Located in the centre of Edinburgh, a short walk north of The Meadows and The University of Edinburgh, are the collective cultural marvels, the National Museums of Scotland.
All gathered under one large roof, the National Museum of Scotland, the National Museum of Flight, the National Museum of Rural Life and the National War Museum offer Edinburgh locals and visitors plenty of cultural insight into the great country, as well as a charming spot to dine at the Museum Brasserie.
Diners with a tastecard can visit the impress educational ensemble and enjoy some delicious dishes at the Museum Brasserie at an excellent price when they call in advance with their card. Even those not looking for a knowledge filled day can simply pop in for a good bite.
Truly celebrating all things Scottish, even in the Museum Brasserie, everything in the kitchen is made using only the finest local Scottish produce. The award winning Breadwinner Bakery supplies bread, Bonaly Dairy provides the milk, cream, butter and eggs, and the meat and fish are only sourced from ethical and sustainable suppliers.
Guests looking for a light bite can enjoy one of the swiftly made sandwiches, soups or salads. Particularly tantalising dishes include the refreshing roast asparagus salad, tossed with Caboc cream cheese, red and white quinoa and a lemon and tarragon vinaigrette, and the hearty Kinlock Smokehouse chicken sandwich, stacked with crispy cured Ayrshire bacon, Heritage tomatoes and red pepper aioli.
Those seeking a more sustainable meal can find a concise selection of scrumptious main courses, such as the irresistible risotto balls, filled with green pesto, basil and cherry tomatoes, and the juicy Scottish beef burger, topped with sautéed onions, spiced coleslaw and available with Ayreshire bacon, Isle of Mull Cheddar or Lanark Blue cheese.
The talented chefs also create themed dishes depending on the exhibitions displayed at the time, so guests have multiple reasons to get excited by new additions to the museums. Enjoy a wonderful day out at the National Museums of Scotland, filled with fun, learning and, thanks to the Museum Brasserie, brilliant food.
Please Note: The Museum Brasserie at the National Museums of Scotland is only open between 10am and 5pm. You must book in advance to receive your tastecard offer.