The Best Restaurants near Parliament House Hotel

Dessert at MP's Bistro in EdinburghOur guests at Parliament House Hotel are spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out in Edinburgh. There are lots of nearby places to eat in Edinburgh. Here’s our guide to the best restaurants near our hotel.

Eating Out in Edinburgh, near Calton Hill

Woman eating in restaurantWhether you’re staying with us for one night, a weekend, or a whole week, this guide to our favourite local Edinburgh restaurants should come in handy. All these places to eat are located within around 10 minutes’ walk of your base at Parliament House Hotel, Calton Hill.

MP’s Bistro (Scottish)

Salmon dish at MP's Bistro in EdinburghCURRENTLY CLOSED

Of course, no stay at Parliament House Hotel is complete without a meal in our very own MP’s Bistro. From our hearty Scottish breakfasts, to delicious evening meals. Our Head Chef takes great pride in delivering a tantalising taste of Edinburgh in every bite. We use the best local ingredients to create fresh and tasty dishes just for you. We also offer a fantastic pre-theatre deal, perfect if you’re catching a show at Edinburgh Playhouse, just around the corner.

Ada Restaurant (Turkish)

Ada Restaurant is a traditional Turkish Restaurant, on Antigua Street near the top of Leith Walk. With a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and an open kitchen, the menu combines traditional Turkish cuisine with Mediterranean flavours. And less than 10 minutes’ walk from our hotel.

Mamma Roma (Italian)

A traditional family-run restaurant, also on Antigua Street, with a wide choice of dishes. All your Italian favourites are on offer at Mamma Roma, including pizza, pasta, salads, meat and fish. There’s also a lovely tapas-style menu of smaller dishes to share with friends.

Dishoom Edinburgh (Indian)

This Indian restaurant, based on the Irani Cafes of Bombay in the 1920s, is a unique dining experience. With a tasty mix of small plates, grills, salads, curries and more to choose from. Located at St Andrew Square, less than 10 minutes’ walk from Parliament House, this is the only Dishoom outside of London and well worth a visit.

La Garrigue (French)

If French cuisine is your thing, you’ll adore La Garrigue on Jeffrey Street, just off the Royal Mile. This up-market bistro offers rustic family-style cooking exclusively from the Languedoc region of France. The unique menu is complimented by a wide selection of French wines.

The Ivy on the Square (International)

If you’re looking for somewhere really special, how about a night at The Ivy? This glamorous new addition to The Ivy Collection is sure to impress! It’s a beautiful art deco style restaurant with a Parisian outdoor terrace. Serving up modern British, Scottish and International dishes.


So, book your stay at Parliament House Hotel and take a culinary trip around the world while eating out in Edinburgh. From traditional Scottish dishes, to French, Italian, Turkish, Indian and International cuisine. We are located near some of the best restaurants in Edinburgh. And right now, we have a great Spring Offer, so you can enjoy a stay with us for less!