A beautiful town in the Scottish highlands, Dunfermline has several Italian restaurants serving up traditional cuisine and fusion dishes for diners looking for an authentic taste of Italy. Home to a large Italian ex-pat community, the chefs at restaurants in Dunfermline have a deep love of Italy's flavours and want to make them accessible to all Scottish food-lovers. Traditional dishes of pizza and pasta are popular dishes in Scotland and the diverse range of food on offer makes Italian cuisine the perfect food for a family night out or a romantic dinner for two.
Starting with an antipasto platter, arancino (breaded rice balls) or Italaina pane (bread), a traditional Italian meal at a restaurant in Dunfermline can include carbonara, pizza blanca, caprese salad or a plate of Italy's National Dish, Ragu alla Bolognese. Every Italian grandmother has her own recipe for these dishes and the chefs of Dunfermline's Italian restaurants have mastered these. For vegetarians, pasta e fagioli and minestrone are fantastic soups to start your meal while pizza margherita and cheese ravioli offer a genuine taste of Italy.
Italian cuisine is more than just pasta. Meats, cheeses, wines, vegetables and rice dishes are also popular and now available at restaurants in Dunfermline. For something a little different, diners can try dishes from rural regions of Italy like risi e bisi (rice and peas), risotto al Gorgonzola and calamaretti fritti (fried squid). For fish lovers, acqua pazza is a fish dish containing olives, scallions and mushrooms.
Italian restaurants in Dunfermline offer foodies access to fantastic food and a great taste of Italy, but they also offer everything you need for a great night out. Find a place that has live music, genuine Italian coffee, desserts and finish the night off with a cocktail, fine Italian wine or dessert. The atmosphere of restaurants vary from romantic date to family night out. Many double as bars and nightclubs on weekend nights, while others give diners the chance to combine authentic food, classic drinks and a celebration dinner. An Italian restaurant in Dunfermline is the perfect place for your dining needs, and all are available to book online with Quandoo.