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Number One Restaurant

The Balmoral, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2EQ 0131 563 7190

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Average
Main course: £26
Food spend: £70

Best meal of my life!

Anca Thoms 15 April 2017
from Toronto, Canada

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In the 5-star Balmoral Hotel, one of the city’s most exclusive addresses, the acclaimed Number One Restaurant in Edinburgh holds 3 AA Rosettes and a Michelin Star for its blend of Scottish and French flavours. Number One boasts an innovative menu masterminded by award-winning executive chef Jeff Bland, while unique works of art line the impressive designer interior.

Dishes on the Number One menu include Borders roe deer with rainbow chard, hazelnuts and pistachio, fillet of Blairgowrie beef with pearl barley, tenderstem broccoli and bordelaise, and Scottish crab with heirloom tomatoes, black olives and basil.

An extensive themed wine list offers classic and new world vintages, with the knowledgeable Number One sommelier Laurence Jordan happy to offer advice.

Rich, red walls and original artwork from the Institute of Art in London add an air of opulence to Number One’s unique dining experience. Number One restaurant is a 1-minute walk from Edinburgh Train Station.

Number One Restaurant

The Balmoral, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2EQ

Contact +44 1315576727
Reservations 0131 563 7190
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Customer reviews for Number One Restaurant

4.8 ((((( (based on 72 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (57)
  • romantic (48)
  • luxury (47)
  • private dining (22)
  • business (13)
  • trendy (6)
  • value (6)
  • entertainment (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • lunch (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
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  • ((((( 27 April 2017 by MK from Edinburgh

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    The booking experience was satisfactorily efficient.

  • ((((( 15 April 2017 by Anca Thoms from Toronto, Canada

    Best meal of my life!

  • ((((( 24 March 2017 by Steven Lucas from Bingham

    The entire Fine Dining experience at Number One The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh was simply splendid from the exemplary service, the fantastic food and the overall ambience of the Restaurant.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Peter Webb from Lower Shiplake

    The evening was a success because of the attentive service, the four courses were superb, the explanation of the wines added to the experience, the special Anniversary gift for my wife, the note accompanying the wine list and being escorted to our taxi. Thank you.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Aqsa Naz from London

    Scallops are amazing!!

  • ((((( 30 October 2016 by PAULINE from Ashby-de-la-Zouch

    We had the tasting menu and enjoyed every mouthful. Each dish was a spectacular work of art.
    The staff were friendly and very informative.
    The whole ambiance was tremendous.

  • ((((( 23 October 2016 by Francesco Sanguedolce from Northampton

    My partner and mysel enjoyed a lovely dinner at number one; we especially liked the amuse buche with caviar and lobster, the scallops with a wonderful Jerusalem artichoke (starter), and the roast fig (dessert). Matched wines were spot on and the atmosphere was warm and cosy. I would just recommend to refurbish the toilets which are undoubtedly clean and nice but look a bit outdated, especially the wallpaper of the gents.

  • ((((( 22 October 2016 by Claire from Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Had an evening meal here for my partners birthday. Staff were fantastic, very attentive. Food was outstanding! They even gave my partner a small birthday gift, absolutely brilliant experience and will most definitely be returning in the near future.

  • ((((* 21 October 2016 by Annelise Romme from Copenhagen

    Superp vine menu and food, but also a bit expensive

  • ((((( 20 October 2016 by Keith Oliver from Edinburgh

    Excellent staff

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