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The Howard

34 Great King Street, EDINBURGH, EH3 6QH

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Edinburgh's New Town was so well planned in Georgian times that, together with the Old Town, it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in the 1820s as three townhouses, the Howard has a small restaurant, the Atholl, with a marble fireplace, smartly-dressed tables and fresh flowers. It only seats 14, so do book. The food often declares its provenance, as in Arbroath Smokies, horseradish mousse with rustic oatcakes, and Newtonmore venison loin, braised red cabbage, honey-roast parsnips, mash and whisky jus. Some things travel from south of the border, like the Maldon sea salt that accompanies apple pie, caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream.

Further information

Tel: 0131 557 3500
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Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Traditional British, French
Chef: William Poncelet
Number of seats: 14
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 1
Disabled toilets.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.


Restaurant price guide

2 Course lunch from: £22.50
3 Course lunch from: £22.50
A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £17.50
2 Course dinner from: £22.50
3 Course dinner from: £22.50
Sunday lunch: £16.50-£35.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.



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E on Queen St, 2nd left, Dundas St. Through 3 lights, right, hotel on left
Nearest station: Waverley

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