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    The Witchery by the Castle

    The Royal Mile 352 Castlehill | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 1,517 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    My wife and I recently stayed at the Witchery, in the Guardroom and found the experience to be so special and spectacular. The overall quality of the room and the service provided was top quality, from the turn down service to the free champagne upon...More

    Thank Graham M
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Let me just start by saying I honestly don't know how anybody can give this place a bad review. Where have they stayed before? Buckingham Palace! We are very lucky to be extremely well travelled and this place was on our bucket list of places...More

    Thank mandy641
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    6 of us ate dinner here for New Year Eve, and I cannot fault the stunning decor and ambience of this place. However the service is poor and the staff unprofessional and miserable. The food was really poor and all 6 meals were bland. You...More

    Thank karenhomestaging
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Looks the part but very under satisfying at best. At a total cost of 130 pounds for the meal (budget wasn’t an issue) but just expected abit more for the money. The Quality wasn’t there,the oysters very dry, the sauce with the rib eye steak...More

    Thank Niel H
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was our first stay in Edinburgh and The Witchery by the Castle exceeded all expectations. Each of the suites are very different and beautifully furnished. We stayed in The Armoury, The Turret and The Herriot; experiencing a different suite each night. Our favourite was...More

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    • US$473 - US$732 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 7
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    • Old Town / Castle / Royal Mile / High St
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    Old Town
    Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
    labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
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    visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
    that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
    place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
    the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
    Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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    Marta L
    28 December 2017|
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    Response from janedavis2009 | Reviewed this property |
    I don’t know best call the restaurant
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    12 September 2017|
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    Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
    I would suggest smart casual as a minimum.
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    14 April 2017|
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    Yes and I believe that the lunch menu is available until 16:00
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