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6 of the Most Romantic Restaurants to Celebrate Valentines Day in Edinburgh

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Best Restaurants in Edinburgh

Although Paris is known as the city of love, Edinburgh can certainly give it a run for its money. With charming cobbled streets found in the Royal Mile, a wealth of charming architecture and an abundance of award winning restaurants, Scotland's capital is sure to make you feel like you’re in your own romance novel. With Valentine's Day right around the corner, why not do something really special and take your loved one to one of Edinburgh's most romantic restaurants?Michelin Guide - Edinburgh

1. Tattu 

Tattu is arguably one of Edinburgh’s most Instagrammable restaurants, with the interior decorated with beautiful cherry blossom trees and ambient purple lighting. This eatery offers contemporary Chinese cuisine and a beautiful setting to enjoy a romantic meal. Tattu centers its menu around sharing, and what’s more romantic than sharing your food with the person you love? This stunning restaurant offers dim sum, fish dishes, a vegetarian menu, a gorgeous cocktail menu, and even a modern sharing menu. So, why not book a table and give your loved one a night to remember this Valentine’s Day?
Where: 18 West Register Street, EH2 2AA
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2. The Witchery

For those traveling from afar to experience the enchantments of Edinburgh, The Witchery is the ideal destination for your Valentine’s escape. Dating back to 1595, The Witchery is part of a collection of historic buildings situated at the entrance of Edinburgh Castle. Immersed in centuries-old history, this hotel and restaurant are truly magnificent, with opulent suites and a lavish dining experience offering a tantalising seasonal menu. So, for those seeking a blend of grandeur and ambiance this Valentine’s Day, The Witchery is the perfect destination to unwind, relax, and indulge in a memorable dining experience. Visit their website to make your reservation.
Where: 352 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF
Book now: The Witchery

3. Six by Nico

Six by Nico isn’t just your average restaurant, with your average set menu. No, this whimsical restaurant, offers a different themed menu every 6 weeks. This basement restaurant is perfect for a sensual evening, with a stylish and contemporary interior, arguably the most creative chefs in the industry, and a themed menu that’s sure to tantalise your tastebuds. From the 15th of January 2024 – the 25th of February, the new themed menu will be “funfair”. Inspired by childhood fun, excitement, and magic, this menu is sure to incorporate all of the fun and flavour of the funfair. Get in touch to book your Valentine’s meal.
Where: 97 Hanover St, Edinburgh EH2 1DJ
Book now: Six by Nico

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Angels Share Edinburgh

A modern twist on traditional Scottish dishes at Angels Share.

Six by Nico Edinburgh

Six by Nico puts the fun in funfair with their whimsical new menu.

Chaophraya Edinburgh

Does it get more romantic than looking out over the Edinburgh skyline at Chaophraya?

4. Angels Share

This dimly lit, and beautifully ambient restaurant is the perfect place to take your loved one for a special Valentine’s Day dinner. Serving a contemporary take on traditional Scottish cuisine, with an impressive cocktail menu and extensive whisky list, this restaurant has all the makings of a fabulous date night. From Haggis & Onion Soup as a starter to Irn Bru chilli jam inside their signature burger, this restaurant really offers something special. Book now to reserve a table for you and your significant other.
Where: 7, 11 Hope St, Edinburgh EH2 4EL
Book now: Angels Share

5. The Voodoo Rooms

Situated in the heart of the city centre The Voodoo Rooms provides its patrons with nothing short of opulence. Formerly dilapidated, the current owners have restored this magnificent monument to its former glory, preserving its original features while adding a touch of luxury with gold and black decor. The Voodoo Rooms not only boasts an exquisite presentation but also offers a delightful set menu and an extensive selection of cocktails, including sixty tequilas and sixty rums. The venue consists of five rooms and three bars, including the bar and dining room, the ballroom and ballroom bar, and the speakeasy. So, to experience a little bit of magic this Valentine’s Day, make sure you book your table.
Where: 9a W Register St, Edinburgh EH2 2AA
Book now: The Voodoo Rooms

6. Chaophraya

Situated in the heart of Edinburgh, just a short stroll away from the iconic castle and bustling George Street, Chaophraya offers an idyllic escape from the city. The team of expert Chefs, skillfully blend classic Thai cuisine with unique signature dishes, ensuring a delightful dining experience for all. From vegan to gluten-free options, the menu caters to diverse dietary preferences. Pair your meal with a wide selection of cocktails, wines, and beers, adding to the overall indulgence.

As if that’s not enough, our contemporary and glamorous restaurant boasts breathtaking rooftop views, overlooking the majestic Edinburgh Castle and the serene Firth of Forth. Inspired by the rich culture of Thailand, the ambiance sets the perfect stage for a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration. Whether you’re looking for an intimate dinner or a memorable evening with your loved one, Chaophraya is the ideal venue to create lasting memories on this special day.
Where: 4th Floor, 33 Castle St, Edinburgh EH2 3DN
Book now: Chaophraya


In conclusion, Edinburgh offers a host of exquisite dining experiences that will make your Valentine’s Day truly unforgettable. From the enchanting allure of Tattu’s cherry blossoms to the historic grandeur of The Witchery, the whimsical magic of Six by Nico’s themed menus, or the Scottish charm of Angels Share. Not forgetting the opulent grandiosity of The Voodoo Rooms and the serene escape offered by Chaophraya; there’s something to cater to every couple’s desires. So, this Valentine’s Day, why not step out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary by choosing one of these remarkable restaurants for a date night that will be remembered for years to come?

Valentine’s Day is mid week this year, so if you want to get your work done in the centre of Edinburgh and head straight to meet your lover we have a number of virtual offices with meeting rooms to hire for the day! Reserve your meeting room and table today and secure your place in the heart of your loved one.

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Alexandra O'Hagan

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