The Apprentice

Open Wednesday to Friday during term time, our Apprentice Training Restaurant, is where our cookery and hospitality students learn their craft. Serving to the general public our students cook and serve under the guidance of trained professionals ensuring that they are ready to work in some of the top restaurants and catering venues in the country. 

Our students are expected to work with the finest ingredients, using fresh local produce with menus changing every week. 
Check out our facebook page to see the weekly menus and dishes our students are creating. 

We hope you will join us for a fantastic culinary experience and support the up and coming talent of the future!


Due to the continuing COVID-19 situation, the Apprentice Restaurant will be closed for the foreseeable future until government advice indicates otherwise.

Throughout the closure, you will not be able to make any bookings.
We urge everyone to continue to follow the advice provided by the UK Government and Public Health Authorities to protect themselves and others during this time.

Thank you for your custom and patience during these difficult times.

We will look forward to welcoming you back when we are open again.

Stay safe and take care, 

The Apprentice team.

Call us on 0131 559 4030

Coffee and Scone/Cakes£1.5010.00am - 10.45am

Lunch ​ ​ ​
Wed & Fri
Set Lunch Menu £7.50 (2 courses) and
£10 (3 courses)
12.30pm - 12.45pm (Close 2.15pm)

 Dinner ​ ​ ​
Thurs OnlySet Dinner Menu£16.506.00pm - 6.30pm (close 9pm)


Lunch & Dinner Menus


Lunches are prepared by both 1st and 2nd-year chefs who are learning their craft. Depending on the capabilities of the students, a buffet menu or a limited set menu will be on offer 


Thursday dinner is prepared by 3rd-year professional cookery students and consists of a 4-course fine dining meal with coffee and petit fours.

 Edinburgh College hospitality and cookery students produce high-quality dishes perfect for a relaxing and enjoyable lunch. 

Call us on 0131 559 4030

Apprentice Training
350 West Granton Road

"A true dining adventure with rewarding prizes at each turn. Book now to avoid disappointment." The List (2015)
"relaxed and laid back atmosphere combined with impressive food. Encouraging young student talent while eating a lovely menu - can you spend a better evening?" Bite Magazine (2015)

The best-value Scottish restaurant I’ve come across in my travels. Plenty of places provide excellent value for money, but none of them come close to The Apprentice in Edinburgh’s Granton districtRichard Bath, The Scotsman (2014)

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