LED Room

Whynot Nightclub

LED Room

Since the full refurbishment in January of 2013 Why Not Nightclub has quickly reinstated its reputation as Edinburgh’s premier night spot and has proven itself to be the most popular night club destination in Edinburgh. As well as an innovative new look they have worked tirelessly to build success on quality service, promotion of cutting edge premium drinks and first class entertainment in a revolutionary, modern setting.

Located in the heart of the capital, Whynot was the first nightclub on George Street and as was the case in the nineties, they have always endeavoured to be pioneers and continue to lead the way in terms of the overall customer experience.

Nestled beneath the famous Edinburgh landmark that is The Dome Bar & Grill, Why Not offers the perfect setting for any occasion. They are blessed with some fantastic points of difference that push the limits and constraints of the norm. Featuring four cocktail bars, a large central Dancefloor with onlooking private booths, a stunning outdoor heated courtyard and Scotland’s only full LED Lighting room they are the envy of competitors and subsequently have a wonderful capacity to satisfy an array of client expectations.

Through innovative décor, revolutionary sound & lighting and advanced marketing techniques Why Not has already been recognised as one of the countries leading late night venues but more importantly their client base have shown recognition by attending faithfully and regularly.

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Badger & Co

Badger & Co

Badger & Co

Badger & Co is a brand new bar and eatery on Castle Street, Edinburgh, in the heart of the New Town. The building was the former home of Kenneth Grahame, the author of The Wind in the Willows, hence the name! The concept of Badger & Co is to offer guests an adventure into the pleasures of food, drink and all things fun! With a menu inspired by local and seasonal produce, an exclusive private dining room where you can feast on beasts and a trip to their outdoor ‘riverbank’ area there is so much to be discovered at Badger & Co.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner from a seasonal menu, which showcases some excellent local produce and demonstrates sustainability, the flavours are bold and the ingredients are fresh. There is something for everyone on the exciting menu, from Badger’s granola to gourmet pies. They pride themselves of serving delicious dishes, keeping it simple and letting the quality of the ingredients shine.

It’d be easy for drinks to take second place with surroundings like these, but at Badger & Co the experienced bar staff have ensured that the drinks list is punchy, exciting and altogether sensational. They offer a wide selection of drinks from near and far with something to satisfy everyone, from craft beers to craft spirits and everything in between.

They also have a superb private dining room, which has been designed to heighten any event and is the ultimate playground for adults. Discretely located in a spacious room below the bar, the private dining room can seat up to 12 guests and has its own private bar. Where better to celebrate any occasion?

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24 Royal Terrace

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Situated in central Edinburgh at the foot of Calton Hill, 24 Royal Terrace is nestled amongst the grand Georgian townhouses of prestigious Royal Terrace; a quiet, cobbled street just a short walk from the buzz of the city. This stylish boutique hotel has the added touch of the owner’s ever-changing art collection.

Each of the 16 rooms are delicately furnished with premium Egyptian cotton linen, a lambswool throw, bathrobes and slippers. The advanced in-room technology offers Smart-TVs with on-demand streaming, an HD soundbar and a subwoofer, Apple Airplay and free high-speed WiFi throughout.

Complimentary The White Company Toiletries, The Black Range Kits, Café du Monde Coffee and The East India Company Tea are also included.

After a day of exploring, guests can unwind in rt’s Bar which offers cocktails, specially sourced champagne and unique whiskies.

The Edinburgh Playhouse is 0.4 miles away, the Omni Centre is 550 yards from 24 Royal Terrace, and Edinburgh Waverley Train Station is a 14-minute walk away. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, just a 30-minute drive from the property.

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Rhubarb

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James Thomson’s Rhubarb is the most opulent of his restaurants to date, with all the gourmet delight, drama and romance you expect from the creator of the Witchery by the Castle.

Decadent, stylish and very, very, glamorous, Rhubarb occupies a pair of spectacular oval rooms at the heart of the historic and lavishly restored Prestonfield. Alongside are a collection of chic bars and salons for cocktails, drinks or afternoon tea and some even more sumptuous drawing rooms in which to enjoy coffee and liqueurs.

Exceptional Scottish produce, much sourced from small artisan suppliers, is handled with terrific skill and flair creating a gourmet destination with a reputation among the capital’s most memorable dining experiences. Rhubarb has a range of menus including a la carte and a very special dining offer – 3 courses at either lunch or dinner for just £36. There is also a fantastic two-course lunch menu at just £20 and traditional 2 course Sunday lunch for just £20.

Highlights include Orkney brown crab – Crab and sweetcorn cocktail, seaweed popcorn, diakon radish and pink grapefruit salad with crab vinaigrette; Venison – Roast roe deer loin; haunch pie and haggis, salt-baked beetroot, red cabbage purée, confit purple potato, semi-dried cherries, pink peppercorn jus; Turbot – Fillet of turbot cooked on the bone in seaweed butter, smoked eel beignets, pickled seasonal mushrooms, young leeks, langoustine: bisque, powder and confit potatoes; Asparagus – New season green and white asparagus, morels, duck yolk ravioli, truffle gnocchi and crispy shallots and Douglas Fir, Crowdie and lemon – Katy Rodger’s Crowdie ripple with home-made marmalade, lemon drizzle cake, pine nuts, Douglas Fir sherbet and ice cream.

To accompany such accomplished cooking Prestonfield has an award-winning cellar and temptation lurks in the wine list of over 800 bins. From famous name wines for very special occasions to a hand-picked selection of 14 wines available by the glass, you’ll find your ideal dining companion within Rhubarb’s acclaimed list.

And the name? Rhubarb celebrates the achievement of Sir Alexander Dick of Prestonfield who introduced rhubarb to Scotland in the 18th century, receiving a medal from the Royal Society for his endeavour. Rhubarb still grows at Prestonfield today and often features on the menu.

Open daily for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner Lunch 12-2pm (12.30- 3pm on Sunday) Afternoon Tea 2 – 7pm seven days Dinner served 6pm until last reservation at 10pm seven days

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juniper

Juniper

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Edinburgh’s most innovative cocktail bar, with stunning views of the city skyline!

This stylish sister bar to Twenty Princes Street has established a reputation as ‘THE’ place in Edinburgh for creative cocktails that don’t disappoint. Located on Princes Street with panoramic vistas across the city skyline, the focal point of Juniper is the striking white bar that contrasts perfectly with aubergine and cranberry furnishings, along with original artwork and subtle lighting, giving it a warmth and informality that you won’t find in many bars – particularly ones of this calibre.

Naturally, of course, the window booths with their unrivalled views are much sought after, but if you’re lucky enough to get one of the stools at the bar you’ll be mesmerised by the performance of the Juniper crew as they create their exceptional cocktails. If you’re looking for a quiet spot, The Library, with its large bay windows, cool blue walls, original fireplace, big and big, comfy wingback chairs that you’ll just want to snuggle into, offers a quiet spot and is also a great venue for a private reception.

At Juniper we are a little obsessed about our cocktails but we don’t take ourselves too seriously – you only need to check out our eclectic selection of cocktails for proof. The team work hard experimenting with the best of the fantastic spirits available and married these with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and home-made juices and infusions. The result: traditional cocktails with a contemporary twist, fabulous sharing cocktails, unbelievable new flavour combinations that will wow your senses. At Juniper we strive to satisfy our guests’ tastes while also encouraging you to explore and discover new drinks, flavours & creations – and have fun!

And if you’re not in the mood for a cocktail, there’s an extensive selection of bottled beers, individually sourced spirits and wines as well as a fabulous collection of Champagnes! Plus there are plenty of drinks of a non-alcoholic variety.

An innovative Street Food menu is also available daily from 12 Noon with a fantastic selection of dishes from just £3. Signature dishes include Scottish Lobster Mac & Cheese; Fish Finger Sandwich with Tartare Sauce; Haggis & Caramelized Red Onion Sausage Roll with Brown Sauce; Juniper Hot Wings – crispy chicken wings with sticky smoked birds-eye chilli sauce and Malteser Sundae.

Sleek, chic and discreet, Juniper is top of the list for anyone looking to impress and the venue for the city’s brightest and finest to see and be seen! Whether you’re getting together with friends, celebrating a special occasion, look no further than Juniper – and see the capital from a totally different perspective.

At Juniper we don’t just want you to enjoy your drink, we want you to enjoy the whole experience.
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• Cocktail Tasting Menu – 4 cocktails & 4 bar nibbles for only £30 (minimum 2 people)
• Fondue Friday’s – every Friday from 5pm – savoury, sweet or cocktail – from just £12 for two people
• Breakfast is served daily 9am to 12 Noon
• Events include new/seasonal cocktail launches, Glenmorangie Cheese & Chocolate Tasting, Martini Evenings, Gincredible Evenings

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The Witchery By The Castle

The Witchery by the Castle

The Witchery By The Castle

Romantic, historic and utterly unique, The Witchery by the Castle has been wowing discerning diners in the capital since the 1980’s and has developed a world-wide reputation for its exceptional dining experience, showcasing the very best of Scotland’s produce in the most magical of settings.

A Scottish dining landmark, much loved by loyal locals, its A-list celebrity fans and visitors to the city alike, The Witchery was established by acclaimed restaurateur, James Thomson OBE and really is the most spectacularly atmospheric dining destination in the city.

The Witchery has become one of the city’s most famous destination restaurants with a global reputation and remains a destination for many celebrities visiting the city, including; Michael Douglas, HRH Princess Anne, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kate Moss, and many more, with Lord Lloyd Webber describing it as “the prettiest restaurant ever!”

The décor is an undeniable part of the appeal, reflecting the building’s 16th-century origins. Dine in the rich baroque surroundings of the original oak-panelled Witchery or among the elegant charms of the Secret Garden. Both are enchanting and magical, with carved panelling, lush drapes, exposed beams, heraldic insignia and gilded ceilings.
Candlelit tables offer an intimate ambience, while the cuisine lives up to the surroundings, with the emphasis on high-quality Scottish seafood, beef, lamb and game, elegantly prepared and presented.

Signature dishes include Oban native oysters; Scallops from the Isle of Mull served in their shell with Iberico ham and garlic butter; Steak tartare with raw quail’s egg;
35-day dry-aged Scotch rib-eye steak, grilled bone marrow, roscoff onion and béarnaise sauce; Lobster and crab omelette, sauce Americaine; Roast loin of Cairngorm venison, black quinoa, iron bark pumpkin, pickled pear; Kir Royale sorbet; Valrhona ‘Equatorial chocolate and pistachio tea cake; Yorkshire rhubarb and custard tart with mascarpone ice cream.

You’ll also discover one of Scotland’s finest wine cellars featuring over 500 wines by the bottle and 16 by the glass. The restaurant was winner of the AA’s coveted best wine list in the UK awards 2013 and named among the world’s greatest wine lists in the inaugural World of Fine Wine Awards in 2014.

The Witchery by the Castle also features nine theatrical suites, perfect for those looking to stay in the most indulgent of settings. Lavishly decorated these suites scream romance with a capital R! Whether you choose the Library, the Old Rectory or the Guardroom, the result is the same – wall to wall decadence, massed antiques, gothic décor and roll-top baths big enough for two! An unforgettably magical experience.

Open seven days from Noon until 11.30pm (last reservation).

Lunch from 12 Noon; Dinner 5pm – 11.30pm*

Pre- theatre Supper 4pm – 6.30pm*

Post-theatre Supper 10.30pm – 11.30pm*
*Last reservation taken at this time.

 
• Private Dining or Weddings & Celebrations – The Witchery – up to 50 guests & The Secret Garden – up to 60 guests.
• 9 fabulously original and indulgent suites.

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