How to order

We deliver every Wednesday & Saturday. Orders must be in by noon before your chosen delivery day.

Please complete the order form and email this to info@exec-chef.co.uk. We will send you an invoice.

Upon receipt of payment, your order will be confirmed with the kitchen who will start preparing your meal. We will send you a 3-hour delivery window. This is a curbside drop off/collection and no-contact service, removing the need for direct contact for both parties.

If you are buying wine and are lucky enough to look below 25 years old, we will require to see photo ID upon delivery (Passport or Driver’s Licence). We require a signature from all customers buying wine therefore please prepare your own ballpoint pen for signature when wine is delivered.

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Located in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, Merienda serves Mediterranean inspired small plates of the finest artisan Scottish produce, featuring a Tasting Menu that you design. It’s an exquisite, casual fine dining experience with a difference.

Small Plate Dining at Merienda allows you the free rein to mix and choose the dishes from our vast offering, and create your own tasting menu. This allows you to experience a great variety of Scottish produce, flavours, colours and textures of seasonal ingredients in every dish we serve, all beautifully presented in a casual atmosphere.

We have served customers 12 plates between 2 people; some couples enjoy a degustation menu they have designed over several hours with 19 plates. We believe it’s more interesting to experience a plethora of exquisitely cooked, presented plates with flavours and visuals.

“It’s casual dining with the very best that Scotland has to offer.”

Our fresh, seasonal menu utilises the very best of Scotland’s larder cooked and served in a Mediterranean style: Small plates with a communal dining experience. We have built up a fantastic relationship with artisan producers and trusted suppliers who ensure we receive the finest ingredients available in the country.

The menu is ever evolving and based around 5 main sections: Staples, Fields & Gardens, Rivers & Seas, Farms & Pastures and Sweetness. These 5 sections flow with the seasons. We use some of the finest small artisan producers around Scotland, from individual cheese making farms, a smokehouse in the Hebrides, some line cut fish, a mushroom farm, charcuteries and the best poultry and meats. Provenance is at the heart of our menus.

Wines are sourced from small growers around the Mediterranean, offering sumptuous White, Rosé and Red wines, all hand selected to match the dishes that we serve. The majority of our superb wines are available by the glass. We have a list of purely Scottish craft beers, a large selection of spirits that are high-end and pre-dominantly Scottish sourced, a range of Scottish soft drinks and an incredibly rare whisky because we might as well have something unique. 


Gift Vouchers, Bookings

For Future Bookings, email enquiries@eat-merienda.com.

We can email, post or arrange a gift voucher for collection from the restaurant. These are available in £50, £100 or £200 denominations. Validity is 6 months from the date of purchase. For gift vouchers ordered via email or post, these can be customised according to your needs, for example, adding a name or greeting. To order a gift voucher, please get in touch via email. Please allow 3 working days for the processing of the voucher.

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Merienda is the perfect size for a small gathering with exclusive use. We offer a fantastic private dining experience featuring imaginative, exciting menus for you and your guests to enjoy. We have hosted canapé parties, weddings, special birthdays, private business lunches, Christmas events and more. Menus range from a 10-course offering of sumptuous small plates, 3-course Christmas lunches to canapé and cocktail events. Corporate and private bookings welcome.


Wednesday – Saturday  12 noon – 2:30pm & 5:45pm – 9:30pm |

Sunday  12 noon – 8.30pm

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30 North West Circus Place, Edinburgh EH3 6TP

Merienda works in partnership with Exec Chef Cuisine which specialises in fine dining and high-end events catering.
For enquiries, email info@exec-chef.co.uk

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