Great Lunch Spots in East Edinburgh

To help get you out and about with your elderly relatives, why not take them out for a spot of lunch at one of our favourite spots!


Gaia is one of our favourites a true Sicilian café deli with super pasta dishes soup and paninis. The café is family run and a warm welcome awaits you.

A small cafe with a red awning, colorful chairs, and tables on the sidewalk, with the sign "GAIA" above the entrance. - Home Instead

The Forresters Guild

The Forresters is menu is varied, from steaks and burgers to fish and vegetarian options. The staff are welcoming and happy to accommodate everyone.

Front exterior of a rustic bar with large wooden doors, a weathered "FORESTER" sign, and a potted tree to the right. - Home Instead

The Sheep Heid

The Sheep Heid Inn’s menu is bursting with light bites and comforting classics, it offers something for everyone from sandwiches to hearty main meals.

Exterior of the Sheep Heid Inn in Duddingston, featuring black trim and a green sign with a golden sheep's head. - Home Instead