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Whiski Rooms

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Thu, 4/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene

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Sponsored by: Whiski Rooms

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Incredible
1. Incredible
"The meal was fantastic,"
Woody2989
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2. Lovey experience
2. Lovey experience
"Don't miss the haggis and the whiskey tasting."
Ana L
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3. Amazing place!
3. Amazing place!
"blown away with food and service. Staff are fantastic, really friendly"
Karen M
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About
Stunning restaurant & bar with adjoining whisky shop. Fresh Scottish food and a great location overlooking Edinburgh Princes Street, minutes from Edinburgh Castle. Daily whisky tastings. Families and groups welcome.
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Scottish, Grill
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
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All reviews haggis spring rolls steak cullen skink vegetarian haggis sticky toffee pudding pie cranachan fish and chips salmon bread salad whiskey tasting whisky flights royal mile scottish food lovely meal booked a table
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place bar staff are very knowledgeable on malts I was talked into a 16 year old lagavulin nice measure too for £8.95 No water just neat. I was amazed by all the malts on offer great experience different indeed, i received a talisker rocking...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank stevievevers
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, not too big and crowded. Lovely and attentive service. Great whiskey (of course) and a large selection. Food was brilliant and we would go again if visiting again.

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank Kazaly
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited this place yesterday, for lunch. Fab little restaurant, the food was excellent and the Malbec was great! We shared the flatbread and hummous to start, which was soooo tasty! We both had the burgers, whihc were excellenet cooked, as were the chips, and the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank PetePanda1972
Reviewed 4 days ago

On a rainy Saturday afternoon in Edinburgh we decided to take cover in the Whiski Rooms and so glad we did! As the in-laws are whisky drinkers they opted for Whisky flights, of which there were so many to choose from but the barman was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jacmac28
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were only in Edinburgh for a few days so wanted to make our meals out count. My wife chose Whiski Rooms after her usual extensive web search. Turned out to be an inspired choice. We went for veg haggis, haddock, lamb and veggie burger....More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Don R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my Grandfather here (knowing it was good having visited with my girlfriend a few years ago). The staff were friendly and accommodating and, despite having to run around to look after the busy lunchtime restaurant, were still polite and friendly and gave time to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank roadkill_a_la_carte
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m biased as I’ve been here for the first time a year ago on a date with my then-not-yet boyfriend (who’s now my boyfriend). The restaurant is fantastic, the food, the furniture, the menu, the whiskies..and of course Kim, the best waitress of the restaurant...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lalla9017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great restaurant. Great service. Very kid friendly too. Food was above average and as expected given the price point. Location is nice too. Overall, I’d recommend this place and will come back to it again.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Babak S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. Ask for Sam! Will make a beeline straight to Whiski when in Edinburgh again. Steak and mushroom pie, battered cod and apple tart were excellent.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank eck35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on our first night in Edinburgh. When we walked in the restaurant was pretty empty and when the welcome guy showed us to our table we asked if we could move (as we were at the front in the middle and in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Stephanie T
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Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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Soph851
March 26, 2019|
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Response from allyballybee89 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend reservation as it can get really busy. Normally tip around 10-15% of the total cost.
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dorothyb193
December 13, 2016|
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Response from Roseylol112 | Reviewed this property |
They don't charge service charge. Only if it's a group of 8 or more I think.
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Mariagrimwood
December 19, 2015|
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Response from Whiski_Rooms | Property representative |
Hi Maria, We can guarantee a great Burns Night at Whiski Rooms - we have 3 sittings this year - two on Saturday 23rd and one on Monday 25th Jan 2016. We have a fabulous host from the World Burns Association, bagpipes... More
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