Festival Food: Venues
The best places to grab a bite to eat within Festival venues such as the Traverse and Bristo Square
This article is from 2012.
Jamie’s Italian, Assembly Rooms
The redeveloped George Street institution now features the Festival’s grandest venue dining, courtesy of Mr Oliver.
Traverse Bar Café, Traverse Theatre
Food, drink and gossip at the Festival’s premier theatrical hangout.
Urban Angel Grill, Assembly George Square
Gourmet hotdogs, pork belly and vegetable halloumi skewers at this destination outdoor spot.
La Favorita, Just the Tonic at the Tron
Edinburgh’s finest log-fired pizza decamps to a spot just off the Mile.
The Royal Dick, Summerhall
Food, drinks, coffee and this great venue’s own Summerhall Pale Ale.
The Buffalo Farm BBQ, Famous Spiegeltent
High quality local Puddledub buffalo and Auchtertool Angus burgers, and more besides.
Scoop Street Kitchen, Assembly George Square
Gourmet salads, burgers, baguettes and a daily special in nice alfresco surroundings.
The Laughing Stock Grill, Underbelly Bristo Square
Burgers, tiffin boxes, ‘champion chips’ and a kid’s menu on Bristo Square.
The Dome Café, Pleasance Dome
Jacket potatoes, hot meals, sandwiches and nice cakes at this surprisingly decent student union café.
Crag’s Barbie, Pleasance
Dining choices are thin at the Pleasance, but a decent burger is at least on hand.