Porridge remains one of the most favorite dishes of the locals. People here can eat this meal not only for breakfast, but also during the day. Herring with boiled potatoes is the second in terms of popularity. This dish is also served at any restaurant of national cuisine. It should be also noted that the majority of national desserts are also made of oatmeal or its flour. It is used to bake delicious baked scones, which are served with all kinds of sauces. Oatmeal itself can also be a great dessert if you add fruit, whipped cream, honey or whiskey to it.
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Fans of unusual and exotic dishes should definitely try the national dish called "haggis". It is made of minced tripe, which is filled with oat flour. Such ingredients as onion, bacon and pepper are added to the dish. Then it is cooked in sheepskin rumen. Currently, there are many variations of this dish. It is cooked according to a special recipe. There are variations even for vegetarians. Potatoes or turnips are a usual garnish for this dish. Local residents cook haggis on a holiday which is called "Burns Suppers", but local restaurants offer this dish at any time.
The Atrium is one of most popular restaurants of the city. Here you will always find the atmosphere of coziness and mystery. Goose liver pate with hazelnuts, roasted breast of guinea hen with special sauce and vegetable puree are among the most popular dishes in local restaurants. Lovers of sweets are recommended to try orange cheesecakes and mousses of all kinds. If you want to try best dishes from national cuisine, we suggest visiting the restaurant named Haldanes. Its menu includes such delicious dishes as roasted rabbit with apricots, crayfish and Scottish salmon. Delicious Scottish whiskey will become a perfect complement to meals. Fans of beer, salads and snacks will surely like the restaurant named Dirty Dick's. The restaurant’s hall is made in the style of past centuries. It is decorated with old wooden furniture, paintings and other antique furnishings.