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Scotland’s Top Food & Drink Experiences

Learn more about Scotland’s most memorable food and  drink experiences


When it comes time to dine out in Scotland, you’ll be spoiled with no end of great menu choices. Seafood fans are particularly well-catered to, as Scotland is home to one of the largest fishing fleets in the UK… and some of the country’s very best seafood restaurants.

Looking for a particular style of cuisine? Good Italian food has always been popular with tourists and locals alike, a trend that has led to Scotland being home to numerous excellent Italian restaurants offering a variety of regional food items. And for years Scotland and France have had close ties – an ‘Auld Alliance’ that has led to the city being a hotbed of French cuisine being available in numerous locations across the city.


Scottish Food and Drink


And , of course, let’s not forget traditional Scottish food fare. Find a good Scottish restaurant and you’ll see menu items like authentic haggis, ‘neeps and tatties’ – a traditional dish of haggis served with sweet turnip, and mashed potatoes – and many other tasty meal options.

Thanks to the city’s vibrant music and theatre scene, excellent pre-theatre menus are common in many restaurants. The country’s best cafés, bars, and bistros often feature outdoor seating in summer, while those wanting something fast and fresh should visit Edinburgh’s excellent markets.

For the latest news and reviews related to the best restaurants in Scotland, as well as the city’s thriving food and drink scene, be sure to bookmark and visit RileyScotland often!