Scott's on Princes Street

(9 Reviews)
53 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2DG
Scottish, Afternoon Tea
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Top offer

Afternoon tea – £15 per person

Reservations and menu items are subject to availability. Includes VAT and excludes service charge.

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 07:00 - 22:00.

Restaurant description

A trendy open plan bar and restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh, Scott's is the place to be for a light lunch, relaxed cream tea or traditional cuisine at dinner time. You can’t beat the stunning views, looking towards Edinburgh’s Castle, The Scott Monument and Princes Street Gardens and it’s certainly the best location to enjoy a drink during the Edinburgh Festival season without getting cold or wet.

The Scott`s on Princes Street menu is packed with Scottish classics with modern twists as well as tempting all round favourites. If you haven’t worked up a big appetite, call in for an afternoon tea or enjoy a carefully crafted cocktail, paired with bar nibbles.

Scott's all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet is open to residents and non-residents and includes porridge oats, Scotch pancakes, haggis and tattie scones, or start your day with a Lavazza coffee and a breakfast bun from our lounge menu.

Scott’s on Princes Street is just a few minutes’ walk from Edinburgh Waverly station, situated within Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel.

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

Customer reviews for Scott's on Princes Street
3.9
(based on 9 reviews)

67%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (5)
  • al fresco (2)
  • breakfast (2)
  • business (1)
  • dinner (3)
  • lunch (3)
  • private dining (2)
  • value (2)
  • views (6)
  • By Mary M from Edinburgh
    17 September 2020

    Service, food, cocktails. Everything was great. Very safe. Special mention to the mixologist, excellent cocktails.

  • By Agata K from Edinbourgh
    17 September 2020

    Very good

  • By Jane B from manchester
    12 September 2020

    we had an after noon tea and it was lovely staff was very nice and attentive nothing to complain about would definitely go again.

  • By Ronald D from Edinburgh
    8 September 2020

    My wife and I booked for high tea we were met on arrival by a waiter who took us to our table that was clean and tidy, the order was taken within 4 minutes and arrived quickly, the food was well presented and very good quality. The staff were friendly and well presented. Would recommend :)

  • By Janice W from Doncaster
    25 August 2020

    The food was lovely, and all the staff were friendly. Fabulous view of the Castle.

  • By Jan C from Mercury, Princes St, Edinburgh
    12 August 2020

    Restaurant very bare given COVID-19 restrictions which is obviously unavoidable. Afternoon tea a bit uninspired with cheese/ tomato and ham sandwiches. Similar with cakes, and cream for scones had gone sour! I mentioned this to waitress who seemed disinterested. Slightly disappointed with overall experience.

  • By Amy W from Edinburgh
    10 August 2020

    I love the restaurant service (very pleasant, unpretentious ) and decor. I have been coming here for over 30 years. Thank you

  • By Catriona H from Edinburgh
    31 January 2020

    The menu provided on the night was shorter than the menu we had seen on the website. The salmon dish chosen had too many very small prawns and was rather overwhelmed by the potatoes. On the menu it was stated that the olives starter also had jalapeños yet none were on the plate. The refurbishment is good to see but the meal was disappointing in comparison to meals taken there before. We were glad we had to leave early when a very large group of school children entered the restaurant which changed the ambiance to that of a food court with all the noise.

  • By Paul M from Edinburgh
    26 October 2019

    Very disappointing. Lots of empty tables only 3 full tables the whole time we ate More staff than diners on a Saturday night ! No atmosphere, food average at best and overpriced. I ordered chocolate pudding for desert and they had sold out??! Will not be returning will not be recommending

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Scott's on Princes Street
53 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2DG

Available offers

  • Afternoon tea – £15 per person

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