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1886 @ Braid Hills Hotel

The Braid Hills Hotel, 134 Braid Road, Edinburgh, EH10 6JD

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Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 16:30 & 17:00 - 21:30.

Very nice Sunday lunch really enjoyed the haddock goujons main course! Staff were attentive polite and plentiful we will be back :)

Melissa 24 July 2017
from Edinburgh

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Found within the Braidshill Hotel and boasting exceptional panoramic views across Edinburgh and the Firth and Forth, 1886 Restaurant follows the seasons to produce beautifully presented, classic dishes, made with premium ingredients.

With smooth wooden flooring and natural light flooding in, guests can enjoy the views through the large windows, or sit outside on the terrace. The 1886 menu might feature dishes such as cod with crushed fennel potatoes and caper salsa, or roasted loin and braised haunch of venison with celeriac purée and roast beetroot hash.

Desserts such as pear frangipane tart with vanilla ice cream frequent the list of puddings for an impeccably created finish at 1886 in Edinburgh. The cocktail list offers the perfect start to the evening, before moving on to a wine choice from the affordable, well-compiled cellar.

Decked with stained glass windows and surrounded by beautiful gardens, this Victorian building is a picture-perfect environment. Find 1886 in well-heeled Morningside, just outside the city centre.

1886 @ Braid Hills Hotel

The Braid Hills Hotel, 134 Braid Road, Edinburgh, EH10 6JD

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Customer reviews for 1886 @ Braid Hills Hotel

3.9 ((((* (based on 15 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (8)
  • views (7)
  • lunch (5)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • private dining (4)
  • large parties (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • luxury (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • value (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • business (1)
  • child friendly (1)
  • ((((( 15 August 2017 by Penny Baillie from Edinburgh

    Don't think I can express how delicious the food was. Every course I had was fantastic and the same was true for the other people in my party. The veggie sharer was particularly tasty (especially the chips!) and what a great menu for vegetarians. Many thanks to the chef and his team for surpassing my expectations.

  • ((((* 24 July 2017 by Melissa from Edinburgh

    Very nice Sunday lunch really enjoyed the haddock goujons main course! Staff were attentive polite and plentiful we will be back :)

  • ((*** 3 July 2017 by Emma from Edinburgh

    The service was good. The afternoon tea was not good. The sandwich were probably the best of a bad bunch. The scones didn't seem fresh, they were chewy. The victoria sandwich was limp, and the cupcake looked and tasted like it had been bought at asda. I've had a few afternoon teas, and this was one of the worst

  • ((((* 3 July 2017 by Avril from Dunfermline

    Lovely setting. Attentive staff. We had lunch at 2pm on a Sunday and the restaurant was very quiet though there was a function on in the adjoining room. Food was good- gluten free menu was requested and provided.

  • (**** 22 May 2017 by R Pensom from Ayr

    Disgraceful decision by the chef and manager to not permit elderly customers to chose a main and a bit of ice cream for the special. We were the only persons in the 1886 between 12:20 and at least 3pm on 18th May. You will notice WE DID NOT LEAVE A TIP. Says it all. We have been coming to the hotel for years and have never experienced this level of meanness before. Restaurant was empty. Terrace was empty. Wake up 1886 and Best Western, not good enough. I doubt if the 1886 manager will call to apologise but it should be done. We ate and paid for three courses but only wanted two. Another thing, starter said charcuterie bruschetta but there was no cold meats on the bread, only a few bits of salad and a tiny bit of cheese. Wake up 1886, no wonder you're empty.

  • ((((( 23 April 2017 by James Bruce from Livingston

    Panoramic restaurant with a selection of quality prepared meals to cater for all tastes

  • ((((( 25 February 2017 by Linda Smyth from Edinburgh

    Excellent service and food. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful.

  • ((((* 20 February 2017 by Aileen from Edinburgh

    Nice location, really nice food, a bit pricier than expected but freshly made and nice portion sizes. Was with elderly relatives who struggled to hear the conversation at the table as the background noise was quite loud with a lot of other things going on in the same room - table setting and cleaning for an event i think - which spoiled it a bit.

  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Ronnie Taylor from Edinburgh

    Great service and great food.

  • ((*** 26 December 2016 by Walker from Peebles

    Very friendly staff. Provided access facilities for 90 year old relative. Lovely situation. Toilet facilities were really good- plenty oom for mobility imparted folks. - needed cleaning monitoring though. One toilet of 3 was badly soiled and was in same state when we returned in evening.
    Waiting staff, while approachable weren't attentive- ordered soup but forgot to tell us what soup was on offer and served it anyway without spoons! Veg option was under seasoned and over cooked. Main course was served immediately after starter plates were removed. Same speed was applied for dessert. Impression was staff was focussing on larger party. Overall we were underwhelmed.

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