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The Pompadour by Galvin

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, The Caledonian, Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB +44 1312680234

(((() French
Main course: £30
Food spend: £58
Opening hours
Wednesday to Sunday: 18:00 - 21:30
Saturday: 12:30 - 13:30.

Lovely calm and enjoyable experience. Food was amazing and we received nothing but the best service

Kari Livingston 27 March 2017
from Edinburgh

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The first Scottish venture for impassioned brothers Chis and Jeff, The Pompadour by Galvin offers stunning French fine dining. Guests can lounge with expertly mixed aperitifs in the speciality Pompadour cocktail salon.

Blending the finest Scottish produce and a pioneering French cooking style, signature dishes from the Pompadour menu include roast Scottish Chateaubriand, violet artichokes, ratte potatoes & garlic cream or apple tarte tatin to share.

Over their careers, the Galvin restaurant brothers have gained awards including 2 Michelin stars, 10 AA Rosettes, and were named Chefs’ Chef of the Year in 2011. First opened in 1925, The Pompadour in Edinburgh was inspired by the lavish leanings of Louis XV’s chief mistress.

The stunning Renaissance-style dining room is recognised as one of Edinburgh’s finest, with corniced ceilings, ethereal murals and rich velvet swept throughout. The shopper’s delights of Princes Street are just 2 minutes’ walk from The Pompadour restaurant. Please note, the restaurant observes a smart casual dress code.

The Pompadour by Galvin

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

Contact +44 1312228975
Reservations +44 1312680234

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Customer reviews for The Pompadour by Galvin

4.5 (((() (based on 98 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (76)
  • luxury (54)
  • romantic (44)
  • views (36)
  • private dining (22)
  • lunch (17)
  • value (13)
  • afternoon tea (11)
  • business (8)
  • trendy (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((* 24 April 2017 by Barry Wilson from Edinburgh

    Always serves up great food and wonderful presentation.

  • ((*** 17 April 2017 by Graham Campbell from EDinburgh

    Excellent Somelier, but the surroundings and menu were both disappointing. Not a patch on the competition.

  • (((** 3 April 2017 by Mike Wren from Edinburgh

    Crammed in tables, horrible piped music. Waiters saying "there you go" when they deliver food. Just not classy like it used to be.

  • (**** 3 April 2017 by Oliver Keith from Edinburgh

    Poor,over expensive,lim lured choice on the menu for package, l am sure the champagne was cava , the staff started preparing room for next day before we were finished

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Kari Livingston from Edinburgh

    Lovely calm and enjoyable experience. Food was amazing and we received nothing but the best service

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Claire Cosgrove from Edinburgh

    Staff were very good - helpful and friendly without being overly familiar. Food was excellent.

  • ((((( 17 March 2017 by Niall Sinclair from Einburgh

    Elegant room , plenty of space between tables , excellent service , views out to Edinburgh Castle and interesting food with interesting mix of flavours . Happy to recommend the whole experience .

  • ((((( 4 March 2017 by Frances Marshall from Great Dunmow

    Fabulous. The setting is gorgeous, we had the tasting menu and it was excellent. The service was outstanding.

  • ((((( 26 February 2017 by Pamela Stirling from Edinburgh

    Delightful evening , excellent food and helpful polite staff

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Malcolm Smith from Edinburgh

    It was FABULOUS in every way!!

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