Tigerlily

Tigerlily
125 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JN
  • Telephone 0131 225 5005
  • Opening times Daily 9am–1am.
  • Bar open Mon–Sun 11am–1am.
  • Food served Mon–Sun 8am–10.30pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.tigerlilyedinburgh.co.uk
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Buzzing with life, this flashy bistro and bar should be on every cocktail lover’s radar.

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City centre diners don’t come much glitzier than this spacious hotel brasserie where mood lighting and imaginative design provide a glittering backdrop for delighted selfies. Larger groups make use of impressive beaded booths lining one wall while cosy twos and fours settle in chic feasting zones surrounding a large sparkling cocktail bar, lit by a suitably bling display of pinks and purples. The menu has a contemporary fusion vibe making use of Asian spices, seasonal ingredients and precise presentation. A substantial starter of beef rendang comes as two fluffy Asian bao buns stuffed with rich warming stew. A succulent main of confit chicken leg is served with a grilled breast and mild, fruity red curry sauce with lively highlights of coconut and lemongrass. Puddings include a creamy passion fruit panacotta offset with thin slivers of pineapple, coconut crunch and sharp mint. It's a cool hangout, popular with twenty and thirtysomethings, especially on Friday and Saturday nights when resident (occasionally name) DJs spin the decks.

The List's rating
6.4

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Malcolm McGonigle visited Tigerlily on 21 January 2019
  • High point: Lush interiors, Mellis cheeses and Brewdog on tap
  • Low point: Seasoning a tad faint-hearted for Pacific Rim dishes
  • Notable dish: Passion fruit panacotta
  • Average price: £24 (lunch); £24 (dinner)
  • Private dining: Up to 16 covers
  • No. overnight rooms: 33
  • Provides: Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Upbeat contemporary sounds
  • Live entertainment: DJ every Friday and Saturday from 9pm
  • Capacity: 140
  • Largest group: 200
  • Open since: 2006
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 22
  • House wine: £21 (£12.75 Tue–Fri) per bottle

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