is this the prettiest restaurant ever andrew lloyd webber
a pure unmitigated pleasure palace The times
the most exceptional and atmospheric in townscotland the best
The Most Glamorous Hotel in Town The Independent

Welcome to The Witchery

Scotland's most famous restaurant

James Thomson’s The Witchery by the Castle is the most spectacularly atmospheric dining destination in Edinburgh.

Now in our 5th decade the stunning décor, legendary food and award-winning wine list have ensured the Witchery by the Castle has become a much loved Edinburgh institution. Dine in the rich baroque surroundings of the original oak-panelled Witchery or among the elegant candle-lit charms of the Secret Garden. There are also 9 theatrical suites - perfect for those looking to stay in the most indulgent settings. Lavishly decorated, our suites scream romance with a capital R! Whether you stay or dine The Witchery is an unforgettably magical experience.

We are open all day from 12noon - 11.30pm (last reservation), 7 days a week.  We hope to see you soon.



COVID-19 - last updated Friday 30 October 2020

We are delighted to be open for lunch between 12 - 6pm from Tuesday 3rd November 2020. Book your table online now.

Dinner is served between 6.30 - 8pm for hotel residents.

Service will be limited to the provision of food and non-alcoholic drinks.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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