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One Square

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR

(((() British
Average
Main course: £16
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 07:00 - 22:00

Everything was excellent - staff were friendly and accommodating, the food was of very high quality and the live music was fantastic. The only criticism I would have is that there was not a huge amount of vegetarian options, particularly for the main course.

Hannah Mcdermott 03 April 2017
from Edinburgh

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An ultra-modern hideaway on Festival Square, One Square showcases modern British cuisine and forward-thinking design. A canopy-sheltered terrace overlooks Edinburgh landmarks, while floor-to-ceiling windows frame panoramic views beyond.

Wholesome, seasonal offerings on the One Square menu mix classically comforting recipes and creative signature dishes. Savour herb-crusted Pollock with duck fat potatoes or venison wellington with red cabbage and wild mushrooms, and a warming apple charlotte with cider & caramel ice cream for dessert.

A member of the elite Tea Guild, traditional afternoon teas are weaved with exciting twists, like zingy raspberry & lychee macarons, orange and angelica scones from the in-house bakery, or a bespoke gin cocktail – of which over 40 varieties are found at the bar. Deliciously fresh continental and Scottish breakfasts are also offered at One Square restaurant.

A modern take on the classic grand cafe, One Square is a fashionable restaurant in Edinburgh. The metropolitan bustle of Princes Street is 5 minutes’ walk away.

One Square

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR

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Customer reviews for One Square

4.4 (((() (based on 223 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (81)
  • luxury (75)
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  • romantic (50)
  • private dining (37)
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  • al fresco (8)
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  • ((((* 26 April 2017 by John Sandilands from Edinburgh

    Our meal was excellent also the service.
    With regret the cost was excessive so disappointing. This experience would encourage us to shop around for our next meal out.

  • ((((( 26 April 2017 by Iain Macfarlane from Inverness

    Classy restaurant style with superb bar service.
    The menu choice is creative and the food exquisite.
    I would have no hesitation in recommending both the restaurant and hotel. A thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable stay.

  • ((((( 17 April 2017 by June Stewart from Bathgate

    Set menu was brilliant. My salmon was perfect. Faultless. Ham terrine too. Dessert was Eton mess. Delicious.
    Bread to start was welcome. It was room temperature. (Slightly warmed the whole thing would have been better.) But the butter was ready to spread. These little details are what make me like the experience so much.

  • ((((* 10 April 2017 by Susan Macfarlane from Kirknewton

    Dining experience was excellent. Food was cooked to perfection, attention of staff was brilliant too, View of the Usher Hall and Castle was tremendous However wish we had been told there was an over 3 hour charge for the parking otherwise we would not have stayed on for extra drinks!

  • ((((( 9 April 2017 by Kath from Edinburgh

    We arrived a bit early but were able to be seated right away which suited us ; a private table overlooking the square, by really nice attentive staff who had personality & made us feel welcome. I'd booked the 2 course (19.50/pp) deal as taking an older relative for dinner.Choice of 2 items per courses selected. +a drink each.Food was beautifully cooked & nicely presented.Glad we added the 2 side dishes(+7.50) as main course portions were not huge (this was a dining offer so this wasn't unexpected for a 5* hotel restaurant - given that my guest was older without a huge appetite this worked very well for this occasion - had I been with my husband i think we both might have wanted more food!) We both selected a seabass fillet main course & one of each of the dessert options.The fish was lovely; crispy skin & tender meat - the accompanying butter sauce let the fish's gentle flavour come through.There was a decontructed Eton mess with rhubarb/ginger compote for dessert - nice and zingy.The other dessert was a generous slice of dark choc tart w/ fresh raspberries & orange sorbet - indulgently rich but not over sweet, the fresh flavoured sorbet worked well with it.Definitely would go back as we were not rushed & we enjoyed the food & the dining experience there .

  • ((((( 3 April 2017 by Hannah Mcdermott from Edinburgh

    Everything was excellent - staff were friendly and accommodating, the food was of very high quality and the live music was fantastic. The only criticism I would have is that there was not a huge amount of vegetarian options, particularly for the main course.

  • ((((( 2 April 2017 by Patricia Campbell from Hillend

    Loved it. Staff were very attentive.Food was excellent. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and when staff found out we were given complimentary glass of fizz. At the end of meal a plate was brought to our table with chocolates and happy anniversary iced on the plate.Very thoughtful

  • ((((* 1 April 2017 by Marina Mcmanus from Edinburgh

    I took my mum for a Mother's Day surprise. A beautiful restaurant, the staff were lovely. I had the risotto which came with crispy vegetables fabulous and the desert was the star raspberry & rhubarb Eton mess with mint ice cream.

  • ((((* 31 March 2017 by Victor Miller from London

    Have eaten at One Square several times and standard is consistent and good

  • ((((( 29 March 2017 by Susan Ballingall from Edinburgh

    This was our first time here even although we live in Edinburgh. We were pleasantly surprised by how welcoming and great the restaurant was. The food was lovely......In fact it felt like we were on holiday with the lovely view out onto the Usher Hall and the square. We will definitely go back. We head gone here for my husbands birthday. We did not tell the restaurant that was why we had gone but they picked up when we were there it was his birthday. Even although he did not want a dessert they still brought him a plate with chocolates on it with chocolate happy birthday writing on the plate.... lovely touch.

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