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The Witchery by the Castle

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant. Be sure to equest the garden room. Candlelit interior. Delicious food. Great service. Call in advance to ensure you can get a reservation. Very romantic setting and quiet atmosphere.

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I travel a lot for work, and typically I stay in a functional business hotel—nothing to write home about. For my first time in Edinburgh, though, I wanted to stay somewhere memorable, at least for the last few nights. Mission accomplished! The Witchery's Old Rectory...More

Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent 16 nights in the U.K... the final 3 were in Edinburgh. Though I worried that the Witchery might be touristy / cheesy given it's name and (excellent) location on the Royal Mile adjacent to the castle, we had an excellent meal. The...More

Thank lansingmitch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot to have a great royal afternoon tea in style. Recommended for heavy instagramers too - so many beautiful places to make a photo here! Staff is very polite. Book in advance because it might be busy. Candles! Amazingly tasty tea! Perfect for this...More

1  Thank Maria S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in the Turret room for my 40th birthday and loved it. What a great place and a great location with a fabulously decorated room. Unlike any other hotel you’ll stay in and a stay I’ll definitely remember. Would love to visit again and...More

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Marta L
December 28, 2017|
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3pm check in, Noon check out
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Jemma M
September 12, 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest smart casual as a minimum.
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Matilda H
April 13, 2017|
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Response from carmichael1302 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and I believe that the lunch menu is available until 16:00
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