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 🌱



Sweet potato soup, coconut, basil, harrisa and confit garlic 🌱

served with freshly baked focaccia or Arran oatcakes
5.95 | 8.95

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

Scottish smoked mackerel pate

With pickled cucumber, creme fraiche, lime and seaweed crackers

6.95 | 9.25

Seared wild wood pigeon

Black pudding, puy lentils, parsnips crisps and pickled blackberries – may contain shot 

6.95 | 9.25

Autumn beetroot & fennel🌱

Fermented fennel, hemp seed granola & caramelised apple

6.95 | 9.95

 Ham hock terrine

With kohlrabi & apple remoulade, toasted sourdough

6.95 | 9.95

Fresh Scottish Lobster

served hot with garlic butter, chips & salad

Half/Whole – market price


Slow braised Perthshire venison casserole

Heritage roasted potatoes with rosemary salt


Cauliflower “steak”

Roasted carrot puree, gremolata, crispy capers, pumpkin seeds and hazelnut granola


Pan roasted Shetland salmon,

Tarka dahl, pickled fennel and coriander soya yogurt


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 breast

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


Catch of the day

Sustainably sourced fresh fish Scottish catch

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


Sides 3.50 each

Seasonal vegetables (V) | Skinny fries 🌱| Crispy fried potatoes, herb mayo (V) | Green salad with House dressing(V) | Broccoli with anchovy butter |



Chocolate brownie (V)

Hazelnut, coffee and mascarpone ice cream, salted caramel and milk 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 from 3.50

Three cheeses fro I.J Mellis artisan cheeses

with grapes, spiced chutney & oatcakes

8.75 – 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


Autumn fruit crumble 🌱 (V)

Black currant, cherry and amaretto sorbet


Lemon posset (V)

Caramelised white chocolate, curd and meringue



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.