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An Exquisite Italian Restaurant in Central Edinburgh


Celebrated Andrew McQueen's Cucina is now a firmly established focal point of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. With a name (the Italian for "kitchen") that reflects its focus on elevating traditional Italian fare to the level of modern gourmet, Cucina offers a culinary experience instilled with passion and expertise.

A La Carte Menu

Our A La Carte menu celebrates the season with dishes inspired by classic Italian cuisine.

Available from 5pm till 9:45pm all week.
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Festive celebrations this holiday season

Come in from the cold outside and enjoy our wide variety of festive holiday celebration options and menus. We joyfully help host private parties for the holiday season, serve delicious Christmas and New Year’s dinners, and our Epicurean offers a winter wonderland celebration unlike any other.

Fresh Italian Food at the G&V

Our dishes are modern and stylish. Camorani has brought together rich, Italian flavours and the freshest seasonal ingredients to create a dynamic, award-winning menu that continues to surprise and delight. Complete with an exciting selection of wines and truly world-class service, Cucina translates G&V’s inimitable style and attitude into an exceptional dining experience.

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Afternoon Tea

The G&V offers wonderfully relaxing surroundings for afternoon tea in Edinburgh. Our unique take on this British tradition includes Auld Reekie cheddar, almond macaroon and balck tea blend mure sauvage!
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G&V Restaurant Vouchers

For an unforgettable experience, give the gift of food. Treat a loved one to a delicious, authentic Italian meal at Cucina, Edinburgh. These G&V restaurant vouchers make the perfect present.
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Epicurean: Our Modern Bar in Central Edinburgh

The upbeat vibe of our Edinburgh bar, Epicurean, generates a vibrant atmosphere for city dwellers and guests alike. Sip colourful cocktails made by some of the capital’s finest mixologists, blended with home grown flowers and herbs from G&V’s EvoGro hydroponic. Or, choose from a selection of Scottish and Mediterranean spirits – the drinks menu is truly diverse. There’s also an all-day dining menu.

An Award-Winning Hotel and Restaurant

The most important thing for us is that our guests leave with happy memories – but it's also nice to be recognised with awards and accolades. Here are some of the awards won by the G&V in recent years:

World Travel Awards
Scotland's Leading Boutique Hotel 2016

World Travel Awards
Scotland's Leading Boutique Hotel 2015

Scottish Thistle Awards
Best Hotel 2012

Scottish Hotel of the Year Awards
Hotel of Glamour 2012

Scottish Restaurant Awards
Best Italian Restaurant of the Year 2012

Scottish Hotel Awards
Boutique Hotel of the Year 2011

Scottish Restaurant Awards
Best Italian Restaurant of the Year 2011

Observer Food Monthly Awards
Best Restaurant in Scotland runner up 2010

Reserve a Table at Cucina

Book a table with us today to enjoy fine Italian food in central Edinburgh.

Open from 6:00pm till 9:45pm all week.

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