh, Ting Thai Caravan started off as a Thai street food stall at the Fringe Festival. Expanding to two bricks and mortar venues on Lothian Road and Teviot Place, the noodle and curry connoisseurs now offer delivery across the city.
Hawksmoor: With so many food delivery and takeaway options in Edinburgh, making that all-important Friday night decision can be quite the conundrum. Hawksmoor's steak boxes come with everything needed for a gourmet feast of prime cuts, tasty sides and pre-mixed cocktails.
Las Iguanas: Serving Latin American dishes straight from the grill, along with sharing small plates and free-flowing jugs of sangria, Las Iguanas offers a fun time whatever the occasion. Throw your very own at home fiesta by ordering a selection of their signature dishes, accompanied by a portion of churros.
Byron: No list of Edinburgh restaurants delivering during lockdown would be complete without the inclusion of Byron. The burger maestros specialise in all things fluffy buns, juicy patties and tasty vegan alternatives; the perfect option for a finger-licking dinner date at home.
Pomo Pizzeria: Pomo Pizzeria is one of our top recommendations for pizza delivery in Edinburgh. With over 100 dishes on the menu, this place does not do things by halves. Popular toppings include porcini mushrooms, pork roast loin and spicy nduja, with vegan and gluten-free options available also.
Seeds For The Soul Vegan: Looking for vegan takeaways in Edinburgh? Seeds For The Soul is a wonderland of plant-based goodness, from healthy brunch plates to mega mac and cheeseburgers and loaded poutine. Whether you’re kicking off the weekend or nursing a hangover, this place is a guaranteed winner.
Ondine: When it comes to fresh Scottish seafood, there's nowhere quite like Ondine Edinburgh. While the doors to the Old Town restaurant remain closed, you can still sample their signature dishes thanks to their new @Home service, with both set menus and luxe light bites available for delivery.
Wedgwood: Wedgwood restaurant delivery offers fine dining at home, with a new luxury menu announced every Monday at 5pm. Head chef Paul Wedgwood places emphasis on seasonal Scottish ingredients and foraged herbs, promising a truly special at home dining experience.
BRGR: Another restaurant offering takeaway burgers in Edinburgh is Nicholson Street’s BRGR. Originating in Glasgow, this American-style eatery has received many accolades for its simple but effective menu of signature buns, from the BBQ smoke to the haggis-topped Highland coo.
And to wash it down with? You'll want to check out our guide to all things cocktail delivery in Edinburgh here.