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Candlelight Dinners in Edinburgh: An Intimate Occasion For Two

Step into the enchanting world of candlelight dinners in Edinburgh at The Witchery by the Castle, where the ambience is as rich as our cuisine. Amidst the historic charm of Edinburgh, indulge in a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. As daylight fades, the flickering candlelight of our beautiful table settings set the stage for an unforgettable evening of gastronomic delights and magical moments.

As the evening unfolds and the candlelight dances around you, The Witchery becomes a canvas for unforgettable memories. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, simply seeking a romantic retreat or looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day restaurants in Edinburgh, each candle-lit moment contributes to an experience that transcends the ordinary.

Candlelight Elegance at The Witchery

The magic of candlelight dinners lies in the ability to transform a meal into an experience. At The Witchery, each of our tables is adorned with delicate candlelight, casting a warm and intimate glow that complements the opulent surroundings. As you settle into the sumptuous surroundings, the flickering flames create an atmosphere of romance and sophistication, elevating your dining experience to new heights. With the gothic decor of The Original Dining Room and the natural daylight that floods The Secret Garden when the sun is at its highest, you can expect a romantic dining experience in any season from whichever spot you choose to dine in. 

Gastronomic Delights: A Feast for the Senses

Our award-winning menu offers a fusion of flavours, carefully curated, for you to experience during your candlelit dinner in Edinburgh. Begin your culinary journey with delectable appetisers that showcase the finest Scottish produce. From succulent seafood to locally sourced delicacies, each dish is a masterpiece crafted with precision and passion.

Savour the richness of our mains, where culinary expertise meets artistic presentation. Whether you choose a perfectly grilled steak or opt for a vegetarian masterpiece, every dish reflects the commitment to culinary excellence that defines our restaurant in Edinburgh. Complete your decadent meal together, indulge in our famous Tarte Tatin for two to share to finish the meal off on a sweet note. 

Fine Wines and Impeccable Service: A Harmonious Ensemble

Complementing our exquisite menu is an extensive selection of fine wines, curated to enhance the flavours of each dish. Our knowledgeable sommelier is dedicated to guiding you through the perfect pairing, ensuring a harmonious union of food and wine from our award-winning selection of over 900 bins. 

Our impeccable service is a testament to our commitment to guest satisfaction. Attentive staff members anticipate your every need, creating an atmosphere where you can relax and relish every moment of your candlelight dining experience.

Hide Away With Us - Suites at The Witchery

Indulge in an enchanting escape with our romantic suites at The Witchery, designed to create timeless moments for couples seeking a truly magical experience. Nestled within the historic charm of Old Town, our suites offer an intimate retreat that combines luxury and romance.

Each romantic suite is meticulously curated to provide an ambience that sparks passion and intimacy. From opulent furnishings to soft, ambient lighting, every detail is thoughtfully arranged to set the stage for a memorable stay. With grand four-poster beds and roll-top baths, step into our realm of enchanting luxury and immerse yourselves in the rich tapestry of our uniquely themed suites, each telling a story of romance and allure.

Embrace the Romance of Valentine’s Day at The Witchery and Prestonfield House

When deciding where to enjoy a meal together for Valentine’s Day, look no further than Edinburgh’s most romantic restaurant, The Witchery. Perfectly located at the foot of Edinburgh Castle in Old Town, celebrate your love together in our stunning dining rooms and be transported to your own intimate haven of elegance and luxury under the glow of candlelight in Edinburgh. Please note that we can accommodate vegan and vegetarian diets. 

Our sister property, Prestonfield House, is the perfect location to enjoy a tranquil getaway, just the two of you. Located on the grounds of 200 acres just ten minutes from the bustling city centre, Prestonfield offers a unique location and an unforgettable dining experience. 

The Rhubarb Restaurant at Prestonfield boasts an award-winning menu that will tantalise your tastebuds, accompanied by some of the rarest wines available with their wine selection to perfectly complement your meal. Discover Prestonfield on their website, including their host of unique rooms and suites. 

Reserve Your Candlelit Experience

Indulge in the magic of candlelight dinners in Edinburgh at The Witchery by the Castle. Elevate your evening with unparalleled ambience, gastronomic delights, and the warmth of flickering candles. Book your table now and immerse yourself in a culinary soirée that captures the essence of Edinburgh's historic char

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