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Peacock Alley

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB +44 1313000325

(((() Afternoon Tea
Main course: £34
Food spend: £34
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 08:00 - 00:00

Excellent all round, lovely setting, lovely afternoon tea, very attentive staff, good atmosphere.

Jean J. 01 March 2017
from Perth

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A luxury breakfast and afternoon tea lounge, Peacock Alley evokes the glamour and finesse of the original Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The epitome of chic, guests can enjoy tempting mixes at the ‘cocktail hour’.

Offering one of Edinburgh’s finest afternoon teas, the Peacock Alley menu offers goods made fresh by gifted pastry chefs, and champagne teas offer extra-special indulgence. Fresh fingers sandwiches, miniature dainties and fine teas are served, as well as a selection exclusively for children.

Housed within a majestic conversion of the old train station concourse and ticket office, sample exquisitely crafted indulgences surrounded by towering sandstone walls, hefty pillars, and plush furnishings. Using only the finest spirits and freshest ingredients, the experienced team craft classic and exclusive Waldorf Astoria cocktails.

An iconic retreat in one of Edinburgh’s finest hotels, Peacock Alley offers luxury dining from morning until late. The cosmopolitan buzz of Princes Street sits just 2 minutes’ walk from Peacock Alley restaurant.

Peacock Alley

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB

Contact +44 1312228945
Reservations +44 1313000325

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Customer reviews for Peacock Alley

4.3 (((() (based on 91 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (73)
  • luxury (25)
  • value (9)
  • lunch (8)
  • romantic (8)
  • business (7)
  • dinner (6)
  • child friendly (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • entertainment (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • views (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • private dining (1)
  • ((((( 1 March 2017 by Jean J. from Perth

    Excellent all round, lovely setting, lovely afternoon tea, very attentive staff, good atmosphere.

  • ((((( 28 February 2017 by Linda Anderson from Edinburgh

    We all thoroughly enjoyed our champagne afternoon tea. The food and the staff were excellent. Great value. Will definitely be back.

  • ((*** 23 February 2017 by Sheena Murray from Kirkcaldy


  • ((((( 12 February 2017 by Aimi Nolan from Bristol

    Took my mum and dad here a present for Christmas , it was absolutely brilliant ??, excellent variety of tea , as fabulous food will be going again.

  • ((((( 3 February 2017 by David Raynor from Cramlington

    Absolutely first class, attentive staff, wonderful ambience.

  • ((((( 22 January 2017 by Denise Wilson from Blackburn

    Excellent. All the staff were very attentive and made our experience one that will definitely make us return.

    Many thanks absolutely

  • ((((( 15 January 2017 by Wendy from Edinburgh

    Lovely environment, excellent staff, wide choice of teas. Couldn't eat it all and no one batted an eyelid when I skied for a doggy bag.

  • ((((( 11 January 2017 by Debra Freeberg from Edinburgh

    We enjoyed an excellent afternoon tea

  • ((((( 10 January 2017 by Natalie Williams from Liverpool

    I previously spent New Years Eve in the Caledonian Hotel. It is a beautiful hotel with the most amazing, friendly, helpful staff who made our stay more enjoyable.

    My sister and her 2 friends were visiting Edinburgh for the first time (sisters birthday) on a day trip. I surprised them booking high tea at The Caledonian. I stated in my booking that it was mys sisters birthday. The staff provided a cake with a candle and the ladies said they had a fantastic time and the staff couldn't do enough to make sure they had an amazing experience. The food was top class and overall they said they each had a wonderful time. Thank you so much for making their day so enjoyable and memorable. X

  • ((((* 7 January 2017 by Roddy Macpherson from Edinburgh


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