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Palm Court at The Balmoral

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

(((() British
  •  - Edinburgh
  •  - Edinburgh
  •  - Edinburgh
  •  - Edinburgh
Main course: £12
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 08:00 - 19:00
Friday & Saturday: 09:00 - 20:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 19:00.

THE place for afternoon will have a wonderful experience.

Lucy 03 August 2017
from Glasgow

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Offering timeless elegance, Palm Court at The Balmoral features a stunning glass dome and Venetian chandelier. Vintage champagnes are served alongside premium afternoon teas, all to the sound of live harp music which provides the perfect setting.

Soak up the ambience and indulge in a spot of afternoon tea at Palm Court at The Balmoral. With over 20 loose-leaf teas on offer, including the signature Royal Scottish Balmoral blend, the award-winning afternoon tea is served on a 3-tier cake stand. Freshly cut sandwiches, pastries and shortbread fresh from the in-house bakery make for an irresistible experience: a British tradition not to be missed.

The menu at Palm Court at the Balmoral also serves up a great selection of hearty sandwiches, including roast Blairgowrie beef with Arran grain mustard, and honey roast Scottish ham, served with olives and chutney. Palm Court at The Balmoral in Edinburgh is the perfect venue for a spot of relaxed dining with a sophisticated edge.

Refined yet approachable, Palm Court at The Balmoral offers a taste of classic luxury, just a 1-minute walk from Edinburgh Rail Station.

Palm Court at The Balmoral

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

Contact +44 1315562414

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Customer reviews for Palm Court at The Balmoral

4.7 (((() (based on 96 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (86)
  • luxury (35)
  • romantic (15)
  • business (7)
  • lunch (7)
  • large parties (6)
  • child friendly (4)
  • value (4)
  • trendy (3)
  • dinner (2)
  • private dining (2)
  • views (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((* 10 August 2017 by Angelica Hedman from Stockholm


  • ((((* 8 August 2017 by Jaimie Johnson from Edinburgh

    We had afternoon tea. It was a lovely restaurant, the staff was friendly & the food & tea were delicious. An enjoyable, relaxing experience. Thank you.

  • ((((( 3 August 2017 by Lucy from Glasgow

    THE place for afternoon will have a wonderful experience.

  • ((((( 2 August 2017 by Kathrin Dreier from Zürich

    Exzellent sandwiches, nice Ambiente with live harp music

  • ((((( 25 July 2017 by Barbara Taylor from Edinburgh

    Excellent service and food. Afternoon tea was a real treat in the Lovely Palm Court.

  • (((** 23 July 2017 by David Wilson from Miami Beach

    Our afternoon tea at The Palm Court in the Balmoral Hotel was very enjoyable. The setting is beautiful and comfortable. The food was good and the service very friendly. Our timing was a bit early to hear the piano player or harpist which we would have enjoyed. We felt that the price was a bit expensive.

  • ((((( 20 July 2017 by Javier González from Santander

    El tea afternoon fue perfecto en cuanto a calidad de los platos peparados, la atención del servicio muy buena. La música de arpa es todo un acierto.

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Marie Kruk from edinburgh

    a very pleasant way to spend an afternoon

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Clare Butchart from Dundee

    Afternoon tea was wonderful, food just kept coming, stuff where out of this world, couldn't do enough for you, and very pleasant, and charming. My mum and myself felf like royalty. Will be back. Well done chef, and staff.

  • ((((( 30 May 2017 by Keeley Hamblin-smith from London

    Fabulous afternoon tea. Wonderful staff. A truly luxurious afternoon tea experience

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