- Telephone 0131 225 5005
- Opening times Mon–Sun 11am–1am.
- Seasonal times Variable but 3am during the Edinburgh Festival and at Christmas.
- Bar open Mon–Sun 11am–1am. (earlier openings for residents)
- Food served Mon–Sun 8am–10.30pm.
- Average price £15 (dine out offer, 2 courses for 2 people); £25 (evening meal)
- Website www.tigerlilyedinburgh.co.uk
Glitzy mash-up of cocktail bar, nightclub and restaurant.
Pink champagne, sparkles and a proudly bling interior make for quite the first impression in this George Street hotel, bar and restaurant. Once you navigate the eye-popping entrance, the space splits out into several cosier lounge areas complete with snug seats and intimate nooks to sip your cocktail and partake in the ever-popular sport of people-watching. The restaurant area has a calmer quality. Well-lit with comfortable booths, the stage is set for a cute afternoon tea with your girlfriends or one of their early-dining offers. Prawn salad bursts with heat and Thai flavours and squid is crisp and tender with a tart ponzu dressing. 'Three little pigs' sees pork done three contrasting ways, from a crispy croquette to succulent cheek to oil-rich belly, all well-balanced with a sharp cider sauce. Regular food and drink offers include a Wednesday Cocktail Club where staff will help you pair your menu choices with the perfect tipple. The venue shifts up a gear at weekends to feature DJ sets and lots more of those cocktails.
- High point: Confident bistro food with regular food and drink deals
- Low point: Bling has to be your thing
- Notable dish: Three little pigs
- Private dining: Up to 16 covers
- No. overnight rooms: 33
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Soul beats
- Live entertainment: DJ every Friday and Saturday
- Capacity: 140
- Largest group: 200
- Open since: 2006
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 19
- House wine: £21 (£12.75 Tue–Fri) per bottle
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