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The Atholl at The Howard Hotel

34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QH +44 1313440075

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Main course: £15
Food spend: £32

A little oasis of calm in a very busy city. Delicious tea and great service thank-you.

Kathy Dale 28 November 2016
from Tarland

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Edinburgh is home to the Georgian-style Scottish restaurant, The Atholl at The Howard Hotel. AA Rosette winner, this sought after restaurant is accompanied by a deluxe private dining area and a hidden garden.

The Atholl menu offers Scottish cuisine in the form of culinary delights like grilled Highland venison cutlets served with root vegetables and a port glaze. There is also a variety of conventional dishes with an Atholl twist like the succulent slow roasted pork belly, king prawns and coconut foam.

A luxurious taster menu is available in the Atholl’s private dining room, featuring specially prepared dishes like pan seared West Coast scallops served with Stornaway black pudding and a lemon & lime foam. On sunnier days, one can enjoy a pre or post dinner drink of Pimm’s & lemonade or a mojito in the garden.

Located in a Georgian town house, this historic theme creates a rich and warming atmosphere unique to The Atholl. The Atholl in Edinburgh is just a 5-minute drive from Edinburgh’s Waverley Train Station.

The Atholl at The Howard Hotel

34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QH

Contact +44 1315573500
Reservations +44 1313440075

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Customer reviews for The Atholl at The Howard Hotel

4.5 (((() (based on 44 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (28)
  • dinner (17)
  • private dining (17)
  • romantic (13)
  • luxury (12)
  • value (7)
  • breakfast (5)
  • lunch (5)
  • business (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • large parties (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Douglas Wylie from Edinburgh

    This was a simple Saturday afternoon tea with my wife . It was a gift from a relation . The Howard Hotel was excellent , very old Edinburgh , with a pleasant relaxed two hours on a Saturday afternoon . The attention to ourselves was very good and the tea was very nice .

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Alice Nisbet from Edinburgh

    Lovely setting, very tasty afternoon tea, and good service

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Kathy Dale from Tarland

    A little oasis of calm in a very busy city. Delicious tea and great service thank-you.

  • ((((( 14 November 2016 by Judith S from Edinburgh

    We had an excellent dinner at The Atholl at the Howard. The food and wines were delicious and the portions were perfect, satisfying without leaving us overfull. The service was professional and friendly. We were the only diners so it was very quiet.

  • ((((* 9 November 2016 by Thomas Kriz from Vienna

    Very charming location

  • ((((( 31 October 2016 by Roisin Hurst from Edinburgh

    Lovely experience - great service by attentive staff. The food was delicious - the pheasant and herb terrine starter was generous and had a lovely gamey flavour. My cod main course was beautifully cooked with generous helpings of potatoes and vegetables. The chocolate delice was melt in the mouth and beautifully rich. £30 for 3 courses and a glass of prosecco was great value. All in all, it was a lovely way to celebrate our wedding anniversary.

  • ((((( 24 October 2016 by Tracy Jackson from Manchester

    Lovely setting, great meal and fantastic service .

  • (((** 17 October 2016 by Jennifer Potter from Edinburgh

    Service was attentive apart from forgetting some of the order.
    Surroundings are scottish theme. Room cozy.
    Afternoon tea was fine but not amazing. Champagne was lovely.

  • ((((( 11 October 2016 by Kate Bonsall from Forres

    Very easy to book, good value for the standerd of meal, very much enjoyed the meal and the setting.

  • ((((( 6 October 2016 by Chris Storer from Wolverhampton

    Friendly relaxed atmosphere, staff make you feel special , food amazing

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