Angels Share Hotel & Bar

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Angels Share Hotel & Bar
9–11 Hope Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4EL
  • Telephone 0131 247 7000
  • Bar open Mon–Sun noon–1am
  • Food served Mon–Sun 7am–10pm
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Angels' Share Hotel & Bar

A vibrant and fashionable showcase of contemporary Scotland in the West End, with an extensive cocktail list and good-value classic menus with a Scottish twist.

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The Angel’s Share is the small amount of alcohol that evaporates from the whisky barrel during fermentation; rest assured it’s the only alcohol missing from the extensive drinks menu at the smart West End destination of the same name. Scotland is writ large in every aspect of this contemporary hotel and bar/restaurant: from the luxe decor - showcasing well-known Scots personalities, to the menus - showcasing local produce and suppliers. Tear your eyes from the ornate ceiling and mirrored walls to peruse the a la carte menu, and you’ll find a compact offering of classics, many with a Scottish twist, as well as flat iron steaks and lighter, eastern-inspired options, including salads. Creamy cullen skink with thick chunks of smoked haddock, new potato and leeks is a satisfying starter but leave room for the prime beef haggis and whisky sausages and mash, or crisp Innis & Gunn beer battered haddock. With affordable pricing, attentive service and popular offers like the two for £12 lunch, and Steak Tuesday, you can make believe you’re a millionaire in opulent surroundings for a relatively modest outlay.

The List's rating






Gill Thomson visited Angels Share Hotel & Bar on 30 July 2017
  • High point: A great place 'after work' spot
  • Low point: Surroundings slightly out-dazzle the food
  • Notable dish: Cullen skink
  • Average price: £12 (set lunch); £20 (dinner)

At the very epicentre of one of the world’s most iconic and historic cities, Edinburgh, Angels Share Hotel & Bar is a showcase of contemporary Scottish culture. We celebrate the real Scotland – the one that is vibrant, fashionable and current.

Our stylish bedrooms have a contemporary Scottish design each featuring Scottish cultural icon. Stocking an impressive range of premium whisky, cocktails that prominently feature Scottish products, live music and our food showcases the finest modern cuisine made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

We are more than just another Hotel & Bar, we aspire to cultivate a unique experience that is equal parts warm, inviting and luxurious, set against the backdrop of a culture we take pride in.

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  • Private dining: Up to 120 covers
  • No. overnight rooms: 30
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Unobtrusive house playlist
  • Live entertainment: Live music Thu, Fri, Sat.
  • Capacity: 100 seated; 150 standing (main bar and club room)
  • Largest group: 120 in private dining room
  • Open since: 2013 but changed ownership in 2015
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 13
  • House wine: £21 per bottle
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