Help to support Edinburgh’s hospitality industry and buy pre-pay restaurant vouchers
With Edinburgh’s hospitality industry facing a particularly challenging period as the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis develops, many of us are looking for ways in which to continue supporting our local restaurants, bars and cafés through the difficult days and weeks ahead.
Many venues across Edinburgh are now offering pre-pay vouchers for people to enjoy a delicious meal or overnight stay at a later date. Take inspiration from our round-up of some of Edinburgh’s best foodie destinations…
Contini George Street.& Cannonball Restaurant & Bar on. Castlehill, Edinburgh
Starting from just £25, Edinburgh’s Contini George Street and Cannonball Restaurant & Bar on Castlehill are offering a range of pre-pay restaurant vouchers that are valid for six months from the date of purchase, including afternoon tea, lunch and dinner.
Give the gift of Fingal. Whether it’s an overnight stay package, gift experience, afternoon tea or monetary gift voucher, Scotland’s luxury floating hotel, Fingal, has a wide range of pre-buy options available, starting from just £40 and valid for 12 months. Fingal, which is berthed in Edinburgh’s historic Port of Leith, was created by the award-winning team at The Royal Yacht Britannia and offers a world-class foodie destination on Edinburgh’s vibrant waterfront. It has all the glamour and style of a superyacht but with an air of old-world Art Deco elegance. Open to non-residents for Afternoon Tea, dinner and cocktails, Fingal’s Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar features meticulously prepared dishes and drinks bursting with flavour, all using locally sourced or foraged ingredients. Fingal’s 23 luxury cabins are each named after Stevenson lighthouses, inspired by Fingal’s rich maritime heritage. Fingal is the ultimate in luxury accommodation and dining with a nautical twist.
Looking for a gift for a loved one or for a little treat to yourself? Purchase a 21212 gift voucher from £25 and enjoy a unique dining experience or overnight stay in the heart of Edinburgh. Available to purchase through the 21212 reception or online, vouchers can be made out to any value from £25. Online vouchers can be delivered on a day of your choosing and feature a personal message. 21212 sits in a listed Georgian townhouse on Edinburgh’s Royal Terrace. Set over four floors, it’s light, spacious and airy. The restaurant and rooms are elegant, sumptuously decorated and enjoy commanding views to the Firth of Forth and beyond from the upper-level rooms. aul Kitching and his partner, Katie O’Brien, have over 60 combined years of Michelin star experience. The duo moved to Edinburgh in 2009 when they opened 21212, a five-star restaurant with rooms. Throughout his career, Paul has stayed true to his original contemporary French cooking style but has added a unique approach when creating his menus. Though the menu never has more than three choices for any course, variety is achieved by developing a new menu each week. Even regular diners will have a new experience on their next visit. 21212 is also a haven for wine lovers – its extensive wine list means there’s something to suit every palate. Get in touch: email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 0345 22 2121.
Ondine Restaurant, 2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
Ondine is a proper seafood restaurant. From the first day that Ondine's doors opened, they wanted to create an atmosphere where people can roll up their sleeves and truly relax. Based in the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town, they offer the finest seafood and shellfish from the East Coast of Scotland and beyond. Their emphasis is on the fishermen who provide us with the freshest and most sustainable produce, which we celebrate with knowledgeable yet satisfying cooking. Ondine now offers an exclusive gifts range of restaurant vouchers to purchase securely online, including oysters and champagne, fruits of the sea and champagne and monetary vouchers from £20. Personalise a gift voucher, add a message, preview and send it instantly by eMail, SMS Text or 1st Class Post
Scotland’s leading private events chef is now offering private fine dining experiences for small family dinners and cohabiting friends at his commercial kitchen in Leith, Edinburgh. Barry Bryson from Cater Edinburgh is motivated and inspired by Scotland’s natural larder, creating seasonal menus that combine traditional and contemporary cooking techniques. He skilfully takes restaurant concepts and fine dining to the events platform, showcasing his modern Scottish food in a variety of unique venues and events spaces across Scotland, the rest of the UK and internationally. Barry’s exceptional ability to identify emerging trends in banqueting and to create exciting new menus is admired by both customers and peers alike. In 2018, Barry took his culinary creations to the stage after being personally selected by TV cook, author and journalist, Nigel Slater, to star in his autobiographical play, ‘Toast’, at Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre. In July 2019, Barry hosted his first pop restaurant at the magical Secret Herb Garden on the outskirts of Edinburgh, which sold out within days of the event being announced. The special chef’s table experience celebrated the start of the Scottish summer with seasonal ingredients served in a five-course tasting menu. Barry continues to share and impart his knowledge, experiences and skills with the next generation of banqueting chefs, students and the public through public talks and demonstrations at Assembly’s Edinburgh Food Festival, the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School, Edinburgh Foodies Festival (summer & Christmas), Gardening Scotland Show (Edinburgh) and Country Living Christmas show (Glasgow). Barry’s influence on the development of the profession for the benefit of the industry as a whole is evident in his active role with Scran Academy. He has helped to inspire and engage many of Edinburgh’s most challenged young people by being a great mentor and role model through cooking lessons, kitchen site visits and fundraising events. His advice, generosity and passion has truly helped to change lives. To book, call 07961 573 658, email email@example.com or visit cateredinburgh.com
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