The Dining Room
- Telephone 0131 220 2044
- Opening times Mon–Wed 9.30am–11pm; Thu–Sat 9.30pm–midnight. Sun 11am–9pm (members only)
- Bar open Mon–Wed 11am–11pm; Thu–Sat 11am–midnight; Sun noon–10pm.
- Food served Tue–Sat noon–2.30pm, 5.30–10pm. Closed Mon/Sun.
- Pre-theatre times Tue–Sat 5.30–6.30pm
- Pre-theatre price £21.95
- Website www.thediningroomedinburgh.co.uk
Like a well-balanced whisky, the Dining Room marries flavours and sensory delights in the elegant surrounds of Edinburgh’s New Town.
The Dining Room sits on the first floor of an impressive Georgian townhouse which is home to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Open to non-members, this elegant restaurant has modern touches while remaining sympathetic to the building’s heritage. The menu du jour is extremely purse-friendly and a great entry point to chef James Freeman’s passion for blending flavours. The tasting menu is paired with an exciting range of wines and there’s the added bonus of matching with a dram from one of the society’s exclusive single casks. Roast wood pigeon is deftly cooked – rich, gamey, beautifully pink and set off by sweet red cabbage. The fillet of hake is sublimely seasoned, the chunky fish accompanied by delicately spiced soured carrot, while a nougatine parfait becomes a conversation piece thanks to the olfactory revelation that is the accompanying fruitcakey malt. Like a well-balanced whisky, this place marries intense flavours and sensory delights to produce the perfect gastronomic fusion.
Specialising in modern Scottish food and fine dining, The Dining Room at 28 Queen Street is a superb Edinburgh restaurant, set in the well-heeled New Town. Home to The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Dining Room sits in the ground floor of a beautiful Georgian building in the heart of Edinburgh city and the patriotic menu, expertly prepared by the Head Chef, James Freeman, offers a range of prime Scottish produce.
Boasting the world's widest selection of exclusive single cask whiskies available along with an extensive wine list, The Dining Room at 28 Queen Street offers a sophisticated menu with seasonal dishes, along with personable, unfussy service.
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- Private dining: 8/18
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Pre-theatre menu, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Nothing
- Capacity: 60
- Largest group: 30
- Open since: 2004
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 19 (20–25 whiskies per month)
- House wine: £27.50 per bottle
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