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About Us


The Mussel & Steak Bar is dedicated to serving high quality, fresh and locally sourced seafood & steaks, with warm service and welcoming surroundings. Our restaurant is located at the bottom of Victoria Street in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, just a few steps from the historic Royal Mile. While enjoying the best mussels, oysters and steaks that Scotland has to offer, you can catch a glimpse of Edinburgh Castle from our window.

Our menu features classic seafood and steak favourites with seasonal Scottish specialties: fresh oysters, kilo pots of steamed mussels, shellfish platters and delicious matured Scotch beef steaks. Sourced from the West to North coast of Scotland you can expect to find seafood specials of lobsters, crabs, langoustines and scallops.

Opening Hours

Monday: 11:30am - 3pm|5pm - 10pm
Tuesday:  11:30am - 3pm|5pm - 10pm
Wednesday:  11:30am - 3pm|5pm - 10pm
Thursday:  11:30am - 3pm|5pm - 10pm
Friday: 11:30am - 3pm|5pm - 10pm
Saturday: 11:30am - 3pm|5pm - 10pm
Sunday: 11:30am-3pm|5pm - 10pm

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For bookings of larger parties please contact us on:

0131 225 5028

or by email on 

A round plate heaped with linquini pasta, mixed through with mussels and a red sauce containing tomatoes and sugar snap peas

Seafood Linguini: mussels, clams, North Atlantic Prawn, squid, chili, garlic, slow braised in chunky bouillabaisse

A plate atop a menu. On the plate is a bowl of chips, a battered fish with lemon wedge, peas, salad & ramekin of tartar sauce

Beer Battered Fish and Chips: homemade, beer-battered Scottish haddock served with our signature chips cooked in beef dripping, garden peas and a champagne vinegar tartar sauce

Great service and nice atmosphere.

The staff was insightful and helpful with menu recommendations. We had a great experience. I would recommend them to anyone who wants quality seafood and steak."


FEB 2024


Fresh food,
beautifully cooked

Our high quality fish brasserie awaits you on the cobbled Grassmarket in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. The Mussel & Steak Bar serves beautifully prepared seafood and locally sourced Scottish steak.

A plate with a bowl of chips, ramekin of sauce, salad and a grilled rib eye steak

8oz Rib eye steak: dry aged for a minimum of 35 days, locally sourced from the Central Belt of Scotland, served with hand-cut chips cooked in beef dripping

A round plate heaped with garnished seafood; mussels, clams, king scallop, oyster, prawn, langoustine and a lemon, with herbs

Shellfish Platter: king scallop, mussels, clams, North Atlantic prawn, squid, oyster, garlic, mangetout, slow braised in house chunky bouillabaisse 

Contact Us

If you have any inquiries about bookings, our menu or the restaurant, please don't hesitate to get in touch or visit us!

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110 West Bow

Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Scotland, United Kingdom


Follow us on Instagram @musselandsteakbar

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