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

Homemade sourdough focaccia, The Edinburgh Butter Company artisan butter or extra virgin olive oil 🌱


Black olive tapenade, houmous 🌱

each 1.95

House mixed olives 🌱



Pea, leek roast garlic & watercress soup 🌱

served with freshly baked focaccia or Arran oatcakes
5.95 | 7.95

Award Winning Haggis, neeps & tatties

with thyme jus (vegetarian haggis also available)
6.95 | 9.25

Cullen skink

Scottish smoked haddock, leeks, potatoes & cream chowder with freshly baked bread
5.95 | 8.95

Pickled herring

Burnt orange, radish, shallot with seaweed and dill cracker

6.95 | 9.25

Cured Barbary duck breast

Vietnamese salad, black grapes & roasted peanuts

6.95 | 9.25

Carrot “pastrami”🌱

Fermented fennel, hemp seed granola, carrot tops & caramelised apple

6.95 | 9.25

Scottish rabbit & smoked ham hock terrine

With kohlrabi & apple remoulade, toasted sourdough

6.95 | 9.95

Fresh Scottish Lobster

served hot with garlic butter cold with herb mayonnaise chips & salad

Half/Whole – market price


Slow braised Perthshire venison casserole

Heritage roasted potatoes with rosemary salt


Grilled aubergine “steak”

Bulgar wheat pilau, crispy swiss chard, pickled onion & labneh


Pan roasted Shetland salmon,

Crushed potatoes, piperade, olives, sauce Grenoble


Howies Handmade 170g beef burger

with slaw & fries

11.25 – add bacon, cheese or haggis for 1.00 each

Spiced lentil burger

with crispy onions, vegan slaw & fries 🌱

9.95 + add vegetarian haggis  for 1.00 each

Chargrilled  chicken

Pomme anna, roasted mushroom, leek tarragon cream & porcini crumb


Catch of the day

Sustainably sourced fresh fish from UK waters

Ask your server for details + 2 supplement if part of offer



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

Scottish 35 day aged ribeye steak 225g/8oz 19.95

(+9 if part of the offer)

Scottish 35 day aged fillet steak 170g/6oz 21.95

(+11 if part of the offer)

add peppercorn sauce or garlic & herb butter for 2.00 each



Seasonal vegetables (V) | Skinny fries 🌱| crispy fried potatoes, herb mayo (V) | Green salad with House dressing(V) | Broccoli with anchovy butter | Ge lettuce, focaccia crumb, home made salad each 3.25



Chocolate crémeux (V)

Salted caramel, crushed strawberry with malt crumb


Howies famous banoffee pie (N)

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



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

5.95 – add a liqueur for 3.50

Three cheeses fro I.J Mellis artisan cheeses

with grapes, spiced chutney & oatcakes

7.75 – 2.95 supplement if part of offer

Over Langshaw Farmhouse sorbets 🌱

choose 2 scoops from lemon, raspberry or blood orange


Sticky toffee pudding

with toffee sauce & Mackie’s vanilla ice cream


Vanilla roast peach 🌱 (DF)

Raspberry sorbet, yoghurt, cinnamon granola


Perthshire strawberries (V)

Served with Scottish double cream or 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 reopening for lunch and dinner 5 days a week. Closed Monday, Tuesday. The diary is open online and we are looking forward to seeing you all then.

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.