Where to lunch this month
We're truly spoilt when it comes to fantastic eateries in Edinburgh. While not a hard burden to bear, it often makes deciding where to go a difficult choice. So, whether you're short on time, looking for great value, or a special one-off, here's our top picks...
For great value: Tigerlily
Who said there was no such thing as a free lunch? From now until the end of April, Monday – Wednesday, you can take a friend for lunch (or dinner) and their meal will be absolutely free. To book your table, Tel: 0131 225 5005 and quote ‘Friend of Tigerlily’. tigerlilyedinburgh.co.uk
125 George St, Edinburgh EH2 4JN
This is definitely how a great neighbourhood bistro should be. Serving local craft beers, 30 wines by the glass, and classic seasonal ingredients, you can enjoy a two course lunch for just £12.50. So simple, so tasty. To book, Tel: 0131 552 3292. the herringbone.co.uk
2 South Trinity Rd, Edinburgh EH5 3NR
Quick and tasty: Chop House
Quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with, it's hard to believe Chop House only launched in 2015 such is its reputation. Now they have three restaurants in the capital (their third and largest venture opened in Bruntsfield this month). Try and squeeze in for their Express Lunch served Mon - Fri 12-3pm and Sat - Sun 12-4pm. Slightly cheaper than the main menu but the same delicious quality ingredients and taste. Book online at chophousesteak.co.uk/book-now
Special occasion: The Pompadour by Galvin
Opening its doors just once a week for lunch, a Sunday at The Pompadour by Galvin is a truly special occasion. The three-course menu created by Michelin-starred chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin features the very best of seasonal British ingredients and costs just £29.50 (including a Bloody Mary). Sounds like the perfect weekend cure to us. To reserve your table, Tel: 0131 222 8975 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB
Pick your partner and head over to Dine for a decadent dining experience. Every Saturday from 12-3pm and every Sunday from 12-6pm you can enjoy a sumptuous three-course meal including a bottle of house wine for just £42.50 per couple. To book, Tel: 0131 218 18 18 or email email@example.com.
10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh EH1 2ED