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Summary

“Creative (but not laboratory-style)” cooking “artistically presented” inspires rave reviews from foodie fans of Tom Kitchin’s “unstuffy and friendly” dining room, by the castle. Its ratings slipped noticeably this year however, with quite a few reports suggesting it’s “OK, but vastly over-rated”.

£81
Good
Good
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A favourite with Scots and with tourists”, and no wonder! – Tom Kitchin’s “fantastic” dining room, by the Castle, hardly ever hits even the slightest duff note; the worst any reporter could come up with is that the interior is a touch “unimaginative”.

£77
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A better setting than Kitchin, and more accessible”; by the castle, Tom K’s “wonderful” restaurant it hailed for its often “amazing” cuisine; even in the face of this “excellence all round”, however, there’s the odd hint in reports that prices are getting “silly”.

£75
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Highchair, Menu,
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10 pm

The Castle Terrace Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Castle Terrace Restaurant in EH1, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Castle Terrace restaurant.
Steven B
This remains an all round hit. Really upmar...
Reviewed 5 months, 14 days ago

"This remains an all round hit. Really upmarket without being pretenious or intimidating. Only gripe this time was the 45 minutes between arrival and our first course. The staff seemed more interested in clearing the tables than taking our order; perhaps we were unlucky. The set lunch is super value even with a pricy wine and you can have much more complicated menus as well."

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Brian H
Very good food; service excellent. Still wo...
Reviewed 9 months, 8 days ago

"Very good food; service excellent. Still worth a Michelin star!"

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33-35 Castle Ter, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL
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Last orders: 10 pm

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