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Cuisine of Edinburgh for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Edinburgh Castle by night again 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. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Not only high-class restaurants but also numerous pubs offer the most popular national cuisine dishes in Edinburg. Cock-a-leekie is an everlasting popular dish that local people have cooked and loved for centuries. The soup doesn’t have a fixed recipe as it is always cooked from seasonal vegetables that are available in local gardens at a certain time of the year. Dried plums are the main secret ingredient of the soup. In the past, cock-a-leekie was a popular peasant dish. Nowadays, even high-class restaurants include it in their menus.
Fish soups are also widespread in the national cuisine, and Cullen skink is one of the most original and delicious of them all. Smoked haddock is the key ingredient of this dish. Nowadays, there are several dozen recipes of this popular dish. Some chefs add milk or cream to the soup. Cullen skink is traditionally served with freshly baked bread.
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Vegetarian guests will be pleased with a great selection of vegetable dishes in restaurants and pubs that specialize in the national cuisine. The majority of dishes are rather simple to cook. Neeps and tatties is one of the most typical dishes in this category. It is potato baked with rutabaga and usually served together with fresh greens. Higher class restaurants can serve this dish in a mashed form or make a ragout from the key ingredients.
It is not hard to cook some popular Edinburgh food, and you don’t need to be a cooking expert to do that. For example, rumbledethumps is quite a simple meal. To cook it, you need cabbage, potatoes, and onion. Make mashed potato, slice and dice cabbage and onion and fry them in oil. Then mix mashed potato with the fried vegetables. The ready to serve dish is decorated with grated cheddar cheese.
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Locals are proud of their pies that are also cooked in accordance with authentic old recipes. Ale is an important component in the national recipes. Almost all meat pies contain this ingredient. Local chefs also use special varieties of lager beer to cook some pies. Travelers will not need to search for a particular dining venue to try traditional local pies as they are sold virtually everywhere, from small fast food chains to popular pubs and restaurants.
Goodbye Edinburgh Travelers wishing to try something really unusual and special in Edinburgh should order the black pudding in one of the local restaurants. This pudding contains grain varieties and bacon, a set of traditional spices, and pork or beef blood. This unusual meal is served with various garnishes, from the traditional stewed beans to fruit plates. The unusual meal remains one of the most popular variants of breakfast in Edinburgh. In the morning, numerous inexpensive restaurants and cafes offer black pudding to their guests. When it comes to national desserts, Cranachan remains the most popular one. It is made of cereals, whipped cream, fresh berries, and whiskey.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Edinburgh and surroundings

Where to go for dinner in Edinburgh: recommended cafe and restaurants

The Hub
Where: Castlehill, Edinburgh; Telephone: + 44 (0)131 473 2000;
Centotre
Where: 103 George Street, Edinburgh; Telephone: + 44 (0)131 225 1550;
Number One
Where: Balmoral Hotel, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh; Telephone: + 44 (0)131 557 6727;
Pancho Villas
Where: 240 Cannongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh; Telephone: + 44 (0)131 557 4416;
Britannia Spice
Where: 150 Commercial Street, Edinburgh; Telephone: +44 (0)131 555 2255;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Edinburgh
♥   Restaurant 'Castle Terrace' Edinburgh. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Timberyard' Edinburgh. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bon Vivant' Edinburgh. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'The Pompadour by Galvin' Edinburgh. Type - French. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kanpai' Edinburgh. Type - Japanese. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Café St Honoré' Edinburgh. Type - Classic French. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ondine' Edinburgh. Type - Seafood. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'The Honours' Edinburgh. Type - Classic cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Mark Greenaway' Edinburgh. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Galvin Brasserie De Luxe' Edinburgh. Type - French. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Edinburgh

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Edinburgh (Great Britain) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Edinburgh restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Edinburgh, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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