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“Fast food”

Castle Terrace Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 2,554 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Scottish
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Old Town
Description: Just opened last week and we had a fabulous meal there
Reviewed September 21, 2013

We phoned to book a table, suggesting eating at 7 or 7.30. They asked if we could be a little flexible and make it for 6.45 as needed the table back at 8.45. We don't really like being hurried over dinner, however, we still went ahead and booked. The Friday night traffic caught us out and we arrived late at 6.55. Being unable to the have their tasting menu we had picked due to "insufficient time" (like it was our fault)... Wen then had to check the menu again and choose something else. By now we felt uneasy and annoyed that we could not enjoy a relaxed meal together. The food was great, the service was great, but obviously the ploy is to cram in two sittings. To top it off, when we got home there was a message on the answer machine to say the table was reserved for 6.30 and as it was now nearly 7pm, were we still planning to join them!
What a sham they could not afford to seat people at their chosen time and made us feel that we had to hurry up!,

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

I really wanted to see if this restaurant is so good or if it’s “much ado for nothing”. We went there for Saturday lunch with our friends and I must confess that it was overall enjoyable experience. Food was great and staff probably even better. We appreciated nice informal atmosphere and finally it turned to be long lazy lunch with lots of good wine. Moreover, at the end they came to our table to congratulate our friend as he celebrated his birthday, which was really nice of them.

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Reviewed September 18, 2013

Was taken here for a post birthday lunch and was blown away by not only the food but the service. The staff really know how to make customers welcome and have an excellent knowledge of the food and wine they serve. We had the set 3 course lunch menu with accompanied wine matching. The food flawless (must have that creme brulee recipe) and the amuse bouche and pre starter were so unique but never lacking in taste. Personally I'd give the wine matching a miss, not due to the quality of the wine but for my lightheadedness next time! All in all a lovely lunch!

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Thank Gemma R
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

Great restaurant, traditional scottisch food prepared in a haute cuisine style. Very good wines for affordable prices. We had the young grouse, it tasted fantastic!
Simply a top choice!

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Thank winningspirits
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Reviewed September 17, 2013

Great food, but pricey. Had the set menu with the wine pairing, which was done very well! They take customer service very seriously so very attentive.

Thank SayaW
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