Lunch At The Paper Mill


Having lunch out in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas can create truly memorable experiences. The Paper Mill is no exception.

Sat overlooking the river Esk, our historic building provides a beautiful setting for a memorable lunch out. Complimented by our fresh, locally sourced produce and an exceptional drinks list. 

Lunch At The Paper Mill

Local Scottish Produce

Our produce is locally sourced, fresh and seasonal.

Our Scottish suppliers are some of the best in the UK and we are proud of what we are able to get our hands on. To make sure you get the full experience, our meals are always lovingly prepared. We also do our best to keep our food mileage down, luckily for us we have exceptional produce available locally. 

Our Lunch



Soup of the day £6
bloomer bread (v)

Stornoway black pudding & chorizo bons bons £8

Dijon mustard ketchup

Lemon & garlic king prawns £9
crab & horseradish remoulade with dill pesto (gf)

Grilled halloumi & peppers £8
beetroot trio, chilli & honey dressing (v) (gf)

Smoked chicken & wild mushroom terrine £8.50
fig & honey chutney, toasted kalamata olive bread 

Charcuterie platter – for one/ to share £9.50 / £18
proscuitto, chorizo, salami, smoked Applewood, olives, sunblush tomatoes,
& balsamic onions, bloomer bread & rapeseed dipping oil

Vegetarian platter – for one/ to share £8.50 / £16
smoked Applewood, courgette, aubergine, pepper, olives, sunblush tomatoes,
& balsamic onions, bloomer bread & rapeseed dipping oil (v)


Beer battered haddock & chunky chips £16.50

garden peas & Paper Mill tartare sauce (gf available)

Teriyake steak sandwich £16

pan fried beef strips, onions, peppers, teriyake sauce, chilli mayo

Cullen skink £10

with a cheese scone

Mediterranean club sandwich £14

guacamole, charred mixed peppers, tomato, grilled aubergine & courgette, house salad (vegan)

Warm Buddha bowl £14

avocado, roasted chickpeas, pickled vegetables, peas, broccoli & almonds (vegan)(contains nuts)

Mac & cheese with rosemary focaccia £10

add Virginia smoked streaky bacon or jalapenos £1.5

6oz Scotch beef steak frites £19
skinny fries & rocket salad


 All served on a brioche bun with skinny fries

John Gilmour steak burger £16
tomato relish, Paper Mill burger sauce & gherkin

Falafel, red onion & sunblush tomato burger £15
tomato relish, Paper Mill burger sauce & gherkin (vegan)

Grilled chicken burger
marinated chicken breast, creamy avocado, pickled slaw, sriracha mayo & iceberg

add a topping to any burger £1.50:
blue cheese, cheddar or Virginia smoked bacon

*gluten free rolls available


Tender stem broccoli, black pepper & fennel seed butter £5 (v) (gf) 

Green salad & confit garlic dressing £5 (v) (gf) 

Parmesan & truffle fries £6 (v) (gf available)

Mac & cheese £6 (v)

Salt & chilli fries £5 (v) (gf available)

Onion rings £5 (vegan) (gf)

Paper Mill nachos £8.5

Tortilla chips topped with mature cheddar, salsa, sour cream,
guacamole & jalapenos (v)


Macaroni cheese & focaccia toast £6 (v)

Chicken goujons, skinny fries & garden peas £6.5

Homemade cheese burger & skinny fries £6.5 (gf available)

Kids fish, skinny fries & garden peas £7.5 (gf available)

Vanilla, chocolate or strawberry ice cream £3

Mini sticky toffee pudding, butterscotch sauce & vanilla ice cream £3.5 (gf)


Dark chocolate & coconut torte, coconut ice cream £6.5 (vegan) 

Lemon posset & homemade shortbread £6.5 

Sticky toffee pudding, butterscotch sauce & vanilla pod ice cream £6.5 (gf)

3 scoops of ice cream – chocolate, vanilla or strawberry £5.5

Selection of Scottish cheese, chutney & oatcakes

Morangie brie, Blue Murder & smoked Applewood £9


Served every Sunday from 12:30pm

Traditional Scottish roast beef £19.5
with Yorkshire puddings & all the trimmings

*(gf) gluten free (v) vegetarian (df) dairy free

 Please inform your waiter of any food allergies or other dietary requirements you