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Scottish Traditional

Amber Restaurant at The Scotch Whisky Experience

9.5/10
49

Average price £30

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price £30 Special request
Grilled sirloin steak, dauphinoise potato, confit root vegetables and cèpe cream sauce (GF)
£24.95
Pan fried fillet of sea bass and king scallop with spinach and tomato risotto cake and herb cream
£21.5
Tomato, vegetable and mushroom broth with ricotta gnocchi and smoked Arran glaze (V)
£13.95
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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.5/10
based on 49 reviews
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Quality of food :9.7/10
Service :9.8/10
Setting :9/10
  1. Aoife C.
    Aoife C.
    • one review
    10/10

    The food was delicious! Great quality at a very reasonable price. The atmosphere was great and the staff were very knowledgeable and welcoming

  2. Mark B.
    Mark B.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great whisky menu - so much to choose from, at good prices, with knowledgeable friendly staff. Great local food as well. Will always visit whenever we go to Edinburgh.

  3. Steven K.
    Steven K.
    • one review
    9.75/10

    Fantastic food, wait staff were exceptionally knowledgeable and helpful.

  4. Robert M.
    Robert M.
    • one review
    10/10

    We had a beautiful meal to celebrate my birthday, food was excellent as was the service from Billy & Grace, this was the second time we have ate here and would definitely be back the next time we visit Edinburgh. Highly recommend Amber and not forgetting the huge whisky selection.

  5. Danielle O.
    Danielle O.
    • one review
    10/10

    Food was amazing Service was perfect

  6. Rosanne D.
    Rosanne D.
    • one review
    9.75/10

    We visit Edinburgh yearly, & Amber is a perennial favorite. The food, the service, the knowledgeable staff who advise on pairings of whisky & food--all are outstanding.

  7. Gary D.
    Gary D.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Overall excellent

  8. Carol P.
    Carol P.
    • one review
    10/10

    My friend and I were celebrating our 50th birthdays. I've been to Amber many times, but this was her first time. Although it was a damp and grey day outside, we enjoyed a lovely lunch. The great food and fantastic service really brightened up our afternoon. The relaxed atmosphere and warm welcome added to the experience. I was delighted that my friend thoroughly enjoyed the lunch as much as I did. Thank you, Amber, you did not disappoint!

  9. Alan T.
    Alan T.
    • 2 reviews
    9.75/10

    Nice venue, great menu, skilled cooking, fair price and very efficient, friendly staff. A good night out!

  10. Claudia D.
    Claudia D.
    • one review
    9/10

    Good food, excellent service. We very enjoyed the traditional dishes in a mir modern interpretation. They found out that it was my birthday, only being with my husband. And I got a little speech and a creamy shortbread!

  11. Joe N.
    Joe N.
    • one review
    8.25/10

    My partner and I have visited Edinburgh twice in the last year and both times we have booked into the Amber restaurant chiefly in order to eat their vegetarian haggis which we love. However, as we now try to follow a vegan diet, we would have preferred a vegan haggis option. We also felt that the menu could be expanded to incorporate a wider selection vegetarian and vegan options.

  12. Donnie L.
    Donnie L.
    • one review
    10/10

    Wonderful tasting food. Excellent service due to friendly staff. Attention to detail. Overall a great place.

  13. Henrik S.
    Henrik S.
    • one review
    9/10

    Me and my girlfriend dined here after taking the Scotch Whisky Experience tour. My girlfriend had a vegetarian meal for which both presentation and taste were excellent. I had a salmon dish, it looked a bit bland but tasted very good. Desert was delicious. Courteous and professional staff.

  14. Kay D.
    Kay D.
    • one review
    10/10

    Lovely food, staff and location.

  15. Walter L.
    Walter L.
    • one review
    9.75/10

    Good food. Good whisky pairing for the dessert.

  16. DAVID G.
    DAVID G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great food and service

  17. John C.
    John C.
    • one review
    5.5/10

    The food was not very appealing, menu only appeals to whisky fans.

  18. Stephanie C.
    Stephanie C.
    • one review
    10/10

    The food was fantastic! Sublime.

  19. Paul R.
    Paul R.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent service with food to match. We couldn’t fault a thing.

  20. Janis M.
    Janis M.
    • one review
    9.75/10

    Service wonderful - food excellent - a little hidden gem in Edinburgh. Perfect all around - thank you

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354-358 Castlehill, EH1 2NE, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, RestaurantAddress

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