Best breakfast near Edinburgh Waverley – The Edinburgh Larder
As you step off the train at Waverley, over the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh’s Old Town, you might just hear your stomach rumbling – Fear not! The Edinburgh Larder has you covered, serving up delicious full cooked breakfasts made from seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. The Larder also has an excellent reputation for tasty gluten-free food, and has highly recommended vegetarian selections.
Best working lunch near Waverley Station – The Grain Store
Enjoy a working lunch in the stylish and elegant surroundings of unique Old Town restaurant The Grain Store, as you select from a lunch menu that- let’s face it – packs a heck of a lot more of a flavour punch than a soggy supermarket sandwich! Whether its starters like the fresh and zingy Gazpacho (including bread and home-made basil oil), or mains such as the rich Duck Confit, you’ll leave the Grain Store revived and ready to take on the world.
Fine dining in Edinburgh – Angles with Bagpipes
The wittily-named Angels with Bagpipes isn’t so much of a restaurant as it is a taste experience, with Head Chef Fraser Smith cooking up deceptively simple dishes with a modern twist, executed to perfection in truly gorgeous surroundings. Diners can choose to heighten their gastronomic experience by trying the exquisite Tasting Menu, pairing their meal with specially-selected wines.
Romantic meal near Edinburgh Station – Maison Bleue
Adventurous, eclectic, exciting; Maison Bleue is all of that and so much more, offering a sumptuously spicy fusion of French, North-African and Scottish flavours in a simply delightful setting that will make your special evening a night to remember. They offer a 3-course prixe fixe menu called ‘le Banquet Bleu’ or alternatively order a la carte and choose from indulgent options such as the beer-battered haggis balls or the South Vietnamese coconut chicken.
Quick drinks near Edinburgh Waverley – The Bow Bar
Edinburgh’s Old Town is a haven of drinking spots; with so many to choose from, you may find yourself dizzy before you even touch a drop, but don’t despair, because I’ve picked one out for you. A good one. The Bow Bar is, in fact, one of Edinburgh’s finest old pubs, featuring a comprehensive selection of fine Scottish single malts and cask ales, all served up to thirsty clientele in a charming and cozy atmosphere.
What’s in the station?
There are plenty of places to eat and drink, as well as shops in Edinburgh Waverley Station if you’re in a hurry. Popular outlets include Upper Crust, Bagel Factory, Burger King, Millie’s Cookies and Caffe Nero.