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The Witchery by the Castle

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Royal Mile | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, Scotland (Castle / Royal Mile / High St)
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Ranked #106 of 445 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to Edinburgh with some girlfriends for a mini break and had booked this restaurant in advance as it was recommended to us. We were so impressed by the atmosphere inside as only candle light. Beautiful service (i do love it when the waiters unfold your napkin for you)! We had a late lunch at 3 pm and it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a stunning lunch of beautifully prepared risotto, pea soup and fish pie.however our waiter, jason was over eager and almost hovered over us throughout our meal. The place was warmly decorated and the restaurant had a cosy feel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food inventing and unique, atmosphere classic and attention just fabulous, highly recommended, went few times now and decided that this place deserves a good review! As many others I went and didn't bother to do so, summer time the sea platter is just fantastic

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just had a pre theatre late lunch. Bones in the terrine starter that almost had me and my partners teeth out. My pot roast pheasant was overlooked and very dry with a watery sauce that was bland. My girlfriends "glesga" braised fillet was also dry. I sent back my main course and asked for some venison as a replacement. The... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First visited in 2001 and stayed in the Inner Sanctum. It is the only place we have stayed where we were bowled over, we put an abba cd on and danced around like young kids. It is expensive, but worth saving up for. You arent just paying for a room, but an experience, its one we still talk about to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a Wonderful lunch on a Saturday Afternoon, and were impressed by the level of service and extensive menu. The restaurant offered a warm cosy atmosphere and even though the menu was rather pricey, we would not hesitate to recommend.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here at the end of November for another visit - can't keep away. Coincided with the Christmas lights being turned on, the whole city looked magical. Stayed in the Sempill suite this time. It is a huge suite, the bedroom is magnificent! This suite is great for people who have limited mobility as its on the ground floor but... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here for a two night stay to celebrate my 30th birthday. The rooms are stunning- we stayed in the Herriot. We were shown to our room by Roxy who was very friendly and helpful throughout the duration if our stay. In our room was a four poster double, sofa, table area and fully equipped bathroom. The champagne, chocolate... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been around the world and I I I ... I've stayed at lots of hotels, in lots of cities and countries. I stayed here with my partner for her birthday for two nights. The. Most. Amazing. Hotel. Ever. Super friendly and courteous service, room was AMAZING. Chocolate bar on pillow (The Witchery's own), plus Champagne and still & sparkling... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had wanted to dine here for years and weren't disappointed. The restaurant is so intimate & atmospheric and the food is delicious. Service was great. Would definitely recommend if you want a nice meal in Edinburgh!

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Additional Information about The Witchery by the Castle

Address: The Royal Mile | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Castle / Royal Mile / High St , Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Witchery by the Castle 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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