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The Best Places for Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

As well as being one of Britain’s best-loved meals, Sunday lunch is also about spending long, lazy lunches with family and friends. You’ll be happy to hear that Edinburgh has a selection of delightful options which range from the classic Sunday roast to a vegan-friendly option! So without further ado, here are the Best Places for Sunday lunch in Edinburgh.

1. Chop House

  • Where: Arch 15 East Market Street, 88 Bruntsfield Place & 102 Constitution Street

Chop House is a mini-chain of Edinburgh steak restaurants located in Leith, Old Town, and Bruntsfield! Each of their restaurants has their trademark feel but a unique twist. For instance, their Market Street restaurant is located in a stunning C-listed brick arch.

If you’re looking for an indulgent Sunday lunch where better to head than Chop House. You can expect roast beef from their supplier located in the Scottish Borders who produces some of Scotland’s finest Aberdeen Angus beef, as well as all the trimmings, a Yorkie and of course the gravy!

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

Photo Credit: Chop House (Instagram)

2. The Walnut

  • Where: 9 Croall Place

You’ll find The Walnut located on vibrant Leith walk! The restaurant may be small in size but don’t let that deceive you as what they lack in space they make up for in passion and quality. The homely British bistro is a fairly priced and extremely popular spot for Sunday lunch – so be sure to book!

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

Photo Credit: The Walnut

3. The Pompadour by Galvin or Galvin Brasserie De Luxe

  • Where: Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

There are two fabulous Sunday lunch options located within the Waldorf Astoria. First, The Pompadour by Galvin’s dining room has to be one of the prettiest places to enjoy Sunday lunch in Edinburgh! The luxurious restaurant opens its doors once a week for lunch, meaning every Sunday is truly special.

The Galvin Brasserie de Luxe is also a wonderful place to enjoy lunch and is a favourite of our Managing Director Louise for a Sunday roast. If you’re visiting with your little ones during lunchtime on Saturdays and Sundays, children aged 10 and under eat free from their Childrens Selection menu!

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

4. The Ox

  • Where: 49-51 London Street

Situated at the bottom of vibrant Broughton Street, The Ox believes in a simple, straightforward and honest approach to cooking. As well as scrumptious food, The Ox is a local favourite amongst dog owners as well-behaved dogs are welcome and even receive a water bowl and some dog biscuits!

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

Photo Credit: The Ox (website)

5. Otro

  • Where: 22 Coates Crescent

From the team behind the New Chapter, Otro is fairly new restaurant sandwiched between Edinburgh’s grand West End and bustling Haymarket. The restaurant prides itself on taking a unique approach to classic brasserie dishes. The restaurant is light and airy with lovely views of the elegant Coates Crescent. If you opt to enjoy Sunday lunch here, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed!

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

Photo Credit: Otro

6. LeftField

  • Where: 12 Barclay Terrace

LeftField is a relatively new addition to Edinburgh’s colourful food scene. The restaurant is located right beside Bruntsfield Links and specialises in the best Scottish steaks, seafood, organic veggies, puddings, and small producer wines. The fun part is their menu often changes depending on what’s in season!

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

Photo Credit: LeftField

7. Herbivore Kitchen

  • Where: 65 Clerk Street

Last but not least, we had to include Herbivore Kitchen as just because you’re vegan or vegetarian doesn’t mean you have to miss out on a hearty Sunday lunch – far from it! Herbivore Kitchen is situated on Clerk Street and specialises in scrumptious pancakes, milkshakes, brownies and delicious afternoon teas. They also cater for most dietary requirements! More importantly, they also do a vegan Sunday roast with a delicious nut loaf, potatoes, roast veg and a vegan Yorkshire pudding.

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh

Photo Credit: Herbivore Kitchen (Instagram)

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