The Stockbridge Restaurant

“Cosy restaurant that stands out from the competition” - AA Inspector



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Affluent Stockbridge has quite a concentration of restaurants and bars, this being one of the longer established. Access is down stone steps into, in their words, a ‘decadent grotto’. Modern Scottish cooking reigns on the weekly changing fixed-price menu and on the rolling carte, typified by Gressingham duck breast with crisp duck confit, and grilled halibut with Scotch quail egg.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Stockbridge Restaurant
54 St Stephen Street,EDINBURGH,EH3 5AL


  • Seats: 40
  • Steps for wheelchair: 10
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: 24–26 December, First week January
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 16
  • Wines over £30: 24
  • Wines by the glass: 7
  • Cuisine style: Modern, Classic, Scottish, British

About the area

Discover Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most spectacular cities and both Old and New Towns have UNESCO World Heritage status. At its heart, the Old Town is a treasury of architecture stretching back to medieval times with its labyrinth of narrow lanes (‘wynds’ or ‘closes’). While the New Town's splendid district of squares, crescents and gardens are surrounded by impressive Georgian town houses.

It isn’t just a magnificent, bustling city, it’s surrounded by countryside – offering visitors the best of both worlds. Dominated by hills and the sea, with the rolling Pentland Hills to the south and the broad expanse of the Firth of Forth estuary to the north, it benefits from a rugged and varied landscape. So much so, the city has its own miniature mountain, Arthur’s Seat, which looms over the Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, dwarfing even Castle Rock and its crowning fortress, Edinburgh Castle.

A couple of miles east, Portobello is Edinburgh’s seaside area, with a long stretch of golden sand that attracts droves of city dwellers on sunny summer days. 


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