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The Café Royal

19 West Register Street, EDINBURGH, EH2 2AA

Designed by local architect Robert Paterson, The Café Royal is a glorious example of Victorian and Baroque, with an interior seemingly frozen in time. Elegant stained glass and fine late Victorian plasterwork dominate the building, as do irreplaceable Doulton ceramic murals in the bar and restaurant. The whole building and its interior were listed in 1970 so future generations can enjoy the unique building which still sticks to its early 19th-century roots by serving local ales such as Harviestoun Bitter & Twisted, wine, coffee and fresh oysters in the bar and restaurant. Scottish produce dominates the menu, from starters of black pudding with king scallops to mains of Balmoral chicken wrapped in bacon and stuffed with haggis. Please note children are allowed in the restaurant but there are no changing facilities for babies.

Further information

Tel: 0131 556 1884
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

Ayr, Edinburgh Pale Ale, Kelburn Ca'Canny & Goldihops, Harviestoun Bitter & Twisted, Cairngorm Ales, Williams Bros, Stewart

Open

All day all week

Facilities

Coach parties catered.

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Off Princes St, in city centre

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