Scotland's capital city has long enjoyed some fine Mediterranean eateries. There are lots of great Italian, Spanish, Turkish and Greek establishments across the city. Lately though, Edinburgh has seen Portuguese restaurants opening up in numbers. The cuisine to be found in Edinburgh's Portuguese restaurants tends to be hearty, with a welcome focus on fresh ingredients. Portugal is a varied country, from the mountainous north to the hot plains of the south, and the food is similarly varied. Don't worry if the cuisine is new to you, because below you will find details of some of the most popular dishes. Hopefully you will be inspired to try them out.