The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant Venue


Our venue has been Covid cleaned, we have enhanced cleaning measures and ventilation in place and our team have been extensively trained on all Visit Scotland Good To Go guidelines.
We will be on hand to look after you and we are confident that we can provide a relaxed dining experience for you and your guests.

The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant is privately owned and part of the multi award winning Victor & Carina Contini group of Edinburgh city centre venues. Set against the iconic Princes Street Gardens in the heart of Edinburgh and situated within the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish cafe offers a modern twist to any celebration, creating a sophisticated and unique setting for your event. The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant sources only the best produce from Scottish artisan suppliers for it’s seasonal menus.

Our award winning combination of talented event managers, fabulous executive chefs, dedicated team of hospitality champions and our Scotch Whisky Ambassadors together with the very best produce we can source, means the possibilities are endless in making your event a roaring success. The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant is available for non exclusive lunches for up to 70 guests, exclusive use dinners for 50-180 guests, drinks receptions for up to 150 guests, weddings and exclusive use.

Please note that The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant is only available for evening hire with access from 6.30pm.

For more information or for a bespoke package to suit you, please email


We had a fantastic time, venue was brilliant, food great, staff excellent. Thank you for all your efforts and support – we greatly appreciated your willingness to meet and chat things over – you made a huge contribution to our successful celebration

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