Tucked under stone vaults in a surprisingly cosy corner of the vast National Museum of Scotland, the Museum Brasserie offers respite and fresh seasonal food for those with empty bellies and tired feet from exploring one of Scotland’s ﬁnest museums. Visit Scotland has awarded the lunch menu a Taste Our Best rating and it’s easy to see why. The ethos here is focused upon Scottish produce, with bread, dairy, meat and ﬁsh all locally sourced from some of the country’s best suppliers. The menu takes inspiration from current exhibitions, in addition to featuring modern takes on traditional favourites. There are plenty of smaller dishes too, including delicious soup and a range of inventive salads and sandwiches. Be sure to save room for the enticing array of cakes and bakes. We would recommend the delicious chocolate brownie for sustenance before you head upstairs for a second round of history, art and culture.