The Top 5 Places to Eat Out in Scotland

For anyone hanging out in Scotland and looking for a great place to eat out, you have the top 5 picks here.

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When it comes down to food, Scotland is not to be intimidated. Its land, seas and skies are abundantly blessed with all of the right, natural ingredients to make sumptuous meals.

The trendy restaurants, the great food and services have all come together to make Scotland a must stop-by for those who love their food. Here are some of the best restaurants in Scotland:

1) ANDREW FAIRLIE, AUCHTERADER


This restaurant at Gleneagles Hotel is beyond doubt a people’s favourite.

The Scotland darling has bagged two Michelin stars and has continuously been rated among the top restaurants in the entire United Kingdom.

The chef is no doubt, a hot cake in the catering world.


The restaurant is known for combining exquisite and traditional French cuisine with a modern style of dishing. The food there just never gets old.

With a nice and laid back environment to set it off, Andrew Fairlie definitely deserves its reputation.

2) THE KITCHIN


The Kitchin is located at Edinburgh and is home for fine dining. With an elegant atmosphere and colourful haute French cuisine, the Michelin starred restaurant is a great place to indulge.

The restaurant was opened in 2005 and has since then, made waves across the United Kingdom.


From roasted loin of venison to hand-dived Orkney scallops, The Kitchin does them all with finesse. The restaurant is creative with vegetarian dishes and infamous for amazing deserts.

3) THE THREE CHIMNEYS, ISLE OF SKYE


The Isle of Skye is not just a beautiful place to tour, the isle also homes one of the top restaurants in Scotland.

The restaurant is by the sea and is a very romantic place for a serious restaurant date. With the scenery already setting the right tones, it’s easier to settle into some of the most mouth-watering meals of your life.

The restaurant serves lemon cream with pistachio sponge that makes your toes curl in satisfaction.


The 1985 restaurant serves lunch and dinner. It also has accommodation on the same property in case you need a good lie down from all that eating.

4) RESTAURANT MARTIN WISHART


The Edinburgh based restaurant was placed 9th among the top 100 restaurants of UK in Harden’s Guide.

The restaurant also has a Michelin star to its name. It’s the place you want to go for a nice pampering, as they sure know how to treat customer like king.


They serve delicious artichoke, roast Iberico suckling pig as well as great scallops. It’s a nice and intimate place for family dinners and business meetings.

5) UBIQUITOUS CHIP


Ubiquitous chip at Glasgow is one of the most relaxed restaurants Scotland houses.

The restaurant is far from stifling with its quirky and fun filled atmosphere that makes it just the right place to dig into a warm meal. It comes complete with a greenish setting and fairy lights.


The food is mostly Scottish and reflects tradition. The hot pot rosemary salsa and Shetland cod fillet with Jerusalem artichoke are both unforgettable experiences.


With Scotland naturally offering a wide array of ingredients for meals, and the beautiful natural scenery, every restaurant does feel like home.

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There are a number of places you can have a great time dining out in Scotland. You can review some of the other great picks here.

5 Best Places to Eat Out in London

For tourists and people who are new to London, knowing where to eat what can be a big advantage. Here are our best picks

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London is among the busiest cities in the world. Perhaps, this is one of the reasons why it is a food capital. There are so many restaurants in the city; from age-proven British restaurants and fine dining restaurants to trendy fast-food places,

London has it all. Because there are so many out there, it may be a bit difficult to choose. But here are five guaranteed restaurants with mouth-watering, sumptuous meals, nice atmosphere and amazing customer service.

1) FINE DINING RESTAURANT –ALAIN DUCASSE AT THE DORCHESTER

This restaurant at Mayfair boasts of three Michelin stars and eating there will tell you why. It has a very elegant atmosphere that is not too stifling but pleasurable as well.

The food is simply amazing with creatively styled French cuisines spiced up with more modern tastes. The wine cellar houses a great collection as well. Be it a business dinner or a family event, Alain Ducasse is a perfect spot. It opens from Tuesday till Saturday.

2) MAC N CHEESE- SPUNTINO

Spuntino is an Italian-American style restaurant with its setting imported from America. Perhaps, this accounts for their mean Mac n Cheese. It’s a small place with a bar like setting, perfect for people who just like to concentrate on the yummy food.

Their strong cocktails add a nice touch to the meal. They play scratchy blues over the speakers which suits the atmosphere just fine. Spuntino is located at Soho and is open all week. Remember they have limited stools.

3) ENGLISH RESTAURANTS- SIMPSON’ S IN THE STRAND

Simpson’s in the Strand allows you to do a little tourism while eating. The place is very old and is in a building that also houses on of the most famous hotels in the world, the Savoy. The restaurant started, although much more modestly, as far back as 1828 and is located at Trafalgar Square.

From Scottish scallops to prime rib, Simpson’s in the Strand serves hem all essentially English. The environment is classic and the taste of their meals are divine. In fact, some say you haven’t done London until you have done Simpson’s.

4) SEA FOOD- WRIGHT BROTHERS

Since making their debut in 2005, Wright Brothers has since made waves in the sea food faculty across all of London. One would almost mistake London for an island with the sea food delicacy this family owned restaurant pumps out.

From crab dishes to oysters and octopus meals, the dishes will not leave you wanting. The service will have you taking out your phone for a picture before you dig in. It is that good. Their original place is at Borough Market.

5) CHINESE RESTAURANT- MIN JIANG

As they say, you can never go wrong with Chinese. Not only is Min Jiang an amazing restaurant, the view is breath-taking as well. The restaurant overlooks the beautiful Kensington Gardens. The braised pork belly and the noodles are worthy experiences.

The restaurant offers vegan and gluten free options that come with a wide palate. Although you have to reserve at Min Jiang in advance. The restaurant is located at St. Kensington and is open every day.


All of these restaurants are just one to suit different tastes and moods and they promise the most beautiful food experiences.