Quirky Restaurants in Edinburgh
It's easy to get used to eating in the same place, but sometimes you need something a little different. Luckily, these quirky restaurants in Edinburgh are just the tonic, delivering everything from kooky interiors and interesting sights, to dishes you aren't likely to see this side of Scotland. So take a look at our list of quirky Edinburgh restaurants and eat somewhere unique.
If you love your steaks head to the renowned purveyors of Argentine beef and wine, Gaucho. Expect nothing other than luxury as you recline in leather booths with floor-to-ceiling windows and tables topped with marble, it's a quintessentially opulent date spot.
If Halloween were a restaurants, it would look like Frankenstein / Bier Keller. The main venue serves dramatic entertainment alongside its comfort food menu, with lights, music and a descending Frankenstein monster. Meanwhile, the Bier Keller is perfect for a German good time, complete with steins and long tables.
Elegant and opulent, Tigerlily proves that just because you're unique, that doesn't mean you don't have style. Come here for bright, interesting interiors coupled with a fantastic menu packed with traditional Scottish recipes created using the finest ingredients. Expect great cocktails too.
This innovative restaurant changes its entire concept every six weeks, delivering six course tasting menus ranging from 'The Chippie' to Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. And with culinary heavyweight Nico Simeone behind it, you know there's something delicious waiting for you.
Taking its name from the little cabs that zip through India's side-streets, this quirky restaurant is all about vibrant décor and vibrant food. Come here for authentic dishes and fantastic street food, all while surrounded by unique interior choices like vintage Bollywood film posters.
Boteco Do Brasil are a slice of Latin fun, bringing the vibrancy of South America to everything from its design to its atmosphere. Prepare for live music, caiprinhas, and delicious Brazilian food creating a wonderfully unique restaurant.
Tucked literally underneath the George IV Bridge, thjese guys might just have everything you want. Craft beer and malt whisky? Check! Delicious traditional recipes and seafood? Got that too. A living room interior designed to make you feel at home? Well, that's really the whole package.
Modelled after the Iranian cafes found in Bombay, Dishoom is elegant, old fashioned, and a wonderfully unique place to eat. Famed for their all-day breakfasts and even stronger vegan menu, stepping into this venue will whisk you away to another, delicious time.
The Voodoo Rooms isn't just a quirky restaurant; it lives and breaths quirkiness. From the ornate ceilings in the dining room, to the constant rota of burlesque and live music, it really is a destination hot spot for fans of the magnificent and wonderful.