About The Cellar Door

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The Cellar Door fools many with its simple shopfront in Edinburgh. Always ready with a surprise for diners at its cozy underground enclave along George IV Bridge, this restaurant boasts flavours underpinned by Scotland’s rich cultural heritage. Choose from a variety of Scottish seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes made from the freshest ingredients and complete your dining experience with a wide range of malt whiskies and local ales. Housed in a former printing press in the heart of the Old Town, this newly refurbished space promises to make customers feel right at home with its famous sense of hospitality. This unassuming gem is not one to be missed by fans of good food, good drink and a good ambience. Be sure to make a reservation to avoid disappointment!

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 10:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Address

The Cellar Door
44-46 George IV Bridge, Old Town
Edinburgh EH1 1EJ

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Honey Toasted Oat Rolled Goats Cheese

beetroot gel, crostini (v)
£5.50

House Rolled Haggis Spring Roll

red berry compote salad garnish
£5.95

Home Cured Beetroot Scottish Salmon Pickled Beets, Wasbai Cream Cheese

More about The Cellar Door, Edinburgh

Operated by a dedicated team passionate about Scottish cuisine, you can almost taste the strong sense of national identity down at The Cellar Door. Located on George IV Bridge, close to the University of Edinburgh and within easy reach of many Old Town landmarks is a restaurant stocked with ingredients of unrivalled quality sourced close to home from Scottish farmers. Infused with Scotland’s culinary heritage, The Cellar Door spoils diners with classic Scottish fare like traditional beer battered fish & chips and Scottish takes on continental specialities such as the chestnut mushroom risotto. Keeping things interesting, The Cellar Door’s chefs create new dishes every day to keep customers, old and new, coming back for more.

Regardless of the occasion, for a cuppa or for a pint, The Cellar Door won’t disappoint. The restaurant’s limited-period festive menus will spice up the holiday season, with dishes like sticky Christmas pudding topped with homemade brandy ice cream and roast turkey breast that are perfect winter warmers. With a menu frequently refreshed, it’s no wonder that regular patrons will associate The Cellar Door with a range of tastes rather than any particular dish. The Cellar Door also goes beyond casual dining, also available for private events and team-building workshops of up to sixty people, in which attendees are guided by the friendly crew to create fresh batches of chocolate delights such as chocolates, truffles and chocolate-dipped fruits. The food and fun goes on all week, typically from 12pm to 9pm. If you’re up for dining experience in an elegant and quaint Old Town setting, visit this gem tucked away in a cosy corner in Edinburgh. Book in advance to secure your seats today!

259 The Cellar Door Reviews

Excellent
5.4/6
259 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Food:Outstanding
Service:Excellent
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Atmosphere:Excellent
Noise levels:Pleasant
"Excellent"6/6
Eileen O.a day ago · 1 review

enjoyed our meal, good ambience, staff very polite and accommodating, great service, we would definitely go back, had the set menu which was great value and good wine list

"Excellent"6/6
Julie F.18 days ago · 1 review

Called in for early meal as we had tour booked later, the meal was excellent and the staff member who serves us was friendly and informative. Thanks

"Excellent"6/6
lesley G.20 days ago · 1 review

Excellent food such good value Restaurant is a bit hidden but worth searching for £15 for a fabulous 3 course lunch with goid service make it worthwhile