Eat, drink and be merry at these festive feasts
It's time to start thinking about Christmas, or at least where to celebrate it. Here's our pick of places for festive feasts in Edinburgh
The special celebration
Celebrate the festive season with a little French flair at Brasserie Prince by Alain Roux with 2 courses for £29.50 or 3 courses for £36. The Festive Menu runs from Monday 19 November to Monday 24 December and is available to book for lunch or dinner. Preview the delicious menu HERE.
The Honours Festive menu will be available to diners from 04 to 30 December, Tuesday to Saturday. Enjoy two courses for £32.30 or three courses for £38.50 and dine on classic seasonal ingredients such as Wishart's Blend Smoked Salmon and Slow Roasted Free Range Turkey with Creamed Brussel sprouts, garlic and rosemary roasted Marabel potatoes, Armagnac jus & bread sauce. Make a reservation HERE.
58A N Castle St, Edinburgh EH2 3LU, Tel: 0131 220 2513, thehonours.co.uk
Twenty Princes St
With picture perfect views of the city skyline, Twenty Princes Street is a particularly special place to celebrate. Visit between 29 November and 24 December and enjoy their Festive Lunch (3 courses for just £29.50 per person) or Festive Dinner ( 3 courses for £39.50 per person). Dine on their Magic Dates (selected Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays in December) and you’ll receive a special gift. Choose from a Festive Cocktail, a glass of Prosecco or 10% off your total bill.
The Wee Restaurant
Anyone who attended our i-on event at The Wee Restaurant Edinburgh in August will know we're big fans of the place. Whether you're looking for an intimate dinner, a group get-together or a private event, The Wee Restaurants in North Queensferry and Edinburgh, both able to host up to 40 guests, are the ideal spot. The special Festive Menu is available from 04 - 23 December (excluding Mondays) with two courses for £28.50 or three courses for £36. Preview the menu here.
The Wee Restaurant, North Queensferry, 17 Main St, Dunfermline KY11 1, Tel: 01383 616263 to book.
The Wee Restaurant, Edinburgh, 61 Frederick St, Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Tel: 0131 225 7983 or visit theweerestaurant.co.uk to book.
The sharing dining ethos at Chop House is perfect for festive get-togethers. The Christmas Festive Feast menu is available from Monday 03 December for groups of eight or more and all four courses are served as sharers for the table so no need to worry about food envy. For bookings and enquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chop House Market St, Arch 15, East Market St, EH8 8FS
Chop House Leith, 102 Constitution St, Leith, EH6 6AW
Chop House Bruntsfield, 88 Bruntsfield Place, EH10 4HG
Get in the festive spirit at Stravaigin with three courses for £32.95. Diners can enjoy festive favourites including Stravaigin’s cracking turkey dinner with all the trimmings followed by chocolate and black cherry gateau, with chocolate caramel brittle and pearl barley anglais (if you've got space!) Preview the full menu HERE.
28 Gibson Street, Kelvingrove, Glasgow, G12 8NX, Tel: 0141 334 2665 to book. stravaigin.co.uk
The Ubiquitous Chip
Eat, drink and be merry at The Ubiquitous Chip with a three course lunch for £35 pp or an indulgent four course dinner for £45 pp. Preview the full Yuletide offerings HERE.
8-12 Ashton Lane, Glasgow, G12 8SJ, Tel: 0141 334 5007 to make a reservation. ubiquitouschip.co.uk
Treat yourself to a delicious three-course lunch with Christmas crackers and bottle of house wine or glass of Devaux Grande Reserve Champagne each for just £47.50 per couple.* The festive menus at Dine have been specially created by Michelin starred chef Stuart Muir, find full details here.
*Offer available at weekends only.
1st floor, 10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh EH1 2ED, Tel: 0131 218 1818 or visit dineedinburgh.co.uk to make a booking
Enjoy a festive celebration on Edinburgh's Royal Mile at Radisson Collection. Atmospheric, sophisticated and unashamedly stylish, give your Christmas celebrations the five star treatment and choose from indulgent party nights, £49 pp (includes dinner, drinks & DJ), or private festive gourmet lunches at £30 pp.
On the day...
For a truly indulgent Christmas Day, dine in five-star luxury in the beautiful surrounds of Prestonfield House. Enjoy a pre-dinner tipple by the fireside in the cosy whisky room before being seated for a three course lunch or dinner followed by a stroll in the gardens and grounds. Christmas Day Lunch or Christmas Day Dinner, £125 per person.
Festive dining is available from Thursday 29 November 2018 - Thursday 3 January 2019 (excluding 24, 25, & 31 December and 1st January 2019). Find more details and the full menu HERE.
Priestfield Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5UT, prestonfield.com
Promising a truly magical day, the Festive Dining at One Square offers a fantastic selection of local and seasonal produce and, crucially, a well-stocked Gin Bar. Available throughout December (excluding Tuesday 25th all day, Wednesday 26th lunch and Monday 31st dinner), enjoy two courses for £26.50 or three courses for £31.50. Preview the exclusive menu HERE.
1 Festival Square, Edinburgh EH3 9SR, to book email info@OneSquareEdinburgh.co.uk or Tel: 0131 221 6422.
If you can’t face another Christmas slaving away in the kitchen, let Radisson Blu Edinburgh do it all for you. The Christmas Day Lunch is a gourmet feast with classical homemade and hearty favourites as well as continental delicacies. For just £65 per person*, guests can enjoy a glass of mulled wine on arrival, an abundant choice of Christmas buffet delights, followed by coffee and mince pies.
*3-12 year olds £20 and children under 3 eat free.
Hotel du Vin
Indulge in the four course Christmas Day feast at Hotel Du Vin and make it a celebration to be remembered by all. The menu is full of classic favourites such as roast turkey and Christmas pudding, but also welcomes you to try some new combinations like pancetta wrapped scallops or panettone and chocolate bomb. Preview the Christmas Day menu, £105 including a glass of Champagne, HERE.
11 Bristo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 1EZ, Tel: 0131 285 1479 or visit hotelduvin.com
For something a little bit different...
Harvey Nichols: Movies and Shakers
Iconic movies are returning to the Forth Floor at Harvey Nichols Edinburgh and we couldn't be more excited. The festive edition of Movies and Shakers includes one movie, a three-course Christmas meal in the Brasserie and a cocktail for just £55, every Tuesday. See the full listings and dates here.
For more information or to make a reservation, Tel: 0131 524 8350 or email email@example.com
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Available throughout November and December, the festive Afternoon Tea at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian features a number of festive themed delicacies, including pecan and cranberry tart and Christmas morning scones, as well as a classic turkey, stuffing and cranberry brioche bun. Officially launching Thursday 15 November.
Princes St, Edinburgh EH1 2AB, Tel: 0131 222 8888, waldorfastoria3.hilton.com
Whether it be your office gathering, overdue catch up with friends or special evening with your partner, Fazenda offers an indulgent rodizio experience with a festive touch. If dining on three courses isn't your style, the card system at Fazenda, which allows the diner to set the pace, is an excellent alternative. Best enjoyed with a glass from their expertly curated wine list.
102 George St, Edinburgh EH2 3DF. For further information and reservations, email or contact Fazenda Edinburgh on 0131 215 1234.
Make the most of the long winter nights and get jolly with the return of Montpeliers Christmas Cocktail Club, officially open from 18 November, seven days a week, until the end of the year. Wristband holders will have access to exclusive discounts on premium seasonal cocktails at Eastside, Tigerlily, Lulu Nightclub, Rabble Taphouse & Grill, Candy Bar & Diner, Montpeliers and Indigo Yard with each venue serving an exclusive cocktail created especially for the festive period. Wristbands cost £4 and can be purchased here.
For more details on the festive fun, visit montpeliersedinburgh.co.uk