White Horse Oyster & Seafood Bar, situated on the site of the oldest inn on the Royal Mile, serves the best of British seafood & shellfish sourced from boutique suppliers across the country. Expect small plates, sharing platters & hand-crafted cocktails washed down with a carefully curated selection of wine & fizz.Make a booking
As well as an unrivalled selection of oysters, our bar is stocked with a carefully curated range of wine, champagne & artisan cocktails. So pull up a stool, relax and let us pour you a drink.View the bar menu
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Every we week we celebrate corkage at the White Horse. From that special bottle you’ve been saving or a favourite from your local off-license, it’s only £5 corkage. Make the most of it & bring a Nebuchadnezzar of Champagne or Balthazar of Burgundy.
Buck a Shuck
Love oysters? Then you’ll love our weekly happy hour! £1 oysters, served fresh over the bar, every Monday - Thursday, 4-6pm. Choose between our delicious range of Lindisfarne, Carlingford, Loch Fyne & Caledonian, best enjoyed with a glass of fizz or bespoke cocktail.
Dating back to 1959, Welch Fishmongers, is a third generation, family run business. Based locally in Newhaven, on the shore of Edinburgh, Welch focus on providing fresh, diverse & quality seafood from Scottish waters. Harvested responsibly from North Sea stock & the area’s best lochs & rivers, their fish is as fresh as possible when it reaches us.
Mara are the UK’s foremost artisan seaweed supplier who aim to nourish the body & soul by harnessing the natural goodness of the sea. Our chefs use their range of of dried & fresh seaweed to create stunning dishes with unique flavour.
Mara is Gaelic for ‘the sea’ & this heritage is the core of their business with fresh produce foraged from the costal waters of Fife which is fully traceable from harvest to the moment it reaches our kitchen.
Ethical Shellfish Company
This mull based family business places ethics at the heart of their ethos & supply live hand dived scallops. The Ethical Shellfish company will never sell shellfish that has been fished in a way which causes harm to the marine environment.
Their scallops benefit from the unspoilt natural environment & arrive to us within 24 hours of leaving the sea, meaning that the taste & freshness is unrivalled.
Treat someone to a special meal at White Horse with our selection of gift vouchers. Available in multiple denominations from £10 to £100 these are a lovely gesture and a real treat. Vouchers are available direct from the bar or over the phone.
19th June 2018
Summer Wine Tasting
The next wine tasting event at White Horse on Tuesday 26th June sees us sample wines from Germany, USA & England with each glass accompanied with our freshest seafood sharing plates.
8th June 2018
June Wine Tasting
As we look towards the Summer months in Edinburgh, our next wine tasting event will focus on a selection of whites from the old & new world. Each glass is paired with our delicious seafood at the...
18th May 2018
Ardbeg Cocktail Masterclass
A firm favourite amongst our customers & staff we’re delighted to host an evening of Ardbeg cocktails on Monday 21st May at the White Horse Edinburgh bar.
9th May 2018
Italian Wine Tasting
Our next wine tasting event at White Horse Edinburgh sees us visit continental Europe, as we enjoy three delicious Italian wines by the bar on Monday 14th May 7pm.
25th April 2018
Edinburgh Eating & Drinking Award 2018 - We Won!!
We were recently awarded an Eating & Drinking Award 2018 by The List. Read more here....
6th April 2018
Edinburgh Best Seafood Award
After opening only 6 months ago we’re absolutely thrilled to be nominated in the ‘Best Seafood’ category of the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards 2018.
22nd February 2018
Whether you’re an oyster pro or never had the pleasure our Buck-A-Shuck oyster happy hour is ideal. Every Monday - Thursday, 4-6pm our delicious range of oysters are only £1 each here at...
12th February 2018
White wine & fresh seafood. Is there a better food paring? Join us this Friday 16th February at the White Horse Edinburgh as we explore a hand picked selection of wines accompanied by our freshest...
9th February 2018
SIPSMITH COCKTAIL MATERCLASS
We’re delighted to welcome Sipsmith gin for an evening of complimentary gin cocktails at the White Horse Edinburgh on Friday 23rd February 7pm.