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Number One Restaurant

The Balmoral, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2EQ 0131 563 7190

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Main course: £26
Food spend: £70

Incredible food, we enjoyed all the extras. Excellent service and lovely venue!

Claire 17 April 2018
from London

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In the 5-star Balmoral Hotel, one of the city’s most exclusive addresses, the acclaimed Number One Restaurant in Edinburgh holds 3 AA Rosettes and a Michelin Star for its blend of Scottish and French flavours. Number One boasts an innovative menu masterminded by award-winning executive chef Jeff Bland, while unique works of art line the impressive designer interior.

Dishes on the Number One menu include Borders roe deer with rainbow chard, hazelnuts and pistachio, fillet of Blairgowrie beef with pearl barley, tenderstem broccoli and bordelaise, and Scottish crab with heirloom tomatoes, black olives and basil.

An extensive themed wine list offers classic and new world vintages, with the knowledgeable Number One sommelier Laurence Jordan happy to offer advice.

Rich, red walls and original artwork from the Institute of Art in London add an air of opulence to Number One’s unique dining experience. Number One restaurant is a 1-minute walk from Edinburgh Train Station.

Number One Restaurant

The Balmoral, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2EQ

Contact +44 1315576727
Reservations 0131 563 7190

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Customer reviews for Number One Restaurant

4.8 ((((( (based on 88 reviews)
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  • dinner (71)
  • luxury (59)
  • romantic (57)
  • private dining (28)
  • business (19)
  • trendy (7)
  • value (6)
  • lunch (5)
  • entertainment (4)
  • large parties (4)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 17 April 2018 by Claire from London

    Incredible food, we enjoyed all the extras. Excellent service and lovely venue!

  • (((** 18 January 2018 by Yuxuan from Edinburgh

    The taste is just ok but far away from delicious

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Eddie from Airdrie

    First class

  • ((((( 23 November 2017 by Max from Edinburgh

    Me and my girlfriend were up in Edinburgh for two nights and on the second night we chose to eat here and I must say it was worth every penny. The staff were flawless, the food was outstanding and the whole experience was impeccable. We had the Scottish Beef and Lobster and it was outstanding. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we felt very well looks after nothing was too much for the staff who were very attentive ad knowledgeable. 5***

  • ((((( 20 November 2017 by Lynne from Kinross

    Absolutely fantastic evening. Staff could not have been nicer and the food was delicious. We were totally impressed by the vegan 7 course tasting menu provided for one member of the party - exceptional service.

  • ((*** 11 September 2017 by Florenza from Genevs

    Très bon Resto
    Service très bien et sommelier très professionnel bravo

  • ((((* 29 August 2017 by Christine from Tokyo

    Classic French menu with fresh Scottish ingredients, expertly executed. Menu was good quality without surprises; service staff was knowledgeable about food and cheeses. Sommelier was exceptionally good, offering thoughtful and inteeesting pairing to the tasting menu which I think is a must.

  • ((((( 17 August 2017 by Armelle from Paris

    Nous avons passé une soirée délicieuse.
    Les plats sont créatifs et excellents et généreux . La carte des vins est originale. Service et accueils impeccables et chaleureux.

  • (((** 9 August 2017 by Bruno from Edimbourg

    Oui, pour l'aspect visuel plus que pour la qualité intrinsèque des mets. L'agneau d'Ecosse est joliment entouré de pois mais il n'est pas tendrisse. Le turbot est bien cuit (un peu trop, même...) mais on saisit mal l'apport d'une huître et d'une langoustine (par ailleurs délicieuses).

  • ((((* 4 August 2017 by Marlene from Edinburgh

    As always, No.1 doesn't disappoint. The vegetarian tasting menu was lovely, although having had it before, some of the dishes previously were more to my liking. Missed the cauliflower soup, it was always amazing.

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