August 5, 2012 Festival Food: Venues The List / The List The best places to grab a bite to eat within Festival venues such as the Traverse and Bristo Square. Jamie’s Italian, Assembly Rooms The redeveloped George Street institution now features the Festival’s grandest venue dining, courtesy of Mr Oliver. Traverse Bar Café, Traverse Theatre Food, drink and gossip at the Festival’s premier theatrical hangout. Urban Angel Grill, Assembly George Square Gourmet hotdogs, pork belly and vegetable halloumi skewers at this destination outdoor spot. La Favorita, Just the Tonic at the Tron Edinburgh’s finest log-fired pizza decamps to a spot just off the Mile. The Royal Dick, Summerhall Food, drinks, coffee and this great venue’s own Summerhall Pale Ale. The Buffalo Farm BBQ, Famous Spiegeltent High quality local Puddledub buffalo and Auchtertool Angus burgers, and more besides. Scoop Street Kitchen, Assembly George Square Gourmet salads, burgers, baguettes and a daily special in nice alfresco surroundings. The Laughing Stock Grill, Underbelly Bristo Square Burgers, tiffin boxes, ‘champion chips’ and a kid’s menu on Bristo Square. The Dome Café, Pleasance Dome Jacket potatoes, hot meals, sandwiches and nice cakes at this surprisingly decent student union café. Crag’s Barbie, Pleasance Dining choices are thin at the Pleasance, but a decent burger is at least on hand.