Cullen skink is one of my favorite dishes in Scotland, but something many people might not order if only because they don’t understand the name. I’ve spent months trying Cullen skink at restaurants all over Edinburgh, trying to find the best. Some are certainly better than others. Here are my top recommendations.
One of the reasons I love the capital of Scotland so much is how many great restaurants you can find in Edinburgh. There are plenty of cuisines, delicious comfort food, amazing cafes, and some surprising hidden gems for fine dining. There are also some restaurants that I wouldn’t recommend for various reasons. But here’s my complete list of the best restaurants in Edinburgh.
I’ve lived in Thailand for over a year, so I feel I’m a pretty good judge of the best Thai restaurants in Edinburgh. I’m constantly saying that you can’t find real Thai food outside of Thailand, but Edinburgh seems to be the exception to the rule. Here are the restaurants in Edinburgh where you can find Thai food that tastes identical to Thailand.
I’ve always wanted to do an Isle of Islay tour, and attending the Whisky and Music Festival with Highland Explorer Tours was easily the best option. As I’ve stated before, I don’t drink a lot of alcohol, but I was really happy to sample different whiskies from seven of the nine distilleries on Islay, not to mention all the other attractions, food, and stories on the tour.
I love how many great cuisines you can find in Edinburgh. When it comes to Latin American food, there are some fantastic Mexican Restaurants to choose from. But some are better than others. Here’s my list of the best authentic Mexican Restaurants in Edinburgh.