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“Almost makes you forget the view”
Review of Heights Restaurant - CLOSED

Heights Restaurant
Price range: $0 - $47
Cuisines: Scottish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Old Town
Reviewed November 13, 2012

Stayed at the Apex before but failed to get a table in the restaurant. The view almost forced us to make sure we didn't forget the next time we were in the area. Cue overnight in Edinburgh so off we went. Staff very nice & welcoming. A bit slow with taking orders, not too sure who was the lead waiter/waitress but that didn't matter too much. Good selection of drinks/wines & not too pricey. Menu selection small but good variety. Haggis bon bons tasty & well presented. Beetroot salmon alright but was expecting a bigger taste. Venison cooked to perfection but the beef cheeks stole the show. Wonderful!! Desserts again, tasted as good as they looked. Final bill was even better!! Overall, great food, staff, view etc & would return when next back in city. Warning though, watch where they put you. A bit of a draught near the door.

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Thank robeth_8
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

Have been to the Heights twice recently on dining offers and had a great meal on both occasions. Very tasty food (partridge starter and caramel parfait particularly good), good portion sizes and great views of the castle which it is really worth visiting for as well as the food. Perhpas a little pricey if paying full prices and dining room a bit bland but highly recommended for food and view (and if on a dining offer a must).

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Thank JMACHOL
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Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

I got married at the Apex 4 years ago and had a perfect day, we thought it be nice to go back to the heights restaurant to celebrate our divorce....... Nah only kidding to celebrate our anniversary. I booked and asked for a table near the window so we could see the view of the castle. On our arrival we were shown to our table which was perfect, we were asked if we were celebrating anything, and explained it was our anniversary the waiter disappeared arriving back a few secs later with 2 complimentary glasses of champagne. The food was outstanding and reasonable sized portions, we def didn't need to fill up on a mcds on the way home. The service was also 10 out of 10 all the staff were very attentive and made us feel like nothing was too much trouble. We were there on a sat night and it wasn't very busy therefore the atmosphere is very relaxed and quite intimate which was perfect for us, but perhaps not if u were out with a group of friends, definitely somewhere u go as a couple. Overall great night with great food and service and we will definitely be going back.

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Thank whalen29
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

Framed in the floor length windows is a brathtaking view of Edinburgh Castle. The food is stunning - beautifully cooked and presented and, considering the standard, is very reasonably priced. I would particularly recommend the fig and goat's cheese tarts and would return to Edinburgh simply to taste these again! Dietry requirements (eg. gluten free) are catered for and all staff are discrete yet attentive. I would recommend this restaurant for a special occasion.

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Thank JenHerb
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Visited Scotland for the first time to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. We very much enjoyed staying at the Apex International and had a fabulous meal at the Heights restaurant. The staff was extremely helpful in making this occasion a special one. The food was innovative and of very high quality and the atmosphere with the castle view was amazing. Would definitely recommend it if you are looking for a nice evening out!

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Thank Mia772
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