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The Glorious Twelfth

The Glorious Twelfth

The Glorious Twelfth (aka 12th August) marks the start of the grouse shooting season - it is illegal to shoot a grouse before this date. We're celebrating with a traditional dish to showcase the rich, dark meat of this beautiful bird. New season young grouse, savoury bread and butter pudding, bramble sauce, game chips, watercress. We think the Lagavulin 1999 Distillers Edition single malt from...

Edinburgh Festival’s 2017

Edinburgh Festival’s 2017

Its festival time! Here’s our top tips on what to do if you’re visiting Edinburgh this August…Enjoy a show at the Fringe The Fringe began in 1947 when eight groups arrived in Edinburgh hoping to perform at the newly formed Edinburgh International Festival but were refused entry. Rather than being discouraged from performing, they went ahead and performed on the fringe of the Festival anyway ...

Chewin' the Fat with Douglas Roberts

Chewin' the Fat with Douglas Roberts

Jonathan Trew from 5pm went behind the scenes to find out how Head Chef, Douglas Roberts, and his team keep the magic strong at the Witcheryby the Castle and what makes it such a special place to dine.  Read more about the Witchery, what inspires Douglas and his thoughts on the Edinburgh dining scene....

Interesting Places to Dine in Edinburgh

Looking for somewhere different to dine out? From dinner by the light of the full moon to lunch in a library, The Scotsman has suggests some of the more interesting places to eat in Edinburgh....

Festive celebrations 2016

Festive celebrations 2016

For a truly magical Christmas celebration there is nowhere better than the Witchery.  We are delighted to launch our Festive brochure for 2016 and look forward to welcoming you this December for a truly memorable Christmas 2016.Click here to view our delicious 3 course festive menu and for more information on planning your Christmas celebrations....