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The Witchery by the Castle

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I took my mother for her early birthday treat lunch. It was recommended to book early, so I did. It was such a wonderful meal. We ate 3 course meal. I am vegetarian and usually hard to find something good. I must say that was one of the best meal I had. Even bread was amazing! Also decor is really...

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Yorba Linda, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I returned here to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. This time we came without our kids and without the crowds from the Military Tattoo and the Fringe Festival! Just as wonderful the second time! We ate in the original Witchery room (not the Secret Garden) and loved the ambience. Servers were dressed in tuxedos and we loved...

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Edmonton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked one night at the Witchery as our "Welcome to Edinburgh" and it was the perfect treat to rest up and recharge after a long journey to Scotland. I chose the Old Rectory but I have a feeling that all the rooms are just as spectacular as that one! We were shown around the room and good thing too...

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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Restaurant only and you need to book in advance While at the capital our boy booked us into the Witchery for lunch we went into the place not knowing what to expect and was surprised as to what followed. the service and the food were amazing and the Queen of Fife sang her praises to the staff and chef when...

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Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A bit wierdly extravagant-like in decor but attractive. The food was tasty and you felt it was a special occasion. It's more an experience than a must enjoy the meal place. It is close to the Castle, but might need to make reservation and not just pop in.

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Philadelphia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

At the entrance to castle. Reservations a must. They get very finicky about people walking up without as thousands pass by daily. Dark decor, low lighting, and candles. Food is presented as in all fine establishments. Kitchen craft is top notch; rich and delicious. Portions are spot on . Extensive wine list. Choices of a la carte or prie fixe...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is by far the best 3-course meal I've ever had in Scotland. And the ambiance was wonderful too: the restaurant was lit only by candle light and everything looked so precious. The staff was very friendly and their friendliness seemed genuine. The restaurant isn't cheap, but the food (aspargus salad, Beef Wellington, cake and ice cream) and the red...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband booked a lovely surprise trip here and it was amazing! You are right near everything location wise. This place is an experience you have to remember, it isn't just a hotel. We stared at all the beautiful antiques for ages! The staff can't do enough for you, treated like royalty! You have to go!!!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good, but not great. The wine list is fantastic. The service was excellent. Lunch for two including 1 appetizer (shared), 1 side dish (shared), 1 glass of wine, and tip was £ 108.00 For the food and atmosphere, about £ 75.00 would be more like it. I think the pricing reflects the proximity to Edinburgh Castle and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful meal here - we were staying very close by and thought it looked interesting from the outside - but inside is a different story. There is a castle turret inside the restaurant, plants hanging from the ceiling and candlelit tables. Very romantic atmosphere - I wish it was either darker outside to create...

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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 royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Witchery by the Castle

Address: The Royal Mile 352 Castlehill | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Castle / Royal Mile / High St
Price Range: $541 - $956 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Witchery by the Castle 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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The Witchery By The Castle Hotel Edinburgh
Witchery Edinburgh
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