Scottish, Seasonal and Seriously Tasty

In the heart of Edinburgh for over 30 years

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A local independent family group of three restaurants in the heart of Edinburgh since 1990.

Howies Waterloo. Howies Victoria, Scotts Kitchen and Howies Events.

Seasonal, Scottish food cooked to order and served with a smile.

Discover Howies Restaurants, Edinburgh

Our Restaurants

Our flagship venue is situated in a Georgian hall at the foot of Calton Hill. Open 7 days for lunch, dinner and private dining. Al fresco dining in warmer months.

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Howies Victoria is located in the heart of Edinburgh’s famous and historic Old Town, just a few minutes walk from The Castle, Grassmarket and Royal Mile. Open 7 days for lunch and dinner.

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Directly above Howies Victoria on a sweeping south facing terrace. Open from 9am for breakfast, all day dining and drinks. Al fresco dining too. Available to hire for private events.

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Howies Events launched in 2022. With our state of the art kitchen and experienced team, we’re delighted to offer quality bespoke events and private dining options in the venue of your choice.

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Food & Drink

‘Scottish, seasonal and seriously tasty’

Our menus are a celebration of Scotland’s natural larder cooked freshly to order. We have a great relationship with our local producers and suppliers, so we really do offer you the very best Scotland has to offer at the very best prices.

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Howies Events have the knowledge and expertise to help you plan the perfect gathering in the venue of your choice.

From weddings to corporate launches and everything in between. Why not get in touch to find out what we can do for you?


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Gift Vouchers

The perfect gift. Just decide how much you want to spend, whether a lunch for two, dinner for four or a contribution towards the cost of a larger event – just buy online by clicking below. It really is as simple as that.


7 days a week

2 course lunch £17.95
3 course lunch £21.95


£21.95 for 2 courses between 5pm and 6.30pm