10 Edinburgh bars and restaurants opening in 2020

It’s set to be a good year for the food and drink scene in Edinburgh.

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Make sure you don’t miss out on the best new bars and restaurants that have opened up (or are still to open their doors) in the Capital.

Opened late last year, Cutting Chai offers a delectable menu of authentic dishes - some of which aren’t available anywhere else in Edinburgh.

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The latest Malmaison hotel opened on St Andrews Square late last year with the brasserie, Chez Mal, serving up a range of dishes from burgers to seafood.
Fortitude has been brewing coffee in the New Town since 2014 and revealed on Instagram last week that they would open shortly in the former home of coffee and cycle shop in Stockbridge, Ronde.
The Alchemist, which already has several venues in England, is set to make its Scottish debut in the new St James building. The brand will deliver its signature ‘Theatre served’ cocktail and dining experience to the venue.
This “world-class” whisky tourist destination is set to open later this year and will boast seven floors, events spaces and rooftop bars that will offer excellent Castle views.
The Pop Up Geeks will be launching a Witcher themed bar serving cocktails and drinks based around the programme. A date is yet to be revealed but their latest pop up comes to an end in March.
Plans are being drawn up to give a derelict “eyesore” in the heart of Leith a new lease of life as a beer garden for a Wetherspoon pub.
Masterchef finalist Dean Banks is making plans to open a new restaurant in the Capital, and has taken to social media for help finding an ideal spot for Haar two (a sister restaurant to his St Andrews eatery).
Dr Noodles started in St Andrews in 2010 and now has secured their sixth location which will take a spot on Shandwick Place next to Au Bar.
Following the huge success of their Portobello, Leith and West End shops, the new Bross Bagels shop, located in Bruntsfield Place, will be the fourth since the company opened in the capital in 2017.