Amber Restaurant at The Scotch Whisky Experience

(301 Reviews)
354-358 Castlehill, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2NE
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Main course: £12
Food spend: £20

Opening hours

Sunday to Thursday: 12:00 - 19:30
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 21:30

Restaurant description

Showcasing a cellar of over 400 malt whiskies alongside gourmet Scottish cuisine, Amber Restaurant is the pride of Edinburgh’s renowned Scotch Whisky Experience. Spectacular glowing glass cabinets contain the array of blends, offering a superb experience for both whisky connoisseurs and novices.

An eclectic range of dishes are served on the Amber menu, with Scottish tapas served alongside boldly flavoured main courses. Enjoy comforting pots of smoked seafood chowder, haggis, neeps & tatties and traditional lamb stovies, or griddled beef sirloin with whisky & shallot butter.

Whisky tasting menus offer a journey through Scotland’s most famous export, or seek a recommendation from the lengthy list from the learned staff at Amber Restaurant in Edinburgh. Paying homage to Scotland’s whisky heritage, bold dessert flavours include panna cotta with raspberry and whisky soup, or marmalade pudding with caramel sauce.

A truly revelatory experience, Amber teams an unrivalled cellar and supreme fine dining dishes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is an 8-minute walk away.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Amber Restaurant at The Scotch Whisky Experience
(based on 301 reviews)

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  • afternoon tea (20)
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  • breakfast (1)
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  • dinner (240)
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  • large parties (57)
  • lunch (132)
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  • private dining (65)
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  • By Steven K from Edinburgh
    1 March 2020

    Fantastic food, wait staff were exceptionally knowledgeable and helpful.

  • By Samantha I from Romford
    29 February 2020

    Lovely cosy restaurant in temporary home at the moment i believe but still very nice. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the lunch time food was lovely. The pannini was very nice and the veggie haggis was to die for i loved it. Very nice wine menu and loved the whisky choices available to accompany your food.Reasonable cost as well considering the location.

  • By Alessia B from Milan
    28 February 2020

    Excellent expirience: amazing food, specially the tapas with whiskey, a great selection of typical Scottish dishes. Staff very kindly e top selection of whiskey. Amazing selection of desserts.

  • By Elihu Aranday- C from Glasgow
    15 February 2020


  • By Abi P from Oxford
    9 February 2020

    It was delicious food and the team were fantastic, particularly the waitress who took care of our table on Sunday night.

  • By Robert M from Aberdeen
    9 February 2020

    We had a beautiful meal to celebrate my birthday, food was excellent as was the service from Billy & Grace, this was the second time we have ate here and would definitely be back the next time we visit Edinburgh. Highly recommend Amber and not forgetting the huge whisky selection.

  • By Danielle O from Newcastle upon Tyne
    18 January 2020

    Food was amazing Service was perfect

  • By Rosanne & David D from New England, USA
    4 January 2020

    We visit Edinburgh yearly, & Amber is a perennial favorite. The food, the service, the knowledgeable staff who advise on pairings of whisky & food--all are outstanding.

  • By Kate K from Edinburgh
    1 January 2020

    Friendly and helpful staff. Haggis was very tasty. Good choice of wine

  • By Gary D from Edinburgh
    22 December 2019

    Overall excellent

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Amber Restaurant at The Scotch Whisky Experience
354-358 Castlehill, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2NE