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Scotland Dining with a View



Forth Floor Dining View


Heights Restaurant, 5th floor, Apex International Hotel, 31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh. +44 845 365 0002 (Restaurant Hotline). +44 131 300 3456 (Hotel). On the fifth level rooftop, with beautiful surroundings and great views of Edinburgh Castle from your table. email Photos

Heights Dining View

Forth Floor Restaurant

The Forth Floor Restaurant, Brasserie and Bar, Harvey Nichols, 30-34 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AD. +44 131 524 8350 At Harvey Nichols store. On the top floor with marvellous views of the city. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the restaurant give great views over the Edinburgh skyline from the Castle to The Firth of Forth. Entrance from outside the store on Multrees Walk. Photos

The Tower Restaurant, Museum of Scotland, Chambers St, Old Town, Edinburgh.+44 131 225 3003. In the roof. Is rather expensive but has one of the best views in Edinburgh. Looks across at the castle and law courts and surveys the city skyline. Above the landmark Museum of Scotland. Photos

Chaophraya Edinburgh, 33 Castle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DN. +44 131 226 7614. Rooftop restaurant views of New Town. Lounge bar, restaurant, private dining room and roof terrace. Great views of Edinburgh Castle and Fife. Photos

Terrace Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel, 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR. +44 131 229 9131. Lofty restaurant at the Sheraton. Tables are arranged along the large windows so guests can enjoy the supurb views of Edinburgh Castle and Festival Square. This restaurant is open to non residents. Daily Dinner 6pm - 10pm. Mon to Fri 6.30am-10.30am. Sat & Sun 7am-11am. Mon to Fri 12 Noon-2pm. Sat 12.30pm-2pm. Sun 12.30 pm-3pm. Santini now. Photos

The Glasshouse  Dining View

The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse Hotel, 2 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA. +44 131 525 8200. Photos

Raj on the Shore, 85-91 Henderson Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6ED. +44 131 553 3980 Photos

Old Chain Pier Bar, Trinity Cres, Leith. Has spectacular views of the Firth of Forth. Outside table for the best views; the conservatory upstairs. Photos


Windows at the Carlton George, 7th floor, Carlton George Hotel, 44 West George Street, Glasgow City, Lanarkshire, G2 1DH. +44 141 353 6373. Rooftop restaurant. The views of the city's skyline provide a stunning backdrop to your dining experience. Breakfast: Mon to Fri  6.30am-10am. Sat & Sun: 7am-10.30am. Lunch: Mon to Fri 12 Noon-2.30pm. Sat & Sun: 12.30pm-2.30pm. Dinner: Mon to Sun 5pm-9.45pm. email Photos

City Cafe, Hilton Garden Inn hotel, Finnieston Quay, Glasgow, G3 8HN. +44 141 240 1002 On the banks of the River Clyde. An AA Rosette restaurant with a riverside terrace and bar. Sat Nav Coordinates: 55.85796068822375, -4.28279846906662 Photos

Bruce Seafood

The Seafood Restaurant, Bruce Embankment, St Andrews, Fife, UK, KY16 9AB. Photos

Holly Tree Hotel, Kentallen, Glencoe, Argyll, PA38 4BY. Kentallen Pier, near Appin, Argyll. +44 1631 74 0292. Seafood restaurant at Kentallen, just south of Ballachulish on the road between Oban and Fort William. The view from the restaurant's floor-to-ceiling windows is amazing. View the peaks across Loch Linnhe. Photos

Stromness Hotel, The Pierhead, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA. +44 1856 85 0298. Overlooking the waterfront. Photos ?

Burnside Farm, Northend Road, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LJ. +44 1856 850 723 B and B. Photos

Dryfesdale Country House, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG11 2SF. +44 1576 20 2427. Enjoy the vistas from the renovated dining room. Photos

Oystercatcher Seafood Restaurant, Main Street, Portmahomack, Easter Ross, Scotland, IV20 1YB. +44 1862 87 1560. A small seafood restaurant overlooking Portmahomack harbour. Photos

Silver Darling, Pocra Quay, North Pier, Aberdeen, AB11 5DQ. +44 1224 57 6229. Panoramic end of beach at water's edge. The view of the harbour's always stunning. Photos

Rocpool Rendezvous, 1 Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5NE. +44 1463 71 7274. Riverbank. You can enjoy a drink on the terrace and take in the wonderful sea view. Photos

Lodge on the Loch, Fort William, PH33 6RY. +44 1855 82 1238, Great views south across the water. Photos

Fonab Brasserie, Fonab Castle, Foss Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5ND. +44 1796 470140 Threee hundred metres from the A9 Great North Road. Great lake view! Photos

The Reval Scottish Restaurant & Bar, Piperdam Golf and Leisure Resort, Fowlis, Dundee. +44 1382 58 1374. Offers wonderful views of the loch and the golf course. Photos

Jute, Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152 Nethergate, Dundee. +44 1382 90 9246 Overlooks the waterfront. Photos ?

The Lord of the Isles, Arduaine, Argyllshire, PA31 8. +44 1852 500 658. A custom-built pub restaurant that overlooks the 300-berth marina in the Highland village of Craobh Haven. Argyllshire Grid ref: NM795066. Lat: 56:12:06N (56.2016). Lon: 5:33:19W (-5.55538). 15 miles South of Oban.? email Photos

The Seaforth Bar and Restaurant, Quay Street, Ullapool, Ross-shire, Scotland IV26 2UE. +44 1854 612122 Bar and restaurant meals. Overlooking Ullapool pier and the local fishing boats. Photos

The Boat House

The Boat House

The Boat House, The Old Pier, Stonehaven, Scotland, AB39 2JU. +44 1569 764666 Open 7days 9.30am to 4pm. Extended hours in summer. A great wee cafe. Photos

Achray House

Achray House Hotel Restaurant and Bar, St Fillans, Perthshire, Scotland, PH6 2NF. On Lake Earn. +44 560 368 4252 email Photos

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