Chippy sauce is an Edinburgh institution. But the definitive recipe for this tangy brown condiment is classified amongst the city's chip shops. Luckily, Edinburgh's amazing food scene is probably Scotland's worst kept secret, with countless restaurants, pop-ups and street food stalls that you can find here on Deliveroo.
Feed your meat cravings with proper burgers made from proper Scottish beef. The 100% organic Aberdeen Angus patties at this burger joint are big, bold and topped with immense combinations like Dutch gouda and peanut mayo – bit of a step up from your average quarter pounder.
Holy guacamole, Illegal Jack's does a good burrito. This Edinburgh eatery is so popular that a crowdfunding campaign rallied around to rehome it. It was named Best Cheap Eat in Edinburgh by the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2016, thanks to its Scottish spin on classic Tex Mex – we're talking haggis in a burrito bowl!
You're in for a beast of a burger from this Edinburgh hotspot. When BURGER. says their burgers are lovingly created, they mean it, with their patties and sauces made from scratch. Their burgers are colossal but you'll want to make room for a shake, made from ice-cream and custard crafted in-house.
The Southern takes their craft beer seriously, with a huge selection of rotating bottled and canned brews. But when you're enjoying a jar or two of this calibre, pork scratchings and a bag of ready salted just won't do. So sample their mind-blowing gourmet burgers, topped with everything from Applewood cheddar and chipotle sauce, to Hereford hop cheese and beer mustard mayo.
Inspired by Australia's thriving sushi scene, the bosses behind Soul Sushi now supply Edinburgh with fresh, vibrant fish dishes that have bagged them Best Takeaway for the South East at The Food Awards Scotland. They concentrate on keeping their menu short and sweet to hone their hosomaki and nail their nigiri, but there's still bags of choice for a Japanese-style banquet.
Peri peri joint Zuhus does flamin' good chicken; chargrilled on the outside, but tender and juicy in the middle. Generations of spice expertise have gone into the recipes for their chicken and sauces, that range from Dare Devil to a Mellow Mild on the in-house spice-o-metre.
The self-professed burger disciples at BRGR are passionate about their patties. Made from fresh local ingredients, these juicy burgers are topped with classic American flavour combinations like the Philly Cheesesteak. But for a Scottish patriotic patty, the Highland Coo is completed with cheddar a hearty portion of haggis.
Fusion Gourmet brings classic Chinese dishes to Edinburgh's Old Town. If it's firm favourites, like Sweet & Sour Chicken Cantonese Style or Kung Po Chicken, that you're craving then you won't be disappointed. But, like their name suggests, these guys also serve up a fusion of Asian flavours, with Korean Style Kimchi Hotpot and Teppanyaki Seabass to get your chopsticks stuck in to.
Hanam's fragrant Middle Eastern cuisine is a massive hit with locals and tourists that ramble up the city's Royal Mile. They've been serving up their delicious Kurdish dishes since 2005, and their traditional Hummus, served with a hot naan for dipping, keeps Edinburgh's Middle Eastern fans coming back for another dunk.
Bentoya – sister restaurant of the hugely popular Kenji Sushi – is a newbie to Deliveroo, but it's already serving up some of the city's best sushi. You'll find everything from a peppery Chicken Katsu to fresh Nigiri and Bento Sets on this huge menu – there's so much choice it'll be tough to maki your mind up (#sorrynotsorry).
For more awesome eats in Edinburgh, check out the best of the Scottish capital on Deliveroo.