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The Witchery by the Castle

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This truly is an amazing experience, we came here for our ten year wedding anniversary and stayed in the inner sanctum, it is like going back to the Tudor era, it is the most romantic place in the world

1  Thank Claire D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose their light lunch menu before leaving for the airport & it was excellent. The food was delicious & service very attentive. Would thoroughly recommend this quite unique restaurant. It would probably be even nicer with the candlelight of an evening.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the vestry suite during a business trip. The entrance to the room lies up a narrow stone castle type staircase. You open the room door to be greater by another sumptuous stair leading to your suite. The room is decked out in...More

1  Thank Fatrobbo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant, fantastic location. Good service. Wonderful ambiance, good food, a rich wine list. A bit pricey but then you only live once. Your trip to Edinburgh will definitely be more memorable.

1  Thank ibrahim p
Reviewed 1 week ago

In reading about restaurants in Edinburgh, there was general agreement that The Witchery by the Castle was the finest restaurant in the city, and possibly in all of Scotland. We found no reason to argue with that. We had made our reservations long-distance before getting...More

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US$431 - US$758 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
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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Jemma M
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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Matilda H
14 April 2017|
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Response from carmichael1302 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and I believe that the lunch menu is available until 16:00
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