Middle Eastern restaurants and Edinburgh are the perfect partnership. Enjoying the spice and heat of Edinburgh's Middle Eastern restaurants is a great way to complement the classic coolness of the city. The capital has long looked abroad for inspiration and in its Middle Eastern restaurants, Edinburgh has found it in spades. The locals have certainly taken to the variety and flavours available in these exciting eateries. That variety is one of the key reasons for the success of these establishments, offering something for everyone and for every dining occasion. Don't worry if this cuisine is new to you, we'll have a look at some of the most popular dishes below.