Howies Waterloo

Open 7 days for lunch and dinner.

A stunning Georgian building, high ceilings, light and airy built in 1815. An iconic Edinburgh landmark at the foot of Calton Hill, a 5 minute walk from Waverley Station. 15 minutes walk from Howies Victoria Street.

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A warm Welcome

Informal dining, fresh, seasonal, Scottish food cooked to order and served with a smile. Daily Specials, seasonal menus and a seriously tempting list of wine, whisky, cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks too.

Booking recommended.

Main dining room accommodates 100 people.
Private dining room for up to 28 people seated.

Menus are subject to change



2 Courses for £17.95
3 Courses for £21.95


2 Courses £21.95
Available Sunday to Thursday 5pm – 6.30pm.

Private dining

Our Private Dining Room seats up to 28 people. The perfect place for smaller gatherings with friends, family or business colleagues.

Howies Events can help you plan an event in any venue of your choice. Scotts Kitchen is also available for private parties, with no room hire fee.

For more information, please call us on 0131 556 5766 or email

Howies Waterloo Location

29 Waterloo Place

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Opening Hours

Howies Waterloo is open 7 Days a week for lunch, dinner and drinks.

Lunch: 11.30am-2.30pm Mon to Thurs and 11.30am-3pm Fri to Sun.

Dinner is from 5pm. Last booking is 9.15pm.

Larger Tables

If you have over 8 guests, please call the restaurant directly to make your booking.
Call us on 0131 556 5766.

Fresh seasonal Scottish Food in The Heart of Edinburgh

Howies’ food is the very best Scotland has to offer.

  • Wild Highland venison from Perthshire
  • Locally cured salmon from Belhaven Smokery
  • Fresh Shetland mussels
  • Grass fed steak from family owned butcher Shaw’s in Lauder
  • Lobsters from East Lothian
  • Ice cream from Mackies in Aberdeenshire
  • Cheese from Ian Mellis, local Cheesemonger

Our drinks list is packed with local makers too. Stewarts craft beer, Thistly Cross Cider from East Lothian, Edinburgh Gin, Arbikie vodka and many others.

Scottish, Seasonal & Seriously Tasty