Dine with Stuart Muir
- Telephone 0131 218 1818
- Bar open Mon–Thu noon–11pm; Fri/Sat noon–1am; Sun noon–9pm.
- Food served Mon–Thu noon–2.30pm, 5–9pm; Fri noon–2.30pm, 5–10pm: Sat noon–2.30pm, 5–11pm; Sun noon–6pm.
- Pre-theatre times Mon–Sat 5–6.30pm.
- Pre-theatre price £14.50
- Website dineedinburgh.co.uk
Renowned chef Stuart Muir applies his talents in a stylish venue serving his own interpretation of Scottish classics.
Dining with Stuart Muir are a mix of post-shoppers at the cocktail bar as well as theatregoers and couples. A smart modern interior on the first floor of the Traverse Theatre, with tables arranged around a fake apple tree, provides a comfortable space to suit this eclectic clientele. The menu covers all bases, too, with pricier à la carte options of oysters, beef and guinea fowl as well as pre-theatre and midweek deals. Plates of food are turned out with a professional competence and at times a little drama. Venison tartare arrives with foraged sorrel, balanced on a glass globe of pine needles to conjure up flavours of the forest. Ultimately though, braised ox cheek with a celeriac and chestnut emulsion proves more pleasing. If you have to make the choice, plump for a starter of pork and hand-dived scallop rather than saving room at the end for an overly heavy flapjack dessert drizzled with honey.
A new benchmark in the city, introducing a fresh, relaxed brasserie-style dining and drinking venue, featuring Edinburgh’s first dedicated 30-seat champagne lounge in the city centre. Brought to you by Stuart Muir, former executive chef of Forth Floor Restaurant Harvey Nichols Edinburgh and his business partner, hospitality entrepreneur Paul Brennan.
The 80-cover brasserie is a stylish space for morning meetings and business lunches, vibrant pre-theatre dinners and leisurely brunches, with an extended Sunday brunch menu enjoyed to the soundtrack of live jazz.
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- Private dining: Up to 20 covers
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Pre-theatre menu, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Popular to suit mood
- Capacity: 80
- Largest group: 80
- Open since: 2015
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 16
- House wine: £19.50 per bottle
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