Victoria Street Howies Victoria Street


Sample Menu. Updates regularly.

2 Courses 14.75 | 3 Courses 17.75

Non Gluten Containing Ingredients menu available.  🌱 – vegan

Bread, Olives & Dips

Freshly baked bread, balsamic & oil 🌱


Black olive tapenade, houmous 🌱, house mixed olives 🌱

each 1.95


Roasted Sweet potato, harissa, coconut & Basil soup 🌱

served with freshly baked focaccia or oatcakes
4.95 | 6.95

Haggis, neeps & tatties

with thyme jus (vegetarian haggis also available)
4.95 | 8.25

Cullen skink

Scottish smoked haddock, leeks, potatoes & cream chowder with freshly baked bread
5.25 | 8.25

Ham Hock & Tarragon Terrine

with piccalilli, seasonal leaves & oatcakes

5.25 | 8.25

Heritage Tomato salad

gazpacho dressing, onion seed croute & buffalo mozzarella (🌱 available)

5.95 | 8.25

Belhaven smoked trout pate

fresh creamed horseradish, shallots, capers & oatcakes

5.95 | 8.25

Half east Lothian lobster

served cold with Howies cocktail sauce & dressed baby gem

+ 10.00 if part of the offer 18.95


Slow braised Scotch beef casserole

with rosemary salt roasted Heritage potatoes


Roasted cauliflower steak

curried cauliflower our, potato bhaji, pistachio & coriander crumb with pickled red onion


Seared Shetland salmon,

barbecue potatoes, saffron creme franche, tomato & olive salsa with seasonal greens


Handmade 170g beef burger

with slaw & fries

8.50 – add bacon, cheese or haggis for 1.00 each

Spiced lentil burger

with crispy onions, vegan slaw & fries 🌱

8.50 + add vegetarian haggis  for 1.00 each

Chargrilled red tractor chicken

sweet potato mash, summer ratatouille & herb crumb



We work with Shaws Fine Meats from the Scottish Borders who only use grass fed cattle from local farms.

225g Scottish ribeye steak frites

(not part of fixed price offer)
16.95 – add peppercorn, garlic & herb or blue cheese sauce for 2.00 each

Half of Whole East Lothian Lobster

with fries & salad, enjoy hot with garlic butter or cold with Howies cocktail sauce (not part of the offer)

19.95 | 39.95


Seasonal vegetables (V) | Skinny fries 🌱| New season baby potatoes with mint (V) | Green salad with House dressing(V) each 3.25



Warm chocolate brownie

with fresh Fife raspberries, raspberry sorbet & chocolate crumb (N)


Howies famous banoffee pie

biscuit base, toffee, banana, whipped cream & toasted almonds (N)



two scoops of Mackie’s ice cream drowned in a shot of espresso

4.95 – add a liqueur for 3.50

Three cheeses fro I.J Mellis artisan cheeses

with grapes, spiced chutney & oatcakes

6.75 – 2.95 supplement if part of offer

Duo of sorbet 🌱

choose from lemon, raspberry or passionfruit


Sticky toffee pudding

with toffee sauce & Mackie’s vanilla ice cream


Fresh Blacketyside strawberries

enjoy on their own, with lemon sorbet or macke’s ice cream



V = Vegetarian  N = Contains Nuts  DF = Dairy Free  🌱 = vegan

 We source our produce from various local suppliers, and therefore we cannot 100% guarantee that our dishes are allergen free.

Terms and conditions. This menu is subject to seasonal changes. A 10% discretionary service charge will be added to the final bill.

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We are closed temporarily. However our sister restaurants Scotts Kitchen on Victoria Terrace and Howies Waterloo Place both open on the 26th April and we would love to take your bookings at either venue.

Prefer to make your reservation via phone?
Call 0131 225 1721.

If you're unable to book a table online, please drop us a line or email us on and we'll do our best to accommodate your booking.