Kyloe Restaurant & Grill

Kyloe Restaurant and Grill

Kyloe Restaurant & Grill

Kyloe is Edinburgh’s first gourmet steak restaurant. The name Kyloe, an old Scots word for Highland beef cattle, was chosen for the restaurant as it represents the strength and versatility of Scottish beef produce. Using cuts from pedigree Aberdeen Angus – supplied by some of Scotland’s top farms and butchers – their aim is to bring their customers the best possible steak experience.

Kyloe have created an innovative grill menu, using a selection of traditional cuts, along with some more unusual cuts chosen for their texture and flavour. This is complemented by their robust a la carte menu which features Scottish seasonal produce, responsibly sourced and simply prepared to create a series of compelling dishes, including a tasty shellfish section and mouth-watering desserts.
Their unique and interesting wine list has been sourced through numerous wine merchants and features Kyloe’s signature wine ‘Angus the Bull’, a South Australian Cabernet Sauvignon which is the ideal complement for your steak.

The first floor restaurant can be found in The Rutland Hotel at Edinburgh’s West End and boasts enviable views of Edinburgh Castle. Open from 12pm for lunch and 5pm for dinner service.

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Compass

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Situated in the heart of Leith the newly extended and refurbished Compass offers something for everyone.

Relaxed atmosphere in the bar, sit by the wood burning fire and order from their extensive drinks list and over 30 malts to choose from and a great selection on draught and rotating Scottish real ales.

The newly added restaurant has an open kitchen where you can watch the chefs preparing and serving the locally sourced fresh food from their menu.

Great service and friendly locals will make you want to keep returning.

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The Murrayfield Hotel, House & Bothy

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Traditional Scottish fare with a twist

The Bothy Restaurant & Drinkery is part of the Murrayfield Hotel Family. Located in Edinburgh’s West End, just a short distance from the city centre and minutes from Haymarket train station, it’s the perfect destination for business, leisure or family occasions. The Bothy offers diners a warm and welcoming environment with a contemporary twist, to enjoy the fine selection of Scottish fare on offer.

Varied menus

Authentic Scottish cuisine is at the heart of the kitchen at The Bothy with a delicious offering of traditional favourites combined with a selection of more modern dishes. Each dish is created using the finest locally sourced produce, while still maintaining great value for money.

Favourites include the Bothy chicken & Ham Pie with creamy mash potatoes, Slow Cooked Crisp Pork Belly or our Flat Iron steak. The outdoor courtyard provides the perfect setting for guests to enjoy their meal in the beautiful Scottish surroundings with the best of sunshine.

Wide drinks selection

The drinks cabinet isn’t too shabby either with a selection of over 40 whiskies and a number of cask ales, craft beer including one of their own. Throughout the week there experts are on hand to tell you everything you need to know about beer, whisky and wine with flight nights and tasting sessions.

There’s always plenty going on at the Bothy including the weekly quiz, food and drink gatherings and live music from local talent, a highlight being the Friday & Saturday Sessions. As well as plenty of family friendly activity such as arts and crafts, breakfast clubs and cartoons to keep the children entertained. Free WiFi access is available every day of the week, ideal if you’ve got a working lunch or just feel like a nosey on Facebook.

Weddings

Situated in the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh City Centre and just a stone’s throw from the Murrayfield Stadium lies The Murrayfield Hotel. You can celebrate your special day in a stunning location in beautiful surroundings, and we will do everything that we can to make your wedding truly spectacular.

From your initial point of contact, to greeting your guests at the door on your special day, your very own wedding coordinator will be on hand at all times to guide you through every step of the planning process.

At The Murrayfield Hotel we have two function rooms available for private hire: The Forrester and The Doocot. Whether you’re looking to host an intimate ceremony, dinner or party, we have the perfect location available for all of your guests to celebrate your big day in the way that you would like.

The Forrester has recently been refurbish and provides your day with modern surroundings and a stunning statement space for your wedding day. We can host up to 50 guests for a sit down meal, or up to 80 guests for a relaxed buffet style dinner.

The Doocot is a private hire suite and is a perfect choice for a more intimate wedding breakfast. Accommodating up to 20 guests for a sit down meal, this private function room has a home away from home feel with a luxurious twist!

To arrange an appointment or to speak to a coordinator, please get in touch!

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Tower Restaurant

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Views of Edinburgh Castle and the spectacular skyline of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and Old Town feature on the menu at James Thomson’s rooftop Tower Restaurant above Edinburgh’s National Museum of Scotland. This is rooftop dining at its most spectacular – with brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner available every day.

Fresh, locally sourced and impeccably cooked food, from an inventive menu, deft service and inspirational wines in a chic and glamorous rooftop setting are Tower trademarks and it has become a favourite for visiting celebrities such as J K Rowling, Kate Winslet, HRH The Princess Royal, Ricky Gervais and the entire All Blacks team to name a few.

High above the Dickensian rooftops of Edinburgh’s magical and atmospheric Old Town, dinner at the Tower is an experience to savour. Enjoy a menu showcasing some of Scotland’s very best produce enhanced by some rather accomplished cooking. Highlights include Isle of Mull lobster thermidor, rib-eye steak from award-winning East Lothian butcher, John Gilmour with chips and bearnaise, haggis from Dingwall with pineapple salsa or how about whole seabass with samphire and charred cucumber. We also serve some of the most delicious vegetarian dishes in town such as shallot and chive mousse or watrecress and beetroot risotto.

Pre-dinner cocktails can be enjoyed on our rooftop terrace which boasts the most spectacular views of Edinburgh Castle, or choose from our award-winning wine list and sit back and enjoy a gastronomic feast to remember and let our friendly team look after you.

Choose from our a la carte menu or our fantastic value 3 course set menu for £36. Or if you’re looking for a light meal to start your evening off in style then choose our delicious 2 course pre-theatre menu, served every day between 5 – 6.30pm for only £19.95.

Or how about Afternoon Tea – just £20pp – served daily from 2.30 – 5.30pm. Enjoy a 3 tier cake stand filled to the brim with fresh homemade treats. Add a glass of our delicious Billecart-Salmon Champagne for just £7. Or book the best Brunch in Edinburgh – our Hair of the Dog Bloody Mary will get you fighting fit and our eggs Benedict is the perfect way to start your day!

The Tower’s exceptional rooftop setting and unrivalled Castle views make a memorable choice for private or corporate dinners and entertaining and it is the ideal exclusive-use venue seating up to 90 guests for dinner, or 150 for a reception. The Tower’s team can also provide some of the most accomplished banqueting food and service in the city for guests who choose to use the Museum’s impressive circular private dining venues; the Bute Room and Board Room.

The Tower is open all day, every day from 10am until 11pm (last reservation). Reservations are recommended for dinner.

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Twenty Princes Street

Twenty Princes Street

Twenty Princes Street

Twenty Princes Street has made a real impression on the dining scene in Edinburgh since it opened in Summer 2013 and has become a firm favourite with locals and visitors to the city – gaining an enviable reputation for its innovative, seasonal menus and extensive drinks menu, as well as stunning panoramic views over Princes Street, the Old Town and all the way up towards the Castle.

Twenty presents a wondrously elegant and stunning setting that is sure to bewitch even the most cosmopolitan of patrons, offering a trendy and sophisticated dining experience where the ambience is refreshingly informal and the atmosphere is glamorous, but not glitzy.

The restaurant’s interiors are a blend of old and new; triple-height bay windows and period features nodding to its Victorian heritage, while illuminated curved leather and walnut booths and shiny marbles tables give the restaurant some contemporary credentials. Light and bright, with walls adorned with pictures and photographs reflecting the history of Edinburgh and the most amazing views in town, Twenty Princes Street is captivating and capacious with a fabulous wine wall that adds further interest to the room.

One of the most eye-catching elements is the stunning ornate ceiling which has been sympathetically reinstated and dazzling designer light fittings loom majestically overhead in this large yet intimate space.

Executive Chef Tony Sarton demonstrates culinary flair with an inventive and eclectic menu that keeps apace with the seasons, using a wide range of Scottish produce and only the finest locally sourced ingredients.

It’s not surprising that Tony claimed the coveted title of ‘Chef of the Year’ at the 2015 Scottish Hotel Awards as he likes to push boundaries and add a little theatre and fun – Scottish brown crab is artfully deconstructed as tea and toast: the shell turned into a pot of strong, sea-salty broth, the brown meat into delicate mousse & the white into a creamy, refreshing parfait to spread on a tiny bread loaf and a glass cloche is lifted to reveal a puff of hickory smoke, presenting a tender, blood-red Border beef carpaccio, soft-boiled quails’ eggs, pickled walnuts and crunchy baby onion rings! Traditional dishes also shine with a well-seasoned, succulent ribeye steak seared to 450˚C in the much-vaunted charcoal-fuelled Josper grill and oven, while a sublime seafood box of half lobster with scallops, mussels, cockles and fresh, sweet langoustine is amazing value.

Twenty’s signature dishes include Seared West Coast scallops & medallions of lobster with apple consommé & vanilla; Buccleuch black pudding & pork belly roll with apple purée & sage oil; Twenty Burger, a 7oz chuck steak burger with crispy bacon, smoked mayonnaise and Innis & Gunn rarebit, served with triple-cooked chips and salad leaves; Chipotle & maple-glazed Secreto de Iberico pork, piquillo pepper gnocchi and green beans; Salt & rosemary-baked seabass with pickled spring vegetable & warm potato salad, lemon & chervil butter; ‘Fire & Ice’ Banoffee Baked Alaska – Flaming rum, caramelised banana, toffee & vanilla ice cream, sponge & toasted meringue.

There’s an extensive drinks list, including 19 wines by the glass and adjacent bar, Juniper, is perfect for pre or post-prandial drinks.

Opening times Daily: Noon–11.30pm (last orders 10pm)

• Offer a whole day menu, with starters from just £4.50 and mains from £12.00; vegetarian options; children’s portions; children’s high chairs, wheelchair access, free wi-fi
• Regular events include Winemaker Dinners, Gin evenings, Seafood evenings – keep checking their website
• Overnight rooms – £65

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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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