At the Tower Restaurant in Edinburgh, we passionately create for you, mouth-watering seafood dishes from Scotland’s oceanic bounty. Scotland is world renowned for exquisite seafood. Deep lochs, pristine rivers and wild seas—all fertile and abundant.
Hake, mackerel, herring, mussels, scallops, crab, langoustines, and of course…salmon and lobster. Scotland, you’ll find, is a seafood heaven.
Scottish salmon is a global favourite with chefs, foodies, and those who appreciate that—salmon isn’t just salmon. In a poll of international retailers, Scottish salmon was voted best.
It’s so highly regarded, it has a Label Rouge. This is a prestigious accolade given to superior foods by the French government. Scottish salmon was the first non-French food to receive it.
Our marine environments feed us, financially support us, and inspire in us, a sense of wonder. At the Tower, we take sustainability seriously. We use the Ethical Shellfish Company on the Isle of Mull, run by husband and wife team—Guy and Juliet Grieve.
Guy is an experienced scallop diver and their king scallops are hand-dived, causing no damage to the seabed. Within 24 hours these scallops are being delicately pan-fried by our talented chefs—ready for your plate. The Grieves also supply us with beautiful lobster, langoustine, and crab—from 100% ethical sources, which they stringently oversee.
At the Tower, the best is not enough. We prefer to serve you the best of the best.
Loch Duart salmon is sublime.
Where other salmons may fall short, here and there—the salmon from Loch Duart is consistent in its remarkable flavour, colour, and richness—full of omega three.
Many consider it Scotland’s exemplary salmon.
Almost a century and half of sourcing and supplying the crème de la crème of Scottish seafood. There are few companies in the seafood industry, or otherwise, that can claim such impressive longevity.
George Campbell & Sons of Perth is a hallmark of quality and respected nationally. They’re not just seafood suppliers, but advocates for sustainability, food provenance, and respect for our oceans.
Ordering from them is a pleasure, and their smoked mackerel is exceptional. Once you try it, there’s no going back.
Some restaurants mention food provenance without really thinking what it means. For us, it’s being able to source fresh ingredients, as locally and sustainably as possible, from suppliers who either are the source, or can show us exactly where the source is. We are also a proud member of the Scottish Sustainability Restaurant Society.
At the Tower you can enjoy fine-dining, and know that if you ask, we’ll be able illuminate the life of any of our ingredients. When it comes to seafood, this is particularly important. This is what puts us amongst the best fish restaurants in Edinburgh. We know that you care if we care, and we sincerely do.
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