The White Horse Oyster & Seafood Bar


Located on the site of the oldest inn on the Royal Mile, The White Horse Oyster & Seafood Bar is dedicated to serving the best British seafood and shellfish. Sourcing their produce from suppliers across the country, this Old Town restaurant is owned by The Compass Group, the same company who set up The Chop House brand. 

The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, with the bar serving cocktails and boutique spirits til late. The bar will also have its own menu comprised of oysters and small plate dishes like crab fries and sesame tuna. 

Decor will be classic oyster bar, with marble-topped bar and the added feature of a live lobster tank from which customers will be able to choose their own dinner. 


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • No Door Charge
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 0:00
Tuesday 12:00 0:00
Wednesday 12:00 0:00
Thursday 12:00 0:00
Friday 12:00 1:00
Saturday 12:00 1:00
Sunday 12:00 0:00



The White Horse Oyster & Seafood Bar, 266, Canongate, EH8 8AA


City Centre


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Seafood and British food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Fresh British seafood and shellfish sourced from suppliers across the country.

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