Best tapas in Edinburgh

Check out the top tapas in Edinburgh, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Malvarosa
1. Malvarosa
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3 local reviews
262 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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0131 669 7711
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Marc
Local Tapa place - great food !
Danielle
Tapas restaurant on the High Street, I have been told that the Brunch menu is super!
Mark
Great authentic tapas within walking distance.
1. Malvarosa
1. Malvarosa
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3 local reviews
262 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Open now
0131 669 7711
Marc
Marc
Local Tapa place - great food !
Danielle
Danielle
Tapas restaurant on the High Street, I have been told that the Brunch menu is super!
Mark
Mark
Great authentic tapas within walking distance.
2. Tuk Tuk
2. Tuk Tuk
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31 local reviews
1 Leven Street, Edinburgh
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Alex
This restaurant does really tasty tapas-style Indian food - the dishes are small so you can order a few to get…
Lucy
Canteen style indian tapas restaurant. Relaxed and child friendly. Decent food for a reasonable price. BYOB.
Oliver
This is opposite the flat and open relatively late. Does Indian tapas, very convenient. Bring your own alcohol
2. Tuk Tuk
2. Tuk Tuk
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31 local reviews
1 Leven Street, Edinburgh
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Alex
Alex
This restaurant does really tasty tapas-style Indian food - the dishes are small so you can order a few to get a taste of everything!
Lucy
Lucy
Canteen style indian tapas restaurant. Relaxed and child friendly. Decent food for a reasonable price. BYOB.
Oliver
Oliver
This is opposite the flat and open relatively late. Does Indian tapas, very convenient. Bring your own alcohol
3. The Bon Vivant
3. The Bon Vivant
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47 local reviews
55 Thistle Street, Edinburgh
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0131 225 3275
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Cecilia and Adam
With a prohibition-style era setting, this small space has a cocktail bar, an area with 6-7 restruant tables s…
Graeme
With a prohibition-style era setting, this small space has a cocktail bar, an area with 6-7 restruant tables s…
Leslie
This is a great place for food and drinks. The atmosphere is cosy and friendly. It can be busy in the weekend …
3. The Bon Vivant
3. The Bon Vivant
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47 local reviews
55 Thistle Street, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 225 3275
Cecilia and Adam
Cecilia and Adam
With a prohibition-style era setting, this small space has a cocktail bar, an area with 6-7 restruant tables serving fantastic tapas-style d…
Graeme
Graeme
With a prohibition-style era setting, this small space has a cocktail bar, an area with 6-7 restruant tables serving fantastic tapas-style d…
Leslie
Leslie
This is a great place for food and drinks. The atmosphere is cosy and friendly. It can be busy in the weekend because it a bar too, but it a…
4. Pomegranate
4. Pomegranate
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20 local reviews
1 Antigua Street, Edinburgh
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0131 556 8337
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Andy
Great Middle Eastern food tapas style.
Becky
A colourful, Middle Eastern restaurant serving mezze style from a n array of tapas sized dishes, featuring del…
Fiona
Small restaurant, specializing in Middle-Eastern street food. Also have sheesha pipes if you fancy trying one…
4. Pomegranate
4. Pomegranate
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20 local reviews
1 Antigua Street, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 556 8337
Andy
Andy
Great Middle Eastern food tapas style.
Becky
Becky
A colourful, Middle Eastern restaurant serving mezze style from a n array of tapas sized dishes, featuring delicacies from Lebanon, Morocco,…
Fiona
Fiona
Small restaurant, specializing in Middle-Eastern street food. Also have sheesha pipes if you fancy trying one.
5. Indaba
5. Indaba
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16 local reviews
Indaba
Closed now
0131 221 1554
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Nathan
Lovely little family-run restaurant serving Spanish and South-African fusion tapas! Very popular so booking is…
Gill
Really good, authentic tapas - mix of best of Spanish with South African influence. Not cheap but really deli…
Emily
This is one of our favourite restaurants in Edinburgh. It serves African, South American and Spanish tapas. Th…
5. Indaba
5. Indaba
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16 local reviews
Indaba
Closed now
0131 221 1554
Nathan
Nathan
Lovely little family-run restaurant serving Spanish and South-African fusion tapas! Very popular so booking is advisable!
Gill
Gill
Really good, authentic tapas - mix of best of Spanish with South African influence. Not cheap but really delicious and fresh.
Emily
Emily
This is one of our favourite restaurants in Edinburgh. It serves African, South American and Spanish tapas. The decor is basic but the food …
6. Mother India's Cafe
6. Mother India's Cafe
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36 local reviews
3-5 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh
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0131 524 9801
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Ian
Tapas style Indian food. This is our favourite place for Indian food. You can order a selection of dishes to…
Christine and Neil
There was a lot of celebrating in Edinburgh when this Glasgow institution made the move east along the M8 to o…
James
One of my favorite Indian restaurants. They serve tapas size dishes which allow you to try more than one diff…
6. Mother India's Cafe
6. Mother India's Cafe
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36 local reviews
3-5 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh
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0131 524 9801
Ian
Ian
Tapas style Indian food. This is our favourite place for Indian food. You can order a selection of dishes to share, which means you can tr…
Christine and Neil
Christine and Neil
There was a lot of celebrating in Edinburgh when this Glasgow institution made the move east along the M8 to open a branch. Dish size and pr…
James
James
One of my favorite Indian restaurants. They serve tapas size dishes which allow you to try more than one different curries at a time. If y…
7. Cafe Andaluz Edinburgh
7. Cafe Andaluz Edinburgh
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17 local reviews
77B George St, Edinburgh
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0131 220 9980
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Ali
Excellent new Spanish Tapas with a sister restaurant in the New Town. Great decor, views of Old Town roof tops…
Martha
Good tapas and sangria on George Street. Large and loud atmosphere at busy times. Great for groups of 4-8.
Ailsa & Craig
Brilliant tapas, nice atmosphere. Authentic dishes and staff. This is one of Edinburgh's busiest restaurants- …
7. Cafe Andaluz Edinburgh
7. Cafe Andaluz Edinburgh
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17 local reviews
77B George St, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 220 9980
Ali
Ali
Excellent new Spanish Tapas with a sister restaurant in the New Town. Great decor, views of Old Town roof tops. Excellent service, food and …
Martha
Martha
Good tapas and sangria on George Street. Large and loud atmosphere at busy times. Great for groups of 4-8.
Ailsa & Craig
Ailsa & Craig
Brilliant tapas, nice atmosphere. Authentic dishes and staff. This is one of Edinburgh's busiest restaurants- recommend booking in advance!
8. The Vintage Bar
8. The Vintage Bar
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20 local reviews
60 Henderson St, Edinburgh
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Ola
Indian street food/scottish tapas - I know, sounds very strange but believe me it works!! Bright, fun, vibrant…
Garry
This is a craft beer bar which sells tapas style contemporary indian food
Alexander
Great indian tapas with craft beers
8. The Vintage Bar
8. The Vintage Bar
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20 local reviews
60 Henderson St, Edinburgh
Ola
Ola
Indian street food/scottish tapas - I know, sounds very strange but believe me it works!! Bright, fun, vibrant restaurant with cool wall art…
Garry
Garry
This is a craft beer bar which sells tapas style contemporary indian food
Alexander
Alexander
Great indian tapas with craft beers
9. Tapa
9. Tapa
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15 local reviews
19 Shore Pl
Closed now
0131 476 6776
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Katherine
If you like tapas then you will love this place. Tucked away down a little lane in the shore area of leith.
Ian
Authentic Spanish cuisine served tapas-style, with rioja and sangria, in tiled, Hispanic decor.
Sean
Great Tapas surrounded by brilliant bars. Reasonable to slightly more expensive area. Most bars in this area…
9. Tapa
9. Tapa
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15 local reviews
19 Shore Pl
Closed now
0131 476 6776
Katherine
Katherine
If you like tapas then you will love this place. Tucked away down a little lane in the shore area of leith.
Ian
Ian
Authentic Spanish cuisine served tapas-style, with rioja and sangria, in tiled, Hispanic decor.
Sean
Sean
Great Tapas surrounded by brilliant bars. Reasonable to slightly more expensive area. Most bars in this area will be slightly more pricey …
10. Lasal Restaurant
10. Lasal Restaurant
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4 local reviews
6-8 Howden St
Closed now
0131 667 3600
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cathy
Spanish Tapas, very friendly and delicious... a proper taste of Spain in the far North.
Ian
Excellent authentic Spanish Tapas - small cosy restaurant
Peter
Lovely Spanish tapas and if you are lucky the flamenco school next door run flamenco shows now and then.
10. Lasal Restaurant
10. Lasal Restaurant
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4 local reviews
6-8 Howden St
Closed now
0131 667 3600
cathy
cathy
Spanish Tapas, very friendly and delicious... a proper taste of Spain in the far North.
Ian
Ian
Excellent authentic Spanish Tapas - small cosy restaurant
Peter
Peter
Lovely Spanish tapas and if you are lucky the flamenco school next door run flamenco shows now and then.
11. Rollo Restaurant & Wine Bar
11. Rollo Restaurant & Wine Bar
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34 local reviews
108 Raeburn Pl, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 332 1232
BarEstablishment
Kirsty
Run by a kiwi this fab wee restaurant is an easy walk away and different kind of place as the food is served t…
Claire
Small but delicious with an extensive wine list. They serve a mix of Mediterranean, Scottish and Asian fusion…
Michael
An intimate boutique wine bar and restaurant. Serving a menu of tapas inspired small plates, bites and bowls t…
11. Rollo Restaurant & Wine Bar
11. Rollo Restaurant & Wine Bar
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34 local reviews
108 Raeburn Pl, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 332 1232
Kirsty
Kirsty
Run by a kiwi this fab wee restaurant is an easy walk away and different kind of place as the food is served tapas style. Bit more pricey b…
Claire
Claire
Small but delicious with an extensive wine list. They serve a mix of Mediterranean, Scottish and Asian fusion food in a tapas style. Highl…
Michael
Michael
An intimate boutique wine bar and restaurant. Serving a menu of tapas inspired small plates, bites and bowls that change regularly and an ex…
12. Alba Flamenca
12. Alba Flamenca
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2 local reviews
74 East Crosscauseway
07540 335270
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Toby
Edinburgh's Flamenco school and performance space, regular Flamenco daily shows during festival. Tapas restaur…
Gaynor
Amazing traditional Spanish tapas bar. Food is very reasonable and sooo delicious. Adjacent to Flamenco dancin…
Gaynor
Amazing traditional Spanish tapas bar. Food is very reasonable and sooo delicious. Adjacent to Flamenco dancin…
12. Alba Flamenca
12. Alba Flamenca
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2 local reviews
74 East Crosscauseway
07540 335270
Toby
Toby
Edinburgh's Flamenco school and performance space, regular Flamenco daily shows during festival. Tapas restaurant next door with great food…
Gaynor
Gaynor
Amazing traditional Spanish tapas bar. Food is very reasonable and sooo delicious. Adjacent to Flamenco dancing studio if you fancy catching…
Gaynor
Gaynor
Amazing traditional Spanish tapas bar. Food is very reasonable and sooo delicious. Adjacent to Flamenco dancing studio if you fancy catching…