Where To Eat Outside In Edinburgh
There's nothing better than an alfresco meal when the sun is shining. And boy, our city is one beautiful place for it. Whether you fancy kicking back on a quirky terrace, people watching from streetside tables or topping up your tan in a pretty beer garden, we've got the restaurants and bars for you. Explore our guide to where to eat outdoors in Edinburgh here.
Hanover Tap is one of Edinburgh's best bars with outdoor space, with boozy brunches, live sports and plenty more events to keep you on your toes. When it comes to refreshments? The kitchen is serving up classic pub grub to complement its range of craft beer, cask ale and cocktails.
Looking for a post-shopping trip pitstop? Found just a stone's throw from Princes Street, Angels Share is one winning spot for alfresco eating. Pull up a chair and tuck into plates of Scottish cuisine, with only the finest seasonal produce used to make up the menu.
If you're craving a craft beer, there's no better choice than Innis & Gunn. The city centre taproom has a handful of benches that become hot property on a summer's day, giving punters a prime spot for sipping on ice cold brews while soaking up their surroundings.
The Refinery is one of the city's most popular restaurants in the warmer months. Found right in the heart of the city centre, this place features its own sunny terrace and is keeping punters happy with European fare alongside plenty of refreshing cocktails.
Head on over to BrewDog's Lothian Road bar and you'll find reclaimed tables lining the street, giving you one cool spot for a post-work pint or two. That's not all though, as the venue is dishing up droolworthy burgers, boozy weekend brunches and a hearty choice of plant-based bites.
This stunning rooftop restaurant in Edinburgh's Calton Hill is one incredible place for a meal. Check out The Lookout by Gardener's Cottage for seasonal Scottish dishes created with fresh produce from local suppliers, alongside a range of carefully chosen sips to wash it all down with.
Fancy scoffing freshly baked slices of pizza under the sun? The High Dive is bringing a slice of Italian bliss to Edinburgh with its menu of enticing eats and charming outdoor space. Of course, there's plenty of thirst-quenching drinks to enjoy with your feasting too.