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Guests who book to stay with us directly will receive a complimentary bottle of chilled Champagne on arrival. 

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Welcome to

THE WITCHERY

"Scotland’s Most Romantic Hotel" Scotland on Sunday

Hidden in a collection of historic buildings dating back to 1595, at the gates of Edinburgh Castle, the Witchery is steeped in centuries of rich Scottish history.

Enjoy legendary Edinburgh fine-dining, an award-winning wine list, and the most atmospheric dining rooms in all of Scotland. Step inside and be transported to a bygone era.

Restaurant Menus

An award-winning a la carte restaurant menu is served all day in our opulent restaurant.

Celebrating our traditional setting, alongside a range of classic favourites such as Tournedos Rossini, Lobster Thermidor, and Omelette Arnold Bennet, you'll also see The Witchery's legendary Angus beef steak tartare and even some haggis, all served alongside our extensive wine list.

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"Outrageously gothic … this is a fabulous, shamelessly camp temple of too-muchness" The Sunday Times

Celebrated as one of the seven wonders of the hotel world by Cosmopolitan Magazine our 9 unique suites scream romance with a capital 'R'. Indulge in the ultimate romantic getaway as you discover the delights of four-poster beds and roll-top baths made for two!

Be it the Guardroom suite, the Vestry, or our multitude of opulent suites - we have something for every taste.

What's On This Month

Let us sweep you off your feet with an enchanting dining experience amidst the lavish charm of The Witchery, where the soft glow of candlelight and the inviting ambience set the stage for an unforgettable evening.

Savour the magic of love with our award-winning dishes, sharing delectable moments over a meal that promises to linger in your memories. Indulge in culinary delights, including our renowned Tart Tatin for two, perfectly crafted to elevate your romantic escapade.

Extend the enchantment by staying the night in one of our opulent suites, each meticulously adorned to create an intimate atmosphere of pure luxury and decadence. Seize the opportunity to bask in quiet moments, surrounded by the allure of our grand accommodations.

Love is on the table, and we invite you to soak up every second at The Witchery, where romance takes centre stage.

AA Award Winner

Celebrating Excellence: The Witchery Named Best Restaurant With Rooms in Scotland 2023/24 by AA

We are delighted and honoured to announce that The Witchery has been awarded the title of "The Best Restaurant With Rooms in Scotland 2023/24" at the prestigious AA Hospitality Awards.

Step into the enchanting world of The Witchery and immerse yourself in the gothic charms of Edinburgh. Our award-winning establishment invites you to experience exceptional dining and unforgettable stays in the heart of this historic city.

Come and discover why The Witchery is a standout destination for those seeking the finest in Scottish hospitality.

Location

Our restaurant and hotel, located on the historic Royal Mile is perched on Castlehill just steps from the gates to Edinburgh Castle. Located, in the gothic heart of Edinburgh city centre, our bewitching setting is steeped in Scottish history.

Opening Times
  • Mon - Sun 12:00 - 10:30 (last reservation)
Address

The Witchery by the Castle, Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NF

Location

Our restaurant and hotel, located on the historic Royal Mile is perched on Castlehill just steps from the gates to Edinburgh Castle. Located, in the gothic heart of Edinburgh city centre, our bewitching setting is steeped in Scottish history.