New York Steam Packet, Edinburgh – A Hidden Gem


New York Steam Packet

Simplicity is something that is often underestimated in today’s fancy, larger-than-life society, but it certainly has a lot to say for itself. Edinburgh’s New York Steam Packet definitely does, as their culinary experience takes you on somewhat more of a personal journey.

Sometimes, taking it back to basics and enjoying something great – but not too fussy – allows you to focus on the company you’re in, and this is a restaurant that knows this only too well. Your food will undoubtedly be delicious, but it won’t take away from getting to know someone… which is why we’re thinking it’ll be ideal for a first date.

The New York Steam Packet’s bring your own bottle policy allows you to pick the drinks in advance. This is great, as not only does it keep costs down, but when the wine is flowing freely, it can make for easy conversation and a relaxing time. eHarmony’s former member Angela let us in on that little secret, and we’re sure many of you will be glad to hear of it. She told us it’s a “tiny little steak place”, but it comes recommended.

Nestled in Rose Street, New York Steam Packet is a refreshing little place with a laid back attitude and genuine, friendly service and good, old-fashioned food. There’s nothing pretentious about it, either, so there’s no reason to worry.

If New York Steam Packet sounds like your kind of place, head to to check it out.

31 Rose Street

North Lane



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